cannot create launcher icon xampp with gksu on ubuntu 18.04

Asked by Alauddin Afif Cassandra

why ubuntu 18.04 stable release cannot create icon launcher app.
i'm create icon launcher for xampp

this is my code

 [Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Xampp Control Panel
Comment=Start or Stop XAMPP
Exec=gksudo python /opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel/xampp-control-panel.py
Icon=/opt/lampp/htdocs/favicon.ico
Terminal=0
Type=Application

i'm to try change code:

 [Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Xampp Control Panel
Comment=Start or Stop XAMPP
Exec=python admin:///opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel/xampp-control-panel.py
Icon=/opt/lampp/htdocs/favicon.ico
Terminal=0
Type=Application

i'm to try add to "add startup programm" with:
sudo /opt/lamp/lamp start

and still failed
anyone can helpme?

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Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) said :
#1

admin:// is only for opening files. You would need to use PolicyKit for running programs or scripts. I suggest asking on askubuntu.com since it is a lot more popular than answers.launchpad.net.

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :
#2

There is no gksudo or gksu for Bionic

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