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

Larry Alkoff labradley at mindspring.com
Wed Jul 20 00:05:19 UTC 2005

mbouchar wrote:
> Larry Alkoff wrote:
>>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?
> It's specific to each applications
> use "app --help" or "man app".
> title is specific to Qt applications.

If -title is specific to Qt apps then my question becomes
where can I find documentation on Qt application command line options?


Larry Alkoff N2LA - Austin TX
Using Thunderbird on Slackware Linux

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