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Old 06-20-2004, 12:44 PM   #1
george_mercury
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Costumize Gnome menues and desktop


Hi!
I've just installed Fedora Core 2 with Gnome 2.6 desktop and now I would like to know how to costumize it. For instance, I've downloaded xmms in a rpm package and I installed. It works, except that I'm not happy with the way it set up my start menu. It made a folder in preferences and in internet called "Multimedia" and in it a shortcut to xmms. So I would like to know how to remove the multimedia folders and also, how to add and icon to the xmms shortcut within the start menu.

Best regards
George Mercury
 
Old 06-23-2004, 12:31 PM   #2
blendmaster
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i don't know if RedHat has a menu editor like mandrakes menudrake but try to find one. for changing the icon, right click on the shortcut and then its just like editing a launcher.
 
Old 07-13-2004, 09:14 PM   #3
emarquezarreaza
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Hey George.-

I need to put a folder on the desktop to open a directory in /mnt/shared (FAT32) and this is how I did it:

1) I wen to the desktop and right-click the menu (choose "Create Launcher")
2) Name: Shared
Type: Link
Command (changes to URL): /mnt/shared
Icon: /usr/share/icons/Bluecurve/48x48/apps
3) Hit the "Ok" bottom and Viola!

For those interested in te shell view:
[josue@trish josue]$ more Desktop/Shared.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Version=1.0
Type=Link
URL=/mnt/shared
TryExec=
Icon=/usr/share/icons/Bluecurve/48x48/apps/icon-connect-windows.png
X-GNOME-DocPath=
Terminal=false
Name[en_US]=Shared
GenericName[en_US]=
Comment[en_US]=

I hope this might help you... do the same, but it the Command box, browse for the xmms folder (/usr/lib or /usr/local/xmms) and should work!!!
 
  


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