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Thread: what is the path of .desktop file

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    Thumbs down what is the path of .desktop file

    hi,,,,,,,,,,,allll

    I want to make a desktop lanucher....
    i have created a GUI application in which i edited .desktop file where

    Name=Base ball
    Type= Application
    ExEc=/usr/bin
    Icon= baseball.png
    Comment=A Simple Base Ball Game
    Categories=Application;Game
    ..........................
    ...............
    ...........
    Then where do i keep .desktop file show that the baseball lanuncher will show in the
    Application->Game->Baseball

    like Application->Programming->Kdevelop in the menus.
    And it should be portable for every distributions of linux...

    Is there any file where all the desktop application information are stored.

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    On the Ubuntu rig I am near, /usr/share/applications is the folder to look at.

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