alacarte - Edit freedesktop.org menus
alacarte is a graphical editor for the freedesktop.org menus that are used by
many desktop environments. It can also edit and create application desktop
does not accept any commandline options.
alacarte looks in the menus
subdirectory of these directories for menu files. The default location for
menu files is /etc/xdg/menus.
alacarte looks in the applications
subdirectory of these directories for desktop files. The default location for
desktop files is /usr/share/applications.
The menus subdirectory of this directory is
where alacarte stores modified menu files. The default location for
modified menu files is $HOME/.config/menus.
The applications subdirectory of this
directory is where alacarte stores modified and newly created desktop
files. The default location for these is
alacarte is editing the menus defined
by the file $XDG_MENU_PREFIXapplications.menu. GNOME uses the menu file