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Old 08-26-2003, 01:59 AM   #1
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Running program from desktop


I just started using Linux last night (Red Hat 9). I installed Netscape 7.0 and am trying to figure out how to run it from the desktop. I found the file and put a link on the desktop, but when I click on the link, I get a window asking me if I want to run the file or display the text. When I choose to run, Netscape runs fine. Is there a way to make it so I don't have to tell it to run the file each time

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 08-26-2003, 02:50 AM   #2
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You can just right-click on GNOME's desktop and "add launcher". No need to manually put links.

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Old 08-26-2003, 10:58 PM   #3
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Thanks, jalal, for the info and the welcome!

I knew it had to be something simple.

-- Sara


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