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Old 12-11-2004, 07:39 AM   #1
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Kmenuedit destroyed my menu


Is there anybody that can tell me where the configuration files of Kmenu is?

Kmenuedit destroyed half my menu again,...i want to edit the file by hand using a editor next time.
 
Old 01-02-2005, 05:05 AM   #2
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Anyone??
 
Old 01-02-2005, 06:29 AM   #3
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I restored my menu by moving my .config directory as well as the .local (can't remember whether it was a file or folder).
 
Old 01-02-2005, 06:59 AM   #4
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Try moving .kde/share/applnk out of the way.
 
Old 01-02-2005, 07:12 AM   #5
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Thanks, but,..

Of course saving/ restoring the complete config folder might resolve my problem, but it don't feel as the most efficient solution.

Also, the folders in .kde/share/applnk on my disk are empty. (except for some CrossOver folders with .desktop files)
So that wouldn't work either.

What i am looking for is the exact config file/ folder of my current kickerbar.
 
Old 01-02-2005, 07:24 AM   #6
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hrm, it should store local changes in your applnk dir. though i do remember mandrake borked the menu system earlier and created a special applnk-mdk in addition to the normal applnk, so if you have something like that, try moving that out of the way.

kmenuedit doesn't really have a config file, all it does is manipulate .desktop files, which is also is also used to create the menu.
 
Old 01-02-2005, 07:33 AM   #7
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great..

I am affraid of using Kmenuedit again..
Guess i will dig into .desktop files now.
It's on my Suse where i have the problem btw.

Thanks for the help & hints.
 
Old 01-02-2005, 07:36 AM   #8
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Rightclicking on KDE start button should give you some ideas... It has an option to modify your all menu Use it wisely
 
Old 01-02-2005, 07:42 AM   #9
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Quote:
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Rightclicking on KDE start button should give you some ideas... It has an option to modify your all menu Use it wisely
Pardon me sir, but that is where the problems started
I specifically like your "Use it wisely" remark in this case...
Since the buggyness of Kmenuedit (which you refer to as: It has an option to modify your all menu ) is a known problem.
 
Old 01-02-2005, 07:46 AM   #10
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Gnome! Only Gnome!
KDE is very sloooooooow and heaaaaaavy!
 
Old 01-02-2005, 07:53 AM   #11
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Gnome! Only Gnome!
KDE is very sloooooooow and heaaaaaavy!
lol,..thank you another fine solution...
 
Old 02-13-2005, 11:11 PM   #12
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Doesn't anyone have the solution?

I just installed Fedora C3. Of course, I needed to modify my Graphical settings right away and I managed to destroy my KMenu with Kmenuedit :@

I would rather not have to reinstall everything just because I screwed up the menu...
 
Old 02-13-2005, 11:57 PM   #13
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When I simply deleted the directory:

~/.config/menus/

that is:
/home/cooluser/.config/menus/

KDE restored my KMenu to default

Maybe this thread might be of some use if you simply want to edit our settings manually.
 
Old 02-28-2005, 05:58 PM   #14
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I generally work around this by creating a new menu called "My Menu" and put all of the apps I want for the user account under that.
 
Old 02-28-2005, 06:40 PM   #15
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If your kmenu is a mess and I hope it is not a root account but a user account, then the easiest way to fix is
Logout.
Login as root.
Goto your home directory and delete your .kde directory.
Logout
Then login to your account. Should rebuild kde setings.

This will reset all kde settings to default.

I never could understand the way KDE uses kmenu since ver 3.* Ver 2.0 and lower was a piece of cake.

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