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Turn a Web Page into a Desktop Application

I can't believe how simple the whole thing turned out to be. It's literally this simple, if you have Chromium/Chrome installed.

Linux:
Make sure you didn't install Chromium with snap.Go to the URL you want the app to open toEllipsis Button (...) -> "More tools" -> "Create shortcut"Don't un-tick the checkbox for "Open as window"Click "Create"Copy the newly created .desktop file to~/.local/share/applications Windows:
Basically the sameBut you'll have to look up how to put the shortcut in the all programs listI used to have on my desktop a shortcut to the all programs folder, which I used to drag and drop shortcuts into Formerly meirl:

"Oh, what a dream that would be!"
"It's a shame so many great programs are stuck nested in a browser window."
"The Chromium button on my launcher is cramped with stuff that doesn't belong there."
"I love Alt+Tab."
"App icons make it much eas…