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Old 09-17-2006, 03:38 PM   #1
ebenh
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How do you create shortcuts to "folders" and "binaries" in GNOME?


I am using GNOME and I would like to be able to create shortcuts to folders and binaries like I do in Windows.

I've used the launcher feature, but its too cumbersome and I dont know how to make it point to a folder without writing a command to explicitly launch Nautilus.

Is there a more user friendly or Windows-like way to do this? ie. right click -> "create shortcut here"

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Old 09-17-2006, 04:22 PM   #2
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hold middle mouse on desired file, drag, drop, select link here
 
Old 09-17-2006, 04:38 PM   #3
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Thank good dude, I was going crazy without that. Thanks
 
Old 11-05-2007, 06:08 AM   #4
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hold middle mouse on desired file, drag, drop, select link here
Thank you chuck, I spent at least a day to figure this out, only if I knew it was this easy.
 
Old 01-21-2008, 04:55 AM   #5
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Any idea how can i do it from console?
Thanks, man. That was really helpful.
 
Old 01-21-2008, 05:28 AM   #6
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Code:
ln -s [TARGET] [LINK NAME]
Code:
man ln

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