xubuntu: How to create application panel launchers

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xubuntu: How to create application panel launchers

Postby intodis » 18 Feb 2009, 04:45

Shows how to create a panel launcher for an application on xubuntu.

Tested on version:
xubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

Instructions:

  • Right-click the panel and select Add New Item.
  • Double-click Launcher from the Available Items list.
  • Enter Name, Description, Command and check User startup notification,
    also set icon.


Examples
Create a Terminal launcher,
Name: Terminal
Description: Terminal Emulator
Command:
Code: Select all
xfce4-terminal

Check User startup notification
Pick the icon from those available


Create a Thunderbird launcher,
Name: Thunderbird
Description: Mozilla Thunderbird Email Client
Command:
Code: Select all
thunderbird

Check User startup notification
Icon Location: /usr/share/pixmaps/thunderbird.png


Create an Arnold-Nurgle Emulator launcher (have to have installed arnold-nurgle already),
Name: Arnold
Description: Arnold-Nurgle CPC Emulator
Command:
Code: Select all
/home/<me>/arnold/arnold

Check User startup notification
Pick an icon
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