Customize your menu in LXDE and even Xfce with LXMEd

The ones we have used (or use) any distribution with LXDE, we know that to edit the menu, we have to manually "touch" the files within / usr / share / applications / to remove or add items to it.

Well, your prayers have been answered. There is an application called LXMEd (aka LXMenuEditor) written in Java that will facilitate this task in LXDE and it even works with Xfce y Gnome.

According to the author's website, LXMEd currently works without problems and has been tested, in Lubuntu, Linux Mint, SuSe y arch-linux. You can download it from this link. Its interface is very simple and closely resembles alacarte, the menu editor Gnome.


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  1.   They are Link said

    Downloading and testing in Arch and as a menu in the Adeskbar dock

  2.   Oscar said

    In which distribution did you try LXDE @elav, could you give me an opinion on its operation and performance?

    1.    elav <° Linux said

      I have tested it on Debian, and Ubuntu. In the first it works better than in the second 😀

      LXDE falls a bit short on desktop compared to Gnome, KDE and even Xfce, but it does its job very well and is very light. The best way you can appreciate its use is by having the experience yourself.

      1.    Oscar said

        Thanks for your answer, I have time to try it, I will download the Debian iso and install it, then I will comment on the result.

  3.   Holmes said

    Hello, I would like to know how I do to install in opensuse.
    vlwfwi, Holmes

    1.    elav <° Linux said

      I guess as the same is installed in everyone else. When you download the file and unzip it, there is a script that must be executed as root. Did you already do that?


  4.   Holmes said

    hello I already installed, just follow the information!
    vlwfwi, Holmes

    1.    elav <° Linux said

      Enjoy !! 😀

  5.   Holmes said

    thanks elav <° Linux.
    vlwfwi, Holmes

    1.    KZKG ^ Gaara <° Linux said

      With that "vlw fwi" I spent several minutes thinking, until I had to ask Google JAJAJAJA !!!!
      Something new I learned today 😉

  6.   Holmes said

    hello, KZKG ^ Gaara… vlw fwi, in Portuguese it is «valeu went» (thanks I'm going). well, one thing you have noticed in LXMEd is that there are things in my menu that are not in the LXMEd.
    vlwfwi, Holmes

    1.    KZKG ^ Gaara <° Linux said

      Yup, I read that it is a phrase in Portuguese used a lot in Brazil, it means "thank you" as I read, haha ​​I don't like to have doubts HAHA.

      Greetings and thanks to you for stopping by and commenting.

  7.   arthur molina said

    That is an application that I came across when I installed Lubuntu more than 6 months ago, it seems a bit short on features, but what does it help? There is no way to deny it.

    I clarify that it is not installed by default.