The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Create a New Application Launcher inside to the Main Menu on SparkyLinux Eris Mate Desktop.
The Practical Example Here Illustrated is About Adding the Firefox Nightly Entry inside to the Internet Section a SparkyLinux Mate Desktop.
The Technique is Useful for Adding Any New Custom Software on a SparkyLinux Mate Desktop.
To the Post Bottom there is a Link to Guide for Installing the Firefox-Nightly Browser for SparkyLinux.
- Right-Click on Desktop > Create Launcher
- On the Create Launcher Select the Icon
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- Complete the Launcher Parameters with Executable Path
Then Confirm Creation with OK!
- Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands):
- Inserting the New App Launcher Inside the Main-Menu
su -c "cp /home/
/Desktop/ .desktop /usr/share/applications"
How-to Properly Set the App Launcher Main-Menu Category
su -c "nano /usr/share/applications/
Linux How-to Properly SetUp the Launcher Category:Linux Launcher SetUp Category
Ctrl+Shift+v to Paste Content into nano
Ctrl+x to Save and Exit from Nano
How-to Install Latest Firefox on Linux SparkyLinux: