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Old 04-30-2020, 04:34 AM   #1
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Making a starter on the desktop


I want to start jstock from the desktop. At the moment, I ve to start the prog from the folder jstock with jstock.sh. How can I make a starter which starts the prog. from the desktop with clicking an icon, making a file like jstock.desktop?

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Old 04-30-2020, 05:08 AM   #2
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I got it runnung with creating the file jstock.desktop

Code:
[Desktop Entry]
Name=Jstock
Exec=/home/madmax/jstock/jstock.sh
Icon=/home/madmax/jstock/jstock-icon.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
which I saved in the folder /usr/share/applications.

from the roxpanel I drew it to the desktop. I only would like to know how I can make my own symbols.
 
Old 04-30-2020, 07:59 AM   #3
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I'd say ~/.local/share/applications is a better place for something started from your home directory.
 
Old 04-30-2020, 02:09 PM   #4
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I only would like to know how I can make my own symbols.
You mean the icon?
Referenced as "Icon=..." in that .desktop file?
Are you asking how to make icons?
 
  


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