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Old 08-19-2004, 08:08 AM   #1
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Unhappy Creating a shortcut to the Desktop


I am in the process of installing Oracle 9i Database on a Linux Red Hat Enterprise 3 (WS).
I want to create shortcuts to my desktop for certain application I intend to use.

How can I go about this ?

Old 08-19-2004, 09:02 AM   #2
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What desktop are you running? KDE? WindowMaker? Gnome?
Old 08-19-2004, 09:07 AM   #3
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Unhappy Dekstop


I believe I am running GNOME.

Old 08-19-2004, 04:53 PM   #4
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Right click on the desktop > 'Create Launcher' type the whole path to the program choose a name for the launcher and an icon, if you want so. If is text based you have to type to open in a terminal and that's all.


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