Just a quick tip for anyone out there -- like me -- who's been looking for a solution to using Sublime Text from a Linux dock. Scratched around for several days until I found a solution.
A little background: Linux Mint 10; latest Sublime Text 2 alpha; latest stable Gnome; don't like icons cluttering my gorgeous wallpaper; Use "Docky" as my application/menu launcher.
However... given the early state of Sublime, and the fact it's started from a script, Linux doesn't recognize it as an "internal program". So you can't just drop it on a dock, or even "pin" it there once started. Add to this conundrum the fact that applications that aren't "pinned" to Docky lose the functionality of my beloved Synapse/Zeitgeist integration. Oh bother.
Here's the cure:
- Right-click your menu emblem (in my case, mintmenu); edit menu; add an entry under your desired category.
- Test entry to ensure everything works as advertised.
- Select new Sublime Text menu entry, hold-left-button and drag to dock; drop where you want it positioned.
- Right-click dock icon, select "pin to dock".
Viola. Docked, launch-able, and integrated with Zeitgeist.
Of course, all this will be moot down the road when Sublime becomes a "registered" app... but my itch is scratched.