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Old 09-03-2003, 11:48 AM   #1
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Exclamation Dialup shortcut in the desktop


Hi I just want to put a dialup shortcut to the hnome/kde desktop so i can double click it and go to windows. In the windows it's so easy to do just right clciking and saying make a shortcut to the desktop. But I've no idea how to make a shortcut like that in linux. Can anybody give me a advice for that. I'm totally linux newbie and wanted to do this so badly so i can log into windows through linux and straightly browse these pages and try the new methods same time.
 
Old 09-03-2003, 11:59 AM   #2
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That would depend upon the desktop environment and/or window manager you are using (not given).

# Red Hat links
Installing from a Hard Drive
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages
Red Hat 9.0 Package Management Tool
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redhat-config-users

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
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Old 09-03-2003, 05:55 PM   #3
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There is no way to do that in either KDE or GNOME. However, you can do something just as easy that you can't do in Windows - add a dialup applet to the panel. See my desktop here:

http://theoretic.com/mike/coding-gnu-emacs-cvs.png

In the top middle you can see a thing in the panel with 2 lights, that is the dialup applet. To go online/offline, I just click the green circular button. Nothing to it. KDE probably has something similar.
 
  


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