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...
And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.
The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.
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!
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 does Not Set the Category for the Launcher.
Set the Launcher CategoryHow to Set the Categoy on Launcher