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According to GNOME Desktop System Administration Guide Customizing Menus : Desktop Entry Files Desktop entry files must reside in the $XDG_DATA_DIRS/applications directory and must have a .desktop file extension. If $XDG_DATA_DIRS 1 is not set, then the default path is /usr/share is used. This also implies that user specific desktop entries may be ...


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You can use ~/.local/share/applications under your user's home folder to keep .desktop files that you want to have available for that user only.


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Not a fundamental answer to your actual question (i.e., how to add your custom directory to host .desktop launchers), but I suggest you could use /usr/local/share/applications for launchers of your self compiled applications that should be available system wide. This directory is configured by default in Ubuntu in XDG_DATA_DIRS, and its purpose is exactly ...


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To obtain an entry to the program in your application menu, you indeed should copy the zotero.desktop file to an appropriate directory, and also verify if it points to the correct executable and icon. 1) Copy the launcher to a suitable directory If a Zotero .desktop file came with the program, then copy (or indeed link) that file in one of the directories ...


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This method is applicable on creating only 1 .desktop file I changed my Github.desktop file and added StartupWMClass=Brave-browser if you are using chrome then add Google-chrome instead Next copy the default .desktop file for the browser to ~/.local/applications cp /usr/share/applications/brave-browser.desktop ~/.local/share/applications/brave-browser....


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This seems to be exclusive problem of only CubicSDR AppImage. Three other AppImages like App.Outlet-2.0.0-beta-1.AppImage drawio-x86_64-14.6.13_fed376c2692af2074327a4f8fb9ccdf9.AppImage ubports-installer_0.8.8-beta_linux_x86_64.AppImage vnote-linux-x64.AppImage are well integrated. So I create a symlink between CubicSDR and my Desktop folder by chmod +x ~/...


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