once again - customizing the Xfce menu

Markus Hoenicka markus.hoenicka at mhoenicka.de
Wed May 20 23:17:08 CEST 2009

Brian J. Tarricone writes:
 > You'll want to create your own fake category, say 'X-Folders' (by 
 > convention, nonstandard categories are prefixed with 'X-'), and then use 
 > that category on the Categories= line of your .desktop files that launch 
 > your file manager with the correct folder (which you can place in 
 > $HOME/.local/share/applications/).
 > You can omit the <Directory> element in there, or provide a file that 
 > you can create yourself that specifies what icon to use (check out the 
 > files in /usr/share/desktop-directories/ for samples; you should be able 
 > to place your new file in $HOME/.local/share/desktop-directories/).

Thanks for these instructions, they provided the missing links between
all those pieces. Works like a charm.

 > If you figure all this out, it would be great if you could add your 
 > experiences to the wiki so others can benefit.

Done :-)


Markus Hoenicka
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