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1. How can I add my own launchers to the dock? I'd like to have a shortcut to xterm, and the icon of the running program is un-drag-able.
2. Can you make the folders on the dock retain their icons? Whenever I download something, the 'Downloads' folder on the dock turns into a thumbnail of the downloaded file.
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When u run an App from Applications folder or anywhere else an icon will appear in the Dock - right Click on it and select Keep in Dock and it is there for next time.
2. make your folder in a finder window then right click on folder and select Make alias and drag alias to right hand end of Dock
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The second trick works, thanks.

The first doesn't, since xterm is a subprocess of X11, and I managed to get it on the dock only once, dunno how. Now, whenever I run it, only the X11 icon appears on the dock, with xterm inside.
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So have u tried making an alias of xterm and putting the alias in the dock?
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