Running .desktop files from command line

Follow these instructions to run desktop files from command line in Ubuntu 14.04.


1) Create a new file: ~/bin/run-desktop

2) Set the execute permission

3) Create a new file: ~/.local/share/applications/run-desktop.desktop

4) Add a new entry to ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.