Lintian Reports

W desktop-entry-lacks-main-category

All reports of desktop-entry-lacks-main-category for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The categories for this desktop entry do not contain any Main Categories, only Additional Categories. 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 is useful for checking the syntax of desktop entries.

Refer to https://specifications.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/1.0/apa.html for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: menu-format, Type: binary

Evolution of the desktop-entry-lacks-main-category Lintian tag over the past 366 days:

The beforementioned graph for the desktop-entry-lacks-main-category tag

Emitted (non-overridden): 17, overridden: 24, total: 41

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

apport-kde 2.17.2-1 (binary)

apport-kde 2.20.4-1 (binary)

geda-gattrib 1:1.8.2-6 (binary)

geda-gschem 1:1.8.2-6 (binary)

geda-xgsch2pcb 0.1.3-3 (binary)

gerbv 2.6.1-2 (binary)

gnome-shell 3.22.3-3 (binary)

gnome-user-share 3.18.3-1+b1 (binary)

gspiceui 1.1.00+dfsg-1+b2 (binary) overridden

gwave 20090213-6.1 (binary)

khelpcenter 4:16.08.3-1 (binary) overridden

mate-user-guide 1.16.0-1 (binary) overridden

neurodebian-desktop 0.37.6 (binary) overridden