xfce and RH9

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at moongroup.com
Tue May 13 15:38:22 CEST 2003

Hello Michal,

Unfortunately for us the new GNOME and KDE are using a new menu
system and XFce does not know how to handle it.


On Tue, 13 May 2003 15:10:21 +0200
Michal Szymanski <msz at astrouw.edu.pl> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've recently upgraded my home machine to RedHat 9. It was a fresh
> install so I reinstalled xfce-3.8.18-1 RPM. Everything is working fine
> with one annoying exception. XFCE has lost almost all "links" to KDE
> and GNOME apps. Most submenus of KDE and GNOME under "User menu" are
> just empty now. RH9 comes with KDE version 3.x, so it has probably
> many apps names and/or paths changed, GNOME likely the same.
> Is there a way to automatically teach XFCE to find/recognize those
> apps? Or maybe somebody has already went through it manually and could
> share the configuration file(s)?
> best regards, Michal.
> -- 
>   Michal Szymanski (msz at astrouw.edu.pl)
>   Warsaw University Observatory, Warszawa, POLAND
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