How-to Create a KDE 5 Plasma Main Menu Launcher

February 7th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Making a New KDE 5 Applications Menu Launcher




Hello Linux User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Create/Make a KDE Plasma 5 Workspace New Applications Menu Launcher.

KDE Workpace dispose of a Applications Menu GUI Editor tool which make the Task Very Easy to Accomplish.

New KDE Plasma 5 Workspace Features:

  • An Updated and Modernized, cleaner visual and interactive user experience
  • Smoother Graphics Performance thanks to an updated graphics OpenGL stack
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  1. Right-Click on Kickoff & Select ‘Edit Applications’

     - Edit Applications
  2. Click on ‘New Item’

     - New Item
  3. Set the Launcher Name

     - Launcher Name
  4. Then Fix at least also Name & Command
    This last must Match that of the Shell.

     - Launcher Data
  5. And the

    Launcher’s Icon

     - Set Icon

    Navigate to the Icon’s Location.
    If do Not Find then Search or simply Download an Icon from the Web…

     - Set Icon

    How-to Easy Search for Files/Directories/Paths on Command Line:

    Shell find Command Quick-Start
  6. Last Save & Exit

     - Save & Exit
     - New Launcher
  7. Test the New Launching App

     - new launche on menu

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