Create Application Launcher on Desktop in ubuntu

  1. Create “your-application.desktop” file on desktop.
  2. Write follwing lines in that file
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Name=BackMeUp
Comment=Back up your data with one click
Exec=/home/alex/Documents/backup.sh
Icon=/home/alex/Pictures/backup.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Utility;Application;

3. Give executable permission to this file

4. Start using it

For More info UnityLaunchersAndDesktopFiles

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