The .desktop under Ubuntu

The .desktop files is something like the launcher where is saved under /usr/share/applications, you can use any ASCII editor to modify it or there is anohter GUI way.

sudo apt-get install gnome-panel

Use the following command to create a new .desktop under /usr/share/applications

sudo gnome-desktop-item-edit /usr/share/applications/ --create-new

Also put the exact .desktop and full path without –create-new can edit current .desktop files.


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