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When I install an app with snap install command , it's icon does not appear in the apps lost and I have to run it with snap run command .

How can I add it's icon to the apps list???

  • which app did you installed? – Sebastian Nov 26 '18 at 16:40
  • to understand you... can you see the entry but no the icon? – Sebastian Nov 26 '18 at 16:47
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1) You may have to reboot. I've installed apps via snap before, like Brave, and they appear in the Applications menu but with a generic icon. The icon is there after rebooting. As Sebastian noted below, logging out/logging in should work too.

2) You can edit the .desktop file. It will either be in /etc/share/applications or from your home directory it will be in .local/share/applications

3) You can install a program from the AppCenter called AppEditor and use it to create a menu item. It's essentially a more user friendly way of the instructions in #2.

  • In the first case (1) there's no need to reboot just relog (log off/log in) – Sebastian Nov 26 '18 at 16:42

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