Create launch icon for Ubuntu App

Recently I uninstalled the built-in thunderbird client in Ubuntu(not easy to update/maintenance), instead, I use the Linux version from their official site. It is quite annoying every time to open it through the terminal or file system, so I decide to make a launch icon for it.

Desktop environment: GNOME3

First, direct to:


then, create a desktop shortcut:

sudo nano thunderbird.desktop

type in:


change the privilege and the icon will display in Launcher.


translated 2021-09-24

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