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  This guide will help you create an extension with a wbar icon and/or menu entry for a command.  As an example, I will use an extension I created for an icon and menu entry to mount my networked mp3 directory.

The extension is name zzzmymount.tcz

#Create a temporary dir to work from

tc@box:~$ mkdir /tmp/extension && cd /tmp/extension

#Write the script

  Use your favorite editor (for me its nano)

^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ mkdir -p usr/local/bin tc@box:/tmp/extension$ nano usr/local/bin/mountmp3s^

[ -d /home/tc/mnt/mp3s mkdir /home/tc/mnt/mp3s

sudo mount -t cifs 192.168.1.100/mp3s /home/tc/mnt/mp3s -o uid=1001,gid=50,username=tc,password=xxxx^ Dont forget to make it executable ^tc@box:~$ chmod +x usr/local/bin/mountmp3s^ ==== #Create the menu entry ==== (note: even if you do not wish to have a menu entry, you must have a menu file to trigger the setup) ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ mkdir usr/local/tce.menu^ If you do not want a menu entry: ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ touch usr/local/tce.menu/zzzmymount^ If you do: ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ nano usr/local/tce.menu/zzzmymount^ ^<JWM> <Program label=“Mount MP3s”>/usr/local/bin/mountmp3s</Program> </JWM>^ (note: capitalization is important in the tags) ==== #Create icon entry ==== ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ mkdir usr/local/tce.icons tc@box:/tmp/extension$ nano usr/local/tce.icons/zzzmymount^ ^i: /usr/local/tce.icons/mountmp3s.png t: Mount MP3s c: /usr/local/bin/mountmp3s ^ (note: make sure this file end in a newline. most editors do this automatically) ==== # Add the icon ==== Search around the web for an icon you like. A good place to look is: www.iconspedia.com Remember to use the name you specified in the icon file above. ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ wget -O usr/local/tce.icons/mountmp3s.png http://www.iconspedia.com/dload.php?up_id=16386^ ==== #Check permissions and ownership ==== ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ cd usr/local tc@box:/tmp/extension/usr/local$ sudo chown -R root.staff tce* tc@box:/tmp/extension/usr/local$ sudo chmod 775 tce*^ ==== # Create the exension ==== (note: this requires squashfs-tools-4.0.tcz) ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ mksquashfs . ../zzzmymount.tcz^ The extension will be in /tmp. You can now load it to test it out: ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ tce-load -i /tmp/zzzmymount.tcz^ The icon and menu should now be visible and usable. Finally move the new extension into your personal repo: ^tc@box:/tmp/extension$ cp ../zzzmymount.tcz $(cat /opt/.tce_dir)^ ==== # Troubleshooting ==== If you are creating icons for a package, pre-existing freedesktop configuration files may conflict with custom wbar icon files and settings. Check for a pre-existing freedesktop configuration at: /usr/local/share/applications/PACKAGENAME.desktop For details on how to configure that file for Tiny Core, read iconmenuinfo.