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Old 03-04-2009, 04:29 PM   #1
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Using a launcher to run a file


I want to either make a launcher in the panel or an icon in the main menu which opens this folder /usr/local/bin/bash/words.

The file words is run by writing ./words in a terminal where the pwd is /usr/local/bin/bash, so I tried something like cd /usr/local/bin/bash; ./words but it didn't work.

What should I do?

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Old 03-04-2009, 04:42 PM   #2
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When it asks for command, enter /usr/local/bin/bash/words

If that doesn't work, make sure it's executable with chmod +x.
 
Old 03-04-2009, 05:46 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by digerati1338 View Post
When it asks for command, enter /usr/local/bin/bash/words

If that doesn't work, make sure it's executable with chmod +x.
I chmod 700'd everything so that's not the problem. I'll just tell you exactly what I did:
  1. I right click the main menu and chose to change it.
  2. I select "New Item" and select "Program in terminal"
  3. I write /usr/local/bin/bash/words as a command like you said
  4. But when I run it I get the problem
    Code:
    Warning: Could not find '/usr/local/bin/bash/words', starting '/bin/bash' instead.  Please check your profile settings.
  5. Also! It opens in Konsole, the KDE terminal while I'm using GNOME. What's up with that? I'd rather want it open the gnome-terminal.
 
  


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