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Old 04-15-2006, 10:15 PM   #1
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Hello everyone. I am a newbie to Linux. I am using SUSE 10. I have been able to install RPM packages and tar.gz programs with alot of trail and error. I can now download and install programs pretty good now. My question is can a icon be put on the desktop, rather then go thru the terminal window to run a program.

# ./thunderbird

I notice in TB there is a icon, but I can not figure out how to use it or place it on the it on the desktop. Also can I use or create other icon for my other programs?

Thanks,
 
Old 04-15-2006, 11:06 PM   #2
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You can. What desktop environment are you using?
 
Old 04-16-2006, 08:40 AM   #3
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I am using KDE
 
Old 04-16-2006, 05:37 PM   #4
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Right click on your desktop -> Create New -> Link To Application. You will have a little dialogue box where you enter the name of the application, the command to run the application e.g. /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird and select an icon to use for the entry (press the default icon shown on the dialogue box and you will be able to select a different one).
 
  


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