I have many users at the place I work, expressing the notion of switching to Ubuntu. Most of them, for whatever weird reason wanting to know if its possible to have
refresh added when you right click on the desktop.
Is that possible?
To add refresh command to right click context menu in Ubuntu 11.10 , install nautilus – refresh by running following commands in the terminal.
Once the package is installed, run following commands to restart nautilus or log out and log back in to see the changes.
The default file browser in Lubuntu is PCManFM. So, if there are some possibilities to "refresh" desktop in Lubuntu, these should act on PCManFM. Thus, looking at the manual page of PCManFM (
So far, so good; there is only left to do somehow to run this command from right click menu from the desktop. This can be done in 3 steps:
... <separator label="System" /> <menu id="system-menu" icon="/usr/share/icons/gnome/48x48/categories/applications-system.png" /> <item label="Refresh"> <action name="Execute"> <command>/path/to/script/refresh.sh</command> </action> </item> <item label="Log Out"> <action name="Execute"> <command>lubuntu-logout</command> </action> </item> </menu> </openbox_menu>
The result, as I tested in Lubuntu 13.04: (Make sure that you logout, and log back in for changes to take effect).
(Sorry for the low quality of the animated gif, but I just don't have time to find something better for the moment)