How To Add Application To Pop OS Gnome Launcher

Following this SO post

Basically:

  • wrote my own .desktop file by hand
  • supposedly can downloaded logo and stored it in /usr/share/icons for global and ~/.local/share/icons for users, but didn’t work
  • made it executable
  • stored it in /usr/share/applications
  • wait a few moments or relog to have the applications refreshed
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[Desktop Entry]
Name=obsidian
Comment=Zettlekasten note taking
Exec=/usr/local/bin/Obsidian-0.12.10.AppImage
Type=Application
Terminal=false
Icon=<ICON NAME OR PATH TO ICON>
NoDisplay=false