creating custom icons for kde 4 desktop
realnc at arcor.de
Thu Feb 19 06:48:31 GMT 2009
Rick Miles wrote:
> 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 "http://www.google.com/linux" 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.
> You must have a different brand of vanilla I can't do that on my desktop
> but I can do that in the folder ~/Desktop which the kde docs Anne
> referred me to say to use that method as a workaround if one wants that
> kind of kde 3 desktop functionality on a kde 4 desktop.
> I think this may be a point of confusion desktop or the folder ~/Desktop
> on the desktop.
Your desktop can be whatever you want it to be. You can have
~/.desktopicons instead of ~/Desktop. I don't see where the problem is,
if there is a problem at all.
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