K-Menu, XDG menus and Kiosk woes

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Thu Jan 19 11:25:54 GMT 2006

On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 11:29:36AM +0100, Martijn Klingens wrote:
> I'm cross-posting to kde-core-devel a problem that has frequently popped up on 
> the Kiosk list that so far has remained an unsolved mystery.
> There are several threads on the list regarding the fact that menu 
> restrictions don't seem to apply.
> Part of the problem is a bug in kiosktool, for which a workaround exists:
>     http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-kiosk&m=113510108123737&w=2
> That alone is not enough though. Jonathan Riddell posted a patch for Kubuntu 
> which was reported to help for one person (but not for a couple of others), 
> and which now seems to be hidden behind a password, so I can't access it 
> anymore:
>     http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-kiosk&m=113510421510080&w=2

Here's the patch:


The issue is that Kubuntu and Debian move the menu file to
kde-applications.menu.  I don't know what other distros do (some just
share the menu between Gnome and KDE of course) but I doubt the same
patch will help them.


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