xdg-menu Alternatives

    xdg-menu is described as 'XDG-Menu is a ROX panel applet that displays an applications menu button. The menus it builds fit the XDG Menu Specification published by freedesktop.org'. There are six alternatives to xdg-menu for Linux. The best alternative is MenuLibre, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like xdg-menu are AppEditor (Free, Open Source), lxappearance (Free, Open Source), obmenu (Free, Open Source) and obconf (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Sep 25, 2018

    • An advanced menu editor that provides modern features in a clean, easy-to-use interface.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • AppEditor allows you to edit application entries in the application menu.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux


    • LXAppearance is the standard theme switcher of LXDE. Users are able to change the theme, icons, and fonts used by applications easily.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • Obmenu is a menu editor designed for openbox. It's easy to use, allowing to get the most out of the powerful Openbox menu system, while hiding the xml layout from the user.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • The Openbox configuration tool.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • uxdgmenu is an automated XDG Menu system for alternative Linux window managers.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux