1. NAME

install-menu - Process a menu method and generate the menu files for a window manager or a menu-aware application.

2. DESCRIPTION

update-menus(1) computes the list of menu entries and passes it in turn to the menu methods in /etc/menu-methods/. The task of a menu methods is to generate menus for a specific window manager.

install-menu provides a generic and customizable way to do that. The documentation of the

install-menu definition language is available in the Debian Menu manual, a local copy being available in

R /usr/share/doc/menu/html.

3. SYNOPSIS

install-menu [-vh] [--remove] <menu-method>

Read menu entries from stdin in update-menus --stdout format and generate menu files using the specified menu-method.

Normally used in menu method scripts as #! /usr/bin/install-menu.

4. OPTIONS

-h,--help Show the help message and exit.

--remove Remove the menu files instead of generating them.

-v,--verbose Output messages about what the program is doing.

5. COPYING

install-menu is distributed under the term of the GNU General Public License version 2, or (at your option) any later version.

6. AUTHOR

Written by Joost Witteveen < >. Now maintained by Bill Allombert < >.

7. SEE ALSO

R update-menus (1),

R menufile (5),

R /usr/share/doc/menu/html