[CoLoCo] creating menu items in gnome/ubuntu

Alex Comer alex at platinumcode.com
Tue Nov 13 06:37:52 GMT 2007


Thanks! It looks promising. I'll give it a more thorough read :)

On 11/12/07, NICK VERBECK <nerdynick at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Alex this might just be what you are looking for. I guess they added
> it in Gnome 2.0 or something.
> http://www.gnome.org/start/2.0/menuediting.html
>
> They are called vFolders and from what they talk about in this
> document is how everything in the menu system is managed now by this
> system. It appears that you can post .desktop and/or .directory items
> in /usr/share/applications or $prefix/share/applications. They also
> list a few more places and ideas of where to put the files.
>
> Check the whole thing out there is a bit to read but it might be
> exactly what you are looking for.
>
> On Nov 12, 2007 11:20 PM, Alex Comer <alex at platinumcode.com> wrote:
> > When I install a new package using the synaptic package manager, these
> > packages often create an application menu item for all users to launch
> the
> > program. That is all I really want. Any idea how these packages do this?
> >  Alex
> >
> >
> >
> > On 11/12/07, David L. Willson <DLWillson at thegeek.nu> wrote:
> > > /usr/share is read-only for most.  /var/tmp is RW for most, but may
> not
> > meet your needs.
> > >
> > > On Sun, 11 Nov 2007 14:24:44 -0700, Andrew wrote
> > > > I thought I read somewhere that there was a shared directory in
> Ubuntu
> > that
> > > > all users could access.
> > > >
> > > > is it "/usr/share"  ?
> > >
> > >
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