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Day 9

I made it to the 9th day with Ubuntu 11.04, still no system failures. I think it’s a good program after all. Today I finally got the answer on how to get a xKill on my bar. An xKill is a program that terminates a desired application. This is used often when a program goes rogue and cannot be closed by clicking the red X. Here’s how I installed the xKill:

For a standalone launcher icon create .desktop

gedit ~/.local/share/applications/quit.desktop

C&P this in, adjust Icon= line to icon of choice

[Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Terminal=false Exec=xkill Name=Force Quit Icon=/usr/share/icons/Humanity/actions/48/process-stop.svg

Save, then open home folder (view > show hidden files), browse to  .local/share/applications And drag the quit.desktop onto the launcher If need be log out/in to set To use – click on launcher X appears, put on window, left click. To add to a group using quicklists – see here, part of a utility group icon http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p…8#post10778758To add to power button – several ways, do only 1, my preferred is the last method (/usr/local/.. and link create the desktop as before, then either make a link to it in or just move it to /usr/share/indicators/session/applications  Or just create the .desktop in there

gksudo gedit /usr/share/indicators/session/applications/quit.desktop

Or create in /usr/local and then link

mkdir -p /usr/local/share/applications && \ gksudo gedit /usr/local/share/applications/quit.desktop

Then create the link

sudo ln -s /usr/local/share/applications/quit.desktop /usr/share/indicators/session/applications/quit.desktop

For multiple users quit.desktop must either be in /usr/share/indicators/session/applications or in /usr/local/share/applications/ and linked


This is my source: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1750127

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