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[ubuntu] How to create a script to creat a desktop launcher?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I downloaded Scrivener (a wordprocessing/organizational tool for writers) in a beta version. I'd like to set up a desktop launcher, so I didn't have to run it from the command line. The text below (found on a website about installing Scrivener on Linux) says this is what I need as a 'script' to create a laucher: [Desktop Entry] Name=Scrivener GenericName=Scrivener Editor Exec=/usr/local/LiteratureAndLatte/bin/Scrivener %f Terminal=false Type=Application StartupNotify=true Icon=/usr/ (Hardware)