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Old 09-01-2004, 04:09 AM   #1
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Question Firefox "shortcut" with KDE

OK. Managed to install Libranet 2.8.1 and Firefox 0.9.3 today (had trouble with Firefox).

After installing Firefox I noticed that there isn't a "shortcut" to this in the "start" menu. I right clicked on the KDE desktop and went to "Create New"/"Link to Application..." and linked it to "firefox". I assume this is correct as it runs.

How do I move said shortcut to the start bar. I'd like to put it in the Internet sub menu.

What do you call shortcuts and start menu in Linux? :P

Also, why is it when I go to the shell and type "apt-get install mozilla-firefox" that it wants to install 60Mb worth of stuff?

So much to learn...
Old 09-01-2004, 04:18 AM   #2
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You add the shortcut to the K menu but going into Control Center>Appearance and Themes>Panel>Edit K Menu.
You can then add/delete/move any folder or icon in the K menu.
I've never used Debain, so, I know nothing about apt-get. Didn't even know libranet had it........
Old 09-01-2004, 05:14 AM   #3
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Um...I don't have edit K Menu.

I've got General, Button Background, Panel Background and Advanced Options only.
Old 09-01-2004, 09:27 PM   #4
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Found it. K Menu/Settings/Menu Editor
Old 09-02-2004, 02:43 AM   #5
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60mb's sounds like it wants to install the latest mozilla browser, too, not just firefox.
have you tried apt-get install firefox?


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