3D Launch Pad

Release date: 
Thursday, 10 September, 2020



Authors/Port authors:

Launch Pad is a WPS objects launcher for PMShell with support for PNG icons.

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Available as ZIP and WarpIN package:

  • download ZIP package to temporary directory and unpack it;
  • the WarpIN package is self-installing.

See below for download link(s).

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install libc libgcc1 libstdc++6 libpng

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

3D Launch Pad v. 20240602 (2/6/2024, Andrey Vasilkin) Readme/What's new
3D Launch pad for OS/2 with PNG icons support --------------------------------------------- You will need the following packages: libc libgcc1 libstdc++6 libpng If you use YUM, simply type `yum install <package_list>` on the command line and press Enter. For ANPM, select "YUM -> Quick install..." from the menu, copy the given package list into the entry field and press Enter. The packages and all their dependencies will be downloaded and installed automatically. Note that if some of these packages are already installed, the install command will simply do nothing for them. After installing WPI package and restarting PMShell, click on "Launch Pad properties" object on the desktop. Go to "Objects" pages (four minor pages for the each of the screen edge). Drag and drop any of your WPS objects to the list. You can set an icon for any object by dragging the PNG file, ICO file or WPS object to the place on the right side of the page. Place the mouse cursor on the appropriate edge of the screen to bring up the launch pad. Command line switches for LP.EXE -e - Close running launch pad. -p - Open properties notebook. -d <path> - Use path to store configuration (INI file and icons). Default is .\data. --- Andrey Vasilkin, 2019-2024
 ftp.os2.snc.ru/pub/LaunchPad/lp-wpi-20240602.zip  local copy
Record updated last time on: 03/06/2024 - 22:16

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