desktop-file-validate - validate a .desktop file
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
R desktop-file-validate is a tool to validate .desktop files to the Free Desktop specification at http://www.freedesktop.org/. It will list any errors if the file does not match the specification, and warnings if the file uses deprecated features.
4. OPTIONS ▲
Warn about usage of KDE extensions to the specification.
Do not warn about usage of deprecated items.
5. AUTHOR ▲
This manual page was written by Ross Burton <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).