lxshortcut - Man Page

desktop entry file editor


lxshortcut [ -i input-file ] [ -o output-file ]


lxshortcut is a simple application that uses LibFM file properties dialog window to change properties of a desktop entry - icon, display name, path and arguments of execution, etc.


At least one option should be specified and if output-file isn't specified then input-file will be used to make a result - either full path or path in XDG specified user data directory for menu entries.

-i input-file, --input=input-file

use input-file as source for editing, it may be some XDG menu entry if no full path is specified or custom path to some file

-o output-file, --output=output-file

write result into output-file

See Also

XDG Desktop Entry Specification


lxshortcut was written by Hong Jen Yee <pcman.tw@gmail.com> and modified by Andriy Grytsenko <andrej@rep.kiev.ua>.

This manual page was written by Andriy Grytsenko <andrej@rep.kiev.ua>.


August 2013 libfm 1.3.2 lxshortcut manual