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Old 08-17-2004, 02:46 PM   #1
tonyfreeman
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Gnome Launcher Problem


I need help creating a desktop or panel launcher that will launch a custom tcl/tk application.

I right click on the desktop and choose "create launcher" from the menu. For the "Command" I enter:

Code:
/home/tony/DRT/start_program
I click on OK and it saves a nice little icon on the desktop with the words "Start Program". So I click on it and nothing happens.

I've even tried to create a launcher from the panel. When I click on it, I can see that it start's to launch something, but it quickly dies away.

At the terminal I can be in /tmp (or anyplace for that matter) and type /home/tony/DRT/start_program and it will start it up just beautifully.

Any help would be appreciated.

--Tony

Last edited by tonyfreeman; 08-17-2004 at 07:53 PM.
 
Old 08-18-2004, 05:09 AM   #2
jomen
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if this is a graphical program - creating its own windows - it should work.
but if its a console-program - you will need to check the option "run in terminal" or something to that effect - in gnome2 its right beside the "symbol" field
 
  


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