Linking icons to commands

Doug Stewart doug.dastew at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 00:19:07 UTC 2013


https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UnityLaunchersAndDesktopFiles


On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 7:13 PM, Doug Penner <darwinsurvivor at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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.
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> ~Doug
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> 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
>>
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