[kde-linux] Where can I find documentation on ~/Desktop files?

Larry Alkoff labradley at mindspring.com
Tue Jul 19 17:18:33 UTC 2005

For each icon that appears on the KDE desktop, there is a corresponding 
program_name.desktop file in ~/Desktop.

Recently I found out it is possible to specify the title on the 
application window Title Bar by adding a -title specification on the 
Exec line thus:
Exec=/bin/win -title "Windows 98"

So far I have found only one reference that discusses the format of a 
.desktop file at
but it is incomplete.

For example, it says parameters may be added to the Exec line but 
doesn't way which ones so the -title trick above is not even mentioned.

Is there anyplace to find documentation for the meaning of the various 
lines in a .desktop file?


Larry Alkoff N2LA - Austin TX
Using Thunderbird on Slackware Linux

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