How to Make Cisco Packet Tracer Start Menu Shortcut in Linux Mint 19/Linux Mint18? – There is nothing as easy as creating a start menu for a program on the Windows operating system. However, it may be difficult to create shortcuts to the desktop and the start menu for some programs as the Linux operating system is concerned.
How to Make Cisco Packet Tracer Start Menu Shortcut in Linux Mint 19/Linux Mint18?
In fact, it is not difficult to create a shortcut for a program on a Linux system. However, these Linux systems may seem a little complicated for those new to experience.
As an example, after installing the Cisco Packet Tracer 7.1.1 network simulator on Linux, we unfortunately have a shortcut problem. In the previous article, we installed Packet Tracer on Linux Mint, and then we created a desktop shortcut for Packet Tracer. You can access these articles from the links below.
In this article, we will create a Start Menu Shortcut for Packet Tracer 7.1.1 on Linux.
How to Create Packet Tracer 7.1.1 Start Menu Shortcut in Linux?
In fact, once you’ve created the Packet Tracer desktop shortcut, you can do this shortcut to the /usr/share/applications/ location by copying. But in order to be more understandable, we will create the Packet Tracer start menu shortcut step by step.
On the Linux Mint start menu, type Cisco Packet Tracerin the search field and check if there is a shortcut.
In the previous article, we created a desktop shortcut for Packet Tracer. Now, go to the /usr/share/applications/ location to add the desktop shortcut we created to the start menu and open the folder as Root.
Type your root password and click on the Authenticate button.
Drag and drop the shortcut to the applications folder on the Linux desktop.
To check the Cisco Packet Tracer start shortcut, search and check the Linux menu. The Packet Tracer shortcut will be visible as shown in the image below!