Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386) - Page 2

2 Creating A Launcher For XBMC

If you don't want to start XBMC from the command line, you can create a launcher for it. First, we have to find out where the xbmc executable is located, so in the terminal, type:

which xbmc

This shows you the full path to the xbmc executable (provided that it is located in the PATH):

[[email protected] ~]$ which xbmc
[[email protected] ~]$

Now right-click on Applications and select Edit Menus:

Select Sound & Video and click on the New Item button:

The Create Launcher window comes up. Fill on XBMC as the Name and the path to the xbmc executable (/usr/local/bin/xbmc in my case) in the Command field and click on OK:

Then close the menu editor.

Afterwards you can start XBMC by going to Applications > Sound & Video > XBMC:


Falko Timme

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Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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