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  1. #1

    xfce menu lacking application shortcuts


    i'm wondering why xfce4 menu on my xubuntu 7.04 doesnt show all of the installed applications. i also tried the blackbox wm and i got surprised about how many things i had installed but didn't even know about them.

    is there a way to make xfce menu detect all the apps by itself, like blackbox menu does?

  2. #2
    forum.guy
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    You have to manually add all apps that you want to show in the Blackbox menu. Look in your hidden configuration files in your /home/username folder.

    For Xfce4, they only showup if you have a properly formatted .desktop entry for them in the /usr/share/applications folder. Most apps install those automatically, but some won't. Sometimes, apps will show up if you log out then back in after installing them.
    oz

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