How-to Create App Launcher on SLED 11.x Menu for Gnome Desktop Easy Guide

March 24th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

SLED 11 Create Menu App Launcher




The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Create an Application Launcher on SUSE Enterprise Linux Desktop 11.1/11.2/11.3 Gnome Menu i686/x8664.

An App Launcher Permit to Quick Launching a Manually Installed Application directly from the SUSE Linux Graphical Desktop.

This is a Basic Fundamental Little Step in Starting to take more Control on the Customization of Your SLED Desktop.

SLED 11 Create App Launcher - Featured
  1. Open SLED 11 Application Browser

    SLED 11 Create App Launcher - Open Application Browser
  2. Search for “alacarte”

    SLED 11 Create App Launcher - Search Alacarte
  3. Choose Between System/User Launcher

    To Create a System wide Launcher You will Need the Super-User Administration Powers :)

  4. Select/Create Category >> New Item

    SLED 11 Create App Launcher - New Launcher Item
  5. Fill In Name and Path to App Binary under Command

    Eventually you Can Browse the File System to Find the Executable in Question.

    Gnome Create Applications Main Menu Entry 3

  6. Next Click to the Left On the Launcher Icon

    Browse the Path to your Application Name .png Icon file.

    Under this Image you Find Link to Tutorial for Locating Images and Icons.

    Gnome Create Applications Main Menu Entry 4

    Here Below you Find a Link to Article with Tutorial on Locating Files Under Linux..

    How-to Easy Find/Search Files/Directories/Images on Linux.

    Linux How-to Use the LocateCommand
  7. Click on OK

    SLED 11 Gnome Create Applications Main Menu Entry 5

  8. Finally the New Launcher on the Menu

    SLED 11 Gnome Create Applications Main Menu Entry 5

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