Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Ubuntu 14 - Make clickable application shortcut on Ubuntu's Desktop

In order to create a clickable application icon on Ubuntu's Desktop, you should create new .desktop file with the following content:

[Desktop Entry]
Name=My script
Comment=Test hello world script
Exec=/home/user/yourscript.sh
Icon=/home/user/youricon.gif
Terminal=false
Type=Application

Original credits to: terdon
Also, make sure you set the .desktop file as Executable (otherwise, you'll get the errror - unauthorized)

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