customizing menu

Terry weendure at
Thu Apr 30 06:45:41 CEST 2009

The wiki page is

I do not understand what is meant by $prefix in the paths shown on the 
page.  For example

$prefix/etc/xdg/menus/ and |$prefix/share/applications/xfce4-about-xfce.desktop

Can anyone enlighten me?

Are there any plans to simplify the procedure for amending the menu?

Terry wrote:
> I have long had a customized menu.  It is no longer showing.  I found 
> a wiki page which says I have to create a desktop entry for each item 
> on the menu.  Is that correct?  I have some 30 items.
> Regards,
> terrian
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