How to Create Main Menu App Launcher on Linux Mint Mate Desktop

June 21, 2012 | By Regaz.

Making a Mint Mate App Launcher

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Create a New Application Launcher inside to the Main Menu on Linux Mint Mate Desktops.

The Practical Example Here Illustrated is About Adding the Firefox Nightly Entry inside to the Internet Section a Linux Mint Mate Desktop.

The Technique is Useful for Adding Any New Software on a Linux Mint Mate Desktop.

To the Post Bottom there is a Link to Guide for Installing the Chrome Browser on Linux Mint.

How to Add Launcher on Gnome 3 GNU/Linux Desktop
  1. Right Click on Main Menu >> Edit Menu
    Linux Mint 13 Mate Edit Main Menu

  2. On Main Menu

    1. Select the Applications Group for the New Launcher

    2. Select New Item

    Linux Mint 13 Main Menu Add New Launcher

  3. On the Create Launcher Select the Icon

    Here Below Link to Article with Tutorial 4 Locating Files/Icons Under Linux.

    Linux How to Locate Command

Linux Mint 13 Main Menu Create Launcher Select Icon

How to Easy Find/Search Files/Directories/Images on Linux:

Linux How to Locate Icons
  • After Complete the Launcher Parameters with Executable Path

    Confirm with OK!.

    Linux Mint 13 Main Menu Created New Launcher

  • Save the New Created Application Launcher Linux Mint 13 Main Menu With New Launcher
  • Next you can Use the New Launcher Linux Mint 13 Desktop with New Launcher
  • How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser for Linux-Mint:

    Installing Chrome for Mint

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