Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 244479
shortcuts added to the desktop are not copies but symlinks to system original shortcut
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:36:43 EDT
Description of problem:
When adding a shortcut from the menu or the panel to the desktop, the newly
created shortcut is readonly.
In fact, it seems some shortcuts are symlink to /usr/share/.desktop original file.
ls -l /home/axel/Bureau/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 axel axel 37 jun 16 00:51 gimp-2.2.desktop ->
-rw-r--r-- 1 axel axel 4957 mar 13 06:34 gnome-terminal.desktop
-rw-r--r-- 1 axel axel 397 jun 16 00:45 mozilla-firefox.desktop
-rw-r--r-- 1 axel axel 278 avr 19 22:40 mozilla-thunderbird.desktop
lrwxrwxrwx 1 axel axel 61 jun 16 00:56 redhat-evolution-mail.desktop ->
I had this problem for the gimp (from the menu), for redhat-web, redhat-mail
For others , like pidgin, gnome-screenshot, this a real file and not a symlink.
I don't know if this is gnome related, or related to each application which has
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
For some applications, as far as I know : Gimp, redhat-web, redhat-mail,
Steps to Reproduce:
1. From the menu or the panel, add the shortcut to the desktop.
Symlinks to /usr/share original file.
Create a copy.
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