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LinuxNewbie.org: Shortcut creation for KDE users

Jun 23, 2000, 18:48 (0 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Sensei for this link. ]

"This NHF assumes you are using KDE and have a need to make shortcuts on your desktop (ala Windoze). It covers basic icon linking with programs that need console commands to run them."

"Programs like Mozilla and TopPage require you to cd to the directory and type ./mozilla and ./toppage -e respectively to run them. I use KDE and I like a desktop shortcut to all of my most-used programs. This is how I do it."

"Instead of changing directories to the directory and typing the command, you can create a script to do the job for you. Next you make the script executable, create an application link in your /home/user/Desktop directory and use the path to the script. There is a bash scripting cheat sheet NHF, but we won't need anything that indepth for this procedure."

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