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Old 08-29-2005, 01:00 AM   #1
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command to create shortcut for an application in the start menu for linux

hi everyone,
i have made a small application using java and pgsql, now i want to create a shortcut for running my application in the linux start menu bar, i want it to de done when i will be installing the software on a machine, just like in windows when it asks for creation of shortcut in the menu bar, what is the command for it which when executed within a shell script will create a shortcut at the time of installation

waiting eagerly for the reply
thanks in advance
Old 08-29-2005, 03:11 AM   #2
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Linux has no start menu.

Do you use Gnome or KDE? (Or should I dare to ask Fluxbox etc. )


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