new appfinder

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sat Jan 5 16:38:38 CET 2008

2008/1/5, Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at>:
> 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.

This works as expected for me. Maybe you set XDG_CONFIG_DIRS to
something not including /etc/xdg?

> >
> > 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.

Done as well. Let's see what happens. If it's really annoying, I might
have to add an option.


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