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[ubuntu]Application shortcut

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Hello...

Im new to Linux..

i just downloaded and installed firefox 4.01 and i need to create a desktop shortcut to it so i dont use the terminal every time i need to run it

an ubuntu forum suggested this:

ln -sf /home/...../appname $HOME/Desktop

but i am not being able to do so..

any help?

Thank you in advance

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If you locate firefox from Applications - Internet - Firefox, you can right click the icon, and create shortcut or add to launch bar. You might be able to drag the icon directly to the desktop.

I can't check at the moment as I'm at work.

Good luck

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If you locate firefox from Applications - Internet - Firefox, you can right click the icon, and create shortcut or add to launch bar. You might be able to drag the icon directly to the desktop.

I can't check at the moment as I'm at work.

Good luck

thanks for ur reply.. have a nice day..

will check it in a few... im also doing an assignment

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thanks for ur reply.. have a nice day..

will check it in a few... im also doing an assignment

Just right click on the desktop, click on create launcher, then in the command line type firefox. Give it a name and save. Hey presto. Easy.

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