F16 KDE custom script launcher?

mike cloaked mike.cloaked at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 22:08:12 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 8:29 PM, mike cloaked <mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 8:15 PM, mike cloaked <mike.cloaked at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am configuring a system running a clean install of F16 running the
>> KDE desktop - everything works really nicely apart from one feature
>> that I have been unable to use and maybe I am simply too stupid to be
>> able to find the answer by googling.....
>> I have a script that I want to be executed using a custom icon on the
>> panel - I can easily put a panel item in for any of the already
>> installed items - but I have a script in my home directory that in the
>> past I have been able to simply set up a panel item in gnome2 in the
>> past or in xfce so that alongside icons to start a browser or a
>> terminal shell I want to be able to run my private script with a
>> pictorial icon of my choice.... is there a way or will this mean I
>> have to move to another DE like xfce to be able to do it?
>> Thanks for any help in getting me the knowledge on how to do it.
> I finally found what I needed!  It was in the folderview and right
> clicking to give New->Link to Application which can then be
> customised.....

On further investigation there is a bug:
mike c

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