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Create Alias on Desktop

Hi, I just need a simple UNIX command to send out over ARD that will create an alias to an application and place it on the desktop.

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metacity-message(1)						   User Commands					       metacity-message(1)

metacity-message - send messages to the desktop window manager SYNOPSIS
metacity-message [disable-keybindings] [enable-keybindings] [reload-theme] [restart] [toggle-verbose] DESCRIPTION
You can use the metacity-message application to communicate with the desktop window manager to perform the following tasks: restart the window manager, reload the current window border theme, enable and disable keybindings, and enable debugging messages. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: disable-keybindings Disable keybindings for the desktop window manger. enable-keybindings Enable keybindings for the desktop window manger. reload-theme Reload the current window border theme. restart Restart the desktop window manager. toggle-verbose Enable debugging messages for the desktop window manager. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Restarting the Window Manager example% metacity-message restart EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/metacity-message Executable to communicate with the desktop window manager ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-wm | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |Volitile | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
Latest version of the GNOME Desktop User Guide for your platform. gnome-window-properties(1), metacity(1), metacity-theme-viewer(1), metacity-window-demo(1), attributes(5) NOTES
Written by Glynn Foster, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2004, 2006. SunOS 5.11 6 Sep 2004 metacity-message(1)