[arch-general] Mysterious userapp .desktop files

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Thu Mar 17 12:08:50 UTC 2016

On Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:13:47 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

Isn't the culprit, but https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/xdg-menu
mentions that some apps (not packages) install to desktop files to the
user's home:

"To add applications to the menu which install their desktop entry to a
user folder such as ~/.local/share/applications, edit the [snip]"

[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ grep
all\( -A1 /var/aur/palemoon-bin/palemoon.install post_install() {
  update-desktop-database -q

Seems to be either the culprit.

I don't use, but have some DEs installed, but e.g. Xfce seemingly
doesn't automatically install desktop files to the users home.

So perhaps launching palemoon does it.

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