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How to add a shell script to launcher as shortcut [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I edit/create new launcher items in Unity by hand? How can I create launchers on my desktop? I want to add some shell scripts in my launcher as shortcuts.. ...
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How to add a program that is not installed via APT/dpkg to launcher? [duplicate]

I installed Android Development Tools (you just download it and run the executable file inside a folder). I want to pin the ADT to the launcher, but I don't know how to do that. I tried to drag the ...
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How To Create Launcher For Application? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04, I recently downloaded Fritzing .tar.bz2 , which I extracted it & there is one .sh file, which I have to execute everytime from terminal to run the application. My ...
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How do I add links to launcher [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu; I've been using it for a couple hours now, and I encountered one little problem that I was hoping to solve. I got a program on my computer without actually using the software ...
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How do I modify Libre Office launcher's icon right-click menu on Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Upon right-click Libre Office Unity launcher icon shows only two items: to open Libre Office itself (i.e. its main menu) or to unpin the icon from launcher. I want Libre Office icon in my Unity bar ...
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How to create a “.desktop” file? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have downloaded several programs (Eclipse, Sublime Text Editor, SmartGit) and they all come in ZIP format. Once I uncompress them I can use them, but I cannot access ...
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How can i edit the nautilus quicklist in ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

in ubuntu 13.10 how can i edit the quicklist? Because i need to add some other place and remove some that are default (like picture, video, etc) thanks!
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Create Unity Launcher for file [duplicate]

how do you create a launcher for a file in unity? I am currently trying to create a launcher for the side panel in unity that, when clicked, opens an executable file in my home directory. Is there any ...
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How do I add an icon to an executable file [duplicate]

I have several utility programs that I can run only by clicking on their "generic" executable file. How can I assign an icon to each of them for it to show in the Launcher? I am using Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Blender 2.70 not installed, but can open it, yet can't find it in dash or add it to launcher [duplicate]

I have downloaded Blender 2.7 and moved it to folder /opt and yet I can't find it in dash or place it in launcher. I have searched for solutions on the net, but I don't quite understand those.
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How to add or modify launchers to the compiz unity dock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I edit/create new launcher items in Unity? I'm using the natty unity compiz plugin and and I can't find a way to add, rearrange or remove launchers on the dock.
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How do I use a shell command as a launcher shortcut? [duplicate]

The following command from terminal works perfectly: sh /home/flux/Downloads/TeamSpeak3-Client-linux_amd64/ts3client_runscript.sh How would I go about adding this as a shortcut, so I can open ...
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How do I add TweetDeck to the Unity launcher? [duplicate]

I managed to get TweetDeck running on 11.04. I installed a version of Adobe AIR from the archive, then just copied the contents of /opt/TweetDeck in from another Ubuntu 10.04 machine. Now, I'm trying ...
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What's a .desktop file? [duplicate]

I wanted to know what's a .desktop file and how can I generate one in order to have a Wine application displayed on my Launcher bar on the left. Now I have to open the folder where I store the ...
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How to open the terminal with specific command already run? Best at Unity Launcher! [duplicate]

I know how to add a command to the Unity Launcher, but don't know how to have automatically opened terminal for the command. Especially needed when sudo command needs password or command result ...

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