Re: [kde] menu customiization
- Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2014 07:39:48 +0200
- From: Kevin Krammer <krammer@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [kde] menu customiization
On Thursday, 2014-06-05, 15:34:37, Stephen Dowdy wrote: > /etc/xdg would be nice, but it's not in the default XDG_DATA_DIRS path. > > $ kde4-config --types | grep xdg > xdgconf-autostart - XDG autostart directory > xdgconf-menu - XDG Menu layout (.menu files) > xdgdata-apps - XDG Application menu (.desktop files) > xdgdata-dirs - XDG Menu descriptions (.directory files) > xdgdata-icon - XDG Icons > xdgdata-mime - XDG Mime Types > xdgdata-pixmap - Legacy pixmaps > > $ kde4-config --path xdgdata-apps > > Is that path that will be used. I choose to use > /usr/local/share/applications, as it's NFS mounted to all > (most) user systems in my environment. I'm not sure of the > best/recommended way to modify this path via scripts/config at KDE > startup time, but 'startkde' does this: > > # Make sure that D-Bus is running > if test -z "$XDG_DATA_DIRS"; then > XDG_DATA_DIRS="`kde4-config > --prefix`/share:/usr/share:/usr/local/share" export XDG_DATA_DIRS > fi > > i.e. it looks hardcoded w/o a good site-specific way to add to it). This is only activated if the XDG_DATA_DIRS is not set. /usr/share:/usr/local/share are the default based on the XDG directory specification, so these two paths would be searched even when the variable is unset or empty. > If you edit startkde to prepend "/etc/xdg/share/" (which to me is > totally obvious, and i was surprised it wasn't there) /etc(xdg is the default for $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS Cheers, Kevin -- Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer KDE user support, developer mentoring
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