Fix crash when loading application menu in Xfce

If we install Xfce from the sources or even through the repository for the first time, it is possible that when trying to open the menu we will find this error:

The solution to this problem is very simple. If we have a terminal installed we open it and see if the folder exists to be part of our menus within / etc / xdg /. With ls should serve:

$ ls -l /etc/xdg/

If it is not, we create it:

$ sudo mkdir /etc/xdg/menus

and then we create a file called

$ sudo nano /etc/xdg/menus/

and inside we hit this content. We can automatically access the menu.

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  1.   hairosv said

    What is the difference between Linux Mint and Linux Mint Debia?

    1.    elav <° Linux said

      Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu and its repositories. LMDE is based on Debian and its repositories.

  2.   Oscar said

    As I plan to install XFCE at night, I will take this entry into account.
    Thanks for the input.

  3.   hairosv said

    that's why they recommended LMDE to me ...

  4.   thegoodgeorge said

    A question, in LMDE how regularly do they update Firefox or Iceweasel? because some time ago, to have my browser updated in Debian Testing I had to pull the mozilla repo if I'm not mistaken and look for the language pack afterwards to have the browser as updated as possible.


    1.    elav <° Linux said

      Unfortunately they do not update that often and many times, you have to do manual installations to have the latest versions of the browsers.