[kde-linux] Where are the KMenu entries stored on disk?

Rod Butcher rbutcher at hyenainternet.com
Tue Sep 12 14:43:30 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-09-12 at 20:06 +0530, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> On Windows, the Start Menu entries are stored as shortcuts in a folder
> heirarchy at some place like C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Start
> Menu.
> So I used to be able to power-manipulate my Windows menu by going to
> that folder directly instead of newbieish drag-and-drop on the menu
> itself.
> Where are the KMenu entries stored on disk in KDE/Linux? Is the KMenu
> Editor the only way to manipulate the KMenu? I sincerely hope not.
The program launch items should be stored
as /usr/share/applications/xyz.desktop
or possible /usr/share/applications/xyz.desktop
you can edit xyz.desktop with e.g. kwrite, you don't need KMenu.
you should also be able to run them directly by clicking on them from
within konqueror.

> Thanks,
> Shriramana Sharma.
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