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

March 16th, 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.

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Xfce Launcher
  1. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands) Xfce Open Terminal Window
  2. Start GUI Launcher Creator
    su -c 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications'
  3. This Command Create a Launcher into the Default Launchers Directory: /usr/share/applications

    Xfce Started Launcher Creator

  4. 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

  5. Insert Name and Command

    Click On Create

    Xfce Launcher Ready 2 Create

  6. Launcher Successfuly Inserted into the Other Category on Applications Menu Xfce Launcher Inserted into Applications Menu
  7. Then to Modify the Application Category:

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