I have an application (an AppImage) that I start with ./KDevelop.AppImage &

When it starts there is an icon in my favorites bar (Ubuntu Dock), but when I right click on that there is no option to "add to favorites".

How can I add this to favorites?


If you are in Ubuntu 18.04: When you run the appimage it asks you if it should integrate it into the system. If you choose yes then you can search it on the shell and right-clicking on it (before running) will give you the option to add to Favorites.

Here is an example:


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    How do we do this if we accidentally do not integrate into the system the first time? – Startec Oct 21 '19 at 0:08
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    A comment on this answer made by a new user as a separate (now-deleted) answer said: "You should mention that integration to system works only after installing AppImage Launcher" – pomsky Oct 21 '19 at 17:45

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