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Re: Non-kde app launcher in KDE4 F9?



Mike wrote:

> g <geleem <at> bellsouth.net> writes:
> 
>> have a look at;
>> 
>>  http://linux.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/KDE/2008-08/msg00030.html
...
> As an example if I install a third party application such as Maple which
> does not create any menu items to run it during the install process then
> it is necessary to have a link to the binary in order to execute it.
> For such an application it is vital to be able to make a quick launcher
> of some kind otherwise running it routinely is tedious.

Create a .desktop file for it.  It's not hard.

I'm sure kde(4) will add a gui for doing that, but afaik, it's not there
yet, and not on the radar.  Might be a fun itch to scratch for someone who
really wants that... hint hint. :)

-- Rex


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