Thursday, December 27, 2012

How to add Eclipse shortcut to Ubuntu Dash

Create file /usr/share/applications/eclipse.desktop with the following info.
[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Eclipse
Comment=Eclipse IDE
Exec=/home/dulanja/work/dev/tools/eclipse/eclipse
Icon=/home/dulanja/work/dev/tools/eclipse/icon.xpm
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=GNOME;Application;Development;
StartupNotify=true
Exec property indicates where Eclipse executable is located.
Icon indicates where to find the Eclipse icon that should be displayed in Dash.

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