On 12/01/2016 04:55 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:42:58 -0500, Rog wrote:
>> Where / what config file are Panel settings stored in?
> Hi,
> after taking a brief look into $HOME/.config I suspect in
>   $HOME/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-panel.xml

That's very useful, thanks.

Each entry refers to a .desktop file by number, without showing the
name, which is less than useful if you're trying to reconstruct it.
You'd need to have all the .desktop files in order to know exactly what
applications are being put into the menu.

I extracted mine with:

$ locate `lxprintf -e value "%s\n" @value
.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-panel.xml|grep 139`|while
read f;do grep '^Name=' $f;done
Name=Mendeley Desktop
Name=GNU Emacs 24
Name=Terminal Emulator
Name=Settings Manager
Name=Application Finder
Name=Synaptic Package Manager
Name=Google Chrome
Name=New Window
Name=New Incognito Window
Name=Thunderbird Mail
Name=Compose New Message
Name=GIMP Image Editor
Name=GDebi Package Installer

> and in
>   $HOME/.config/xfce4/panel/
> perhaps
>   $HOME/.config/menus/xfce-applications.menu

Hmm. Keeping config stuff all over the place is a bit messy.


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