making a destop icon for Firefox and Thunderbird

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Wed Dec 29 14:47:28 GMT 2004

On Sunday 26 December 2004 16:21, Jim MacLeod wrote:
> On Sunday 26 December 2004 04:37, sam bonham wrote:
> > How does KDE make an icon for downloaded program?
> > I need a desktop (menu) icon for Firefox and Thunderbird
> Have a look under opt/kde3/share/applications/gnome - that's where my
> MozillaFirefox.desktop file is. Don't use Thunderbird but it may well be in
> the same place

Actually the program package should have installed a proper .desktop file 
into /usr/share/applications
(actually in a subdirectory of "applications" under any of the directories 
listed in XDG_DATA_DIRS which defaults to /usr/local/share:/usr/share if not 

Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User - German Unix/Linux programming forum - Qt programming forum
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