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NAME

alacarte – Edit freedesktop.org menus

SYNOPSIS

alacarte

DESCRIPTION

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.

OPTIONS

alacarte does not accept any commandline options.

ENVIRONMENT
XDG_CONFIG_DIRS
alacarte looks in the menus subdirectory of these directories for
menu files. The default location for menu files is /etc/xdg/menus.

XDG_DATA_DIRS
alacarte looks in the applications subdirectory of these
directories for desktop files. The default location for desktop
files is /usr/share/applications.

XDG_CONFIG_HOME
The menus subdirectory of this directory is where alacarte stores
modified menu files. The default location for modified menu files
is $HOME/.config/menus.

XDG_DATA_HOME
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.

XDG_MENU_PREFIX
alacarte is editing the menus defined by the file
$XDG_MENU_PREFIXapplications.menu. GNOME uses the menu file
gnome-applications.menu.

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