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I've just installed Lubuntu 18.10 and struggling to create shortcuts to a URL on the desktop.

In previous versions of Lubuntu I would just drag from the browser's address bar to the desktop but this doesn't seem to work in the new LXQt desktop.

I've tried this in Friefox and Chrome and in both the drag and drop appears to work but the shortcut disappears from the desktop.

Is there a simple way to do this?

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  • Are there any icons on your desktop? It may be that you have icons disabled if not. – Hugo Jan 12 at 18:52
  • It was a fresh install of Lubuntu 18.10 using default options. There weren't any shortcuts placed on the desktop during install but I have added some to applications (dragged from the main menu). – ronmacq Jan 12 at 21:39

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