Adding icons to the desktop

Ronnie Tucker ronnie at
Sun Apr 27 19:35:46 UTC 2008

Jesus Arocho wrote:
> On Sunday 27 April 2008 10:48:06 Myriam Schweingruber wrote:
>> Hi Jesus,
>> On 27/04/2008, Jesus Arocho <jesus_arocho at> wrote:
>>> In kde3 a right click brings up a menu with the option of adding an icon
>>> to the desktop, not so in kde4.  Other than adding an icon from the menu
>>> and renaming, how are icons added to the desktop?
>> Add the "Icon" widget, then right click on the icon and edit icon settings
> Thanks for the response.  I tried your suggestion.  The icon added would only 
> allow edits for a file.  It was not a command type icon.  Also, just by 
> serendipity I tried again and while in the add widget menu I clicked on the 
> icon to right of the yellow star icon and then all of the icons on my desktop 
> disappeared!!
I think you can also copy things to the /home/user/Desktop folder too. I 
noticed my Firefox3 did that, and the file it saved appeared on my desktop.

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