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I have installed Format Factory using PlayOnLinux, but the shortcut I created is not working! Here the .desktop file with r&w permissions at both ends.

[Desktop Entry]
Name=Format Factory
Exec=/home/shivu/PlayOnLinux's virtual drives/VirtualDrive/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/FormatFactory/FormatFactory.exe
Icon=/home/shivu/Pictures/Icons/Format Factory Icon.jpeg
Type=Application
Categories=Wine;
Path=/home/shivu/PlayOnLinux's virtual drives/VirtualDrive/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/FormatFactory/
Comment=Format Factory
GenericName=Format Factory
  • In general, spaces and characters like ', (, ) and some others should be appropriately escaped. See pclosmag.com/html/Issues/201607/page03.html. I don't know if this applies to lines in .desktop files for Wine applications. – DK Bose Sep 11 at 13:04
  • I simply reinstalled PlayOnLinux and the shortcut worked! I don't know how PlayOnLinux was corrupted or removed by some app! – BS Vijay Anand Sep 12 at 17:50

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