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Is there a utility that allows a drag and drop of app icon to the desktop to create a quick launch icon? I know the terminal command to create one. But it is somewhat difficult if you do not know the command path.

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you can grag and drop icons from /usr/share/applications to ~/Desktop. From that, you can launch the corresponding program. –  Avinash Raj Apr 27 at 2:29
    
I have to that from folder to folder but that worked! Thanks. Still not able to drag it to the desktop. Gave me a permission error. –  Dhartman3076 Apr 27 at 2:36
    
sudo nautilus, move to applications folder drag and drop to desktop. Then change the permissions on the dropped file like (sudo chmod +x ~/Desktop/filename.desktop).That's all. –  Avinash Raj Apr 27 at 2:41
    
Found where to change the permissions of the folder to enable the drag and drop. Thanks for the help... –  Dhartman3076 Apr 27 at 2:57

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