Thunderbird icon in Unity launcher
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 30 16:35:32 UTC 2011
On 08/30/2011 07:20 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> I am running a fully updated Natty on my laptop. I downloaded and
> extracted a thunderbird tar.bz file to the Apps directory in my home folder.
> I followed the directions in the third answer at  to put it on the
> Launcher and change the icon to a default Thunderbird icon.
> It starts Thunderbird but the Thunderbird icon does not show on the
> Launcher. Its icon always ends up looking like the icon for the
> Workplace Switcher. Changing the icon in preferences does not work either.
> The proper icon shows in preferences and in the file manager but not on
> the Launcher. When Thunderbird is running the icon in the upper left
> corner also looks like the Workplace Switcher icon.
> Does anyone know how to make the Thunderbird icon "stick" on the Launcher?
I run SeaMonkey from a home folder; I followed the instructions on
answer 33 in that thread, the one that starts with:
"This is a method without editing config files and without root privileges.
First create the Launcher on the Desktop (only temporary)"
Note: when creating the launcher, the proper icons for Thunderbird &
SeaMonkey are in:
/thunderbird/chrome/icons/default (default256.png is the best for me)
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