[Pharo-dev] Missing documentation for Pharo Launcher on UBUNTU

Sergi Reyner sergi.reyner at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 08:41:50 EDT 2014


2014-04-08 13:21 GMT+01:00 kilon alios <kilon.alios at gmail.com>:

> No I see nowhere a Pharo Launcher icon.
>


> If this was Windows or MacOS I would agree that you could get away without
> mentioning how to launch the app, though the majority of good documentation
> usually mentions that. But this is Linux, a diffirent beast, it has 2 ways
> of working its GUI that differs from linux distro to linux distro, in my
> case Unity  and terminal usage. Till now I knew that pharo installed
> through UBUNTU was to be used from terminal, now you telling me that there
> is an icon that I should click. Its not hard to be confused.
>

Desktop menu entries are pretty standard. Seems like a packaging bug to me.
It may be that there are no desktop entries provided. In my opinion, there
should be, otherwise I don´t quite see the point of having a package.

The pharo and pharolauncher binaries should also be in the path.

Cheers,
Sergi
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