can't remove shortcuts from right click menu, please help.

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    blufeenix

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    Hi,

    I'm having trouble removing unwanted items out of the "other" section in the right click menu. Specifically I installed full tilt poker using wine, anyway I removed it but, there are still shortcuts to it in the menu. I've tried looking in the usr/share/applications folder and it's not there, I've tried doing a general search for *.desktop and still no joy.
    Any other ideas?
    Thanks
    Blufeenix
     
    blufeenix, Feb 1, 2009
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    blufeenix

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    anybody? I'm scratching my head on this one.
     
    blufeenix, Feb 2, 2009
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    Have you tried right-clicking the unwanted shortcut and having a look at the file path?
     
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    Yeah, If I do that the menu closes.
     
    blufeenix, Feb 2, 2009
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    What about the hidden folder /.local/share/applications/wine/Programs/

    And then delete the desktop file for that app?

    Does that work?
     
    csmo, Feb 2, 2009
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    I believe that you need to edit home/user/.config/xfce4/desktop/group-app.xml

    Go to the end of the file, and you should see a section with entries for games:


    <app is_arrow="1" name="" sequence="-10">/usr/share/applications/yellow-back.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="0">/usr/share/applications/ltris.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="1">/usr/share/applications/linpus-frozen-bubble.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="2">/usr/share/applications/tuxpuck.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="3">/usr/share/applications/llk_linux.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="4">/usr/share/applications/supertux.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="5">/usr/share/applications/bubbleshooter.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="6">/usr/share/applications/ButterFlight.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="7">/usr/share/applications/snooker.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="8">/usr/share/applications/checkers.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="9">/usr/share/applications/mahjong.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="10">/usr/share/applications/volleyballey.desktop</app>
    <app sequence="11">/usr/share/applications/lpairs.desktop</app>

    You should be able to comment out any undesired choices with (as in the first line of this example).

    NOTE: Before making any changes to group-app.xml, I urge you to first make a backup copy; e.g.:

    cp group-app.xml group-appbak.xml
     
    libssd, Feb 2, 2009
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    That did it, thanks very much!!!!! :D
     
    blufeenix, Feb 2, 2009
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