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Old 01-29-2005, 02:36 AM   #1
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How do I create application launcher using bash script


Is it possible to create an application launcher using a bash script? If not then how?
I want to install my Kylix application using a setup.sh script that would give the user the option to create a application launcher.
 
Old 01-29-2005, 08:50 AM   #2
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Which application launcher do you mean?? Like an icon in your desktop or a menu item? To create a application launcher in your desktop, for example, if you want to create a launcher to launch vim, create vim.desktop in ~/Desktop:
Code:
[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Type=Application
Exec=vim
Terminal=true
Name[en_GB]=Vim
chmod +x it.

The syntax is quite easy to understand, just change it to fit your needs.
 
Old 01-30-2005, 06:28 AM   #3
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Which application launcher do you mean?
I was wanting to add an application launcher on the desktop. I can't believe the solution is so simple. Thanks for your reply.
 
  


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