How to create desktop icon for PhpStorm / WebStorm / Intellij IDE on linux mint / ubuntu

To create launcher or Desktop icon

sudo gedit

After open editor copy the given code into your editor [N.B : Make you have Install JDK8 ]

#!/usr/bin/env xdg-open
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Terminal=false
Icon[en_US]=/home/enc/WebStorm/bin/webstorm.png
Name[en_US]=WebStorm
Exec=/home/enc/WebStorm/bin/webstorm.sh
Name=WebStorm
Icon=/home/enc/WebStorm/bin/webstorm.png

Replace the path with your own directoy and name.

1. Icon[en_US]=/home/enc/PhpStorm/bin/phpstorm.png
2. Name[en_US]=PhpStorm
3. Exec=/home/enc/PhpStorm/bin/phpstorm.sh
4. Name=PhpStorm
5. Icon=/home/enc/PhpStorm/bin/phpstorm.png

Like the given ScreenShort and save it on your Desktop with your ide name like “PhpStorm.desktop”.

Then,

Finlay Desktop Icon is Created .

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