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desklaunch - a small utility for creating desktop icons

desklaunch(1) desklaunch(1)

NAME

desklaunch - a small utility for creating desktop icons

SYNTAX

desklaunch ...
 
Desklaunch takes no options

DESCRIPTION

DeskLaunch is a small utility for creating desktop icons. A simple click will launch the desired application.
 
You need to create a file called .desklaunchrc in your home directory.
 

FILES

${HOME}/.desklaunchrc
 

EXAMPLE RCFILE

icon=5:5:/usr/share/pixmaps/xterm.xpm:XTerm:xterm
 
icon=5:5:/usr/share/pixmaps/netscape.xpm:Netscape:netscape
The format of the file is: icon=x:y:xpm_image:tooltip:command
 
where x:y is the position of the icon
 
xpm_image is the /path/to/pixmap
 
tooltip is the name of the icon launchers
 
and command is the command to execute once clicked.

AUTHORS

Ken Lynch<oroborus@blueyonder.co.uk>
 
Ken stopped developing on Deskmenu in late 2001.
 
Stefan Pfetzing <dreamind@dreamind.de> (c) 2002-2010
 
This manpage was written by Brandon L. Griffith <brandon@debian.org> because the origonal program did not include one.

SEE ALSO

oroborus(1) keylaunch(1) deskmenu(1)
1.1.x