gnome-menus - GNOME implementation of the freedesktop menu specification

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename gnome-menus_3.13.3-6ubuntu3_amd64.deb
Package name gnome-menus
Package version 3.13.3
Package release 6ubuntu3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category gnome
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 23.12 KB
Installed size 300.00 KB
The package contains an implementation of the draft
"Desktop Menu Specification" from
Also contained here are the GNOME menu layout configuration files, .directory
files and assorted menu related utility programs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
gnome-menus_3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1_amd64.deb 3.13.3 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
gnome-menus_3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1_i386.deb 3.13.3 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
gnome-menus_3.13.3-6ubuntu3_i386.deb 3.13.3 i386 Ubuntu Main
gnome-menus - - -


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python3:any >= 3.1~


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Binary Package gnome-menus_3.13.3-6ubuntu3_amd64.deb
Source Package gnome-menus

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install gnome-menus deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install gnome-menus




2016-01-28 - Matthias Klose <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3) xenial; urgency=medium
* Multiarchify the library packages.
2015-11-17 - Sebastien Bacher <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/ubuntu_gcc_translations.patch:
- restore patch wrongly dropped in the previous merge, make the
unity-control-center categories translatable (lp: #1515911)
2015-07-30 - Jackson Doak <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
* Merge from Debian unstable. (LP: #1421907) Remaining changes:
- debian/
+ Use ubuntu vcs
- debian/desktop-files/
+ Update some of the directory icon names. lp:1201128
- debian/gnome-menus.postinst, debian/gnome-menus.prerm:
+ Remove since they may cause issues with ubuntu-gnome-default-settings
- debian/gnome-menus.triggers: Drop "gmenucache".
- debian/patches/09_app_install_entry.patch:
+ Include Software Center in menus
- debian/patches/70_ubuntu-directories.patch
+ Add Ubuntu-specific directories back to
- debian/rules:
+ Enable parallel build
2015-03-26 - Josselin Mouette <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* 31_nl_translation.patch: patch from Geert Stappers to fix seriously 
confusing translation. Closes: #776595.
2014-12-14 - Josselin Mouette <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* 30_xdg_syntax.patch: fix typo in the patch as provided by upstream. 
Thanks Jerad Simpson.
2014-12-13 - Josselin Mouette <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* menus.blacklist:
+ Add everything from xscreensaver-data. Closes: #771710.
* 30_xdg_syntax.patch: patch from upstream git. Support multiple 
desktops in XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP. Closes: #773013.
2014-11-30 - Josselin Mouette <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* menus.blacklist:
+ Add vim.desktop (useful as MIME handler, not much so in the menu).
+ Add (v)prerex.desktop (texlive dependency).
+ Add nm-connection-editor.desktop (managed by control-center).
+ Add orca.desktop (managed by gnome-shell).
+ Add gnome-power-statistics.desktop (called from other places).
* 12_alacarte.patch: new patch. Don’t exclude alacarte.
2014-09-25 - Iain Lane <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Pedro Beja ]
* translate few bits: po-up/ pt, es. Thanks Rafael Belmonte. Closes:
* translate few bits: po-up/ de, ru. Thanks Helge Kreutzmann and Andrey
Kumykov. Closes: #715455, #636480.
[ Iain Lane ]
* Update gir package to install in MA libdir.
2014-08-06 - Pierangelo Mancusi <>
gnome-menus (3.13.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Pierangelo Mancusi ]
* New Upstream release.
+ Fix some crashes (Closes: #756197)
+ Fix some refcounting bugs
+ Fix some leaks
* debian/
+ Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5, no changes needed.
2014-07-31 - Andreas Henriksson <>
gnome-menus (3.10.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Emilio Pozuelo Monfort ]
* debian/
+ Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4, no changes needed.
* debian/patches/20_show-admin-tools-for-admin-group.patch:
+ Removed. It was never used in Debian and doesn't apply anymore.
[ Jeremy Bicha ]
* debian/patches/04_fix_other.patch:
- Fix apps showing in "Other" that already show in other categories. 
* debian/patches/08_settings-menus.patch:
+ Exclude "Sundry" items so that they aren't duplicated in the menus
[ Fabian Greffrath ]
* gnome-menus-blacklist: re-apply patch to correctly handle
menu files with missing ending newlines. Closes: #692141.
[ Pierangelo Mancusi ]
* New upstream release.
* debian/patches/30-gnome-calculator-desktop-file.patch:
+ Removed. It was integrated in the new upstream release.
* debian/patches/:
+ debian/patches/*: refreshed.

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gnome-power-manager_3.18.0-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb power management tool for the GNOME desktop
gnome-screensaver_3.6.1-7ubuntu4_amd64.deb GNOME screen saver and locker
gnome-screenshot_3.18.0-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb screenshot application for GNOME
gnome-session-bin_3.18.1.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GNOME Session Manager - Minimal runtime
gnome-session-canberra_0.30-2.1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GNOME session log in and log out sound events
gnome-session-common_3.18.1.2-1ubuntu1_all.deb GNOME Session Manager - common files
gnome-settings-daemon-dev_3.18.2-0ubuntu3_amd64.deb Headers for building applications communicating with gnome-settings-daemon
gnome-settings-daemon-schemas_3.18.2-0ubuntu3_all.deb gnome-settings-daemon schemas
gnome-software-common_3.20.1+git20160420.1.ca63436.ubuntu-xenial-0ubuntu2_all.deb Software Center for GNOME (common files)
gnome-software_3.20.1+git20160420.1.ca63436.ubuntu-xenial-0ubuntu2_amd64.deb Software Center for GNOME
gnome-sudoku_3.18.2-1_amd64.deb Sudoku puzzle game for GNOME
gnome-system-log_3.9.90-4_amd64.deb system log viewer for GNOME
gnome-system-monitor_3.18.2-1_amd64.deb Process viewer and system resource monitor for GNOME