desktop-file-validate [--no-hints] [--no-warn-deprecated] [--warn-kde] FILE...
The desktop-file-validate program is a tool to validate desktop entry files according to the Desktop Entry specification 1.1.
The specification describes a file format to provide information such as name, icon and description for an application. Such a file can then be used as an application launcher and to display the application in the applications menu.
For information about the Desktop Entry specification, see http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/desktop-entry-spec.
The desktop entry files are commonly called desktop files.
The following options are supported:
If you find bugs in the desktop-file-validate program, please report these on https://bugs.freedesktop.org.