Re: Some desktop-links missing

>> The root user detection was disabled back when the panel did not
>> support user menus. I will enable it for the next commit. Ordering
>> of files may (and probably does not) check for the editable flag
>> of an entry, so I'll fix that too.
>don't check for root ... user might have done a "user" installation of
>gnome .. and then he could happily edit the system menus himself
>or it might be installed by some trusted user into /usr/local (I know
>a lot of machines that have a couple of users that don't have root,
>but /usr/local is writable for them, especially in computer labs)

Then perhaps a simple check if the system .../share/apps directory
has write permissions for the user?

John Ellis <>

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