[HOW TO] Quicklist for Cinnamon Desktop

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[HOW TO] Quicklist for Cinnamon Desktop

Postby minitux » Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:07 pm

Quicklist for Nemo

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gksu xed /usr/share/applications/nemo.desktop

and add this lines

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Nemo Root;Documents;Music;Pictures;Videos;Downloads

to the existent line "Actions="

Then, at the end of file add

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[Desktop Action Nemo Root]
Name=Nemo Root
Exec=gksu nemo /

[Desktop Action Documents]
Name=Documents
Exec=nemo Documents

[Desktop Action Music]
Name=Music
Exec=nemo Music

[Desktop Action Pictures]
Name=Pictures
Exec=nemo Pictures

[Desktop Action Videos]
Name=Videos
Exec=nemo Videos

[Desktop Action Downloads]
Name=Downloads
Exec=nemo Downloads


Quicklist for Software Center

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gksu xed /usr/share/applications/mintinstall.desktop

at the end of file add

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Actions=Synaptic;Software Sources;Mint Update

[Desktop Action Synaptic]
Name=Synaptic
Exec=synaptic-pkexec

[Desktop Action Software Sources]
Name=Software Sources
Exec=gksu software-properties-gtk

[Desktop Action Mint Update]
Name=Mint Update
Exec=mintupdate


Quicklist for Terminal

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gksu xed /usr/share/applications/gnome-terminal.desktop

and add this to "Actions="

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;Terminal Root


And at the end of file

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[Desktop Action Root Terminal]
Name=Root Terminal
Exec=gksu gnome-terminal


Quicklist for Cinnamon Settings

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gksu xed /usr/share/applications/cinnamon-settings.desktop
and add to the end of file this

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Actions=Gnome System Monitor;Dconf Editor;Gparted;Disks;USB Format;USB Writer

[Desktop Action Gnome System Monitor]
Name=System Monitor
Exec=gnome-system-monitor

[Desktop Action Dconf Editor]
Name=Dconf Editor
Exec=dconf-editor

[Desktop Action Gparted]
Name=Gparted
Exec=gksu gparted

[Desktop Action Disks]
Name=Disks
Exec=gnome-disks

[Desktop Action USB Format]
Name=USB Format
Exec=mintstick -m format

[Desktop Action USB Writer]
Name=USB Writer
Exec=mintstick -m iso


Save the files and reboot cinnamon shell with
Alt+F2+r and press Enter

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Re: [HOW TO] Quicklist for Cinnamon Desktop

Postby minitux » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:34 pm

Quicklist for Multimedia, this contain my program, but you can modify with yours

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xed .local/share/applications/multimedia.desktop
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[Desktop Entry]
Name=Multimedia
Icon=/usr/share/icons/Mint-X/categories/48/applications-multimedia.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
StartupNotify=true
Exec=
Actions=Vlc;Soundconverter;Asunder;Eastytag;Dvd95;Curlew;Clementine

[Desktop Action Vlc]
Name=Vlc
Exec=vlc

[Desktop Action Soundconverter]
Name=Soundconverter
Exec=soundconverter

[Desktop Action Asunder]
Name=Asunder
Exec=asunder

[Desktop Action Eastytag]
Name=Eastytag
Exec=easytag

[Desktop Action Dvd95]
Name=Dvd95
Exec=dvd95

[Desktop Action Curlew]
Name=Curlew
Exec=curlew %U

[Desktop Action Clementine]
Name=Clementine
Exec=clementine %U
save and close the file and restart the shell
Alt+F2+r and then search in the cinnamon menu the launcher multimedia and add to panel, with right clic there are all the launcher for multimedia programs added to the multimedia.desktop

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Re: [HOW TO] Quicklist for Cinnamon Desktop

Postby minitux » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:53 pm

Quicklist Graphics, same as Multimedia, you can add or remove applications following the same syntax in the launcher

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xed .local/share/applications/graphics.desktop
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[Desktop Entry]
Name=Graphics
Icon=/usr/share/icons/Mint-X/categories/48/applications-graphics.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
StartupNotify=true
Exec=
Actions=Gimp;Inkscape;Libreoffice Draw;Simplescan;Pix

[Desktop Action Gimp]
Name=Gimp
Exec=/usr/bin/gimp

[Desktop Action Inkscape]
Name=Inkscape
Exec=/usr/bin/inkscape

[Desktop Action Libreoffice Draw]
Name=Libreoffice Draw
Exec=libreoffice --draw %U

[Desktop Action Simplescan]
Name=Simplescan
Exec=/usr/bin/simple-scan

[Desktop Action Pix]
Name=Pix
Exec=pix %U

save and close the file and restart the shell
Alt+F2+r and then search in the cinnamon menu the launcher graphics and add to panel, with right clic there are all the launcher for graphics programs added to the graphics.desktop

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Sorry for my English, is not my language

When you ask for support, put the output of inxi -Fxz


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