How can I include a new application (like Netscape) in the applications menu
> How can I include a new application (like Netscape) in the applications menu
> of X?
It depends on your window manager. If you're using fvwm look in
~/.fvwmrc (~/ means your home directory). If there isn't one there
you'll probably be able to copy the file from either
to your home directory. Do this:
cp /usr/lib/lib/X11/fvwm/system.fvwmrc ./.fvwmrc
Now just edit the section of the file that creates the entries for your applications.
follow the same format. You should check the manual page for your window manager
too. You'll need to restart fvwm for the changes to take place.
The Installation and Getting Started Guide (a book that comes on practically every
CD-ROM version of Linux) explains how to configure X window managers. Recommended.
I upgraded from 7.02 to 7.1 to get the benefit of the improvents in
KDE in the new version. At first everything looked great and I had my
desktop configured exactly as I wanted it. Then I tried some other
window managers: WindowMaker, Blackbox, and finally Gnome. When I
went back to KDE all my settings were gone and defaulted back to the
original stock settings. I even lost a link to an app that I put in
/usr/share/applnk/Applications. What is more annoying, now when I
right-click on the desktop to create a new application link, the only
option I have is to create a new folder. All the other options have
I have been looking at just about every possible file under .kde and
can find nothing to give me a clue. I also can't figure out how/why
all of my settings would have been lost.
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