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DESKTOP-FILE-INSTALL

DESKTOP-FILE-INSTALL

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NAME

desktop-file-install - install a desktop file to the applications directory  

SYNOPSIS

desktop-file-install [options] file  

DESCRIPTION

desktop-file-install installs a specified .desktop file to the applications directory, optionally munging it a bit in transit.  

OPTIONS

--dir path
Specify the directory where files should be installed.
--vendor vendor
Add a vendor prefix to the desktop file. If the file already has this prefix, nothing happens.
--add-category category
Add a category to the Categories field.
--remove-category category
Remove a category from the Categories field.
--add-only-show-in product
Add a product name to the OnlyShowIn field.
--remove-only-show-in product
Remove a product name from the OnlyShowIn field.
--delete-original
Delete the source desktop file, leaving only the target file. Effectively "renames" a desktop file.
-m, --mode mode
Set the given permissions on the destination file.
--copy-name-to-generic-name
Copy the contents of the Name field to the GenericName field.
--copy-generic-name-to-name
Copy the contents of the GenericName field to the Name field.
--remove-key key
Remove a specific key from the desktop file.
-h, --help
Show summary of options.
--usage
Display brief usage message.
-v, --version
Show version of program.
 

SEE ALSO

The Free Desktop .desktop file specification at www.freedesktop.org.  

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Ross Burton <ross@burtonini.com>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


 

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