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Old 01-10-2004, 10:21 PM   #1
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add programs to redhat 9 main menu


I have been searching everywhere for how to add programs to the main menu in redhat 9.

The closest I have come is finding the desktop-menus file, which has the *.desktop files within it. I then opened the *.desktop file it is linked to, but the only thing in there is [name]=Internet
[comment]="blablabla"

it also has it in a lot of different languages, but I can't find anywhere to tell it where to look for the program file.

any suggestions/
 
Old 01-10-2004, 10:27 PM   #2
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Right click start application button, aka"start button in that other operating sys" and select menu editor.


 
Old 01-11-2004, 10:23 PM   #3
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I can't seem to get anything, but move, remove and help when I right click on the little hat. Is there a way to do this in a terminal?
 
Old 01-11-2004, 10:55 PM   #4
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Also, to open opera I need to in the folder and type ./opera, but when I go to graphically make opera a launcher I can't just make it opera within that folder. What am I doing wrong in the command window of the new launcher?

Just as an aside, what is the purpose of the ./ before a command? Why does it not work simply by typing the command?
 
Old 01-11-2004, 10:57 PM   #5
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I can't seem to get anything, but move, remove and help when I right click on the little hat. Is there a way to do this in a terminal?
maybe it is because I don't have root priveledges? Is there a kind of su for graphical purposes?
 
Old 01-12-2004, 12:05 PM   #6
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What desktop are you using? I'm using KDE and as I said earlier I just right click on the hat button and menu editor is one of my selections. I'm not sure if this applies to any other desktop, but it should be the same.
 
Old 01-12-2004, 01:40 PM   #7
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What desktop are you using? I'm using KDE and as I said earlier I just right click on the hat button and menu editor is one of my selections. I'm not sure if this applies to any other desktop, but it should be the same.
I am using gnome, and when I right click there aren't any properties or options like that. I can only move, remove or help wiht a right click.
 
  


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