How do I remove things from the Gnome System menu

Uno Engborg uno at
Sun Mar 12 16:04:48 UTC 2006

Justin Conover wrote:
> On 3/12/06, *Uno Engborg* <uno at <mailto:uno at>> 
> wrote:
>     Currently the Gnome System menu contains a lot of stuff that is not
>     always needed, or doesn't work well on many systems. E.g.  a  sysadmin
>     on a school lab set up would typically want to remove "Suspend",
>     "Shutdown" and perhaps even "Administration>".
>     A laptop owner who are unlucky enough to have a box not supporting
>     suspend would probably want to remove that, to prevent the risk of
>     being
>     forced to make an unclean shutdown, as a result of selecting
>     suspend by
>     mistake.
>     As a matter of fact both having "Suspend" and the current "Shut down"
>     item doesn't make sense as it forces the user to make the "Shall I
>     suspend choice" twice.
>     When speaking of menus, the Alacarte Menu editor should be in the
>     "Prefereces" menu
>     instead of in "Applications->Accessories".
>     If we have things like "Lock Screen" in the System menu, the
>     system menu
>     should probably
>     also contain the ability to make screen shots, and to share the screen
>     with vino.
>     This is in desperate need of a usability overview.
>     Until that happens, is there any easy way to edit the Gnomw System
>     meny.
>     Regards
>     Uno Engborg
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> choose "Edit menus"
No, that doesn't allow me to remove or change anything below the 
"Adminstration" item in
the System menu. E.g. I can't remove "System->Suspend", or am I missing 

Uno Engborg.

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