[kde-linux] making shell file clickable

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sun Dec 4 17:50:49 UTC 2005

On Sunday 04 December 2005 18:45, Sylviane et Perry White wrote:
> Hi list,
> I can type in a shell : "./shell_launcher" and have that script set and
> export library path, then execute a program, but...
> Is there a *simple* way to execute that file by clicking on it (instead of
> it displaying its text)

If the script is executable it should also be executed when being clicked on.

Try creating a "link to application" icon on the desktop pointing to the 

However, there are a couple if things you should be aware of:
- the script's working directory will be $HOME by default
- the environment might differ as a shell in Konsole reads additional shell 
configuration files due to being an interactive shell


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtforum.org
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