Add an Android Studio shortcut to the app launcher on Ubuntu
This tip explains how to add a shortcut to the app launcher to launch Android Studio on Ubuntu.
- Ubuntu 16
- Gnome 3
- Android Studio installed
Add a shortcut in the launcher
If you want to access Android Studio from the dash or add an icon as a favourite in the launcher, this is pretty simple. Follow the steps below :
- Open Android Studio,
- Click on Tools menu -> Create Desktop Entry.
This should create an entry on the dash.
- Launch Android Studio
- On the launcher, right click on the Android Studio logo
- In the menu, click on Add to Favourites
The Android Studio icon should now be available in the application launcher.
Add a desktop shortcut icon
If you prefer to access Android Studio clicking on an icon from your desktop from a Gnome 3 environment, please read the following article: Add an Android Studio icon on Ubuntu