[lokisetup] gnome and kde...

Jeremy White jwhite at codeweavers.com
Thu May 18 14:38:45 EDT 2006

Hey Ryan,

Actually, there is a cool project sponsored by OSDL,
called the xdg-utils project.  It has a nice script,
xdg-menu, that should make all of this nice and easy to

I've been meaning to get around to adding a patch to Loki
to make use of the xdg-utils, and just have been horribly busy.

Here's a useful guide to xdg-utils:



Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> I ask this on occasion, thought I'd do so again, since it's my last
> installer issue in this project's bug tracker:
> Does loki_setup's Gnome/KDE menu installation work for anyone? I can't
> get it to work reliably on any distro I've tried at this point, but
> after much Googling, I can't find anything that says "this is exactly
> how you programmatically install a menu on Gnome", so I don't know if
> it's a lost cause (in which case, I'm hiding the install-menu-items
> checkbox).
> Extra credit for making this work both system-wide and for individual
> users.
> Anyone have any insight here?
> Thanks,
> --ryan.

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