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How do you make desktop shortcuts on Edubuntu, using the Gnome fallback GUI? I've used Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 before and it's been a no-brainer, but right-clicking on a program through the Applications Menu opens it (same as left-click) with no way I can tell of to make desktop shortcuts.

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Did you make sur right-clik was enabled ? – NorTicUs Oct 10 '12 at 22:08
Good question, I hadn't considered that was something I needed to enable. How do I do that? – user95864 Oct 12 '12 at 20:07

I suppose you installed GNOME Tweak tool. If not, type

sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Then, go to the section "Desktop" and enable "Have file manager handle the desktop"

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