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Date:      Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:43:48 +1000
From:      Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: XFCE - how to edit menu ?
Message-ID:  <4F583904.5030000@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
In-Reply-To: <4F581C66.8000909@ShaneWare.Biz>
References:  <loom.20120304T075050-51@post.gmane.org> <4F581C66.8000909@ShaneWare.Biz>

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On 03/08/12 12:41, Shane Ambler wrote:
> On 04/03/2012 17:37, jb wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I find it annoying having same items listed in multiple menus, e.g.
>>
>> - Accessories - Bulk Rename
>>                  Orage Globaltime
>>                  Terminal
>>                  Thunar File Manager
>>                  Help
>>
>> - Office - Orage Globaltime
>>
>> - System - Bulk Rename
>>             Terminal
>>             Thunar File Manager
>>
>> - Applications Menu - Help
>>
>> How can I edit the menus ?
>> Also, how to rename Applications Menu to e.g. just Menu as it would 
>> better
>> reflect applications and system (utilities) components ?
>
> I started looking at this a while ago, this is incomplete but could 
> get you started.
>
> I am sure there was a page in the xfce wiki about customising menus.
>
> What I found is you start by right clicking on the application menu 
> and show properties where you can change from default to custom file 
> menu - ~/.config/menus/xfce-applications.menu matches the default and 
> is an xml file.
>
> There is also some info that comes from the applications desktop files.
> I think the categories field links them to the matching category 
> entries in the menu file. This is where newly installed apps just show 
> up.
>
> Look in ~/.local/share/applications and /usr/local/share/applications 
> for the *.desktop files - I believe the home dir versions override the 
> /usr ones but haven't looked at what gets overwritten by reinstall etc.
You can also use alacarte. Should be in ports, you then just right click 
to edit the menu.



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