Want to Remove Empty Applications Folder from Gnome Menu

Scott Talbot talbotscott at cox.net
Mon Sep 6 01:09:52 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-05 at 12:08 -0400, Clint Harshaw wrote:
> I've upgraded my glabels application (label making software that works 
> really well, btw) on my FC2 machine. There seem to be some empty menu 
> items in my Gnome menu as a result, and I'd like to remove them. Here is 
> where they are located:
> Redhat -> Applications -> (small grey box appears)
> Redhat -> System Settings -> Applications -> (small grey box appears)
> Redhat -> Preferences -> Applications -> (small grey box appears)
> Can someone help me with how to properly go about removing these menu 
> items? I know it's minor, in the big scheme of things, but it's an 
> annoyance to see empty menu items on an otherwise neat desktop. ;-)
> I've tried looking in /usr/share/applications, and see my other menu 
> items, such as:
> bme.desktop                     gnome-gnotski.desktop 
> mozilla.desktop                redhat-qmkbootdisk.desktop
> DataManager.desktop                 gnome-gnucash.desktop 
> mozilla-mail.desktop           redhat-rhn-up2date-config.desktop
> etc.
> but don't see anything with "Applications" on it in this directory.

	Try looking in ~/config/menus.  The application.desktop is there and it
will tell you the directories that are merged into the menu
(/etc/xdg/menus/applications.menu) on my system. probably similar on


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