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How to Create Shortcuts on Desktop in UBUNTU 14.04

We can create the shortcuts by simply doing drag and drop the required application program from UBUNTU older versions directly from HUD, refer the below video for the process in older versions of Ubuntu like 12.04.

But this procedure is not possible in the newer versions like 14.04. However, there is an easy method to do on every Ubuntu Linux version. Follow the below steps

Open your HOME folder from sidebar by clicking on the icon.
Now to select "Computer" on the left panel, then open the "usr" folder from the right panel

Go to "share" folder, from there open the "applications" folder. Now you will find all the installed applications in that folder.

Just right click on the desired application and select copy and do paste on desktop (or) do right click select "copy to" option and select the destination to "Desktop" on the left side panel.

You are Done! you can now create shortcuts on any version of the Ubuntu.

Watch the video Tutorial for the same

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