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desktop-entry-lacks-main-category

The categories for this desktop entry do not contain any "main" categories, but only "additional" ones. Additional categories should only be used on conjunction with one or more main categories.

The desktop-file-validate tool in the desktop-file-utils package may be useful when checking the syntax of desktop entries.

For more information please consult:

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit ea05801. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check menu-format.

Visibility: warning

The following 16 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 35 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 2 overrides. The tag performed 94% of the time.