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Bug#473892: desktop-base: about debian item in the gnome system menu

On dim, 2008-10-26 at 11:06 +0900, Paul Wise wrote:
> They don't appear here either because you install them in completely
> the
> wrong directory for them to be seen by freedesktop-compliant desktop
> systems like KDE/GNOME/XFCE/etc. They also don't contain any
> categories,
> which are needed to put them in the right place in the menu.

Yeah sure. I don't really what they're intended for in the first place.
But what I suggested is to put a .desktop in /usr/share/application
which would open a link in sensible-browser with the text you linked.

Would it make sense?
> I imagine the stuff in /usr/share/desktop-base/profiles is completely
> the wrong place too, unless xdg and kde are patched to look there.

I don't know for kde and gnome (but would assume the same), but for Xfce
we added  /usr/share/desktop-base/profiles to XDG_CONFIG_DIR.


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