Mint Xfce Menu Launcher Creation
The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Create/Add an Application Launcher in the Main Applications Menu on Linux Mint Xfce Desktops.
We Will Limit to Use the Categories Already Present Into the Applications Menu Without to Add Any New One.
The Process Require a Little Patience and a Minimal Skill to be Successfully Replicated.
To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.
The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand;)
- Open a Terminal Window
Start the Gui Launcher Creator
sudo gksu -l 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications'
- Set the Launcher Icon
Click on “no icon”
Try to Search the Icon between the Defaults One
Now if you Do Not Find it and Need Help to Locating the Icon Look:Linux How-to Locate Command
- Insert Name, Comment and Command
Click On Create
- Open with Gedit as SuperUser The New Launcher:
sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/newapplication.desktop
In Fact there is a Limit in exo-desktop-item-edit Gui Tool Because at this time it Can Not Set the Category.
Set the Category To Generate an Entry on the Appropriate Application Menu Section:How-to Set the Categoy on Launcher
This Command Create a Launcher into the Default Launchers Directory: /usr/share/applications
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