Bug#753441: make MATE menus configurable through desktop-profiles

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Wed Jul 2 10:24:45 UTC 2014

Hi Petter, hi Stefano,

On  Mi 02 Jul 2014 12:15:54 CEST, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:

> [Mike Gabriel]
>> Do you think you can help me with that? By looking at the open bugs
>> of desktop-profiles, there is a bit to do on that software anyway.
> Perhaps.  If I remember correctly, Vagrant made it, and I do not
> remember much, but I guess we can figure it out together. :)
>> Does this make sense? I see that desktop-profiles is a native
>> package. Thus we can work on the code directly in the packaging
>> repository.
> I'm not sure it make sense.  desktop-profiles support mostly those
> compatible with XDG.  Is MATE compatible?  If not, it might miss the
> features needed to make this work.  If it is compatible, why isn't it
> working out of the box?

One thing that's different...

MATE has its desktop directories .desktop files in


I am actually thinking that this is a MATE bug... Thus, Cc:ing the  

@Stefano (from MATE upstream): should the .desktop files in the above  
named directory not actually be placed into




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