I use several self made scripts in my ubuntu 20.04 to make my life easier. I put some of them into desktop launchers.

But the vanilla-launchers (*.desktop files) have no control from the taskbar icon:

  1. Highlight Feature: When I click on one of them, it appears in the dash (if not already) and then a single dot appears on it implying one instance of it is already running.

  2. Close Option: I am also unable to close it (SIGKILL) via a close option menu.

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I have been wondering for long on how to do it on .desktop file side or application script side. Any side solution works for me, I am curious how to configure that.

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