Linux Sabayon Xfce Desktop How to Create/Add A Launcher Item on Applications Main Menu

May 7, 2013 | By Regaz.

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Create a New Item App Launcher into the Applications Main Menu on Linux Xfce Desktop for Linux Sabayon Distro.

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
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Sabayon 13 Xfce Open Terminal
  2. Start GUI Launcher Creator

    gksu -l 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications'
  3. This Command Create a Launcher into the Default Launchers Directory: /usr/share/applications.

    How to Solve “Cannot Open Display” on Terminal Command.

    Solve “Cannot Open Display”

Xfce Started Launcher Creator

  • 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

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

  • Set Properly the Application Category:

    Linux Launcher App Categories

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