How to delete items from "The main MATE menu"?

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How to delete items from "The main MATE menu"?

Post#1 by Grossman » 26 Apr 2017, 13:56

Hello,
could anybody tell me how I can delete the market items (Places, System, Lock Screen) from the main menu?

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I didn't find any way in the "Main Menu" settings.

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Re: How to delete items from "The main MATE menu"?

Post#2 by Evan » 26 Apr 2017, 23:40

https://github.com/mate-desktop/mozo

Unless anyone knows a easy way a quick search on Google shows a Mate menu editor called mozo?

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Re: How to delete items from "The main MATE menu"?

Post#3 by Ed_P » 27 Apr 2017, 00:16

Are they the items in /usr/share/applications?
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Re: How to delete items from "The main MATE menu"?

Post#4 by Grossman » 27 Apr 2017, 12:24

Evan wrote:https://github.com/mate-desktop/mozo
Unless anyone knows a easy way a quick search on Google shows a Mate menu editor called mozo?
I am not sure I catch You advice right, but the Mozo is in the picture - I know about it.
I removed all other items with Mozo, but I didn't realize how to remove the last three items from menu with this editor.

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Re: How to delete items from "The main MATE menu"?

Post#5 by Evan » 27 Apr 2017, 23:01

https://github.com/mate-desktop/mozo/issues

It would be best to ask Mozo in the above link on how to remove the main tree menu's as i have never used it before , as i say i just found it at google.

You're the first person i've ever come across that has asked to strip down Mate menu as most people wanting something sparse use OpenBox or Gnome shell. :)

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How to delete items from "The main MATE menu"?

Post#6 by jssouza » 24 Jul 2017, 20:08

This may not be what you want, but you can remove the "Places" and "System" from the "custom menu" (that has 3 menus), so that you are left with just the "Applications" of the custom menu, which does not have the "Places", "System" and "Lock Screen" that you do not want.

From a terminal run:

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gsettings set org.mate.panel.menubar show-places false
gsettings set org.mate.panel.menubar show-desktop false
Save .config/dconf/user in your home directory, in whatever your persistence mechanism is, for this to survive a reboot.

Although, I have to say, the menu then looks a lot like the LXDE menu :) .
For logout and/or shutdown, you would have to use the seperate logout and/or shutdown applets provided by the panel, I guess...

Ignore this if this is not what you want.

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