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Old 05-27-2014, 12:16 AM   #1
RamziDymond
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Not successfully creating a desktop shortcut


I can use the terminal to cd to /bin/usr and then type Frostwire and it runs.
When I type

sudo ln -s /bin/usr/Frostwire/ /home/ramzi/Desktop/

it makes a Frostwire shortcut on my desktop but the link is broken
 
Old 05-27-2014, 12:23 AM   #2
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Hi,

you seem to have got the path wrong (and added a trailing slash). Also you should not use sudo for this. Try:
Code:
ln -s /usr/bin/Frostwire /home/ramzi/Desktop/
Finally, you would normally make a link to a .desktop file not the executable itself. You may find it in /usr/share/applications/Frostwire.desktop

HTH,

Evo2.
 
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