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In XFCE, whenever I needed to customize some menu entry, I would just go to /usr/share/applications/ and edit the corresponding .desktop file. This applies the changes globally and whenever the program is updated the modified .desktop file will be overwritten.
After tweaking the icon size of the XFCE menu, let’s customize it a bit more. Use as a starting point the default: /etc/xdg/menus/xfce-applications.menu and copy it to a custom location, e.g. ~/.config/xfce4/xfce-applications-custom.menu.
One of the many things I loved about GNOME 2 was the “foot” menu. Its bigger icons made it look somehow more user friendly and uncluttered. At least to me :) Since I switched to XFCE, I have been wondering … Continue reading →
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 … Continue reading →
Problem: There are a few desktop entries that I do not want to be shown in the menu. Solution: I used to just delete them from /usr/share/applications, but apparently there was a smarter way. Just open the .desktop file, e.g. … Continue reading →