Linux Sabayon Xfce Desktop How-to Create/Add a Launcher Item on Applications Main Menu

May 7th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Create a New Item App Launcher into the Applications Main Menu on Linux Xfce Desktop for Linux Sabayon Distro.

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Grasp and Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Steps Involved.

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Xfce Launcher
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Sabayon 13 Xfce Open Terminal
  2. Start GUI Launcher Creator
    gksu -l 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications'
  3. This Command Create a Launcher into the Default Launchers Directory: /usr/share/applications

    How-to Solve “Cannot Open Display” on Terminal Command

    Solve “Cannot Open Display”

    Xfce Started Launcher Creator

  4. Set the Launcher Icon

    Click on “no icon”

    Try to Search the Icon between the Defaults One

    Xfce Started Launcher Creator

    Now if you Do Not Find it and Need Help to Locating the Icon Look:

    Linux How-to Locate Command

    Xfce Started Launcher Creator

  5. Insert Name and Command

    Click On Create

    Xfce Launcher Ready 2 Create

  6. Launcher Successfuly Inserted into the Other Category on Applications Menu Xfce Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu
  7. Set Properly the Application Category:

    Linux Launcher App Categories
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