Other in Menu

Istimsak Abdulbasir saqman2060 at gmail.com
Tue May 12 03:58:06 UTC 2015


What does XDG mean and what dies it do?
On May 11, 2015 9:34 PM, "Israel" <israeldahl at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi Eric,
> (you may have found a bug)
>
> You could edit the menu file, though I am not sure what this would do...
>
> (we already know the prefix, but just for posterity)
> find what menu prefix is being used.
> i.e.
> echo $XDG_MENU_PREFIX
> lxde-
>
> You can find the menus in
> /etc/xdg/menus
> such as
> lxde-applications.menu
>
> Here is the OTHER portion
>     <!-- Other -->
>     <Menu>
>         <Name>Other</Name>
>         <Directory>lxde-other.directory</Directory>
>         <OnlyUnallocated/>
>         <Include>
>             <And>
>                 <Not><Category>Core</Category></Not>
>                 <Not><Category>Settings</Category></Not>
>                 <Not><Category>Screensaver</Category></Not>
>             </And>
>         </Include>
>         </Menu> <!-- End Other -->
>
> It seems that there is some sort of issue
>
> (from xterm.desktop)
> Categories=System;TerminalEmulator;Utility;
>
> So, it should end up in System or Accessories (utility), as only the
> Additional Categories:
>
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/menu-spec-latest.html#additional-category-registry
> and reserved categories should end up in Other....
> TerminalEmulator is an additional category, but System and Utility are
> standard
>
> I wonder what other applications end up there?
>
>
> On 05/11/2015 08:45 AM, Istimsak Abdulbasir wrote:
>
> Nothing that I know of. This menu category as always been part of lubuntu.
> Good thing you were a Le to customize it.
> On May 11, 2015 9:40 AM, "Eric Bradshaw" <
> ericbradshaw at computers4christians.org> wrote:
>
>>  I've noticed in both a fresh 15.04 install and an upgrade from 14.10
>> that XTerm and UXTerm have been placed in a menu category I haven't seen
>> before called "Other." I've easily moved these by changing their shortcuts,
>> but my own custom menu category/ies no longer appear - they are now lumped
>> into "Other" as well and I've not yet been able to figure out how to
>> correct this. Anyone know what changed?
>>
>>  Eric Bradshaw
>>
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