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For shortcuts in the Applications drop-down Menu and on the title bar of the Gnome Desktop, where is the path to their directories?
You are looking for the .desktop files, which are located in /usr/share/applications.
Some applications may place these files in ~/.local/share/applications instead.
Your own shortcuts can also be placed in ~/.local/share/applications.
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