okay I've got 2 fxruby programs and they run from the command line okay
but now I want to have it executed from the KDE desktop.

things I'd tried

1. copy konsole (terminal) to the desktop and change settings so that a
script would run.

2. repeat for 2nd program.

PROBLEM they both share 1 .desktop config settings file.

solved this by copying and renaming the .desktop file
now I have myscript1.desktop file and myscript2.desktop file each
pointing to their own directories but they wont work!!  From the file
manager I can right mouse click them and see from the pop-up sub menu
Open-with the 2 config files and they work there but this is a poor
second.

PROBLEM

these programs would not execute/launch from the desktop icons!!

SOLUTION?

Found that my moving the .desktop files from
      /home/user/.local/share/applications
to
     /home/user/.local/share/applications/kde4

I get the action I want namely user clicks on the icon for ruby script
it gets executed just like a 1st class kde program.

It is by chance that it has a GUI frontend and i get the benefit of
having NO CLI console visible too so this is equivalent to the .rbw
files in windows.

Hope this helps someone down the track.

rgds,

Dave.
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