Updating kde menu
Maybe you could have a look into /etc/apt/apt.confman update-menus man Michel ok, fair enough, but I (at least) am talking about the situation where you install a brand new package. And like the original poster said, the menu refresh happened in Breezy, but it's not in Dapper. hm, I don't know if this is normal behaviour for the gnome applications menu - in KDE on debian however, when I installed a new KDE program the new item appeared in the K menu.In fact, some distributions are distinctly different down to the type of file types they use for package management.As you can see there are number of possible systems (and the above list is not even close to being all-inclusive).
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. is there a database or program that builds the menus from scratch by searching installed rpm packages and the paths to their executables ?So it is always best to understand those systems in order to be able to properly use those system.Within the confines of this article you will learn how to keep your Linux system up to date.Many years ago, when I first began with Linux, installing applications and keeping a system up to date was not an easy feat.In fact, if you wanted to tackle either task you were bound for the command line.
Now in GNOME, if I install, say, Evolution, it should appear in the Office submenu, but it doesn't show until I log in again or just bluntly kill gnome-panel and let it restart. Or is that the default gnome behaviour, that menus aren't updated till the panel is restarted (yuck! Perhaps KDE is no different than GNOME, and debian just invisibly refreshed it for you.