I use netbeans in Ubuntu Natty. I have added it in the launcher and it works. But there is an issue. When I start netbeans it shows two Icons. One is for the launcher and the other for the active netbeans (the latter's icon is with little white triangle). Is there a workaround?
There is a netbeans plugin that works around this problem: http://plugins.netbeans.org/plugin/40321/unity-launcher
I found it is a bug in unity described here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bamf/+bug/751909 I will keep an eye on the ticked and see if it is fixed. If they wont fix it until october, I will upgrade to Oneiric
As Curious Apprentice mentions, go to
/usr/share/applications and edit the .desktop file which corresponds to your NetBeans installation. In my case, this file was named
Add the following two lines to the end of the file (in my case, after