Ubuntu: Can't open script as application


I'm trying to install puush on my computer, everything works great until I run chmod +x.

After that, the script will still only open in gedit.

I read through similar questions on this site as well as others and have yet to get the script to execute. Any help would be great, ty.


  1. Make sure your script header contains #!/bin/bash.
  2. Right-click on your script and click on Properties. In the Permissions tab, make sureAllow executing file as program is checked.
  3. You should have dconf-editor installed:

    sudo apt-get install dconf-editor  
  4. Configure Nautilus to react on a double-click of a script:

  5. Navigate in dconf-editor through the following items: org ➤ gnome ➤ nautilus ➤ preferences

  6. On executable-text-activation select launch from the drop-down menu. This will launch scripts as programs.

  7. Close dconf-editor.

  8. Run your script "as a program" double-clicking it!

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