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I am moving from Ubuntu 8.04 to 10.4 (yeah... :)) and I would like to copy quite a few useful launchers I created over the years.

Where are they located in 8.04?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

OK, after some snooping I think that I found the answer (a hidden directory):


Update: The above path was only half of the answer. Thanks to @DoR's reply here, it seems that panel launchers also need to register at:

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