[SOLVED] Gnome panel goes bonkers (no apps listed)!

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Don't know how this happened, but I now have no apps listed under 'Applications' in 2.20.
I can start them from the CLI or from customised launchers - but there's nothing in the menu!
Does anyone know a command to repopulate menu lists?
Many thanks
Last edited by floke (2007-10-08 19:36:53)
kishd wrote:
Check if you have the file /etc/profile.d/xorg.sh. If not create one containing the following and make it executable.
export XDG_DATA_HOME=$HOME/.local/share
export XDG_CONFIG_HOME=$HOME/.config
export XDG_CACHE_HOME=$HOME/.cache
if [ -z $XDG_DATA_DIRS ]; then
    export XDG_DATA_DIRS=/usr/share:/usr/local/share
else
    export XDG_DATA_DIRS=/usr/share:/usr/local/share:$XDG_DATA_DIRS
fi
if [ -z $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS ]; then
    export XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=/etc/xdg
else
    export XDG_CONFIG_DIRS=/etc/xdg:$XDG_CONFIG_DIRS
fi
That saved me a lot of time. Thanks!
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