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After installing a package in /home, using RPM, how do you create an icon on the desktop to launch the program ??
I installed the SeaMonkey browser in PCLinuxOS, BUT I now have to click on the Home icon, then the Sea Monkey folder to open a window with the "Start Sea Monkey" button on it. I really need a desktop icon !!
Did you try what I suggested in post #3 in this thread?
Didn't it work?
In the general tab, call it Seamonkey
Ignore the permissions tab
In the Application tab: Description = Seamonkey, comment = Seamonkey, command = "/home/OldBob/SeamonkeyFolder/Start Sea Monkey"
(You need the "" because from the information you have given "Start Sea Monkey" has spaces in it. Spaces are a PITA in linux filenames, so that's why you'll see things like Start_sea_monkey or Start-sea-monkey or even StartSeaMonkey.)
Ignore everything else.
That's it. Now click on your new icon.
It is very simple: Remember, this is linux, if at first it doesn't do what you want, then play with it, and try things out