Re: determining which apps have entries in the applications menu in xfce
- Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2017 06:54:36 -0700
- From: Charlie Kravetz <cjk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: determining which apps have entries in the applications menu in xfce
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On Tue, 1 Aug 2017 22:12:55 -0700
Dan Hitt <dan.hitt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>I'm using a pretty vanilla debian 9 with xfce.
>There's an Applications menu in the upper left which has lots and lots
>of applications listed under multiple submenus.
>There's a program that i have on my system whose name i cannot find in
>the Applications menu.
>However, that might just be because i conducted a defective search.
>So i'm wondering if there's a systematic way to determine if the
>program is in the menu. (Presumably it is a matter of looking in
>/usr/bin or something like that, although that cannot be the complete
>solution as there are a few thousand programs in /usr/bin, and they
>cannot all fit in the menu. So i suspect there's a list somewhere . .
>TIA for any clues on this,
Xfce pulls the menu from the .desktop files in /usr/share/applications
and ~/.local/share/applications .
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