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Old 10-08-2003, 08:18 PM   #1
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How to create a shortcut?


I recently install redhat 9, and I installed the instant messenger (I like it more than gaim), but in order to run it, I have to type /usr/bin/aim in the consol

I figured out how to make a shortcut on the desktop, but I want to place the shortcut on the panel, and it says it wont let me, because it is not an executable.

any ideas? thanks
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Are you using Gnome?
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i am using kde
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Hi.... this....Click the main RH menu 'Find Files' . Put 'aim' as the filename and search path as '/usr'. It will display u a list of locations where that file exists. Now just simply drag the 'aim' file to the desktop.....As soon as you release the mouse button, it will show u 3 options...move file, copy file or link....choose 'link' and your job is done.




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