sudo apt-get install awesome awesome-extra and logging into it (with no previous configuration that I know of), there's no menu entry for Firefox. All my other stuff is there - Mutt, Meld, jEdit, BOINC, etc., only Firefox is missing. I have no
~/.config/awesome/ directory, so there should be no override in place.
I'm a little late on the reply here - but I found this question while having the same problem and thought I'd put my fix here for anyone else:
If you copy your
Open the file and find
and add the element
to that list.
Then you can find where
Then quit awesome and log back in and you should have Firefox in your menu.
NOTE: I put
By default on Ubuntu, when you install Awesome, you'll get some menu items coming from the Debian menu system. This is because the default
This means your browser(s) will be located at: "Debian" --> "Applications" --> "Network" --> "Web Browsing". Some apps, however, may not install a Debian menu item. Firefox, for example, seems to no longer have one.
Having said all that, I think it's preferable to just set up your own menus, because the Debian menu will have all kinds of stuff from different desktop environments you've installed. The Debian menu system is also considered rather outdated, even by the Debian developers. Here's a a quick read of the basics of how to set up menus in Awesome. If you want to see how I set up my menus, you can take a look at my