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Old 03-10-2008, 10:44 PM   #1
lakedude
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How do I make a shortcut to an executable?


Hi I'm still limping along with Sabayon. Sabayon uses "Portato" as a Portage GUI. I like having xkill available in the tray. Portato says that xkill is "installed" so I found it at /usr/bin and it works fine from that location but I want an icon on the desktop and/or an icon in the tray for it. Right clicking is not giving me an option to make a shortcut? How do I make a shortcut to xkill?
 
Old 03-10-2008, 10:51 PM   #2
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This depends on which window manager or desktop environment you are using.
 
Old 03-10-2008, 10:52 PM   #3
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Thanks, I think I got it. Instead of going to the file first I went to the desktop and one of the options is to make a shortcut. Doing that now....
 
Old 03-10-2008, 10:56 PM   #4
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Yeah, stupid question, sorry. It works great. Already got the standard icon replaced with a skull and crossbones.
 
  


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