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Re: [SLE] Making an application shortcut in KDE
  • From: "Jerome R. Westrick" <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2004 15:33:46 +0200
  • Message-id: <1086096826.9598.7.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
There is a value in Yast2->system->/etc/sysconfig
That puts the current directory into the path.
default is OFF, for security reasons, but then
you don't need ./program.

Jerry

On Tue, 2004-06-01 at 12:31, Jostein Berntsen wrote:
> On 28.05.04,20:30, Matthew wrote:
> > Why is it always such a pain to do in KDE?
> >
> > Program resides in its own folder, cannot be launched by a single
> > command, usually have to find it and './program' how does one invoke
> > this in KDE again? Link to application does not work too well, browse to
> > it select it and nothing happens.
> >
> > Know there is a way, but forgotten it (and why is it not more simple?).
> >
>
> As root you can do:
>
> ln -s /foldersomewhere/program /usr/local/bin/program
>
> It should then be possible to open with Alt-F2.
>
> - Jostein
>
> --
> Jostein Berntsen <jbernts@xxxxxxxxxxxx>


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