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i'm just new to ubuntu and i need to know how to add programs like sublime text to my ubuntu gui menus. sublime doens't come with an installer - you just download the tar file and extract it.

i tried to follow this post How can I add and change items in my Applications Menu?

but i couldn't find the menu editor in ubuntu 12.10.

any help would be appreciated. thank you.

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You may need to install alacarte from the Ubuntu Software Centre or using:

sudo apt-get install alacarte -y

The instructions covered in the question you linked seem very descriptive for the rest of the process.

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