duplicate items for gthumb in Hardy

Ray Parrish crp at cmc.net
Tue Jan 13 23:11:11 UTC 2009

H.S. wrote:
> Hello,
> On a machine running Hardy, I get two menu items or entries for gthumb
> in Applications->Graphics.
> If I remove the gthumb package, I am left with one item, but this
> understandably does not work (it appears to lead to nothing). If I
> reinstall gthumb, I get the two items again. Clicking on either one of
> these starts gthumb successfully though.
> The only change I recall making relevant to gthumb was to make it the
> default photo import program in Hardy (instead of f-spot). Here are
> steps that I followed (from
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=779363):
> - cp /usr/share/applications/gthumb.desktop
> ~/.local/share/applications/gthumb-import.desktop
> - Changed  line 138 to Exec=gthumb --import-photos in the copied filed.
> - and changed ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list to have
> x-content/image-dcf=gthumb-import.desktop;f-spot-import.desktop;
> So how do I get rid of these duplicate menu items for gthumb?
> Thanks.
On the menu is System, Preferences, Main Menu... that's the menu editor. 
On my system it's also located at Applications, Other, Menu Editor.

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