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Adding a "shortcut" to Firefox on Ubuntu desktop

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I am a xubuntu newbie. I want to add a shortcut (ie icon you can click on) to Firebox on my desktop so that it appears there each time the machine is booted. An additional nicety would be if Firebox just started automatically once the user logged in. Seems like I need to know the command for starting firefox ...
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the easy way is to just open the xfce4-appfinder and drag the app you want to the desktop.
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You could use "save session" in the shutdown dialog.
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Like here and that will be restored as you were when you checked the option and restarted:

http://www.23hq.com/Vincentt/photo/3992562
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Thanks. I had looked everywhere except accessories, since an app finder didn't seem like an accessory!
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