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create program launch icon (or shortcut) on windows 8 desktop

I noticed that if you install applications like Visual Studio, its launch icon doesn't appear on the desktop. On the other hand, for apps like Google Chrome browser, the launch icon appears on the ...
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Word Realms won't start from the Menu anymore on Linux Mint 16

Installed Word Realms on Linux Mint 16 per its included instructions. It worked fine launching from the OS menu, for a time. Now when I try to launch it, same way as always, nothing happens: no ...
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Open a web page from anywhere with a single action

I'm using the same webapps over and over. I have the following things in place: shortcuts on my desktop --> I need to go back to the desktop and click. Then all is minimized. favorite in my browser ...
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Is there any launcher that find open windows by name?

For those who use Firefox, you know that when you start typing into the url bar, it will also search for other Tabs who's name matches the search query, and allows you to easily change tab that way. ...
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Ubuntu launch bar for windows (8)

Is it possible to have the Ubuntu task bar (on the left) on Windows 8. Or, are there some good task bar customizers for Windows 8. What i'm trying to find is a way to have my Win8 task bar similar in ...
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How to bundle files for a portable app?

I published a standalone (portable) Application with Adobe Air. Now I would like to make it easier for the user to find the right file that launches the Application. How can hide everything in the ...
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ZSH: Where to place environment variable so that launched application can pick it up?

I need an environment variable KEY="value" made available to a GUI application before starting it. The launcher file (the one that places the icon on the desktop and sidebar in Ubuntu) has a value of ...
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Installing tizen IDE can not locate its companion shared library on mac

I just installed TIZEN IDE. After successful install, I tried to launch the ide. Then such an error occurs. "tizen executable launcher was unable to locate its companion shared library " My ...
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Windows' exe launcher without extra arg

I'm looking for a cmdline launcher that reads the target exe from a plaintext file rather than from an argument. For instance: lame.exe (renamed launcher) lame.ini (contains the exe path to ...
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Adding a complicated launcher to the “Open With” list in Ubuntu

I have a complicated shortcut/launcher that I would like to put in the Open With list. The shortcut uses the command screen -d -m bash -c "screen;source /home/me/intel/bin/compilervars.sh ...
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minimum chrome version requirement for chrome app launcher

I would like to install the chrome app launcher on my windows machine. What is the minimum version of chrome required to install the chrome app launcher?
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Launcher for windows which is exactly same as Mac OS X?

Is there any launcher for Windows which is exactly the same as Mac OS X in both feel and features?
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Send email from Omnibox?

I use Launchy to very easily send one-line emails on my Windows PC. I just type alt-space, then "wife", tab, then the text of the message. However, I can't figure out an easy way to do this or the ...
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Minecraft Keeps Replacing JAR

I don't want to keep creating new profiles for the new launcher. I just want to replace the .jar. But it always re downloads the original files. Why? Is there a way to avoid this? So, basically. I ...
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How can I launch web browser automatically with given window size and url

In linux, is it possible to launch web browser with given window size and url using terminal console or some kind of script (e.g., shell)? What I want to do is to test the web streaming server to see ...
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How to fix java virtual machine launcher error

Recently i accidentally downloaded and ran jar keylogger. So in fear of it stealing various of my logins i deleted my temp folder, because i had a hunch it had stored some files there for sure. Now ...
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Categorizing apps in Windows 7 start menu?

Is there any way to group related applications in Start Menu? Let's say I have a few Graphic software and a bunch of IDEs and I want to put them in a single item. Is it possible?
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xfrun4 alternative for Linux Mint Cinnamon

I just switched from Xubuntu to Linux mint cinnamon and am trying to find an application launcher to replace xfrun4. What are the options that exist these days? Ideally, it would be a text box with ...
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Is there an application launcher for Windows similar to Synapse from Linux/Ubuntu?

I like to use the Synapse launcher in Ubuntu (Xfce) - I think I would prefer it even to Dash from Unity. Is there something close to that for Windows 7? I use the Start search/launch feature of ...
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lxde “run” (alt+F2) doesn't have autocompletion

I have ubuntu 12.04, with lxde. The screenshot below is taken from LXDE site. It shows the recently-launched items. In my computer, however, there's no autocomplete drop-down. In addition, i'd ...
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osx: launch a program when another program opens

I would like a method for starting a program when another program starts. Specifically, I’d like a to open a MS Word document and have my citation manager open simultaneously (EndNote supports this ...
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Launch a program when another program opens

I would like a method for starting a program when another program starts. Specifically, I’d like a to open a MS Word document and have my citation manager open simultaneously (EndNote supports this ...
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Humanized Enso on Windows 7

I know this may be the same topic as in the previous post, but because there was no reliable answers there and it's been very long time ago, so I would like to ask again here and hoping someone could ...
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Firefox steals focus from RocketDock

If Firefox (v3.6.28) is running, RocketDock (with Layering set to "Always on Top") shows above Firefox but if in Firefox I do certain things (such as writing a post or watching a YouTube clip) ...
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in OSX, any keyboard launcher app that can access application menu options?

