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Add Custom Launcher in 11.10

So I created a custom launcher using alacarte. Now how do I add it to the launch bar?

The code is just LANGUAGE="ja" google-chrome

I can keep the icon in the launch bar by right-clicking and checking 'keep in launcher' while Japanese chrome is running. But this icon opens chrome in English (the system language).

Edit: Not a duplicate. Launcher wasn't coded by hand, there's no .desktop to drag into the launch bar.

marked as duplicate by Stefano Palazzo Jan 8 '12 at 19:22

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The exec line needs to be:

env LANGUAGE="ja" google-chrome

So, open alarcarte and click on the 'Properties' option of Google Chrome.

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Then, replace the existing command with the following:

env LANGUAGE="ja" /opt/google/chrome/google-chrome %U

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After modifying it, pin it to your launcher and from now, Google Chrome would be in Japanese.

  • Didn't make any difference. Keep in mind that this was made using alacarte; not hand-scripted. – user39846 Jan 10 '12 at 15:16
  • Yeah, but you'll still have a .desktop file somewhere. Take a look in ~/.local/share/applications. – htorque Jan 10 '12 at 15:50