how to add entries to gnome menu

Jaime Davila jdavila at
Thu Sep 21 16:55:32 UTC 2006

Marco wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to add other applications to the gnome menu. With "Edit Menus" option
> I can just enable and disable applications from the predefined menu but I
> can't find a possibility to add my own entries.
> Deskbar offers more application than are visible in the menu and the Edit
> Menu dialogs.
> Regards,
> Marco
In gnome:
Start->Accessories->AlaCarte menu Editor. The  click on the menu folder 
you would like the new application to be in (games, Internet, etc.). 
Then Click on File->New Entry. Then enter the information about the 
program you want to add.


Jaime J. Davila
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Hampshire College
School of Cognitive Science
jdavila at hampshire dot edu

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