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Old 11-26-2003, 03:57 PM   #1
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Creating Shortcuts

I'm running "Roger Wilco" and "Ventrilo" (voice communication programs) servers on this Red Hat 9 machine, and I'd like to create shortcuts on my desktop to run them easily. All the roger wilco files are in
and to run them I cd to that directory, and run this:
 nohup ./run_rwbs &
, becaue according to the instructions that makes it restart if it crashes, and get's it out of the terminal window. Ok, so on the desktop after I right click and go to "New Launcher", what would I type in the command area, to execute that command from that directory?

Also, I was wondering if there is a shortcut to start a terminal window, instead of having to right click on the desktop everytime. BTW, I'm using gnome.

Thanks a lot
Old 11-26-2003, 04:05 PM   #2
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Re: Creating Shortcuts

Originally posted by link1305
and to run them I cd to that directory, and run this:
 nohup ./run_rwbs &
I think you should be able to make the link
nohup /home/ryan/rwbase/run_rwbs &


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