Linking icons to commands

Doug Penner darwinsurvivor at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 00:13:24 UTC 2013


Create a .desktop file (there are utilities and tutorials abound) for your 
applications. Then simply use the file manager and drag&drop it into the 
unity bar.


~Doug



On Sun, 24 Feb 2013, William Frick wrote:

> Hello everyone !
> 
> Is there a way to create a program icon that launches a program that I currently start from a terminal window ?  I am running a 3d printer host program that so far
> requires me to:
> 
> cd Printrun-master
> python pronterface.py
> 
> The python app does put an icon in the launcher but how do I link it all to a one click ?  Old windows had a PIF utility [program information file] where this could
> be done specifying working directory etc...
> 
> Thank you for any direction.
> 
> Bill
> 
> 
> 
>


More information about the ubuntu-ca mailing list