[Wine]Desktop Icons

Thomas Krahn tk at biotix.de
Tue Oct 19 15:58:34 CDT 2004


Command: wine /home/john/drive_c/ProgramFiles/Freecell/freecell.exe

 >> wine is not installed in the 
/home/john/drive_c/ProgramFiles/Freecell/ directory. but it should be in 
your executive path.


John Wildberger wrote:

>On Tuesday 19 October 2004 11:48 am, Milan Knizek wrote:
>>John Wildberger wrote:
>>| I have the program 'freecell' in the directory:
>>| [john]: 09:28 AM  [~/.wine/drive_c/ProgramFiles/Freecell]
>>| $ wine freecell     will start the program.
>>| What do I have to do to create an Icon on the desktop that will start the
>>| program?
>>consult your window manager (KDE, Gnome, ...) how to create a desktop
>>icon and use the command "wine freecell" to be run.
>>In KDE, you can right click on the desktop and select Create New/ File/
>>Link to application.
>This works fine for any normal application, but chokes on 'wine freecell'
>To be sure, these were the steps I followed:
>Right click on desktop.
>Create New/ File  -> Link to application
>Properties for Program.Desktop >Application
>Description: Freecell
>Command:/home/john/drive_c/ProgramFiles/Freecell/wine freecell.exe _> OK
>Icon is now created on desktop:Link to Applocation.
>Click on Icon.
>Error Message:
>KDEInit could not launch
> '/home/john/.wine/drive_c/ProgramFiles/Freecell/wine freecell.exe'
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