You can use this module to work with
.desktop files as specified
by the Freedesktop.org specification.
If you are on Linux, the most convenient way to install this module is via your package manager. On Debian or Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install libfile-desktopentry-perl
on Fedora, RHEL or CentOS:
sudo yum install perl-File-DesktopEntry
note: on RHEL or CentOS you'd need to first install EPEL:
sudo yum install epel-release
If you can't install from a package manager, the best solution is installation using your cpan client. This will take care of installing any dependencies:
To install this module manually, type the following:
perl Makefile.PL make make test make install
COPYRIGHT AND LICENCE
Copyright (c) 2005, 2007 Jaap G Karssenberg. Maintained by Michiel Beijen.
All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.