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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,
>
>dan
>

Xfce pulls the menu from the .desktop files in /usr/share/applications
and ~/.local/share/applications .



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