Here we are going to learn how can we create a desktop shortcut for an application and find the same using finder.
Step 1: Go to
Files -> Other Location -> Computer -> usr -> share -> applications and open terminal here.
Step 2: Run the command
sudo nano my_app.desktop (enter the password when prompted).
Step 3: Paste(
shift + insert) the below code in the window.
Version = 1.0
Type = Application
Terminal = false
Name = STS
Exec = /path/to/the/executable/file
Icon = /path/to/the/icon/to/show
Categories = Application;
Step 4: Save(
ctrl + o) the file.
Step 5: Exit(
ctrl + x) from the nano editor.
Thank you for reading.