Linux Mint 19 How to edit Main Menu

Linux Mint 19 How to edit Main Menu

Editing and customizing main menu of Linux Mint is easy task which can be done by:

  • Right-click Menu
  • Configure
  • Tab Menu
  • Open the menu editor
  • You can use custom icon or change Menu name

Now you can change, remove or edit applications and categories. For example adding new item like Chrome browser:

  • Select category - Internet
  • New Item
  • Enter details:
    • Name: Google Chrome
    • Command: /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable %U
    • Comment: Access the Internet
    • Icon: /usr/share/icons/Mint-X/apps/96/google-chrome.svg

You can edit existing app by:

  • Select category - Internet
  • Select Item
  • Properties

Edit Menu Linux Mint

If you add new icon to a category then you can add it to the panel by:

  • Menu
  • Internet
  • right-click Chrome icon
  • Add to panel

If you want to change the Linux Mint theme then you can do:

  • Menu
  • Preferences
  • Themes
  • Select themes for:
    • Windows
    • Icons
    • Controls
    • Mouse pointer

This is my setup:

Linux Mint 19 themes

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