Ubuntu Remix 9.10 Question - Resolved

Ron Swift rswift at swiftstaffing.com
Sat Jan 30 15:40:48 GMT 2010

Nate, thanks for the response. The gnome applications menu edit allowed 
me to add the VPN connection parameters as a new item and I was then 
able to add it to the favorites.

Nate wrote:
> Ron,
> The Netbook Remix interface pulls it's icons from the same configuration as
> Alacarte (aka the gnome applications menu), so running the alacarte program
> (via Alt+F2) and creating the launcher there is the first step.  You will
> need to restart the netbook-launcher app before you will see the new icon
> you created, or just log out/log back in to Ubuntu.  You will see the icon
> you created in the same category you added it to in the Alacarte menu
> editor.  Any icon in the netbook-launcher can be added to the favorites
> section via the '+' button in the corner of the icon.
> Let me know if you have any trouble.
> Nate
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 1:43 PM, Ron Swift <rswift at swiftstaffing.com> wrote:
>> How do you add a custom app launcher to the favorites section in Ubuntu
>> Remix 9.10. I have a bash file that runs in terminal that is used to
>> authenticate then open a VPN connection. I need to add it to the
>> favorites section on my friends EeePC netbook that I upgraded for him.
>> It can be run from the File Manager or from the terminal but I am trying
>> to simplify things for him.
>> Thanks
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