Making a New Applications Menu Launcher on Xfce Desktop
The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step and Visually How to Create a New Item App Launcher into the Main Applications Menu on Xfce Desktop in GNU/Linux Distributions.
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.
Check if Needed Package is Already Installed
On Debian-like Distros try.
To Install it:
sudo apt-get install gksu
On RedHat-like you Need to Install the beesu Package with.
To Install it:
sudo yum install beesu
Start GUI Launcher Creator
For Debian-like and Arch-like Linux Distros
gksu -l 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications'
For RedHat-like Linux Distros
beesu -l 'exo-desktop-item-edit --create-new /usr/share/applications'
Set the Launcher Icon
Click on “no icon”.
Try to Search the Icon between the Defaults One.
Now if you Do Not Find it and Need Help to Locating the Icon Look:Linux How to Locate Command
Insert Name and Command
Click On Create.
Launcher Successfully Inserted into the Other Category on Applications Menu
Then to Modify the Application Category:
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
This Command Create a Launcher into the Default Launchers Directory: /usr/share/applications.
How to Solve “Cannot Open Display” on Terminal Command.
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