Command for updating or refreshing desktop menu

Sergio sergiocmailbox-freedesktop at
Fri Nov 23 03:02:48 PST 2012

--- Em sex, 23/11/12, jupiter <jupiter.hce at> escreveu:

> De: jupiter <jupiter.hce at>
> Assunto: Command for updating or refreshing desktop menu
> Para: "xdg" <xdg at>
> Data: Sexta-feira, 23 de Novembro de 2012, 6:38
> Hi,
> Is there any command which can be used to updating or
> refreshing desktop menu?
> When I install my applications which were added to xfce
> desktop menu
> on CentOS 6.2, showing the application icon on menu were
> not
> immediately, sometime I have to close the desktop and start
> it again
> to see new icons showing on the menu. Not clear if there was
> cache to
> hold the update or if I need to run some commands to force
> the menu
> update to be effected immediately. Appreciate any helps.
> Thank you.
> Kind regards.
> Jupiter

This should be automatic, AFAIK.
Maybe use desktop-file-install to install the new desktop file?

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