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Old 02-22-2004, 05:38 AM   #1
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Panel command line


How do I setup the command line in the panel so that I can type in a word and it will take me to a specific website? I'm just learning as I go so any help is appreciated.
 
Old 02-22-2004, 06:11 AM   #2
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I am almost certain that there is no way this is possible. The command line is for entering command line commands to launch programs, it is not an interface for your browser any more than a terminal window is. You would need to type something like "yourbrowsername -(command line arguement if any) www.website.com"

For example: "mozilla www.linuxquestions.org" would open a mozilla window and go to the address www.linuxquestions.org.

Why dont you just open your browser and type in the URL in the address bar?
 
Old 02-22-2004, 09:36 PM   #3
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Well there is command line browsers, links and lynx, but I don't think that is what your talking about. And I'm not sure if what your talking about can be done.
 
Old 02-22-2004, 11:50 PM   #4
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There is no way for KDE but GNOME you can right click on the panel and there is an option in one the menus.
 
Old 02-23-2004, 12:50 AM   #5
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Re: Panel command line

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How do I setup the command line in the panel so that I can type in a word and it will take me to a specific website? I'm just learning as I go so any help is appreciated.
Going by your request for typing in a word, you could set up an alias in ~/.bashrc:

alias LQ='mozilla www.linuxquestions.org &'

Typing LQ will open mozilla and bring you here
 
Old 02-23-2004, 06:54 PM   #6
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Ah thanks, I'll try that out.

I could have swore I saw someone in our computer labs do something like that, that's why I was asking.
 
Old 02-24-2004, 03:35 AM   #7
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O_o, you may have seen a panel applet that was a location bar.. It wouldnt have been the program launcher though.

I'll see if I can find the panel applet that I am thinking of.
 
  


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