[kde-linux] Editing the K menu

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Jul 7 20:41:09 UTC 2005

Marcelo Amorim wrote:
>  I'm using Fedora Core 3 and I trying to customize
>  the K menu to all systems users, adding some
>  applications developed at my job.
>  Is there any file that control this global
>  configuration?
>  How can I do that?

For each application, you need to create an "*.desktop" file in: 

Note that these must have:


If not, it won't show up. And it must have a category that is in the 
existing menu structure or your new item will show up in: "Lost & Found".

If you need to add additional menu categories, you can do that by adding 
a file to:




and a "*.directory" file to:


If you need to do this, ask for help if you need it.


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