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I have been following this post: Add TeamSpeak3 to Unity launcher? I have created my .desktop file and it works create, now all the guides have been telling me to put this file in the /usr/share/applications folder but when i drag it there, I get this error:

There was an error moving the file into /usr/share/applications.

Error move file: Permission denied

I'm guessing the folder doesn’t have the correct permissions but none of the guides have mentioned this.

I'm wary changing permissions as I just had to reinstall my whole system after doing something similar which messed up my whole system when trying to install new apps.

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You need to be root to copy the file. I would recommend instead to copy to ~/.local/share/applications/, as this would not mess with the whole system.

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