Same icon for multiple user desktops

Egbert van der Wal eggie at
Sun Mar 14 17:42:50 EET 2004

I do think it's useful to automatically create icons for all users, especially 
for the root user, for example when installing new applications.
It justs adds some more control over the entire system.

On Wednesday 25 February 2004 13:53, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Hi,
> Daniel Lopez <daniel at> writes:
> > I have been reading the specs, but have not been able to find an
> > answer to this. Is there a way to define a .desktop file so that
> > icon appears in every user's desktop?  Similar to defining a shared
> > menu, but in this case it would be a shared desktop icon.
> I don't think any application should be allowed to non-interactively
> place icons on the users desktop. So let's hope that there is no way
> to achieve your goal.
> Sven
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