K Menu can not be edited with Menu Editor

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Fri Aug 9 11:00:57 BST 2002

Chris C wrote:
> On SuSE Pro8.0 KDE3.0.1
> Menu Editor shows lots more stuff than is actually in the menu. They are 
> not hidden. 

Have you upgraded to KDE-3.0.x (from something less than 3) or is this a 
new install?

Can you open a Konsole and execute:


Do you get any error messages from it?
> Adding even more still yields no change to K Menu. 

When you add something to the Menu with the Menu Editor, does it create 
a file in the tree rooted at: ~/.kde/share/applnk/"?

 > This is  the same for the one user (me) and root.
> In fact there is stuff in K Menu that doesn't appear in the same place 
> or at all in the Menu Editor!

The is still a minor bug in the Menu Editor and the stuff doesn't always 
appear in the correct order. :-(

> Help - please!

You have a rather large mystery here.

So, please try the above and post your results.


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