ALACARTE(1) User Commands ALACARTE(1)
alacarte – Edit freedesktop.org menus
alacarte is a graphical editor for the freedesktop.org menus that are
used by many desktop environments. It can also edit and create
application desktop files.
alacarte does not accept any commandline options.
alacarte looks in the menus subdirectory of these directories for
menu files. The default location for menu files is /etc/xdg/menus.
alacarte looks in the applications subdirectory of these
directories for desktop files. The default location for desktop
files is /usr/share/applications.
The menus subdirectory of this directory is where alacarte stores
modified menu files. The default location for modified menu files
The applications subdirectory of this directory is where alacarte
stores modified and newly created desktop files. The default
location for these is $HOME/.local/share/applications.
alacarte is editing the menus defined by the file
$XDG_MENU_PREFIXapplications.menu. GNOME uses the menu file