I've searched under Applications and app launcher
but I didn't find this particular issue. Excuse
me if it's already been solved.
Here is my issue.
I installed webcam program Cheese.
I works when called from Terminal with;
It's listed under;
When I click on Cheese it starts for a brief
moment then shuts down.
I right clicked on Applications and under Edit
Menus found in Launcher Properties the run command;
If I use "add this launcher to desktop" it creates
a Cheese Icon that will successfully run Cheese.
Which leaves me wondering why the desktop Icon works
Ubuntu 8.4 Desktop