[gnome] edit name of "Applications" menu?
Jeff.Hodges at KingsMountain.com
Tue Feb 9 21:49:49 UTC 2010
NoOp helpfully suggested:
> Rather than do that, why not just install the 'Main Menu' rather than
> use the 'Menu Bar'?
doh. just hadn't played around enuff with gnome as yet, thanks.
I just gunned "menu bar" and replaced with "main menu" (plus "lock screen" and
sktsee thoughtfully provided:
> I think the names are hardcoded in the gnome-panel binary (could be wrong
> about that), but the website listed above used a trick with text
> translations used to localize the messages that apps display into the
> user's preferred language. Basically, the idea is to translate English
> "Applications" into whatever string you choose.
ah, interesting suggestion, may followup on it at some point.
Seems kinda odd/broken for the strings to be bound into the executables when
the provided sysad docs imply such stuff can be altered via the config files,
but oh well...
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