[CentOS] Persistent desktop icons ?

Benjamin Franz jfranz at freerun.com
Thu Oct 22 12:57:27 UTC 2009

Niki Kovacs wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to configure persistent desktop icons, e. g. shortcuts 
> that users can't delete ? On most of my client desktops, I have some 
> home-made shortcuts, like here for example  [...]
> To configure the shortcuts themselves, I just edit a .desktop file by 
> hand. I tried various combinations of chown and chmod, but to no avail. 
> Even if there are minimum access rights, the thing can still be erased 
> with a right click.
> Now I vaguely remember that a standard openSUSE install has something 
> like persistent desktop shortcuts (for the SUSE help center or something 
> like that), and I wonder: how do they do it ?
> Any suggestions ?

Some Googling suggests that the 'sabayon' app is what you want.


Benjamin Franz

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