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Old 06-20-2004, 12:44 PM   #1
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Costumize Gnome menues and desktop

I've just installed Fedora Core 2 with Gnome 2.6 desktop and now I would like to know how to costumize it. For instance, I've downloaded xmms in a rpm package and I installed. It works, except that I'm not happy with the way it set up my start menu. It made a folder in preferences and in internet called "Multimedia" and in it a shortcut to xmms. So I would like to know how to remove the multimedia folders and also, how to add and icon to the xmms shortcut within the start menu.

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Old 06-23-2004, 12:31 PM   #2
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i don't know if RedHat has a menu editor like mandrakes menudrake but try to find one. for changing the icon, right click on the shortcut and then its just like editing a launcher.
Old 07-13-2004, 09:14 PM   #3
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Hey George.-

I need to put a folder on the desktop to open a directory in /mnt/shared (FAT32) and this is how I did it:

1) I wen to the desktop and right-click the menu (choose "Create Launcher")
2) Name: Shared
Type: Link
Command (changes to URL): /mnt/shared
Icon: /usr/share/icons/Bluecurve/48x48/apps
3) Hit the "Ok" bottom and Viola!

For those interested in te shell view:
[josue@trish josue]$ more Desktop/Shared.desktop
[Desktop Entry]

I hope this might help you... do the same, but it the Command box, browse for the xmms folder (/usr/lib or /usr/local/xmms) and should work!!!


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