Scroll to navigation

LXSHORTCUT(1) lxshortcut manual LXSHORTCUT(1)


lxshortcut - desktop entry file editor


lxshortcut [ -i input-file ] [ -o output-file ]


lxshortcut is a simple application that uses LibFM file properties dialog window to change properties of a desktop entry - icon, display name, path and arguments of execution, etc.


At least one option should be specified and if output-file isn't specified then input-file will be used to make a result - either full path or path in XDG specified user data directory for menu entries.

use input-file as source for editing, it may be some XDG menu entry if no full path is specified or custom path to some file
write result into output-file


XDG Desktop Entry Specification


lxshortcut was written by Hong Jen Yee <> and modified by Andriy Grytsenko <>.

This manual page was written by Andriy Grytsenko <>.

August 2013 libfm 1.3.2