Added: 25th of June 2022
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To create a new application shortcut in the bottom panel of Lubuntu, you first need to create a new desktop shortcut.
Open the main menu in Lubuntu, right click on the application and select Add to Desktop
Once the icon has been added to your desktop, right click on the icon and check Trust this executable
Drag the desktop shortcut over the bottom panel. Make sure the green + sign is visible before releasing the mouse.
If everything works correctly, your application shortcut will be added to the bottom panel
If you are having trouble adding application icons to the panel, you can add this manually.
Right click on the desktop shortcut you created earlier and select properties. Make a note of the name, in my case filezilla.desktop
Next you need to edit the panel.conf file. The file is located under the following directory