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Desktop Icon Menus

Postby Ezingers » 2019-02-09 20:27

Where can I find the config file for the desktop icons right-click-event for icon menus?
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Re: Desktop Icon Menus

Postby GarryRicketson » 2019-02-09 20:35

Errr,... and how are we supposed to know, when you don't even mention what Desktop Environment it is ?
Usually they are in :
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/home/USERNAME/.kde/share/config and /home/USERNAME/.kde/share/apps

Or something like that, this is going to vary, depending on what DE,and also what version of Debian, since you do not bother to give any usefull details, I can not bother to give any accurate answer, but am going to use KDE as a example, you can do your own searching, and find the information, just include the DE name in the search string.
For example if it is KDE, you could maybe find out like this :
Where can I find the config file for the desktop icons right-click-event for icon menus on KDE?
If it is not KDE, but XFCE, the same, but replace the KDE with XFCE, etc.
For KDE, the first hit looks like it might be use full:
https://userbase.kde.org/Configure_your_desktop
Icons

Challenge: You want to place icons on your desktop (like: "watch TV" or "play pingus")

Solution:

with KDE 3.5, right-click and choose "Create link to Application"
with KDE 4 it is much more complicated:
the "Desktop folder" approach
start Konqueror, choose Help -> About KDE. Verify you have KDE 4.2 at least.
right-click onto your desktop, choose Desktop Settings -> Type -> Folder View
in 4.5 that becomes Desktop Settings -> Activity -> Type -> Folder View
right-click onto your desktop, choose Create new... -> Link to Application
the "drag and drop" approach
Open a file manager and drag the file you would like onto the desktop. It will appear there as icon.

And there are some examples, if you read the entire tutorial,...
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Re: Desktop Icon Menus

Postby Ezingers » 2019-02-10 02:14

Sorry everybody. It's the Mate desktop.

Where can I find the config file for the Mate desktop icons right-click-event for icon menus?
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