How to add a menu entry for all users
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Mon Jun 28 15:02:10 UTC 2010
28.06.2010 14:05, Olivier Nicole:
> Ubuntu 10.4, many users on the workstation.
> I want to add an Application menu entry for all the users.
> I could find many resources that describe how to create/modify a file
> in /usr/share/applications.
> But then what? How to make that file effective? How to add it to the
> menu hierarchy?
If you already have a *.desktop file to launch your application (for
example myapp.desktop) you can add it to the menu for all users by doing
sudo xdg-desktop-menu install --novendor --mode system myapp.desktop
If you do it this way, the exact place where the launcher appears in the
menu hierarchy depends on the the value of the Categories entry in
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