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Old 10-03-2005, 08:19 AM   #1
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Question How to remove duplicated launcher on gnome panel menu?


I just upgraded my gnome from 2.8 to 2.10.2. However such an update results in a duplicated launcher for the screensaver in the Gnome panel->System menu-> Preferences.

Is there anything (e.g. Menu editor) for me to solve this ugly behavior? I tried smeg but I can't edit the System menu. (Or maybe I don't figure out how to use smeg properly).

Thank you for your attentions!
 
Old 10-04-2005, 04:53 PM   #2
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All the apps displayed in the different menus have their .desktop file to generate this entry. On my system the entry for the screen saver is:
/usr/share/applications/gnome-screensaver-properties.desktop

using slocate you could try to find which 2 entries represent this app on your system and delete one of them.
 
Old 10-04-2005, 05:02 PM   #3
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Or go to Menu=>System Tools=>Configuration Editor
Edit your menu
#su
#updatedb
 
Old 10-04-2005, 05:04 PM   #4
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I usually remove read permissions of the launcher in /usr/share/applications.
 
Old 10-06-2005, 05:15 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by linmix
All the apps displayed in the different menus have their .desktop file to generate this entry. On my system the entry for the screen saver is:
/usr/share/applications/gnome-screensaver-properties.desktop

using slocate you could try to find which 2 entries represent this app on your system and delete one of them.
Well, I only found one entry. Weird!!!
 
Old 10-06-2005, 06:14 AM   #6
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Same here, the laucher has duplicated menus, mixed up with KDE menus and, all my custom made menus are gone. Nothing helps. Even tried removing the 'menu' package.
 
Old 10-06-2005, 11:25 AM   #7
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Well, I only found one entry. Weird!!!
It could have a different name.
 
Old 10-06-2005, 05:21 PM   #8
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Or go to Menu=>System Tools=>Configuration Editor
Edit your menu
#su
#updatedb
I checked that option out. Couldn't find where to change what in order to change menu entries/behaviour. Could you explain further? Thnx
 
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In Configuration Editor do the search for items you want to remove or rectify. After editing run
updatedb to update database of softwares and menus of your system
 
  


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