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Code: cd /usr/share/applications then create a file with emacs or vim or nano or any text editor containing this information Code: [Desktop Entry] Name=Firefox Comment=Web Browser Exec=/home/bob/firefox/firefox Icon=/home/bob/images/firefox_abstract_01_png.png Terminal=0 Type=Application ...
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- 11-10-2005 #11
[Desktop Entry] Name=Firefox Comment=Web Browser Exec=/home/bob/firefox/firefox Icon=/home/bob/images/firefox_abstract_01_png.png Terminal=0 Type=Application Categories=Application;Network;
where Icon=is where you're icon is
ps. you can find a great firefox icon here http://home.midsouth.rr.com/kpeters/
download it and save it somwhere and then under the Icon portion of your entry just point it to where you saved it. simple enough. You might have to restart gnome for changes to take place. Just log out and log back in.
- 11-10-2005 #12
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- The 909
what do I save the text file as under /usr/shared/applications?
I did it and loged out and thn back in and I didn't get any FireFox entry I think I may have done it wrong.
- 11-10-2005 #13
oh yeah I forgot that part you save it as firefox.desktop
and its: /usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop
not SHARED like you have above