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The given menu item does not check if the package that ships the application is installed.

Each menu item should begin with a check that the required packages are installed. At a minimum, the condition should check that the package that ships the application is installed.

Menu items are normally shiiped in the same package that also provides the application the menu item is for.

Sometimes this issue arises the package name was mespelled in the menu entry, or an entry was copied from another package but not properly adjusted.

For more information please consult:

  • Syntax (Section 3.2) in the Debian Menu System

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 3410a22. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check menu-format.

Visibility: warning

The following 6 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 14 times (in any Lintian version).

There were no overrides.