How to install Pharo on Gnu/Linux

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Download the Pharo and decompress the file

$ unzip Pharo.zip 
$ sudo mv Pharo /opt/

Create the pharo.desktop file and paste the following contents

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Pharo
GenericName=Pharo
Exec=pharo
Icon=/opt/pharo6.1–64/icons/Pharo.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
StartupNotify=false
Categories=Development;
Exec=/opt/pharo6.1–64/pharo

Move .desktop file to .local/share/applications/

$ mv pharo.desktop .local/share/applications/

Create ~/.icons directory

$ mkdir ~/.icons
$ sudo cp /opt/pharo6.1–64/icons/Pharo.png ~/.icons

Happy Coding!

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