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Old 09-03-2003, 10:48 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, 10:59 AM   #2
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That would depend upon the desktop environment and/or window manager you are using (not given).

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Old 09-03-2003, 04:55 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:

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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