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by miks
Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: General Help
Topic: add desktop icon from menu
Replies: 0
Views: 1379

add desktop icon from menu

I just installed lxde in debian squeeze. Right clicking on Opera in the menu gives me the option to "Add to desktop", but this is not working. Also tried it for iceweasel and no go.
Is this a known bug, or am I missing something?
by miks
Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:20 am
Forum: PCManFM
Topic: open as root?
Replies: 14
Views: 13454

Re: open as root?

OK, thanks guys, I now have it (sort of) working from the menu after copying FreelY's scripts etc BUT strangely, after a fresh boot, it brings up the dialog box asking for the root password. OK o far. After entering that, the screen flashes but no pcmanfm appears. So, I go back to the menu and try a...
by miks
Wed Oct 28, 2009 12:40 am
Forum: PCManFM
Topic: open as root?
Replies: 14
Views: 13454

Re: open as root?

freelY, I tried your fix and it launches pcmanfm from the menu entry but not as root.......
by miks
Wed Oct 28, 2009 12:15 am
Forum: PCManFM
Topic: open as root?
Replies: 14
Views: 13454

Re: open as root?

Try this: Open leafpad or other text editor and copy the following into it --> #!/bin/sh #------------------------------------------------------- # Start program export launchasroot=' <window title="Root Launcher" icon="/usr/share/icons/gnome/32x32/apps/file-manager.png" window-position="2"> <vbox>...
by miks
Mon Oct 26, 2009 10:45 am
Forum: PCManFM
Topic: open as root?
Replies: 14
Views: 13454

Re: open as root?

OK, thanks Neal, I will try that but just one question, I do not know what to put in this line:

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Categories=Settings;GTK;X-MandrivaLinux-System-Configuration; (change this to match )
by miks
Sun Oct 25, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: PCManFM
Topic: open as root?
Replies: 14
Views: 13454

Re: open as root?

Thanks Neal. I have done as you say and also changed "name" to "Root File Manager" before saving the file as pcmanfm-root, and it now shows in the menu as Root File Manager. Excellent so far! When I launch it, I get the window asking for my root password, which is accepted, but pcmanfm does not appe...
by miks
Sun Oct 25, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: PCManFM
Topic: open as root?
Replies: 14
Views: 13454

open as root?

How do I set up a menu entry to open pcmanfm as root?
by miks
Sun Oct 04, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: General Help
Topic: menu behaviour
Replies: 2
Views: 2441

Re: menu behaviour

The main menu. On mouseover, the entry in the menu stops showing as the next dropdown menu opens......
by miks
Tue Sep 29, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: General Help
Topic: menu behaviour
Replies: 2
Views: 2441

menu behaviour

I am trying out lxde in my sidux netbook install but I cant get used to the way that the menu entry that you focus on disappears instead of being highlighted. How can I change this behaviour?
Thanks, Mike