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"Create Folder" and "Create Document" worked well. But nothing happened when click "Create Launcher". It's annoying to create launchers in Terminal. so what can I do?

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  • For what application you want to create a launcher? And how did you create a launcher?
    – karthick87
    Jun 3, 2011 at 22:08
  • I copy and edit *.desktop files from /usr/share/applications.
    – Jun
    Jun 3, 2011 at 22:46

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What happens when you issue the following command from a terminal (CTRL+ALT+T)?:

gnome-desktop-item-edit --create-new $HOME/Desktop

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  • command not found :(
    – Jun
    Jun 3, 2011 at 22:43
  • Which version of Ubuntu are you using?
    – Kory Wnuk
    Jun 3, 2011 at 22:49
  • 11.04. And Unity.
    – Jun
    Jun 3, 2011 at 22:50
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Out of curiosity on my part, let's something a little different. I am going to assume that you do not have 'Ubuntu-Tweak' installed. If you do, skip this step. From a terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) issue the following command:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak

Once 'Ubuntu-Teak' is installed (or if it is already installed), start it. Under the Desktop section, select Desktop Icon Settings. Does your setup look like what it pictured below?

I was thinking that if the 'Show desktop icons' option was not enabled that you would not be able to create a new launcher on the desktop. Please let me know what you find.

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