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Old 03-05-2005, 09:19 PM   #1
bennett_onfire
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Launching LimeWire


I have just installed Java and LimeWire onto my Mandrake 10.0 system, however the only way a can launch LimeWire is by opening a terminal and typing limewire. When i close the terminal windows LimeWire closes as well.

I have add the application to the Menu-Drake application, and no matter what i put in the command field it won't launch the program. I have tried the following
limewire
/usr/lib/LimeWire/limewire

Even if i put open in terminal, it will not open.

I was just wondering is there something that needs to be added to the attribute & value fields.

(Installed Mandrake 10.0 a week ago and I'm lovin it)

Thanks
 
Old 03-05-2005, 09:27 PM   #2
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If you want to run it from the konsole, just put an ampersand after it.

For instance..

Code:
limewire &
That will start limewire in the background... you can then close the konsole and limewire will remain open.
 
Old 03-06-2005, 04:43 AM   #3
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You are creating a wrong shortcut, it supposed to be /usr/lib/LimeWire/LimeWire. The best thing is to do,

#ln -s /usr/lib/LimeWire/LimeWire /usr/bin/limewire

This will start limewire if you just type "limewire" or create a shortcut with just the name "limewire" as the command.
 
Old 03-06-2005, 06:12 AM   #4
bennett_onfire
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thanks all it needed was the &, cheers
 
  


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