Fig. 01. steam powered!
This is for linux users (tested with Ubuntu) as the title implies.
Anyway, let’s cut to the chase. When installing the app I selected the option to create a shortcut in the start menu (dash in my case since I’m using Ubuntu).
Now what this does under the hood is to create a
.desktop file under
$HOME/.local/share/applications, in my case it was
$HOME/.local/share/applications/Blender 2.78.desktop since I’m using Blender v2.78. Blender is a pretty well known software by now and I thought, hey, why not have it open up files when double-clicking on them?… hm, but how to do it exactly? I mean Blender opens through steam …