I concerned with linux from last 6-7 years, in my early years of linux i am
going through Redhat Linux , Fedora,Redhat Linux 4-5.Now at this time
I am using latest Ubuntu 10.10,It is very user friendly,if you have a internet
connection with your pc or laptop.Enjoy It easily and good support.
Quick and easy way to creating command line shortcuts using KDE 4.2
Follow the Procedure:
/usr/share/applications/ and /usr/share/applications/kde 4 contains all shortcut files(*.Desktop).Just copy whatever you want to ~/Desktop.Thats it.
For more information regarding core linux and linux kernal please visit Linux Hacks,may be it is helpful to you.