Linux Slackware Xfce Desktop Howto Create/Add A Launcher Item on Applications Menu

March 16, 2013 | By Regaz.

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Create/Add/Make a New Item Application Launcher into the Applications Menu for Xfce Desktop on Linux Slackware.

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.

Linux Xfce Desktop How to Create/Add a Launcher on Applications Menu
    Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands) Xfce Open Terminal Window
  1. Start GUI Launcher Creator

    su -c 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications'
  2. 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:

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Xfce Started Launcher Creator

  • Insert Name and Command

    Click On Create.

    Xfce Launcher Ready 2 Create

  • Launcher Successfully Inserted into the Other Category on Applications Menu Xfce Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu

  • Then to Modify the Application Category:

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