[Monodevelop-devel] Integration MonoDevelop into Gnome

Alexander M. Batishchev abatishchev at godfather.net.ru
Sun Jan 17 11:12:43 EST 2010

Also, as far as MonoDevelop opens only first file passed as argument and
ignores others
and as provided by Desktop Entry Spec, Exec key

monodevelop.desktop should contain:
Exec=monodevelop %f

now this key is just:

What do you think?

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Hutchinson [mailto:m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com] 
Sent: Sunday, January 17, 2010 9:52 AM
To: Alexander M. Batishchev
Cc: monodevelop-devel-list
Subject: Re: [Monodevelop-devel] Integration MonoDevelop into Gnome

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 10:26 AM, Alexander M. Batishchev
<abatishchev at godfather.net.ru> wrote:
> Hello.
> As far as I could find out, MonoDevelop installation script doesn't create
> desktop entry in /usr/share/applications/
> I wish to improve it.
> Were there already done some tasks in this topic? Who does manage this
> topic?

The MD makefile has done this for many years. See the
monodevelop.desktop file in the MD source, and the Makefile.am which
desktopdir = $(datadir)/applications
desktop_DATA = monodevelop.desktop

Perhaps something is wrong with your local install, or you are looking
in the wrong place? For example, if you configure with a prefix of
/usr/local, the .desktop file will be in

Michael Hutchinson

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