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Add PhpStorm icon To Linux ubuntu Menu

Submitted by editor on Sat, 07/09/2016 - 21:18
Question

How to Add PhpStorm icon To Linux Ubuntu / Mint Menu or desktop ?

Add Icon to the Desktop

1. Locate the PhpStorm and bin folder (Here : /Software/PhpStorm)

2. Create a file on the desktop named PhpStorm.desktop and write following datas

#!/usr/bin/env xdg-open
[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Exec=/Software/PhpStorm/bin/phpstorm.sh
Icon=/Software/PhpStorm/bin/webide.png
Type=Application
Terminal=false
Comment=PhpStorm Integrated Development Environment
Name=PhpStorm
GenericName=PhpStorm-9.0
StartupNotify=false
Name[en_US]=PhpStorm
Categories=Application;Development;Java;IDE

 

Now you can launch PhpStorm using this file

Add this icon to the menu

Copy the PhpStorm.desktop file in to the applications folder

sudo cp PhpStorm.desktop /usr/share/applications/

 

Other Categorie Examples

Categories=Network;WebBrowser;
Categories=GTK;Utility;TextEditor;
Categories=AudioVideo;Player;Recorder;
Categories=GNOME;GTK;System;Monitor;
Categories=PackageManager;GTK;System;Settings;
Categories=Office;Spreadsheet;X-Red-Hat-Base;X-MandrivaLinux-Office-Spreadsheets;
Categories=Graphics;2DGraphics;RasterGraphics;GTK;
Categories=Settings;
Categories=GNOME;GTK;Utility;HardwareSettings;X-GNOME-Utilities;Settings;HardwareSettings;

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