To create a desktop icon to an application follow the two steps below.
1. In an Editor create a new file.
2. Place this section within the file and save it.
[Desktop Entry] Type=Application Encoding=UTF-8 Name=JeremysPentaho Comment=Whatever Comment You want Execfirstname.lastname@example.org/Source/Pentaho/data-integration/spoon.sh Iconemail@example.com/Source/Pentaho/data-integration/NameOfmyIconFile.jpg Terminal=false
Thats all there is to it.
Photographs and ScreenShots by Jeremy Stakich.