.DESKTOP File Extension

Desktop Entry File

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What is a DESKTOP file?

Data file that provides information about an item in a program's menu; specifies details such as the name, icon file, command to run, etc; used in Unix-based operating systems such as CentOS, Ubuntu, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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An example program that uses DESKTOP files is the GIMP cross-platform image editor.

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Programs that open or reference DESKTOP files

Linux
Referenced by various programs
Updated February 20, 2008

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