Java Desktop System Release 3 Troubleshooting Guide

1.2 Gimp Is Missing From the Graphics Menu


  • Solaris OS for x86 systems


Change Request Number: 6209566 

Gimp is not available in the Graphics menu. 


Edit the file /usr/share/applications/gimp-2.0.desktop to ensure that the TryExec and Exec variables include the full path to the Gimp binary.

Perform the following steps:

  1. Open a terminal window.

  2. Edit the following file: /usr/share/applications/gimp-2.0.desktop

  3. Change the Exec and TryExec lines to add the full path to the Gimp binary:


    Exec=/usr/sfw/bin/gimp-remote-2.0 %u