How do I create file/launcher icons?

Timothy White xfce.users at
Sat Aug 12 06:23:37 CEST 2006

On 8/12/06, LaPeq FCI <lapeqmack at> wrote:
> I know this may sound quite idiot but i don't know how to create
> application's shortcuts on the desktop. I mean, i don't want minimized
> things to appear as icons and changed it to file/launcher icons but
> nothing appears in the desktop where and how do i create these icons,
> please?

Find a ".desktop" file and drag it to ~/Desktop
IIRC, once you have an icon on the desktop (you can just create an
empty file in that folder), you can right click it, and there is a
create new launcher option.

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