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Old 10-12-2009, 10:39 AM   #1
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Puppy Linux - Launch script from desktop


I have created a simple script to prompt for a user input for example

read -p "input your name" NAME

now if i run this script from a console sh scriptname is runs fine but what i need to do is to make this launchable from the desktop

I copied a link icon to the deskop but when clicking the link it does nothing, i've fixed this before but have no idea how!

it has execute permission, but it just does not pop up that console window to prompt the user.

Any help much appriciated,

Old 10-12-2009, 10:41 AM   #2
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did you choose
run in terminal ?
Old 10-12-2009, 10:44 AM   #3
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hi, sorry to sound stupid but i cant find any run in terminal option?
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Old 10-13-2009, 07:14 AM   #5
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I think that you could try to put the script on other place, and write a desktop script that executes "xterm -e sh /link/to/your/script"
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ya that works cheers, im sure its not how i done it before, but who cares it works!



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