once again - customizing the Xfce menu
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
> 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.
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