[xubuntu-users] Wine is not in Menu
leegold at operamail.com
Sat Jul 23 20:13:37 UTC 2016
On Fri, Jul 22, 2016, at 04:26 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:18:48 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >On Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:47:43 -0700, Lee Gold wrote:
> >>Using Xubuntu 16.04. I installed Wine but it is not in the menu. How
> >>do I fix this?
> >What should it be good for, to have a menu entry for wine? AFAIK wine
> >isn't a program or virtual machine you could launch without a windows
> >IIRC you need to launch a windows executable by wine
> > wine "c:\path\to\the_app_name.exe"
> >To get this as a menu entry for all users, create a desktop file in
> > /usr/share/applications/
> JFTR, regarding
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/amd64/wine1.6/filelist there should
> be menu entries:
> Those aren't available?
> "Forcing changes
> This is not usually necessary and may not work anyway; logging out of
> the Xfce session and back in always works.
> If the menu is not automatically updated with your changes, try
> xfdesktop --reload
> If that doesn't work, try
> killall -HUP xfdesktop" - https://wiki.xfce.org/howto/customize-menu
in 16.04 a lot of packages I install are not coming up in the menu. I
didn't have this problem in previous versions. I can manually add it to
the panel menu, but if an older version worked I shouldn't have do it in
a newer version IMO.
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