On Thu, 09 Mar, 2006 at 10:51:57AM -0600, Macho Philipovich wrote:
>
> hi there, i'm having trouble getting a basic kicker applet to work. let
> me know if there's a more appropriate place for this question.
>
> i've put together a basic class that extends KPanelApplet, along with
> the factory function. i'm trying to compile up a couple of libraries as
> follows:
>
> g++ -c kvorak.cpp -I/usr/include/qt3 -I/usr/include/kde
> g++ kvorak.o -shared -o libkvorak.so
> ar rc libkvorak.la kvorak.o
>
> then, for good measure, i made a dynamic link to both libraries in
> /usr/lib/kde3
>
> after that, i created ~/.kde/share/apps/kicker/kvorak.desktop:
>
> [Desktop Entry]
> Name = Kvorak
> Comment = Kvorak Applet
> X-KDE-Library = libkvorak
> X-KDE-UniqueApplet = true
>
> but the applet does not show up in kde's list. any tips? thanks. i'm
> running kde v3.5.1


Try creating the file in /usr/share/apps/kicker/applets/kvorak.desktop
It should appear in the KDE's list.


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