Creating an Icon in KDE

Posted on 2004-11-14
Last Modified: 2012-05-05

I noticed that every icon in KDE has the name of the applicaion like konquer and something after it like  a "%U"

Well I wrote a simple command like rdesktop -fullscreen -fullcolor and created an icon for it.  I get the hour glass for some time and eventually it works.   Do I need to put something after it like %U to give the controll back to the OS so I do not get that hour glass that eats up the system ?

Explained in another way, I have an icon that  is a simple script I wrote and it hour glasses for a while untill it works.   If I execute it from the command line it comes up much faster.   Do I need to modify the script to call it with a mouse under X windows / kde  ?

Question by:TIMFOX123
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    Have a look at "Adding a Link to the Desktop" section in the following doc:

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    Was that your web server ?  

    I loved the link!!!!

    Thanks again.

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