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Genmenu can generate menus for Blackbox, Fluxbox, Openbox, Window Maker, and Enlightenment based on the program binaries found installed on a system. The list of programs to search for are contained within the script. Users can, to a limited degree, customize their menus via a set of interactive questions.

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Recent releases

  •  02 Mar 2012 06:03

    Release Notes: chromium-browser was added to browsers. thunar was added to file-Managers. dolphin and konqueror were moved to file-Managers. psi was added to messaging. kstreamripper was added to multimedia. bless and mousepad were added to editors. evince was added to viewers. VirtualBox was added to emulators.

    •  16 Oct 2010 16:36

      Release Notes: Iceowl was added to work. Medit was added to editors. Audacious and Audacious2 were added to multimedia. Iceweasel and Dolphin were added to browsers. Eclipse was added to development. Many games were added. The OpenOffice menu entry was fixed.

      •  19 Jan 2009 18:36

        Release Notes: Enlightenment 0.16 support has been added. icedove has been added to mail. Pidgin has been added to messaging. KMix and VLC have been added to multimedia. Audacity has been added to music. QCad has been added to graphics.

        •  26 Feb 2004 04:18

          Release Notes: GImageView was added to Graphics.

          •  20 Jan 2004 10:03

            Release Notes: This version adds some more programs.

            Recent comments

            08 Aug 2004 07:19 itomato

            Genmenu is excellent!
            genmenu should be a default install with any distribution that uses any of the supported window managers. The menus are nearly useless otherwise!

            The only place I could wish for improvement is an option to save the answers as the text file for automated (cron-able or on logout) menu generation.

            Thanks for increasing the usabilility of my favorite window manager so much!

            18 Feb 2002 05:45 gtk

            Re: Congratulations
            Thanks :)

            12 Feb 2002 03:59 Matley

            I tested genmenu on my WindowMaker and the results are really good.


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