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Ubuntu – create launcher for an application(GitEye)

For application to be available in launcher we need to create a custom file in path:

/usr/share/applications/
  1. Open terminal and create a file:
sudo nano  /usr/share/applications/giteye.desktop

2.Paste below content into the file and save it:

[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Name=GitEye
GenericName=GitEye - git client
GenericName[de]=GitEye
Comment= Used to manage git repos
Exec=/opt/GitEye/GitEye
Icon=/opt/GitEye/icon.xpm
StartupNotify=true
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Application;
Keywords=git;sourcetree;

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