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

November 7th, 2012 by Regaz

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 Entire Process Easier to Grasp and Visualize the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Steps Involved.

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

Xfce Launcher
  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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