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How do I place application Icons on the Desktop Vectorlinux 6.0?

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AMSwan

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Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?
« on: July 31, 2009, 09:33:55 am »
I just loaded Vectorlinux 6.0 on my IBM T22 laptop and I like the fell of it. I just can't seem to figure out how to place application Icons on my desktop. Can anyone help me? Thanks. . .
« Last Edit: August 03, 2009, 05:22:28 am by The Headacher »

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Re: Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2009, 10:18:52 am »
Give this a try....
Creating a Desktop Launcher...Flash Tutorial

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Re: Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2009, 07:01:06 pm »
If you're using vector linux light or lxde then pcmanfm manages the desktop. In this case it's pretty easy to get desktop icons:

1. open pcmanfm
2. navigate to your desktop directory
3. open a tab and navigate to /usr/share/applications
4. drag and drop the applications into your desktop directory

HTH.

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Re: Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2009, 05:24:19 am »
I moved this post. The FAQ section is not meant as a board to ask questions, it is where Frequently Asked Questions (and their answers) go.
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Re: Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2009, 05:58:07 am »
and what's with the poll?