bastian at kde.org
Wed Jul 28 00:38:55 EEST 2004
On Tuesday 27 July 2004 20:11, Bryan K. Wright wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have an application menu that we've been using for a few
> years now under KDE 2.2.2 on about a hundred RH7.*-based systems.
> It's just a tree under /etc/X11/applnk, like this:
> |-- Communication
> | |-- InstantMessaging
> | |-- Mail
> | `-- News
> |-- Computation
> |-- DataAnalysis
> |-- Design
> |-- Development
> |-- Editors
> ..... and so on.
> Each directory has a .directory file, giving the name. Within the
> directories are *.desktop files. I'd like to take this tree, update it for
> FC2, and use it as part of a new standard configuration for our department.
> My original thought was to edit /etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu
> so that it only contained the following:
> <!DOCTYPE Menu PUBLIC "-//freedesktop//DTD Menu 1.0//EN"
> I thought that "LegacyDir" would do the right thing, and create the
> desired menu tree. Unfortunately, what I end up with is a start menu
> with no aplications at all.
> Can anybody tell me what I'm doing wrong here?
> Does the menu standard allow for "Legacy-only" menus?
The standard does. Whether the implementation allows it as well is a different
story of course :-\ What are you using? KDE? Which version?
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