Adding Android Studio to your Applications Launcher and Favorites Bar in Ubuntu

  1. Manually copy to one of the …/share/applications directories I just mentioned.
  2. Use the GUI gnome-desktop-item-edit
  3. Use the command-line desktop-file-install command.
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Type=Application
Terminal=true
Name=Android Studio
Comment=Launches Android Studio
Icon=/home/my_user_name/android-studio/bin/studio.png
Exec=/home/my_user_name/android-studio/bin/studio.sh
my_user     125588    4398  0 01:22 pts/2    00:00:00 /bin/sh /home/my_user/android-studio/bin/studio.sh
my_user 125648 125588 99 01:22 pts/2 00:03:03 /home/my_user/android-studio/jre/bin/java -classpath /home/my_user/android-studio/lib/bootstrap
my_user 125707 125648 0 01:22 pts/2 00:00:00 /home/my_user/android-studio/bin/fsnotifier64
my_user 126017 125648 63 01:22 ? 00:01:10 /home/my_user/android-studio/jre/bin/java --add-opens java.base/java.util=ALL-UNNAMED --add-o

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