How do I create a URL desktop link?

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m654321
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How do I create a URL desktop link?

Postby m654321 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:27 pm

In Linux Lite I can create a desktop URL link by merely right-clicking anywhere on the desktop screen
and selecting 'create URL link' from the dropdown box.

How do I do this in Linux Mint Cinnamon?

Thanks in advance for any help
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Re: How do I create a URL desktop link?

Postby all41 » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:32 pm

Just click the firefox url window and drag it to desktop
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Re: How do I create a URL desktop link?

Postby odtech » Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:49 pm

The red circle part, drag and drop it to your primary desktop. It doesn't work on the secondary desktop(monitor) for some reason. It works with Chrome too.

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Re: How do I create a URL desktop link?

Postby elmarts » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:04 pm

odtech wrote:The red circle part, drag and drop it to your primary desktop. It doesn't work on the secondary desktop(monitor) for some reason. It works with Chrome too.

*sigh* - In my case, somehow my primary and secondary monitors are switched from FF's POV for this act only. I can drag to the secondary, but not to the primary. For everything else (user logon, where program windows - including FF - open, etc.) they act as expected.
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