openmoko-panel-applet for custom scripts

Michael Kluge vollseil at
Thu Jul 24 11:06:29 CEST 2008

> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 2:15 PM, Michael Kluge <vollseil at> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > is there already an applet for the panel that loads some
> >
> > <string> <scriptname>
> >
> > pairs from a config file and shows <string> in the menu and executes
> > <scriptname> if I click on <string>? Or should this be integrated into
> > the aux/power-button menus?
> Not exactly(that i know of), but on 2007.2 I think you can add your
> own items to the main application menu, by putting a .desktop file in
> /usr/share/applications
> See existing files in that directory for an example .desktop
> I just tested it by copying and deleting one of the files(ssh'd in
> from desktop), and it's kinda cool seeing the menu update immediately
> on the phone screen.

Well, together with anew entry in /usr/share/matchbox/vfolders that's all I 
need :) Thanks for the hint.


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