Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Possible Duplicate:
How can I add and change items in my Applications Menu?

In Gnome Applications Menu, I would like to move gEdit, Gnu Emacs, KWrite, Kate, NEdit and Scribes from the Accessories menu, to the Programming menu.

Is there any simple way to do this ?

share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by Stefano Palazzo Mar 8 '11 at 7:56

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

1 Answer 1

up vote 4 down vote accepted

Open System -> Preferences -> Main Menu (hope I got it properly translated) and simply drag and drop the elements you want to change.

(EDIT: As Reuben Swartz suggests in a comment below, a quicker way to get to the same place is right click on the Application Menu and then select "Edit Menu").

On a side note, you can even Create a new menu (or menus) and create launchers within any menu -in case you don't want to delete those elements from the Accesories menu, but just want to have duplicate entries-.

share|improve this answer
simple, obvious, thx. –  Stephane Rolland Mar 8 '11 at 1:08
Or you could right click on the application menu and select edit menus. This will get you to the same screen. –  Reuben Swartz Mar 8 '11 at 1:15
Quicker ;)... indeed an enhancement of my proposal. –  luri Mar 8 '11 at 1:16
@Reuben Swartz: Hope you don't mind if I add your suggestion to my answer, to keep things compact and clear for future needs. –  luri Mar 8 '11 at 1:26
Go ahead. We are a community after all :) –  Reuben Swartz Mar 8 '11 at 1:32

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.