How to Create New App Launcher for Main Menu on OS4 OpenDesktop 13 Xfce Easy Visual-Guide

November 7, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you Visually & Step-by-Step How to Create a New Item Application Launcher for the Main Menu on Linux OS4 13 OpenDesktop Xfce Desktop.

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

The Contents and Details are Expressly Essentials to Give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.

How to Create Launcher on Mint Xfce Desktop
  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    OS4 OpenDesktop13/Xfce Open Terminal Window
  2. Start GUI Launcher Creator

    gksu -l 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications'

    This Command Create a Launcher into the Default Launchers Directory: /usr/share/applications.

    Xfce Started Launcher Creator

  3. 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

  4. Insert Name and Command

    Click On Create.

    Xfce Launcher Ready 2 Create

  5. Now Manually Set the Application Category:

    Launcher How Set Category

    Xfce Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu

  6. How to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux OS4:

    Firefox Nightly for OS4 OpenDesktop

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