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How to open browser at specific URL from desktop icon
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PostPosted: Tue 10 Jan 2012, 17:56    Post_subject:  How to open browser at specific URL from desktop icon
Sub_title: Start web page from icon on desktop
 

(Thanks to SFR)

1.Create text file with this code:

(Example for seamonkey browser ->Puppy forum)
Code:
# /bin/sh

seamonkey http://murga-linux.com/puppy/

2. Save file with name you want. (do not use .txt at end of name)
3. In Rox (file manager) go to location you saved file.
4. Make file executable (right-click on file -> properties)
5. Drag file to desktop.
6. Right click on desktop icon for file.
To change name -> edit item
To change icon -> set icon
( normal icon set is located at /usr/local/lib/X11/pixmaps )
When selecting an icon to use, 48X48 is the size used for desktop icons. So, pick an icon that has 48 in its name.

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PostPosted: Sun 03 Mar 2013, 21:49    Post_subject:  

That is absolutely amazing! I new I had to enter some code but what I didn't realize was how easy and straightforward it was. Big problem solved. Thanks for the help!! Smile
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