LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-15-2003, 07:14 PM   #1
synecdoche
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Distribution: CollegeLinux 2.5
Posts: 148

Rep: Reputation: 15
Basic question re: gnome panel


I've got Neverwinter Nights installed on my computer and am able to execute it if I go to /home/user/NWN and run the comman ./nwn

I want to add a link to this to my gnome panel for easy access. How do I do this? I've created an icon and linked it to the command /home/user/NWN/nwn but this does not work; when I double click on it nothing happens.

Is there something special I have to do to make it execute as ./nwn ?

Thanks,
dave
 
Old 07-15-2003, 07:27 PM   #2
serz
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Distribution: Slackware, Gentoo
Posts: 397

Rep: Reputation: 30
How the other links are linked?
 
Old 07-15-2003, 07:41 PM   #3
synecdoche
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Distribution: CollegeLinux 2.5
Posts: 148

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Well, for xmms, the link just points to the command "xmms." For mozilla, it is "mozilla %u," and for Return to Wolfenstein, it is "et."

I tried making the command only "nwn" and I get the error saying that it couldn't find the file. If I point exactly to the directory, I don't get an error-- just nothing happens.

-dave
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Strange gnome question, panel/menu not loading matrim Red Hat 2 07-24-2004 02:58 AM
GNOME panel question*** aenima Linux - Newbie 1 01-27-2004 10:22 AM
Simple question about Gnome panel ooshiney00 Linux - Newbie 2 07-22-2003 05:03 PM
Gnome Panel Question spindley Linux - Software 0 03-10-2003 07:03 PM
GNOME Panel Size question rootlinux Linux - General 0 04-01-2002 08:01 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:43 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration