[gnome] edit name of "Applications" menu?

=JeffH 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:
 > http://tuananh.me/2009/12/a-complete-guide-to-customize-gnome-panel.html
 > 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...

thanks again,


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