Registering apps

Collins Richey erichey2 at
Thu Jun 5 04:46:11 CEST 2003

On Wed, 4 Jun 2003 20:34:01 -0400
"Brett I. Holcomb" <brettholcomb at> wrote:

> I am running xfce 3. 8.18.  I have open office in
> /opt/OpenOffice.org1.0.2 and it is not in my path.  I registered a
> document (OO Writer doc) from the file manager (xftree) and put the
> full path in for the program.  Xfce then told me "Can't find in path"
> (yes, I know) and doesn't appear to accept the program.  I really
> don't want to put that in my path so how do I get xfce to let me put
> the full path in there?

IMHO, that's what /usr/local/bin is for.  Just put a simple script with
the full path to the executable or a simlink, and register that name
with xftree.

Collins Richey - Denver Area
gentoo stable - ext3

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