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Xubuntu system menu items are controlled via files in the following directory:

/usr/share/applications

This directory contains a lot of files that end in .desktop.  These are the files that control what menu items appear in certain categories.

You may create your own local copies in ~/.local/share/applications.

0Add New Menu Item
  1. Create the .desktop file of the menu item you want to add.
  2. Add a "Categories=" line with the one from a .desktop file of an application already in the desired category.
  3. To find icon:
    find *.xpm | grep <application name>
    find *.png | grep <application name>
    find *.svg | grep <application name>

0Sample File
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Encoding=UTF-8
Type=Application
Name=Sunbird
GenericName?=Calendar
Comment=Calendar/Scheduler
Icon=/usr/local/apps/sunbird/chrome/icons/default/default.xpm
FilePattern?=sunbird
TryExec?=sunbird
Exec=sunbird
Categories=Application;Office;
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