creating custom icons for kde 4 desktop

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Thu Feb 19 05:41:17 GMT 2009

Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> Rick Miles wrote:
>> I have asked about this on two threads and apparently no one else
>> saw it as an issue but AFAIC it is really handy among other things
>> to hit an icon that will open up a browser at a predefined URL.
> I can do that just fine here.  Right-click on desktop, "Create
> New->Link to location".  I enter "" and
> there, I just created it.  I double-click it, Firefox opens up
> google/linux.  You select the icon, press F2 and can rename it to
> whatever you want (you don't need to keep the ".desktop" suffix).
> You can also right-click and in the properties select another icon
> for it.
> This is with vanilla, unmodified KDE 4.2.0.
Or, you can drag the FavIcon from the Location window in Konqueror.


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