Package desktop-file-utils

Utilities for manipulating .desktop files

.desktop files are used to describe an application for inclusion in
GNOME or KDE menus.  This package contains desktop-file-validate which
checks whether a .desktop file complies with the specification at, and desktop-file-install
which installs a desktop file to the standard directory, optionally
fixing it up in the process.
General Commands
Command Description
desktop-file-install Installation and edition of desktop files
desktop-file-validate Validate desktop entry files
update-desktop-database Build cache database of MIME types handled by desktop files