application icon in Gnome menu

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Fri Jul 20 10:31:07 UTC 2007

On 19.07.07 18:18:59, Tao Man Li wrote:
> H, Kdevelop developers:
>  A newbie has just finished an application progammed with KDevelop C++(kdevelop
> 3.x + QT3.x ) on Fedora4.The program runs well and Build->install the
> standalone program also runs well.visit to
> have a look of the program.(still in alpha phase)
> if you would like to.
> But there is a drawback: the program link icon can ONLY appear in KDE
> session underUtilities group, NOTHING in the gnome session menu. So far
> as I can figure out is that it is done when Build->install:
> creating /usr/share/applnk/Utilitiesinstalling
> /usr/share/applnk/Utilities/myappname.desktop
> The myappname.desktop normally will decide whee the application link icon
> is.But where in KDeveolp to configure it ?

A .desktop file is just a plain text file you can edit it with kate
inside KDevelop. Its porbably under a data target in the automake


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