Xfce Not Loading .desktop File

Mark Kane mark at mkproductions.org
Tue Oct 25 22:10:36 CEST 2005

Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Andrew Conkling schreef:
>>On 10/25/05, Mark Kane <mark at mkproductions.org> wrote:
>>>Hi everyone. I am setting up Xfce on another machine and I'm having a
>>>bit of trouble. For the most part, new applications that I install
>>>through the FreeBSD ports system create the .desktop files in the proper
>>>location. A few have not, so I created them manually in the right
>>>location (/usr/X11R6/share/applications/) and they all worked but one.
> Hmm, maybe a silly question, but are the openoffice programs in the 
> PATH? Can you run them from a terminal?


It seems like an odd issue to me since in the past usually restarting 
the Xfce panel refreshed them, and certainly a restart of Xfce itself 
did. I can't see anything wrong in the syntaxes and the path of the 
applications directory is correct.



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