I have a custom
[Desktop Entry] Type=Application Terminal=false Icon[en_US]=/home/alex/bin/idea-IC-173.4127.27/bin/idea.png Name[en_US]=IntelliJ Exec=/home/alex/bin/idea-IC-173.4127.27/bin/idea.sh Name=IntelliJ Icon=/home/alex/bin/idea-IC-173.4127.27/bin/idea.png
ls -lha .local/share/applications/intellij.desktop:
-rwx--x--x 1 alex alex 248 Dez 30 10:54 .local/share/applications/intellij.desktop
I can find this launcher in Activities and I can double click on that file and IntelliJ will start. Nevertheless, I cannot add this launcher as a favorite to the dock. The option does not show up.
Answers posted to a previous question (Can't add Custom .desktop files to dock 17.10) don't work for me.