Puppy is a lightweight minimal Linux distribution designed to run live on most computers. Puppy is much smaller than most Linux distributions and can be run from a CD, USB or hard drive. It is configurable, so you can change many system options, including creating desktop shortcuts.
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Click the "Home" icon on the desktop to open its contents. This opens your file system and displays folders, files and executable applications.
Click the "Show Hidden Files" button in the middle of the menu bar. Click "/.usr_more," then "/local/OOo-2.0" and open the "/program" directory. This shows the executable files of all installed applications.
Look for the icon of the program for which you want to create a desktop shortcut and drag it to the desktop.
Navigate to "/usr/local/lib/X11/pixmaps" in the "Home" folder and locate the icon for the program you dragged to the desktop. Right-click the desktop icon, select "File..." and "Set Icon." This opens a dialogue box for setting up an icon.
Drag the icon you located in Step 4 into the box called "Drop an Icon File Here." Click "OK" to set the icon.
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