Author Topic: Edit Favorites Menu  (Read 1840 times)

mrbryce2000

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Edit Favorites Menu
« on: June 13, 2013, 06:07:21 AM »
Greetings, thank you for your hard work with Ubermix! This distribution will be breathing new life into our netbook carts!

My question is:  can the icons in the Favorites menu be moved / renamed? There is one icon that I need to rename, and the Favorites menu does not show up in the Menu Editor.

Thank you for your time.

kautech

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Re: Edit Favorites Menu
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2013, 02:50:25 PM »
 ... couldn't find anything useful in gconf-editor either ...

kautech

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Re: Edit Favorites Menu
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2013, 03:06:56 PM »
no "favorites" option in alacarte, either ...

kautech

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Re: Edit Favorites Menu
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2013, 02:45:58 PM »
 8)

... it appears you can edit the %gconf.xml files in each of the application-* directories at

~/.gconf/desktop/unity/launcher/favorites

my favorite way to do that in terminal (Ctrl+alt+t) is to cd to the directory, then

sudo nano -w %gconf.xml

... make any changes you need to like the item title etc, save (Ctrl+x ... Y) and reboot

-bm

urkomasse

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Re: Edit Favorites Menu
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2013, 12:48:45 AM »
Have you tried something like this?

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gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Launcher favorites "['nautilus-home.desktop', 'google-chrome.desktop', 'firefox.desktop', 'libreoffice-writer.desktop', 'gimp.desktop', 'banshee.desktop', 'openshot.desktop']"
It works for me, but I'm using the standard Unity launcher.