[SOLVED] - Create and place icon in Gnome Applications menu

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Re: [SOLVED] - Create and place icon in Gnome Applications menu

Post by aks » 2019/05/17 16:02:42

Yes I know (and I got the message), but I still like fishing.

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Re: [SOLVED] - Create and place icon in Gnome Applications menu

Post by warron.french » 2019/05/21 21:47:12

I ran into the last issue again, so now I can document for others that follow if anyone else is reading this stuff.

In the file, /etc/xdg/menus/applications-merged/warron.menu, you have to ensure that the Name XML tag's value matches the name of the folder you want to see under the Gnome "Applications" Menu structure:

The line <Name></Name> field should be named what you want the folder to be, so in my most recent case, I wanted a folder called CustomFirefoxes, so I changed:

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<Menu> <!--app -->
<Name>app</Name>
<Directory>warron.directory</Directory>
To look like this specifically:

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<Menu> <!--app -->
<Name>CustomFirefoxes</Name>
<Directory>warron.directory</Directory>
Thanks,
War

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