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
"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…
AltGr is short for "alternative grammar". It doesn't do much on Windows, outside of adding acute accents to vowels and turning '4' into '€'.
On Linux it does a much wider variety of things and more things still with 'AltGr+Shift', just give it a try. It's not just for foreign characters but also fractions and arrows.
There is also a program called ComposeKey, which Ubuntu and probably many other distros, comes with automatically. If you type 'Shift+AltGr' the next few characters you type will be composed into a character that sort of resembles that combination e.g. Shift+AltGr, s, s => ß and Shift+AltGr, =, > => ⇒.
You can alter the config for combinations here:/usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose (or similar).
Although 3 hyphens does make an 'em dash', 2 hyphens doesn't make an 'en dash'. What I didn't realise until I looked in the config file was that you need 2 hyphens followed by a full-stop to …