TO Create a new file androidstudio.desktop, I have run "nano ~/.local/share/applications/adndroidstudio.desktop" in my terminal ,then i added "[Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=Android Studio Exec="/opt/android-studio/bin/studio.sh" %f Icon=/opt/android-studio/bin/studio.png Categories=Development;IDE; Terminal=false StartupNotify=true StartupWMClass=android-studio"

then i pressed "CTRL+X" >>"Y">>ENTER. after then what shoud i do?help me I hooked up with this for 3 hours!!

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    Possible duplicate of How to add Android Studio to the launcher?
    – damien
    Commented Nov 30, 2015 at 7:02
  • my question is not anwered!!please help with details as i am new to ubuntu!!the same code it has been shown!! but what should I do with that ? mean where to put it or write it? as i have said putting it in my terminal ,after pressing "CTRL+X" ,then "Y" and then 'ENTER'.it shows no error in terminal. but after what?
    – subh
    Commented Nov 30, 2015 at 7:13

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You don't have to manually create the desktop file. First delete any files you already created.

  • Open Android Studio.
  • Then click on Tools -> Create desktop Entry in the menu bar.
  • thanx !your answer is so clear!!
    – subh
    Commented Nov 30, 2015 at 8:20

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