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Thu Mar 13 17:33:09 UTC 2008
Jonas Norlander wrote:
> 2008/3/13, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>:
>> Tom R wrote:
>> > Jamie,
>> > The discussion didn't seem to cover how to add an item
>> > to the KDE Menu though it would seem that it was the
>> > obvious answer to your problem.
>> It 's NOT the obvious answer to his problem, though. KMail isn't
>> to have a menu entry, but in any case, if he can't run it from the
>> console, he can't run it from a menu.
> Kmail has always had an menu entry in all distros i have tried and
> looking at the source
> there is a KMail.desktop there so it's probably _supposed_ to have a menu.
No. Having a .desktop file doesn't mean it should have a menu. In fact,
this one is _specifically_ to prevent it having a menu:
$ tail -n3 /usr/share/applications/kde/KMail.desktop
> I think Kubuntu developer removing it for some unknown reason.
It's pretty obvious - it's to prevent people complaining when they start
KMail and nothing happens, because you already have kontact running.
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