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DESKTOP-FILE-VALIDATE(1)    General Commands Manual   DESKTOP-FILE-VALIDATE(1)

NAME
       desktop-file-validate - Validate	desktop	entry files

SYNOPSIS
       desktop-file-validate  [--no-hints] [--no-warn-deprecated] [--warn-kde]
       FILE...

DESCRIPTION
       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
       http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/desktop-entry-spec.

       The desktop entry files are commonly called desktop files.

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       --no-hints
	      Do  not  output hints about things that might be improved	in the
	      desktop file.

       --no-warn-deprecated
	      Do not warn about	usage of deprecated items that were defined in
	      previous versions	of the specification.

       --warn-kde
	      Warn  about  usage  of KDE extensions to the specification. This
	      includes the use of the KDE Desktop Entry	group, of the Service-
	      Types, DocPath, Keywords,	InitialPreference, Dev,	FSType,	Mount-
	      Point, ReadOnly, UnmountIcon keys, or of the  Service,  Service-
	      Type and FSDevice	types.

BUGS
       If  you	find  bugs in the desktop-file-validate	program, please	report
       these on	https://bugs.freedesktop.org.

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

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