I want to create an internet shortcut within a specified folder in Ubuntu 12.04. How do I do this?
Try this. Install Gnome Panel, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:
Once installed type this:
(location of shortcut). In the example below, I will create a shortcut for Ubuntu.com and place it inside the Documents folder. Once I hit Enter a window will open with the properties. See images below.
Once done, just click on them newly created shortcut.