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Re: Lintian check for missing desktop files?

Le jeudi 03 mars 2011 à 22:56 +0000, Ben Hutchings a écrit : 
> > Lintian intentionally doesn't do this because the Debian maintainers of
> > the desktop systems in Debian didn't want lots of desktop entries for
> > applications without a GUI, which often currently have menu entries.
> Surely they can filter out entries with Terminal: true?

Yeah sure, and leave users without the possibility to add a launcher for
a terminal application?

The correct solution is to use NoDisplay=true for such applications.
This way they appear in the menu editor and can be enabled, but are not
displayed in the menu by default.

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