How to clean up "Other" menu?

Mathias Brodala info at
Tue Jul 10 16:43:33 CEST 2007

Hi Alexander.

Alexander Toresson, 10.07.2007 16:30:
> On 7/10/07, Mathias Brodala <info at> wrote:
>> Robby Workman, 10.07.2007 15:44:
>>> Mathias Brodala wrote:
>>>> I wonder how I can clean up the "Other" default menu which ATM contains dozens
>>>> of entries which have been gone a long time ago. The corresponding .desktop
>>>> files exist nowhere on my system and running "update-menus" only results in
>>>> nuking my desktop context menu. (Hail the backup.)
>>> Are you sure the .desktop entries aren't in $HOME/.local/applications?
>> Absolutely, yes.
> Do a search for .desktop files in ~. I've seen Gnome add .desktop
> files in odd nonstandard places in your home directory.

Geez, overlooked ~/.local/applications/menu-xdg. (Didn’t actually expect to find
all those files there although it’s obvious.)

Guess they’re all there. Thanks.

Regards, Mathias


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