Program Menus not Updating When Installing new Programs

Steve yorvik.ubunto at
Thu Jan 7 23:44:08 UTC 2010

On Thu, 07 Jan 2010 23:41:41 -0000, Andrew Farris <flyindragon1 at>  

> On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 23:17 -0600, Andrew Farris wrote:
>> Hey everybody,
>> I've been having an odd intermittent issue with menus not updating when
>> installing new programs on Ubuntu 9.10, x64 bit. For most programs I've
>> tried to install so far (all from official repositories) I get no menu
>> entries after the install, despite the fact that menu entries exist in
>> the packages themselves. I've never had this issue before, and I'm not
>> sure what to do to fix it. See below for important info...
If it happens again just run


in a terminal


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