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Re: how to add kde applets on gnome desktop

On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 11:47 -0500, Michael Pobega wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Feb 2007 11:20:24 +0100
> "abdelkader belahcene" <abelahcene@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > in fact I want to add applets not applications,
> >  I mean a quick button on the menu bar which is running autmatically.
> > To be more precise I dowonload a kde applets kprayertime( which
> > starts a the given time), on kde desktop I can find this applets in
> > the menu list, and just pick it to put it in the menui. At a given
> > time the applet runs.   From the gnome the applets is not on the list
> > so I can't add it to the menu bar.
> > thanks a lot
> > best regards
> > bela
> I don't quite understand what you want to do. Are you trying to put KDE apps in the GNOME drop down menu? If so you can do this with the Alacarte Menu Editor (Applications -> Accessories -> Alacarte or Alt+f2 run: alacarte).
> If you want to add it to the system tray you can always add it into GNOME's start up applications, Desktop/Settings -> Preferences -> Sessions and add the program to the automatically started programs list.
> If you meant something else I'm sorry, I just can't fully understand what you're asking.

He wants to know how to add a KDE applet to the Gnome panel.  In Gnome,
if you right-click on the panel, you have the option to "+Add to
Panel..."  If you select that option, a pop-up appears with a list of
applets you can add (things like Deskbar, Disk Mounter, Force Quit,
Workspace Switcher, etc.).  His KDE applet does not appear in that list,
so the question is, how does he add it?

Applets, as a rule, don't sit in the system tray (at least, none that I
use do).  The sit on the panel.

Michael M. ++ Portland, OR ++ USA
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