Default Launchers for Natty Narwhal

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at shimmerproject.org
Tue Jan 18 23:26:07 UTC 2011


On 01/19/2011 01:18 AM, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 14:52:16 -0800
> John Alfred Nathanael Chee <cheecheeo at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 15:14, Charlie Kravetz
> > <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com> wrote:
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> >> To start with, I think we should have have a launcher for the
> >> web-browser, email client, Abiword, Thunar (places if it exists), and
> >> Application Finder.
> >>
> >> This is open to discussion, and we would like to know what others
> >> think.
>
> > I haven't checked out an image of Natty but these are my thoughts:
>
> > Web browser, Thunar (home folder), and a help icon. The help icon
> > would spawn a web browser window pointing to a page (online or
> > offline) with step by step (ideally with screen shots) instructions on
> > how to add new launchers to the panel.
>
>
> Natty only:
> Think simplified now. To add a launcher to the desktop, drag it from
> the menu and name it. To add a launcher to the panel,
> open /usr/share/applications in Thunar, right-click the menu item you
> want on the panel, left-click "Open with...", left-click create
> launcher on panel.
>
To be honest, I still think a lot of people need help with "Open
/usr/share/applications" and finding the correct application...
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