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Wdesktop-entry-lacks-main-category

Tag versions

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.319. That is the most recent version we know about.

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.

Please refer to https://specifications.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/latest/apa.html for details.

Visibility: warning

Check: menu-format

The following 15 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 34 times.

We found 24 overrides. The tag performed 29% of the time.