desktop-file-utils - Utilities for Manipulating Desktop Files

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Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.1
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename desktop-file-utils-0.23-lp151.3.3.x86_64.rpm
Package name desktop-file-utils
Package version 0.23
Package release lp151.3.3
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Development/Tools/Other
License GPL-2.0+
Maintainer -
Download size 101.26 KB
Installed size 369.35 KB
This packages contains a couple of command line utilities for
working with desktop files.
More information about desktop files can be found at:


Package Version Architecture Repository
desktop-file-utils - - -


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aaa_base - - -


Name Value
desktop-file-utils = 0.23-lp151.3.3
desktop-file-utils(x86-64) = 0.23-lp151.3.3


Type URL
Binary Package desktop-file-utils-0.23-lp151.3.3.x86_64.rpm
Source Package desktop-file-utils-0.23-lp151.3.3.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install desktop-file-utils rpm package:

# zypper install desktop-file-utils




2017-10-09 -
- suse-update-mime-defaults: Do not be confused by "r" environment
variable. Requires DESTDIR=/foo command line argument instead
2017-06-22 -
- Replace %desktop_database_post/postun with respective file
triggers in desktop-file-utils: any file put into
/usr/share/applications will trigger the execution of the script.
In order to not break the macros short-term they are being
redefined to %nil.
2016-10-15 -
- Update to version 0.23:
+ Accept version 1.1 desktop files.
+ Add Cinnamon, EDE and LXQt to the list of registered desktop
environments (fdo#73497, fdo#56353, fdo#79561).
+ Allow multipart/related MIME type; it's used for MHTML
+ Ensure DBusActivatable filenames conform to reverse-DNS
notation (fdo#66904).
+ Downgrade trailing semicolons to optional (fdo#76902).
+ Fix buffer over-read (fdo#94303).
- Drop upstreamed fixed patches:
+ desktop-file-utils-fdo94303-fix-buffer-over-read.patch.
+ U_add-Cinnamon-desktop-environment_50271fe.patch.
+ U_add-EDE-desktop-environment_97d6ba3.patch.
+ U_trailing-semicolons-are-optional_aec5711.patch.
- Rebase desktop-file-utils-suse-keys.patch.
2016-10-12 -
- Use standardized patch tags as documented at
2016-05-24 -
- Fix suse-update-mime-defaults: Ensure the directory structure to
write the cache info to is in place (boo#976973).
2016-05-09 -
- Add desktop-file-utils-fdo94303-fix-buffer-over-read.patch
2016-04-13 -
- Update to GNOME 3.20 Fate#318572
2015-03-10 -
- Cleanup with spec-cleaner
- Update suse-update-mime-defaults to search subfolders for desktop
files by changing to find from simple ls bnc#867135
2015-01-05 -
+ the mime app list is now called $desktop-mimeapps.list in place
of $desktop-defaults.list. Each DE is allowed to have 'better'
2014-12-15 -
- Add U_trailing-semicolons-are-optional_aec5711.patch
bfo#76902, fixes a no longer correct rpmlint warning for some
upstream desktop files without trailing semicolon
- Add U_add-EDE-desktop-environment_97d6ba3.patch,
bfo#56353, bfo#73497

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