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Old 04-11-2003, 08:27 PM   #1
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Creating a shortcut to desktop


if i want to create a shortcut pointing to desktop in RH9. then, how should i do? thanks
 
Old 04-11-2003, 08:34 PM   #2
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Depends on which desktop, which desktop environment/wm

Cool
 
Old 04-11-2003, 08:50 PM   #3
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exclusively for gnome and KDE
 
Old 04-11-2003, 10:04 PM   #4
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Right Click on the desktop and go to Create New.
 
Old 04-12-2003, 12:04 AM   #5
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In gnome, the directory is /home/user/.gnome-desktop

So if you wanted Nautilus to open it...

nautilus /home/user/.gnome-desktop/

etc.
 
Old 04-22-2003, 08:57 PM   #6
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That is not i want..
i want to create a shortcut that will minimize all of the running applications and showing only desktop view, like what windows has desktop icon alocated in the window toolbar.
 
Old 04-22-2003, 10:51 PM   #7
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Right click on task bar
Add---->Special Button-----> Desktop Access

Hope that helps...
 
Old 04-22-2003, 11:04 PM   #8
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I didnt see any special button > desktop access. i am using RH 8. pls revert, thanks!
 
Old 04-25-2003, 12:22 PM   #9
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OK..
Try looking in all menus for the entry called Desktop Access.
Otherwise, open Home from your desktop and go one level up. You should now see the Desktop Icon. Right click on it and see where it point or what command its executing.
Let me know the results...

Hope that helps...
 
Old 04-25-2003, 08:34 PM   #10
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1. Try looking in all menus for the entry called Desktop Access.
i didnt see any entry called Desktop Access. i have done a search through the / , but then, it didnt show up Desktop Access.

2. Otherwise, open Home from your desktop and go one level up. You should now see the Desktop Icon. Right click on it and see where it point or what command its executing.
Opening Home, my nautilus will be called up to show my home directory. and then i went 1 level up, i can only see the whole bunch of directory files.. there is no icons, no Desktop icon.

sorry! i am really a newbie to RH. pls be patient.
 
Old 08-12-2003, 01:01 PM   #11
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Here's how I did it in Red Hat 9 / Gnome:

1) Right-click Taskbar
2) Select "Add to Panel"
3) Select "Utility"
4) Select "Show Desktop Button"

Hope this works for you.
 
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In KDE, right click on the task bar ---->add---->special button---->desktop access
 
  


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