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J4-DMENU-DESKTOP(1) General Commands Manual J4-DMENU-DESKTOP(1)


j4-dmenu-desktop - faster replacement for i3-dmenu-desktop


j4-dmenu-desktop is a faster replacement for i3-dmenu-desktop.

It's purpose is to find .desktop files and offer you a menu to start an application using dmenu.


j4-dmenu-desktop [--dmenu="dmenu -i"] [--term="i3-sensible-terminal"]


Determines the command used to invoke dmenu Executed with your shell ($SHELL) or /bin/sh
Enables reading $XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP to determine the desktop environment
Display binary name after each entry (off by default)
Sets the terminal emulator used to start terminal apps
Display this help message



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