[CentOS] How do I create a new menu category in GNOME ?
jses27 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 18:22:12 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 18:50 +0100, Niki Kovacs wrote:
> The title says it all. My GNOME desktop is in French, so here's what my
> standard Applications (same word in french) menu looks like :
> Applications > Accessoires (Utilities)
> > Bureautique (Office)
> > Graphisme (Graphics)
> > Internet (Internet)
> > Son et vidéo (Sound and Video)
> Now I'm currently installing a medical application (Medintux) which
> consists of several different "modules", e. g. programs where each one
> does one thing. There are something like ten different modules, and I'd
> like to create a new category in my main menu, so I have :
> Applications > Medintux > User Management
> > Diagnostics
> > X-Rays
> > Scanner management
> > Prescriptions
> > ...
> Something like that.
> I'm already familiar with creating *.desktop files and putting them in
> /usr/share/applications and running update-desktop-database. But I can't
> seem to be able to create a new category. I found some probably related
> files in /usr/share/desktop-directories and tried to edit my custom
> medintux.directory file, but to no avail.
> Anyone here familiar with the innards of GNOME desktop menus?
That should be the right way /usr/share/apps then update it...
I think your problem is you need to Crtl-Alt-Backspace as in restart
By the wa how you like the app?
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