Showing posts from August, 2018

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 to Ellipsis 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 same But you'll have to look up how to put the shortcut in the all programs list I 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.&