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PROGRAM:

NAME


dex - DesktopEntry Execution

SYNOPSIS


dex [options] [DesktopEntryFile [DesktopEntryFile...]]

DESCRIPTION


dex, DesktopEntry Execution, is a program to generate and execute DesktopEntry files of
the type Application.

OPTIONS


-h, --help
show this help message and exit

-a, --autostart
autostart programs

-c CREATE [CREATE ...], --create CREATE [CREATE ...]
create a DesktopEntry file for the given program. If a second argument is provided
it's taken as output filename or written to stdout (filname: -). By default a new
file with the postfix .desktop is created

-d, --dry-run
dry run, don't execute any command

-e ENVIRONMENT, --environment ENVIRONMENT
specify the Desktop Environment an autostart should be performed for; works only in
combination with --autostart

-t, --target-directroy DIRECTORY
create files in target directory

--test perform a self-test

-v, --verbose
verbose output

-V, --version
display version information

EXAMPLES


Perform an autostart/execute all programs in the autostart folders.
dex -a

Preview the programs would be executed in a regular autostart.
dex -ad

Preview the programs would be executed in a GNOME specific autostart.
dex -ad -e GNOME

Create a DesktopEntry for a program in the current directory.
dex -c /usr/bin/skype

Create a DesktopEntry for a programs in autostart directroy.
dex -t ~/.config/autostart -c /usr/bin/skype /usr/bin/nm-applet

Execute a single program from command line and enable verbose output.
dex -v skype.desktop

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