Edit Your Menus

Want to edit your menu system? It’s as easy as right clicking on the menu button, and selecting  Edit Menu!

Menu Editor

Menu Editor

Editing you menu, will allow you to remove menu items you don’t use, or don’t care about. Even better, you can add to the functionality of a program that you are launching. As an example, when I open the Caja file manager, I want it to always open in my Download directory, where I put all of my temporary stuff. Editing the Caja menu item let’s me do that:

Editing Example

Editing Example

In this case, it’s as easy as adding the desired director to the end of the default Caja launching command.

Give it a try, poke around, it’s a great way to learn how Linux launches programs!