How to Create New App Launcher for Main Menu on Linux Manjaro OpenBox Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

February 17, 2013 | By Regaz.

The Guide shows you Visually & Step-by-Step How to Create a New Item Application Launcher into the Applications Main Menu on Linux Manjaro OpenBox 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)

    Right-Click on Desktop >> Terminal.

  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

  • Insert Name and Command

    Click On Create.

    Xfce Launcher Ready 2 Create

  • Now Manually Set the Application Category:

    Launcher How Set Category

    Xfce Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu

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