1. NAME

desktop-file-validate - validate a .desktop file

2. SYNOPSIS

desktop-file-validate "file"

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-kde
        Warn about usage of KDE extensions to the specification.
  • --no-warn-deprecated
        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).