Making a Pantheon Launcher
The Guide Shows You How-to Manually Create a Custom Application Launcher on Linux Pantheon Desktop.
Then Pantheon is the Default Elementary OS Desktop, it has been Build from Scratch with GTK and Gnome Theme.
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Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
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- Create Launcher Manually with Editor
sudo su -c "nano /usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop"
[Desktop Entry] Name=Firefox Comment=Firefox Browser Exec=firefox Icon=/opt/firefox/firefox-latest/browser/icons/mozicon128.png StartupNotify=true Terminal=false Type=Application Categories=Network
Ctrl+x to Save and Exit
Linux How-to Properly SetUp the Launcher Category:
- The New Launcher on Pantheon Desktop Applications
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