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Fluxbox Question

Postby Ambrose on Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:02 pm

Maybe a really stupid question but......using Fluxbox and I am suitably impressed however how do you set up icons on the desktop? I've been using the menu that comes up when you right click anywhere on the screen but I would like to set up access to some of these programs via the desktop. Thanks.
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Re: Fluxbox Question

Postby clem on Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:23 pm

I don't think it actually supports it. I'll let the Fluxbox experts/fan reply more in depth but my first intuition would be to install something like ROX. Wouldn't the Fluxbox way of achieving that to add items in the context menu?

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Re: Fluxbox Question

Postby clem on Thu Sep 18, 2008 3:25 pm

Actually, I just found that: http://fluxbox-wiki.org/index.php/Howto_fbdesk

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Re: Fluxbox Question

Postby Ambrose on Sat Sep 20, 2008 4:12 pm

Tried that, got absolutely nowhere, is there an easier way to get short cut icons on the desktop or not. I am fairly new to all of this so please can anyone help? Ta
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Re: Fluxbox Question

Postby Ambrose on Sat Sep 20, 2008 4:50 pm

Ok to compromise I would be happy just seeing them on the program tree when you right click, some of the software I have installed is there but other stuff is only accesable when using the run command. Apart from that I love this distro,,,,
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