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

Is it by right-clicking on the desktop and adding?
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Do I do it through Desktop Manager?
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Author Topic: Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?  (Read 1913 times)

AMSwan

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Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?
« on: July 31, 2009, 10:33:55 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, 06:22:28 am by The Headacher »
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Re: Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2009, 11:18:52 am »

Give this a try....
Creating a Desktop Launcher...Flash Tutorial

Welcome to Vectorlinux. :)
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Re: Icons on the Desktop of Vectorlinux 6.0?
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2009, 08:01:06 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, 06:24:19 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, 06:58:07 am »

and what's with the poll?