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Old 10-17-2002, 02:49 AM   #1
jonsharland
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Cool how to add icon with the command line


I am currently trying to use a software disribution tool to add an application to a series of Linux workstations redhat
is there anyway I can script adding an icon to the desktop or to the menu bar


??????
Thanks
Jon
 
Old 10-17-2002, 03:59 AM   #2
DavidPhillips
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just put the file in the users Desktop folder depends on the wm

like this for gnome

cat ~/.gnome-desktop/Xterm.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Version=1.0
Type=Application
Exec=xterm -bg black -fg white
TryExec=
X-Gnome-DocPath=
Terminal=false
Name[en_US]=Xterm
GenericName[en_US]=xterm
Comment[en_US]=XTerm
 
  


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