claydoh at midmaine.com
Thu Jul 23 19:51:23 UTC 2009
Paul Lemmons wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re:Start Confirmations
> From: Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca>
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: 07/22/2009 04:55 PM
>>> And for the record, the issue was not the execute bit, it was the fact
>>> that the .desktop files were not in a "standard" directory. They were
>>> shortcuts to the rdesktop command; a base system program.
>> No, that doesn't seem right either - I have created .desktop files
>> that didn't prompt me to run.
> Excerpt from the development thread at:
> When launching a .desktop file (which I'll refer to as a service), if
> any of the following conditions are true, the launch is permitted:
> 1. The service is executable by the user
> 2. The service is owned by root (to handle the common case of
> system-installed files)
> 3. The service is contained in a standard service directory. Right now
> this means "xdgdata-apps" in addition to standard KDE service locations.
> I got bit by number 3
I cannot seem to be able to reproduce this. What specific apps have you
created launch icons or .desktop files for that show this behavior? Is
the executable the shortcut points to outside of your $PATH ?
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