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Old 06-21-2003, 12:38 PM   #1
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Post Running wine from desktop icon


I finally got kazaa running under wine, but it's annoying to have to run the big long command line to get at it. Is there any way I can assosiate the command with a desktop icon? Attempts have failed so far.

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Old 06-21-2003, 12:43 PM   #2
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If you can't just put the command in the desktop launcher, you can create a script that runs the command and run that script from the desktop launcher.
 
Old 06-21-2003, 12:54 PM   #3
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the easy way to do it would have been to have kazaa create a desktop icon when you installed it

but since you didnt do that......

create a link to an application on your desktop, right click it, go to the execute tab, then type in "wine /path/to/kazaa.exe" that should work
 
Old 06-21-2003, 03:06 PM   #4
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nope tried that. Can you explain in reasonable detail how to create and more to the point execute an approriate script?
 
Old 06-21-2003, 10:53 PM   #5
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Originally posted by Roy-Svork
Can you explain in reasonable detail how to create and more to the point execute an approriate script?
For example, create a file called "notepad.bash" like this:
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#!/bin/bash
cd /usr/share/wine-c/windows
wine notepad.exe
do a "chmod a+x notepad.bash" and then you can run it like any other program
 
Old 06-22-2003, 06:37 PM   #6
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this is what the shortcut that kazaa put on my desktop executes

wine "C:\Program Files\Kazaa Lite\kpp.exe" --

i would imagine if you just copied that and changed the path to what yours is on the fake c drive it should work

im not sure though, but its worth a shot
 
  


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