Lintian Reports

W desktop-entry-uses-reserved-category

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

This desktop entry includes a Reserved Category, one which has a desktop-specific meaning that has not yet been standardized, but does not include an OnlyShowIn key. Desktop entries using a Reserved Category must include an OnlyShowIn key limiting the entry to those environments that support the category.

The desktop-file-validate tool in the desktop-file-utils package is useful for checking the syntax of desktop entries.

Refer to for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: certain

Check: menu-format, Type: binary

Emitted (non-overridden): 1, overridden: 0, total: 1

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.

ksh 2020.0.0-1 (binary) (Debian QA Group <>)