Puredyne/Add Applications to the menu

Adding an application to the Audio categoryEdit

In our case we will add din (music software) to the Applications Menu under xfce4:

First, create a .desktop file via Create Launcher (right click), one can assing an icon and then when finished, it will appear on our Desktop.

To have it showing up under the Audio menu entry then, simply copy it over to:

/usr/share/applications

after that run this on a terminal:

sudo update-menus

it will appear under the entry labeled: Other

To make it appear under the Audio entry simply edit the .desktop file and add the following line:

Categories=Audio;AudioVideo;Music;

Re-run the update-menus command (as above).

That's all, took me a while to figure it out since the xfce4 methods are a bit of a mess.. Thanks krgn for the help.

Last modified on 2 April 2010, at 12:11