XFCE "multilevel" menu and "ActionGame" subcategory
alexander.toresson at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 21:08:04 CEST 2006
On 10/12/06, Michael Verret <axxium.zenlnx at gmail.com> wrote:
> System Information:
> OS: Zenwalk Gnu/Linux version 3.0
> XFCE version: xfce-22.214.171.124
> GCC version: gcc-3.4.6
> Glibc version: glibc-2.3.6
> Linux Kernel: kernel-126.96.36.199
> Research taken:
> freedesktop.org "Desktop Entry Specifications Version 0.9.6
> I have edited line number 80 of the file /etc/X11/xdg/xfce4/desktop/menu.xml
> to enable the "multilevel" autogenerated system menu feature.
> In greater detail, I have edited the line:
> <include type="system" style="simple" unique="true"/>
> to read:
> <include type="system" style="multilevel" unique="true"/>
> This works beautifully and as expected except for one menu category,
> "ActionGames". this is very important to me and the community as I
> maintain and develop Zenwalk Linux's gaming website/community at
> To attempt to solve the problem before requesting help, I have rebuilt
> several game packages assuring that the *.desktop files are built in
> accordance with the latest freedesktop.org "Desktop Entry
> Specifications Version 0.9.6",
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/menu-spec-1.0.html, which
> lists the following available game sub-categories:
> I have also read the XFCE file
> "/etc/X11/xdg/xfce4/desktop/xfce-registered-categories.xml" which
> lists the optional categories relevant to
> the "multilevel" menu style.
> Here is an example of a desktop file I have built for the BZFlag game package:
> [Desktop Entry]
> Comment=A free multiplayer 3D tank battle game
> Several packages fall into the "ActionGame" category but for a reason
> unbeknownst to me, this one category is not visible and the games
> menus are placed in the main "Game" menu category. Other categories
> such as "KidsGame" and "CardGame" work as expected.
> I assure you I have done as much research as I could to resolve this
> on my own before asking here.
> Your help is greatly appreciated.
Afaik, last time you asked this, the maintainer of xfdesktop answered
"I don't support the multilevel menu feature.".
Sorry, but I don't think that repeating this question will get you
much more help...
Regards, Alexander Toresson
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