desktop-file-install

DESKTOP-FILE-INSTALL(8)     System Manager's Manual    DESKTOP-FILE-INSTALL(8)



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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