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I have an executable file called
drracket in a folder :
However in GUI it appears as a source file :
Is there a way to run the file via GUI like double-click etc.? (Running it in prompt forces me to keep the prompt open
and bound to the executing file, closing the prompt closes the program as well).
asked Nov 10, 2014 at 13:21
Vineet KaushikVineet Kaushik
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You can use
- You need to make the shellscript as executable.
.desktop file in same path.
Exec=/bin/sh "path of script like /opt/mefile/file"
- Make the
.destop file executable by +x.
- now double click in .desktop file and it will launch your application.
answered Nov 10, 2014 at 13:55
Shantanu BanerjeeShantanu Banerjee
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