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Old 11-15-2007, 12:12 PM   #1
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Question Installed app, not showing on start menu?


I am posting this to the newbie forum as it is I think a rather simple question. I just installed Fedora 7. It did not have some apps I wanted. I used the install/update programs tool to install thunderbird, pan and xcdroast. Worked great - very nice interface. Thunderbird and pan showed up under the Internet menu. I cannot find xcdroast anywhere. Can anyone point me to a good tutorial on managing the Linux menu? I have been using Linux for a while and this is the most annoying issue I have come across.

TIA,

Ken
 
Old 11-15-2007, 01:28 PM   #2
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Its not that annoying, really. With gnome only certain gtk apps are placed in the menu. You should first open a terminal and type

which xcdroast


this will give the path to the xcdroast executable, it may be /usr/bin/xcdroast

Now right click the desktop and create new launcher, follow the prompts, add an icon in the execute field place the output from your which command,
save your laucher and test it.

You can either add your laucher to the gnome menu with alacarte or just leave it on the desktop.
You might also want to try gnomecdbaker
 
Old 11-15-2007, 03:30 PM   #3
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Its not that annoying, really. With gnome only certain gtk apps are placed in the menu. You should first open a terminal and type

which xcdroast


this will give the path to the xcdroast executable, it may be /usr/bin/xcdroast

Now right click the desktop and create new launcher, follow the prompts, add an icon in the execute field place the output from your which command,
save your laucher and test it.

You can either add your laucher to the gnome menu with alacarte or just leave it on the desktop.
You might also want to try gnomecdbaker
I don't know much about gnome, but if xcdroast is in the path, can't you just create an icon for the command "xcdroast"? I don't think there's any need to find or use the full file path.
 
  


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