UN-organaised System Preferences / Administration drawers

SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux i-ubux at synass.net
Fri Mar 14 07:34:36 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 07:26 +0100, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 22:15 -0500, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> > The package, menu, doesn't re-install menus, only keeps menus in
> > order.
> That's not really its purpose, and are you sure that's what it does?
> AFAICT it creates a submenu "Debian" and fills it with menu shortcuts
> for a lot of applications that otherwise don't have one (but they
> usually have no icons, and are not as nicely done as developer-generated
> entries are).
> It's part of Debian's overarching menu system. It is not a supported
> package on Ubuntu (it's in universe) and is not needed to maintina the
> Ubuntu menus properly.
> "Description: generates programs menu for all menu-aware applications
> Debian menu keeps transparently the menus in the different
> window-managers in sync with the list of installed programs. 
> Debian menu relies on a list of menu entries provided by programs and a
> list of menu-methods provided by window-managers and other menu-aware
> applications."

Hi Mario, 
I believe you are on the right path !?
May be sorted according to its groups (like multiverse, partner,
restricted, universe etc. ) !!??
Manually one can copy / move to ones own flavour, of course ! ;-)

Thank you and cheers, svobi

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