new appfinder

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sat Jan 5 16:18:18 CET 2008

Hey Stefan,

2008/1/5, Stefan Stuhr <xfce4devlist at>:
> > So, for anyone willing to try, enjoy!
> I have just installed it, and libxfce4menu from trunk as well, but the
> only category in xfce4-appfinder is the "All" category, and it's empty.
> I don't have xfdesktop installed, so I suppose it uses the .menu file
> provided by xfdesktop by default.
> It works perfectly fine if I run it like this:
> xfce4-appfinder /etc/xdg/menus/

Hmm, it used to try some fallback locations, including this one. I'm
not sure what changed... I'll have a look.

> Another thing is when I want to select a category with the keyboard:
> Every time I select a category, the focus switches to the filter entry.
> Then, I have to press tab/key down before switching to the next category
> in the list.

Yes, I did this on purpose..., but I really can't remember why ;-)
Doesn't seem very useful to me, so unless I remember what made me do
this, I'll change that.

> It would be nice with a command line option that make xfce4-appfinder
> close when an application is executed. Like, I want to start an
> application, so I click on the xfce4-appfinder panel launcher and
> launches the application. Then I want to forget all about
> xfce4-appfinder until the next time I want to launch an application.

Yeah, I was in fact wondering if it should do that by default.


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