alacarte - Edit freedesktop.org menus
alacarte is a graphical editor for the freedesktop.org menus that
are used by many desktop environments. It can also edit and create
application desktop files.
alacarte does not accept any commandline options.
alacarte looks in the menus subdirectory of these
directories for menu files. The default location for menu files is
alacarte looks in the applications subdirectory of
these directories for desktop files. The default location for desktop files is
The menus subdirectory of this directory is where
alacarte stores modified menu files. The default location for modified
menu files is $HOME/.config/menus.
The applications subdirectory of this directory is where
alacarte stores modified and newly created desktop files. The default
location for these is $HOME/.local/share/applications.
alacarte is editing the menus defined by the file
$XDG_MENU_PREFIXapplications.menu. GNOME uses the menu file