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Old 11-09-2014, 10:29 PM   #1
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I deleted the internet


I accidentally deleted the firefox icon on my desktop!
 
Old 11-09-2014, 10:35 PM   #2
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What OS?
 
Old 11-09-2014, 10:38 PM   #3
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Right click on desktop and create new link to application. Set "command" for this link to "firefox".
Optionally set icon for this link. A lot of icons (including firefox icon) can be found under /usr/share/icons.

Another option: drag Firefox menu item from menu to desktop
 
Old 11-09-2014, 10:38 PM   #4
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Here.

(Sorry. Couldn't resist. If what Teufel suggested doesn't work, please let us know what distro/version and what desktop environment/window manager you are using.)

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Old 11-09-2014, 11:11 PM   #5
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Almost every computer comes with "recycle bin".

Click on it. You will mostly find the accidentally deleted icon here. Select the icon by hovering your mouse over the icon. Right click and restore.

Ok

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Old 11-10-2014, 04:53 AM   #6
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There are days I'd like to delete the internet too
 
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Old 11-10-2014, 07:25 AM   #7
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Deleting the icon will not delete the software installed. So dont worry you can find the icon in the recycle bin or in the folder where the Firefox is installed. Just create a shortcut to your desktop.



Mark it as SOLVED if the issue is resolved.

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Old 11-10-2014, 02:54 PM   #8
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This was a joke to see what replies I would get with the classic "I deleted the Internet" one of many popular funny tech support stories found on the web

http://notalwaysright.com/grandma-vs-the-internet/7018

http://community.spiceworks.com/topi...elp-desk-story

 
Old 11-11-2014, 03:32 AM   #9
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Good luck on the next 1.
 
Old 11-11-2014, 06:50 PM   #10
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I think the mod should remove it since it wasn't a real issue.
 
Old 11-11-2014, 07:49 PM   #11
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It has to be one of the funniest thread titles I have ever read.

He deleted the internet.

More and more I wish I could delete it.
 
Old 11-11-2014, 08:13 PM   #12
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It has to be one of the funniest thread titles I have ever read.
I have to admit, if I were the original tech support in that case, it would be hard to hold my laughing.
 
Old 11-11-2014, 08:15 PM   #13
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Hi,

I immediately thought of the episode of the IT Crowd when Roy and Moss give Jen "The Internet" to show at her employee of the month acceptance speech. Put a big smile on my face. Thanks.

Evo2.
 
Old 11-11-2014, 10:56 PM   #14
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It really wasn't funny at all. Approach suckex & there was no punch line. Oh it was great. It was a joke. Where was the joke.
Oh I thought you knew it was a joke, please refer to known real-life jokes, let me show you some real ones.
Most if the jokes at the links were second hand, also your first-hand joke will never even compete with the weakest of them. You would be better off wifh a knock knock joke
 
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Old 11-12-2014, 04:03 AM   #15
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Next time when you will need a help, people may think that you are kidding again.
 
  


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