SparkyLinux OpenBox How-to Create Application Launcher and Add Main Application Menu Item Easy Visual-GuideMarch 28th, 2013 by Regaz
The Guide Shows You How-to Make/Create/Add a Launcher for Main Application Menu Item on SparkyLinux OpenBox Desktops.
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
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Right-Click on Desktop >> Terminal Emulator
Install lxshorcut Package
sudo apt-get install lxshortcut
- Start the Lx-Desktop Shortcut GUI Launcher Creator
gksu "lxshortcut -o /usr/share/applications/newapplication.desktop"
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!
- 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