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How to add a shell script to launcher as shortcut [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I edit/create new launcher items in Unity by hand? How can I create launchers on my desktop? I want to add some shell scripts in my launcher as shortcuts.. They are ...
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8answers
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Desktop shortcut to create a new desktop shortcut doesn't do anything [duplicate]

It's weird that creating desktop shortcuts is currently so primitive. I found the following: Create Shortcut / launcher on Desktop in Ubuntu 12.04 That helps. However, if there's something wrong ...
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3answers
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How to create a desktop shortcut [duplicate]

Can somebody please explain to me how to create a desktop shortcut to an application like Chrome or Blender as if I'm an idiot? I really don't get it. I have the gnome panel program thing and can run ...
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4answers
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How can I add a bash script to the Unity launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create launchers on my desktop? How to add a shell script to launcher as shortcut I open my favourite IDE (PhpStorm) using a custom bash script. I would like to ...
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2answers
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how to find the installing path of some install application? [duplicate]

I install (using the terminal setup command) Visual Studio Code. I can run it (by clicking on the icon on the 'all programs') but I can't find the installation path of it. I want to run it using ...
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What is the intended way of creating desktop launchers? [duplicate]

TL;DR : what is the easiest way to create desktop shortcut to a program ? When I first started using GNOME with Ubuntu I immediately tried to find ways of creating desktop shortcuts/launchers to ...
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1answer
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How to add program icons to the desktop? [duplicate]

For example, I'd like a Terminal icon on the desktop.
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1answer
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Adding a custom launcher to Unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create launchers on my desktop? I understand that I should be able to right-click on my Unity desktop and select 'Create Launcher'. I don't have that menu option. ...
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1answer
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How I Can Create A Launcher For a Program [duplicate]

As you know, Firefox has been update to 57.00 but some extensions doesen't work for me. For that i want to pass 56.00 and i remove Firefox 57.00, after that i download Firefox 56.00 version and lastly ...
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0answers
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create launcher in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create launchers on my desktop? I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and have installed Eclipse (as I am into Android coding). I downloaded the tar.gz file for ...
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0answers
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How to Create a custom launcher in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create launchers on my desktop? In gnome2 we had this and i don't see any nearlike option for unity! i need to create a custom launcher for a propriate program ...
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1answer
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how to get a launcher desktop icon for matlab R2019a [duplicate]

i am very new to Linux as a whole. I use an alienware 15 R2 with Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on it. i have installed matlab R2019a in the folder /media/srikar/Code/Matlab. The ./matlab code path is /media/...
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1answer
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Ubuntu: How to execute a script without using terminal? [duplicate]

This is my dilemma. I have a program that can only be launched through terminal. So, right now I am always having to first open the terminal and then do the following ./theGUIScript. It runs but I ...
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3answers
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Start programs without needing an extra terminal and from the desktop [duplicate]

I am a total newbie to Ubuntu and just installed it yesterday, so please explain it, so someone who almost never used Linux can understand. I would like to not have to open a separate Terminal to ...
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1answer
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Please help restore my crashed launcher/compizconfig [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create launchers on my desktop? I have just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. Everything worked fine at first, but at one point when I was editing some CompizConfig ...

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