How can i set startup commands for application´s in launcher shortcut?

Example: I want to start my Browser with this command:

opera --disable-reading-from-canvas --disable-webrtc-encryption


chromium-browser --no-sandbox --disable-reading-from-canvas --disable-webrtc-encryptio

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Open Files as root and go to /usr/share/applications/
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Find the shortcut you need and open it in Scratch and edit the Exec line with whatever you need. enter image description here

Some applications setup their .desktop files in ~/.local/share/applications/ so you might want to check that folder too.

  • Thank you, I could not found this folder.
    – MyAvatar
    Commented Apr 28, 2017 at 13:05

I think this is included by default: Nothing to install

From the terminal type:


Then you have the nearly same interface as the settings-applications. Best of luck.enter image description here

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    Good too know, but this is not the right answer to my question. startup commands for application´s in launcher shortcut
    – MyAvatar
    Commented May 5, 2017 at 1:48

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