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App Shortcuts in Ubuntu 18

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revmwv Monday 30 July 2018 at 0:14

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 with PlayOnLinux. I have Photoshop CS6 installed in PlayOnLinux and I would like to add a shortcut to Photoshop in the dock (or "Add to Favorites") so I don't have to launch PlayOnLinux and then Photoshop. I am having no luck at all. I tried using PlayOnLinux's built-in shortcut link but that does nothing (I am guessing because with GNOME 3.x desktop icons are no longer allowed) , and I tried creating my own .desktop file also with no luck. Any help is greatly appreciated!! :)


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booman Saturday 11 August 2018 at 1:31

There is a way to make a shortcut in the Dashboard.

It should be the same as Mint's menu.

if you go to your /home/username/.PlayOnLinux/shortucuts directory, you will find shortcuts and open them to see the commands used to run your applications.

Here is what mine shows for a game:

#!/usr/bin/env playonlinux-bash
[ "$PLAYONLINUX" = "" ] && exit 0
source "$PLAYONLINUX/lib/sources"
export WINEPREFIX="/home/username/.PlayOnLinux//wineprefix/drawn"
export WINEDEBUG=""
cd "/home/username/.PlayOnLinux//wineprefix/drawn/drive_c/./Program Files/bfgclient"
POL_Wine bfgclient.exe "$@"


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