How to have WebStart create start menu items (on Linux)?

Stefan Reich stefan.reich.maker.of.eye at
Sun Mar 9 15:03:15 UTC 2014

I have successfully deployed a WebStart app on both Windows and IcedTea.

Just about the only thing I'm missing (- apart from a certificate from a CA
that I can afford - ) is to place entries in the start menu.

It's Peppermint Linux, so the application in question is lxpanel I believe.

I have always found the way that lxpanel collects its applications to be
intellectually quite unpenetrable.

But anyways - WebStart/IcedTea should be able to do it, right? I am getting
a desktop short cut alright, just none in the start menu.

Here's my JNLP file:

Many greetings,

And here's a copy:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- JNLP File for TinyBrain -->
        <title>TinyBrain - a brain for your computer</title>
        <vendor> (Stefan Reich)</vendor>
        <homepage href=""/>
        <description>A brain for your computer that can talk.</description>
        <icon href="brainfsck.jpg"/>
        <icon kind="splash" href="brainfsck.jpg"/>
        <offline-allowed />
        <shortcut online="false" install="true">
            <desktop />
            <menu submenu="TinyBrain" />
        <all-permissions />
        <j2se version="1.6+" java-vm-args="-mx32m"/>
        <jar href="magic.jar"/>
    <application-desc main-class="trayicon" />
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