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How does one rename applications in "show applications", from, such as "GNU Image Manipulation Program" to "GIMP" in Ubuntu 20.04.2?

I have searched the 'Net, and the AskUbuntu database, I have found no answers. Is there a solution for this?

Thanks in advance, drwho

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cp /usr/share/applications/program-name.desktop $HOME/.local/share/applications/

Open the copied file, search for string name and change the name there.

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With the little tool alacarte ("Main Menu"), you can edit the launchers:

You need to install it first:

sudo apt install alacarte

alacarte screenshot

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