Desktop Icons?

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script_kitteh
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Desktop Icons?

Post by script_kitteh »

Hi folks,

I have Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon, which I am enjoying very much. I have not had it long, so I am still learning. My question is, is there a way to put icons on the desktop for any program? For example, the default icons were a Computer and home icon, but say I wanted a Firefox or Pidgin icon on the desktop, how would I do that? I've been searching Google and going through every setting on my computer I can find, but I can't figure it out. Is this even possible?

Thanks
script_kitteh
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Re: Desktop Icons?

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This is embarassing, I figured it out literally right after I posted this... I had to right click the program from the start menu rather than dragging/dropping :oops:
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Re: Desktop Icons?

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Not embarassing at all - your brain is always working out solutions to problems - in this case provided a solution almost immediately :D
HP Tower | Intel iCore 7 3.2Ghz | 12 Gb mem | SDD Win7 | HDD Ubuntu 13.04 & Mint 14 Cinnamon | USB HDD Ubuntu 13.10
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Regards, Pete
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