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Old 04-27-2002, 08:56 AM   #1
Registered: Jun 2001
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I just install opera browser opera as root and it works. I do not see the icon for opera browser in the program menu.
can anyone please tell me howto make it available to every user in the system.

sincerely, clint
Old 04-27-2002, 08:58 AM   #2
Registered: Mar 2002
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right click on ur mouse and press on make a link to application
than write the name of opera in the box and define the place where it exist

i think it is in /usr/bin/opera
Old 04-27-2002, 09:52 AM   #3
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Try this.............

go to terminal as SU
type chmod a+x /whereever/the file/is hit enter
this gives everyone execute permission for the file

in Mandrake right click on the desktop and choose "create link to application"
click on the gear icon and choose a new icon (the opera browser has them in it's folder) type in a name (Opera)

select the execute tab and type in the path to the execute file
example /usr/bin/opera-i686-yada_yada/opera
click OK and voila you have a desktop short cut


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