Untrusted application launcher [SOLVED]

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PaulW
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Untrusted application launcher [SOLVED]

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I just installed Mint9 (fresh install over Mint7).
I created a launcher by right-click an item in the menu and then select "Add this launcher to desktop". The resulting launcher displays an icon that looks like it is for a text file. When I click on it I get the following message:

Untrusted application launcher
The application launcher "firefox.desktop" has
not been marked as trusted. If you do not know
the source of this file, launching it may be unsafe.


The only option I have is to click "Cancel".

What gives?
Last edited by PaulW on Wed Jul 07, 2010 6:23 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: Untrusted application launcher

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Something to try, right-click on the desktop, select Create Launcher, then in Name field type Firefox and in Command field type firefox (firefox must all be lower case in Command field) then click OK.

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Re: Untrusted application launcher

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Thanks for the suggestion. I tried as you suggested - same results.

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Re: Untrusted application launcher

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Update:

I have my home folder installed on another partition. It was mounted in fstab as follows:

  • /dev/sda7 /home/paul ext4 users,auto,rw,exec,noatime,nobh 0 0
I changed the mount to:
  • /dev/sda7 /home/paul ext4 defaults 0 0
and it works OK now. I don't really know what the options all mean. Guess I copied them from somewhere, not knowing what I was doing. Changing the options to "defaults" fixed the problem - hope I didn't create other problems.

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Re: Untrusted application launcher (solved)

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/dev/sda7 /home/paul ext4 users,auto,rw,exec,noatime,nobh 0 0
OK, so I went to my friendly neighborhood man page and:
nobh
Do not attach buffer_heads to file pagecache. (Since 2.5.49.)
Is there a man page for a man page :lol:

What the @&%! does that mean?
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Re: Untrusted application launcher (solved)

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Obviously, your cache has been decapitated! :P

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