Making a New Lxde Applications Menu Launcher
The Guide Shows You How-to Make/Create/Add a New Launcher Item for Main Application Menu on All Linux Lxde Desktops.
The Process is Here Shown for a Debian Lxde Desktop But the Same Proces Remain Valid also for Fedora and the Others Linux Distros…
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- Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Start the Lx-Desktop Shortcut GUI Launcher Creator
lxshortcut -o /tmp/
Alternatively you can Create the Launcher also Into: /var/lib/menu-xdg/applications/menu-xdg
- Set the App-Launcher Icon
Click on “Change 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:How-to Locate Icons/Images
- Insert Name and Command
Click On OK!
- Relocate Launcher
su -c "mv /tmp/
- Open with leafpad as SuperUser The New Launcher:
sudo leafpad /usr/share/applications/newapplication.desktop
In Fact there is a Limit in lxshortcut Gui Tool Because at this time it Do Not Set the Category for the Launcher.
Set the Launcher CategoryHow-to Set the Categoy on Launcher