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I recently installed Tor browser and in the site below the installation steps it says to move to the downloaded folder via terminal and then type ./ start-tor-browser to start tor, and it works. If I click the start-tor-browser file a text editor with code pops up..

How can I make a desktop shortcut or,if I can't, a shortcut for the commands to just type Tor(for example) in terminal instead of the two or three required commands every time I want to run tor?

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marked as duplicate by Avinash Raj, belacqua, Jorge Castro, Maythux, karel Mar 6 '14 at 9:09

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Install applet:

sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends gnome-panel

Open it:

gnome-desktop-item-edit --create-new ~/Desktop

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Then the Create Launcher dialog box displays

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i get "E: Unable to locate package –no-install-recommends " – user255098 Mar 5 '14 at 19:24
I think its a typo try --no-install-recommends also --create Anyway I'll edit the answer – Maythux Mar 5 '14 at 19:30

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