[ubuntu-za] Launcher icons
jan at verslank.net
Wed May 2 18:29:34 UTC 2012
Hi again Bruce, I had a look in Launchpad then restarted my system and
the problem went away!
Thanks for helping.
On 02/05/2012 19:48, Jan Greeff wrote:
> Hi Bruce,
> Thanks for the advice.
> I now remember how I did it last time, but now it does not work, the
> link seems to drag across fine but the moment it is dropped on the
> desktop it becomes damaged and I get this feedback: 'This link cannot
> be used, because its target
> "../../lib/libreoffice/share/xdg/writer.desktop" doesn't exist.'
> Any more ideas?
> Kind regards,
> On 02/05/2012 19:23, Bruce Pieterse wrote:
>> On 02/05/2012 09:35, Robin Bownes wrote:
>>> On 05/02/2012 05:59 AM, Jan Greeff wrote:
>>>> Thanks Bruce, removing the icon and re-launching the program sorted
>>>> the problem out.
>>> Pleased to hear that Jan. Unfortunately, it didn't work for me.
>>> Doesn't matter how often I remove the button, and reload the
>>> program, or change themes, etc. - still the same. I've even tried
>>> tracking down the LibreOffice .desktop file and editing that to
>>> point to a particular icon file - still no joy.
>>> So if anyone out there has a flash of brilliance, please let me
>>> know. It only does this with my LibreOffice launcher button.
>> Hi Jan,
>> Glad you got it sorted out! :) To place a shortcut onto your desktop,
>> you won't be able to drag it from the launcher onto your desktop, but
>> you can drop an icon onto your desktop through the unity dash.
> All the best,
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