Libreoffice and Arduino do not show up in gnome-menu

Sergei Akhmatdinov sakhmatd at
Sat Mar 11 01:40:09 UTC 2017

On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 07:51:35PM -0500, Brad Salai wrote:
> I've just finished a clean install of FreeBSD 11 on an HP desktop that I got for free (I know that's not relevant but I'm telling everyone.)
> I got Gnome running and installed Libre Office without issues. Then I tried TeXlive as a package and Arduino as a port. Both completed successfully, but neither showed up in Gnome and I can't figure out the path to add to start them manually. Can anyone help?
> Brad

$ which binary-name

That should get you the path to the installed binary.
For Libreoffice, that would be 

$ which libreoffice

I don't use Gnome, but it probably reads your 
/usr/local/share/applications directory.

Try adding .desktop files to it manually. Although it's suspicious
that they aren't there already or that Gnome wouldn't pick them up
if they are.

Also, just a piece of friendly advice: 
Try to give more discriptive subject lines when posting to
the mailing list next time. It helps other people to help you. :)

Sergei Akhmatdinov

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