Adding Custom Launcher to Gnome Shell

I have a long history of using Linux and it has always been my preferred operating system. Due to the needs of my photography workflow, however, I’ve been using Windows as my primary OS for the past few years. That’s until recently, however.

While I don’t quite have the photography workflow fully figured out on Linux yet, I’m back to using it as my primary operating system for the first time in probably 5 years. I went with my go-to setup of Ubuntu with the Gnome desktop (I could write a whole additional post as to why this is my go-to, but I digress).

One of the things I’ve found that I’ve needed to do a bit of while setting everything up is adding my own custom launchers to the Gnome applications overview. Like most everything else on Linux, this can be easily done by creating a file.

Let’s take a look!

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