Can't add gnome menu items with smeg
I'm trying to set up gnome in debian, but I want to be able to edit my menu. So I downloaded smeg, which I had already used successfuly in Ubuntu, and eventually managed to install it on Debian despite some dependency troubles. However, I can't actually add items to my menu. I can hide items that were already there, but for some reason adding items has no effect. I've made an attempt to make some sense of the ~/.config/menus/applications.menu and /etc/xdg/menus/gnome-applications.menu files, and as far as I can tell my entries are being added to the former, but I can't seem to fathom why they aren't showing up in my menu. Any ideas or assistance would be much appreciated.