Menu entries in E17

Every now and then I get this ideas to use the amazing Enlightenment17 — a truly beautiful semi desktop environment. The problem with it was that no menu file was provided by default. Recent versions include a menu file, but I still prefer to use the one from before.

So, I would create a file named and paste the following in it:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE Menu PUBLIC "-//freedesktop//DTD Menu 1.0//EN" "">



<!-- put in /etc/xdg/menus -->
<!-- Read .desktop file from only this location -->
<!-- Or remove and use the two items below      -->

<!-- Read standard .directory and .desktop file locations -->
<!-- by uncommenting these.                               -->
<!-- <DefaultAppDirs/> -->
<!-- <DefaultDirectoryDirs/> -->

<!-- Define a layout                                         -->
<!-- The Layout is what gives your menu its sort order.      -->
<!-- Without this section the menu is sorted alphabetically. -->


<Include> <Category>Utility</Category> </Include>

<Include> <Category>Game</Category> </Include>

<Include> <Category>Graphics</Category> </Include>

<Include> <Category>AudioVideo</Category> </Include>

<Include> <Category>Network</Category> </Include>

<Include> <Category>Office</Category> </Include>

<Include> <Category>Education</Category> </Include>

<Include> <Category>System</Category> </Include>

</Menu> <!-- End Applications -->

Save and place the file in /etc/xdg/menus — now menu entries should appear as I like them.

EDIT (09 May 2015): The recent Enlightenment releases do not need this.

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