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xdg-desktop-menu

 
Command-line tool for installing or uninstalling desktop menu items. More information: https://manned.org/xdg-desktop-menu.
 
  • Install an application to the desktop menu system:
     
    xdg-desktop-menu install {{path/to/file.desktop}}
     
  • Install an application to the desktop menu system with the vendor prefix check disabled:
     
    xdg-desktop-menu install --novendor {{path/to/file.desktop}}
     
  • Uninstall an application from the desktop menu system:
     
    xdg-desktop-menu uninstall {{path/to/file.desktop}}
     
  • Force an update of the desktop menu system:
     
    xdg-desktop-menu forceupdate --mode {{user|system}}

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