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Old 02-18-2010, 05:30 AM   #1
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shortcut icon on 701 xandros


Hi. As an absolute novice I am finding it difficult to understand Linux. There seem to be FAR too many variables to get a grip on how thing work. Anyway, I am trying to find out how to create a "desktop" shortcut icon which will open fbreader for ebooks.
I have tried searching for the answer but keep running into "gnome" "kde" "Ubuntu" "debian(which might be relevant)" etc.
My AsusEee 701 4G Surf runs Xandros.
Any gentle nudges in the right direction will be appreciated.
Thanks in advance>
 
Old 02-18-2010, 05:55 AM   #2
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http://wiki.eeeuser.com/#customizing_the_interface would be a good place to start.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 06:30 AM   #3
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Craigevil, thanks for the info. Tried some things in there but realise I have to learn to crawl before I learn to walk, before............. you get the idea. Oh well, nothing good on telly anyway.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 07:29 AM   #4
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Update. Once I installed advanced-desktop-eeepc it was very easy to create a shortcut icon using drag and drop. I was obviously trying to do it the hard way. Thanks again Craigevil.
 
  


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