One trait is common in many human endeavors, especially software development. That is the Not Invented Here (NIH) syndrome.
At home I use the MATE and Xfce desktops, although in the past months primarily the latter. At work we use MATE but I want to provide users the option of Xfce. To support that addition I want the two desktops to look as similar as possible.
The MATE desktop menu includes a
Programming menu. The Xfce includes a
Development menu. Classic NIH.
*.desktop file for this menu item is named
mate-development.directory. Oddly inside the file is
Name=Programming rather than
I decided the Xfce choice was more appropriate. I needed to change the MATE menu.
This was mostly straightforward. I used the MATE menu editor to rename the menu item. This created
Happily, problem solved.