How To Install MenuLibre 2.0.4 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, MenuLibre is an advanced menu editor, compatible with GNOME, LXDE, XFCE and Unity. Among others, it enables the users to easily create and modify launchers, it allows them to easily add and remove and manage the quicklist.

The latest version available is MenuLibre 2.0.4, which has been released a while ago, coming with many fixes and new features:

  • Fixed preprocess_layout_info segfault
  • Fixed corruption of xfce-applications.menu
  • Fixed menu corruption when saving after search
  • Allow moving launchers into empty categories
  • Install menulibre icon to pixmaps
  • Update launcher categories on move
  • Fixed deleted launchers being replaced by others
  • Uninstall launchers from custom categories
  • Escape spaces in Exec after browsing
  • Restore previous view after search
  • Enable X-Xfce-Toplevel category in Xfce
  • Do not add X-Xfce-Toplevel to new directories
  • Allow saving when entries are modified
  • Add xdg-utils to depends, hard dependency

how to install MenuLibre 2.0.4 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014

In this article I will show you how to install MenuLibre 2.0.4 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing MenuLibre 2.0.4 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa, update the local repository index and install the menulibre package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:menulibre-dev/devel
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install menulibre

Optional, to remove menulibre, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove menulibre

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