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editing the unity dash main menu

I have indeed succeeded in adding but not to the sub menu Internet, only when I ask for all the application I can see its icon.


How can I edit the unity dash manually?

Is there a text file for this?

Some kind of folder content?

I mean I used the app "main menu" and it add it the dash menu but not the Internet menu, even though the main menu app show it in the Internet menu.
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11.04 - Can I edit which icons appear in the Unity dash? - Ask Ubuntu - Stack Exchange
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thanks but it doesn't answer my question at all.

I have already seen it before.
It don't solve my problem because it doesn't tell how to add icons to a specific category in the dash.

---------- Post updated at 09:20 PM ---------- Previous update was at 09:15 PM ----------

I think it has connection to the /usr/share/applications directory.

I see there a lot of files with the extension .desktop.

Maybe I should create such file for my script.

Does anyone know the syntax of those files?
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well apparently the dash menu is not work like the menu in windows in which you have directory the resemble the sub-menus and link inside them that resemble the apps.

Instead there are files with the extension .desktop, the content of those files tell ubuntu in what sub-menus of the dash the app should be included.
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