How to add any file to the application launcher.

Create a desktop file at ~/.local/share/applications and and add application information such as application path, icon path, etcetera.

Example

[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Name=Ripcord
Comment=Ripcord Chat Client
Exec=/home/rostiger/bin/Ripcord.AppImage
Icon=/home/rostiger/bin/Ripcord.png
Terminal=false
Categories=Communication

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