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Alacarte is crashing with this terminal output:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/alacarte", line 37, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/alacarte", line 33, in main
    app = MainWindow(datadir, version)
  File "/usr/share/alacarte/Alacarte/MainWindow.py", line 43, in __init__
    self.editor = MenuEditor()
  File "/usr/share/alacarte/Alacarte/MenuEditor.py", line 31, in __init__
  File "/usr/share/alacarte/Alacarte/MenuEditor.py", line 45, in load
    raise ValueError("can not load menu tree %r" % (self.name,))
ValueError: can not load menu tree 'applications.menu'
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closed as off topic by devav2, Jorge Castro, Thomas W., Ringtail, Tom Brossman Oct 28 '12 at 8:36

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This issue is already filed as a bug. Check out bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/alacarte/+bug/1057603 –  devav2 Oct 26 '12 at 8:51
Thanks for the link but I'm already aware that it's a reported bug. I'm one of the three people who reported having that problem. I posted this here in the hopes that someone might provide a solution before the developers can fix the bug. –  Vagrant232 Oct 26 '12 at 10:46

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