Re: .desktop file format

(I sent this to the list a few days ago and it seems to have rotted in
a queue before bouncing back to me.  Here's hoping that the second
time is the charm.)

Ted X Toth wrote:
> I've been looking around for documentation of the format of gnome
> session desktop files, in particular the keys and usage, any
> pointers?

> Also where are these files stored and why? On Fedora I think some in
> /etc/xdg/autostart and some in /usr/share/gnome/wm-properties.

That depends on what the .desktop files are for really.  Most often,
if they are used for menu entries, you will find them in
$datadir/applications.  On Fedora, this is /usr/share/applications.

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