XDG Menus GNOME vs. KDE
mo85 at cornell.edu
Wed Jun 8 02:44:54 EEST 2005
>> Clearly this doesn't work if you have both GNOME and KDE installed on
>> the same system. Obviously, what you want is for the GNOME file and the
>> KDE file to coexist and be used by their respective desktops.
> The intention is that the same menu configuration be shared between
> GNOME and KDE. On a system where both GNOME and KDE are installed, there
> is no reason to have two menu configurations.
Sure there is. On a multi-user system, KDE users are likely to prefer the
KDE layout, and Gnome users the Gnome layout.
And what also sucks badly is when one desktop is installed in /usr
and one isn't. Distro packaging accidents are not administrator policies,
and changing someone's menu because a desktop they're not even using
got installed is rather impolite.
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