I, along with couple of others I think, have been looking for this for quite some time. What I wanted is that when I right click on the desktop with GNome, I should see my entries in the default menu. I did quite some search on this but no luck. Finally today, I did it and that too in two ways.
Lets do it the Gnome way first:
Install nautilus-actions using the command
sudo yum install nautilus-actions
Now run the command
you will get the box looking like this:
<img class="size-full wp-image-638" title="nautilus-actions" src="http://blog.amit-agarwal.co.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/nautilus-actions.jpg" alt="nautilus-actions" width="300" height="350" />
Now click on New or Edit and you have the window like this:
<img class="size-full wp-image-639" title="nautilus-add" src="http://blog.amit-agarwal.co.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/nautilus-add.jpg" alt="nautilus add" width="343" height="383" />
Enter the label, tooltip and select a icon from drop down or select your own icon.
Select main in profiles and then click on edit.
<img class="size-full wp-image-640" title="nautilus-action-profile" src="http://blog.amit-agarwal.co.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/nautilus-action-profile.jpg" alt="Action Profile" width="460" height="430" />
Enter the path and parameters for the program to execute. Now, time to make it appear on the Desktop right click menu:
Go to advanced tab and add a new schema called x-nautilus-desktop and select it:
<img class="size-full wp-image-641" title="nautilus-adv-desktop-schema" src="http://blog.amit-agarwal.co.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/nautilus-adv-desktop-schema.jpg" alt="Desktop Schema" width="460" height="430" />
Now send a HUP signal to nautilus or log out and login to Gnome and see your menu in the right click on desktop 🙂
For the second solution, install openbox.
sudo yum install openbox
open gconf-editor and go to the key /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop and unset it.
Login to Gnome/openbox and see the openbox menu instead. You can install obmenu to configure the openbox menu to your taste.
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