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#1 Bezukhov


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Posted 12 November 2010 - 07:54 AM

I installed Xubuntu 10.10 on a rather elderly laptop a week ago. I am all thumbs, for the most part, with all things Linux. For example I can't for the life of me figure out how to send the Mousepad, and several other applications, to the desktop as shortcuts. Can someone let me in on that little secret?
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Posted 12 November 2010 - 01:35 PM

The installed programs such as Mouse pad are listed most likely in Applications.
Check applications, accessories and if there, right click and choose "Add this launcher to Desktop".
You can also drag it to desktop or to the top bar.
Some programs/tools you have installed may show up under the System listings as well.

I don't have Mouse Pad installed so can't give the exact location to find it. If not in
accessories check the categories under Applications.

You can also just leave the launcher where it is.

Edited by buddy215, 12 November 2010 - 01:37 PM.

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