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Old 01-28-2008, 02:48 PM   #1
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installing launcher and icon on desktop zenwalk 5


Hello all,
I need advice. When I have downloaded a package to the desktop I can get the option to create a launcher and I'm offered lots of colourful icons to select from. I've installed open office using netpkg but I don't know how to install a desktop launcher (there are icons for oo available with all the others) I'm a recent convert from kde where I was used to right clicking the app for the option to create a launcher on the desktop.
Can anyone help please?
 
Old 01-28-2008, 04:08 PM   #2
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Code:
cp /usr/share/applications/openoffice.org-2.3-writer.desktop ~/Desktop
will make a desktop launcher for write. Similar for all other .desktop files under /usr/share/applications.
 
Old 01-29-2008, 01:50 AM   #3
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launcher thanks

Thanks gapan - works perfectly.
 
  


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