How-to Create Eclipse Launcher on Ubuntu Unity Desktop

September 26th, 2012 by Regaz

Create Eclipse Launcher on Ubuntu Unity

This Article Shows You Exactly How-to Manually Create an Eclipse Menu Launcher on Ubuntu Unity GNU/Linux Desktop.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Contents and Details are Expressly Minimal to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Tips, Instructions and Commands so to Make the Tut Easier to Read & Digest ;)

Create Eclipse Launcher on Ubuntu Unity - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Create Eclipse Launcher on Ubuntu Unity - Open Terminal
  2. Then to Create Eclipse Launcher

    sudo nano /usr/share/applications/eclipse.desktop

    Insert Something like:

    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=Eclipse
    Comment=Eclipse Development IDE
    Exec=/opt/eclipse/eclipse
    Icon=eclipse
    StartupNotify=true
    Terminal=false
    Type=Application
    Categories=Development;

    Ctrl+x for to Save and Exit
    Eventually you have to Logout and Login again to Show up it.

  3. Finally here the Eclipse Launcher on Unity Apps

    Create Eclipse Launcher on Ubuntu Unity - Unity Apps
  4. Ubuntu Best Software:
    Best Software to Install on Ubuntu.

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