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Old 02-10-2004, 10:32 PM   #1
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Where'd it go?

I compiled and installed XMMS but it didn't put an icon in my main menu. I can launch it by clicking on the "run application" and typing "xmms", But I'd like to have a shortcut (not sure if that's the linux term ) on my desktop. I've also tried the command "locate xmms" with little luck.
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Which desktop are you using (KDE or Gnome?)
Old 02-10-2004, 11:49 PM   #3
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Sorry, Gnome
Old 02-11-2004, 12:02 AM   #4
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To add XMMS to the menu:
You should be able to go to Nautilus and then type applications:/// in the address bar. Then you should be able to create a new launcher in here, and it should show up in your menu.

This may be for RedHat only, sorry I don't know about Mandrake.

You can also right click in the menu, as you would in Windows to add a new launcher to the menu.

To create a shortcut on the desktop:
Right Click and create new launcher. Enter a name, and the command is xmms. This should create a new shortcut.

I hope this helps
From Ian


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