I'm using AlfredApp, and love how I can launch application with it. But I'm wondering if anyone know an app that would also list application's menu options. ie: While in Chrome, I would hit some ...
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Moving “Workspace Switcher” in Ubuntu Unity Launcher

I need the Workspace Switcher in Unity's Launcher at the very top just below Dash or Nautilus. I need this because when I run VirtualBox the commands CtrlAlt↑/↓/←/→ are not ...
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How do I create a program shortcut for a command in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I remember I could do that in an older version of Ubuntu, but I'm lost in Ubuntu 12.04. I want to add an item in the Launcher bar or on Desktop, that when double clicked runs the following command ...
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Set environment variable for unity application launcher

I've created a .desktop file to launch our application. Our application requires, that a certain environment variable is configured correctly. Where can I configure this environment variable on a ...
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Launch Windows program with custom environment variable

My JAVA_HOME on my dev machine - which is Windows 7 Pro 64 Bit - points to a 64-bit Java, and that's fine in general. However, I just installed a program - to wit, the FlashDeveloper IDE - for which ...
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Application launcher with tab-completion

EDIT: Ok, fair enough - probably using a standalone launcher is the way to go as Daniel Andersson suggest below. But this leads to following questions: Either; How do I get bash-like command ...
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Binary executable won't launch if called outside of source folder

I am trying to launch the 32-bit binary reclient_linux_32 that comes with the Linux Red Eclipse game. I've successfully built from source and also have another version of the executable. If I open a ...
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Ubuntu Launcher Customization

Is there some way to futher customize the Ubuntu Launcher? I would like to make a few tweaks like moving it to the right instead of left and making it "pop" in and out instead of the scrolling it ...
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Create custom launchers in GNOME 3

I'm using Debian testing, and I have been switched to GNOME 3 by the Debian update yesterday. I'm not very comfortable with the UI. I wanted to customize everything like I had it with GNOME 2, but I ...
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Troubleshooting Enso Commands

I have some Enso commands that tell me An error occurred when trying to open <X>. I'm not sure why. Usually, this is because Enso's shortcut doesn't have the Start In attribute set to the ...
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Mac OSX equivalent of an Open Desktop dot-desktop file?

I am mostly an Ubuntu user. I like that it is very easy to create one-click launchers for apps by (in Gnome, at least) right-clicking on the panel and choosing add-to-panel->custom-app. I use this A ...
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How can I index and launch Chrome bookmarks from a launcher?

I'm puzzled by the apparent lack of solutions for launching Chrome (or even Firefox) bookmarks from a launcher. The Windows 7 start menu only supports IE, which is no surprise from Microsoft. ...
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Synergy fails to launch! (Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit)

Synergy will not launch on ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I have tried: -rebooting -removing and reinstalling Synergy -using previous stable and beta versions but still nothing, any advice on the next steps I ...
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dmenu alternative for windows [closed]

I really like using dmenu on *nix systems: are there any alternatives for windows? I've tried launchy, but it is slow and I don't like its interface.
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Ubuntu Linux Gnome Desktop Launcher Icon formats?

A few years back PNG graphics could be used as launcher icons. This does not work on Ubuntu 10.10, while SVG works. Is there any reliable documentation?
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Launch multiple apps in a single command in OS X

Is there a way on the mac (os x 10.6) to launch multiple apps in a single command?
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Enso Launcher: dead or lives on? where?

I just discovered Enso Launcher, and seems it's a tool I always dreamed about (even tried to made some part of its functionality myself). But it seems, it dead now, and community Enso is only fork of ...
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Launch Chrome in a Fixed Sized Window

I am trying to launch Google Chrome in a fixed sized window, in application mode. I have read the following question, and have changed the desktop icon to start in application mode. How to start ...
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How to assign a keyboard shortcut to an application on Mac OS X?

Question I want to start an application, e.g. the Google Chrome browser, via a keyboard shortcut. How do I assign a keyboard shortcut to an application? Additional information I know there are ...
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What are some alternative launcher programs for Mac OS X?

Quicksilver on the Mac is crashing all the time. QSB or Google Desktop Search are both slow enough to be unusable. What are the alternatives?
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How to Launch a Program and Two Returns

I want to launch a program that then produces two dialog boxes I wish to just hit ENTER for. How do I do this? I have this so far but want it followed with RETURN twice. w:: Run E:\Program ...
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How can user change the jre parameter values after the exe is generated in Launch4j?

Is it possible to change the jre parameter values after the exe file is generated through Launch4j? The ideal scenario is like this: The default parameter values are applied when the program is ...
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How to create launch icons on Ubuntu Desktop?

I installed Ubuntu in a VM using VirtualBox, and after a few hours of Googling all the things I had to install and configure for the rest of the environment, I am finally up and running with a Ruby on ...
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Any free launcher for starting a program on condition (checking OS version)

I have a two version of my autorun.exe - for windows 7 - for oldier OS I look for a small free tool or program (not in .net or VB) that can be started silently with no window, checks for the OS ...
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Enso application crashes

I've been a fan of enso http://www.humanized.com/enso/ for quite a while, but for the past several years I've had problems with it crashing, I've never been able to get it work reliably with Windows ...
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Blaze error: No disk in drive

Running Blaze on Win 7 64-bit PC and getting the following error: There is not disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive\Device\Harddisk2\DR2. View error message here: ...