Adding menu entries to Wine...
ff809 at ncf.ca
Wed Mar 4 21:54:00 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 13:31 -0500, Brian McKee wrote:
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> Hey Brian
> Programs run under wine aren't really any different than any other
> program in the menus.
> You just need a launcher to access them, and an apropriate logo. So,
> in rather exhaustive detail, here we go
> 1 - Take a program you already have installed in Wine Not the Notepad
> or Browse entries that are there by default, but one you've installed.
> I'm assuming you've installed some thing else already. Right click
> on it and choose 'add this launcher to desktop' This will be our
> 2 - Go to your desktop and right click on the launcher, and choose 'Properties'
> 3 - Go to the Launcher tab in the Properties window (last one)
> 4 - Copy the entire string shown in the middle 'Command' box.
> 5 - Go to System -> Preferences -> Main Menu
> 6 - Pick the spot you want your new launcher on the tree on the left,
> then choose new item on the right
> 7 - Leave it set as 'application', Name is whatever you want to call
> it, and Comment is what will appear in the pop up box if you hover
> your mouse over.
> 8 - Paste in the copied string into the 'Command' box, then edit it
> for your application. For instance, I have one like this
> env WINEPREFIX="/home/me/.wine" wine "C:\Program Files\Lubrifiner.exe"
> All you need to do is change the c:\Program Files to the right
> location for your program
> 9 - Click on the springplate icon to pick a new icon - if you navigate
> to ~/.wine/path to your program/ there is often a .ico file you can
> use to get the 'correct' icon for the program
> 10 - Pitch the template launcher off your desktop
Thanks very much.
I'll give your instructions a try out and see how things go.
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