desktop-file-validate - Validate desktop entry files


   desktop-file-validate  [--no-hints] [--no-warn-deprecated] [--warn-kde]


   The desktop-file-validate program is a tool to validate  desktop  entry
   files according to the Desktop Entry specification 1.1.

   The  specification  describes a file format to provide information such
   as name, icon and description for an application. Such a file can  then
   be  used  as  an application launcher and to display the application in
   the applications menu.

   For  information   about   the   Desktop   Entry   specification,   see

   The desktop entry files are commonly called desktop files.


   The following options are supported:

          Do  not  output hints about things that might be improved in the
          desktop file.

          Do not warn about usage of deprecated items that were defined in
          previous versions of the specification.

          Warn  about  usage  of KDE extensions to the specification. This
          includes the  use  of  the  KDE  Desktop  Entry  group,  of  the
          ServiceTypes, DocPath, Keywords, InitialPreference, Dev, FSType,
          MountPoint, ReadOnly,  UnmountIcon  keys,  or  of  the  Service,
          ServiceType and FSDevice types.


   If  you  find  bugs in the desktop-file-validate program, please report
   these on


   desktop-file-edit(1) desktop-file-install(1)

                            FREEDESKTOP.ORG       DESKTOP-FILE-VALIDATE(1)


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