How to Make Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 Desktop Shortcut in Linux Mint 19/Linux Mint 18? – Some applications’ shortcuts are not working on Linux platforms and as a result you need to manually create a new desktop shortcut.
How to Make Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 Desktop Shortcut in Linux Mint 19/Linux Mint 18?
Before you create a shortcut to a program on
Linux, the first thing you need to do is find the location where the program is installed. For example, after installing the Packet Tracer network simulator on Linux, the desktop shortcut usually does not work.
In our previous articles, we installed the
Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 network simulator on and Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia . In this article, we will create Debian 9 Stretch a desktop shortcut on Linux Mint for Packet Tracer 7.1.1.
You can access
Packet Tracer 7.1.1 installation articles on Linux Mint and Debian from the links below.
After creating the desktop shortcut for
, we will run Packet Tracer to test the desktop shortcut. Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 How to Make Packet Tracer Desktop Shortcut in Linux Mint 19/Linux Mint 18?
To make Packet Tracer desktop shortcut on Linux, follow the steps below.
On Linux systems, installation of Packet Tracer is done to
/opt/pt/ location. Go to /opt/pt/bin/ as below and drag and drop the Cisco Packet Tracer.desktop file to the desktop. Step 2
On the Linux Mint, open the Terminal and switch to Root using the
sudo su command. Then, run the following command to edit the Cisco Packet Tracer.desktop file that you copied to the desktop.
gedit program is not installed on the terminal screen. To install gedit on Linux, run the apt install gedit command.
apt install gedit
Once you have installed the
gedit program for Linux, run the gedit Cisco-PacketTracer.desktop command again. Step 5
The contents of the Cisco-PacketTracer.desktop file is as follows. To
make Packet Tracer desktop shortcut on Linux Mint, you need to edit the Exec section in the Cisco-PacketTracer.desktop file. Step 6
file as follows and click the Cisco-Packet Tracer.desktop Save button.
Finally, apply the
chmod +x Cisco-PacketTracer.desktop command to make the Packet Tracer 7.1.1 desktop shortcut icon visible.
chmod +x Cisco-PacketTracer.desktop
Run and check Packet Tracer to test the desktop shortcut.
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