How to Add Launcher on Fedora Lxde Desktop

June 30, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Fedora Lxde Desktop Making Launcher Guide

Hi! The Article shows you How to Make/Create/Add a Launcher on the Main Application Menu in Fedora Lxde GNU/Linux Desktop.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

How to Add Launcher on Fedora Lxde Desktop
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Fedora Linux16 Lxde Open Terminal

  2. Start the Lx-Desktop Shortcut GUI Launcher Creator

    su 
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    lxshortcut -o /usr/share/applications/newapplication.desktop

    Alternatively you can Create the Launcher also Into: /var/lib/menu-xdg/applications/menu-xdg.

    Debian Linux Lxde Create Launcher 1
  3. Set the App-Launcher Icon

    Click on “Change Icon”.

    Try to Search the Icon between the Defaults One.

    Debian Linux Lxde Launcher Creator - Set Icon

    Now if you Do Not Find it and Need Help to Locating the Icon Look:

    How to Locate Icons/Images
  4. Insert Name and Command

    Click On OK!.

    Debian Linux Lxde Create Launcher 2
  5. Open with leafpad as SuperUser The New Launcher:

    sudo leafpad /usr/share/applications/newapplication.desktop

    In Fact there is a Limit in lxshortcut Gui Tool Because at this time it does Not Set the Category for the Launcher.

  6. Set the Launcher Category.


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