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Friday, November 28, 2014

Ubuntu 14.04 - how to create shortcuts in unity launcher

To create a shortcut to an application in unity launcher just make in a symlink in one of the following locations:

/home/user/.local/share/applications

or

/usr/share/applications

or

/usr/local/share/applications

Example command:

ln -s /home/user/applicationsFolder/app1 /usr/share/applications/app1






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