[Novalug] Resolutution (somewhat) Re: fedora 16: add to menu / desktop
jthoel at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 21:12:50 EST 2011
Right, so make the my_new_app.desktop file yourself. I've done this
for tools I've installed via source (on CentOS) and it shows up.
Copy an existing one, change the bits you need and see it appear.
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 9:04 PM, Roger W. Broseus <RogerB at bronord.com> wrote:
> Not in this case: as mentioned originally, I am not installing w/ yum or
> with System | Add Software. I want an icon for an app I installed myself.
> Roger Broseus
> RogerB at bronord.com
> On Tue, November 15, 2011 20:10, Jeremy Hoel wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 8:04 PM, Roger W. Broseus <RogerB at bronord.com>
>>> I found /usr/share/applications but that's not enough: how does one ADD
>>> menu item? The properties of items in the subject folder don't shed
>>> for me. I don't see "main menu."
>> The menu items are created automagically by the desktop files. So if
>> you create a new app.desktop file and fill in the right spots, it will
>> show up.
>> These might be helpful:
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