Desktop Link to Ruby Program
charioteer7 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 17:50:07 UTC 2009
Make sure that the desktop launcher is executable. Right click on it
and set the permission to 'execute'.
That should do it.
On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Michael Satterwhite
<michael at weblore.com> wrote:
> A little foundation - which is probably irrelevant. I have a ruby program that
> I'd like to create a desktop link to (I'm running Hardy). I have a batch
> scrip to execute it with the following commands:
> cd /home/michael/magic/mp3_maker
> ruby MP3Form.rb
> The script is named mp3_maker.sh and is stored in my /scripts directory. If I
> open a console and enter
> the program opens and runs cleanly. I have a desktop link created that has
> this same command in it with the workpath of the directory containing the
> ruby program. If I click on this desktop link, it looks like it's trying to
> launch the program, then nothing happens. I don't know if there is a way to
> see what errors it's encountering (I don't see an updated entry in /var/log).
> Can anyone offer any help on how to get this working?
> Thanks much
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