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Author Topic: Desktop icons  (Read 1071 times)
philnk
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« on: April 03, 2009, 03:45:51 pm »

How does one add an icon to the desktop, such as for starting Firefox?
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kidd
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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2009, 04:49:55 pm »

- Firefox has already an Icon.
- you can, sure. I just depends on your window manager.
- Don't double post.
- Welcome to Vectorlinux.

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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2009, 05:39:30 pm »

It's pretty easy, heres a flash video of the process.
http://www.opensourcebistro.com/Tutorial/VL60/02.Beginners-guide/Desk-launcher-system-apps/Desk-launcher-system-apps.htm

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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2009, 06:03:11 pm »

I have 6.0 lite.  Right clicking on an existing icon doesn't do it.  Next clue?
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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2009, 08:15:08 pm »

try opening the file manager and goto /usr/share/applications...right click the application you want then click copy.. goto /home/desktop in the file manager and paste..the icon should be on the desktop if I am not mistaken..

hope it helps

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