Thunderbird icon in Unity launcher

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Tue Aug 30 17:37:15 UTC 2011

On 08/30/2011 12:12 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 08/30/2011 10:03 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> On 08/30/2011 11:35 AM, NoOp wrote:
> ...
>>> 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)"
>> That is the one I followed also.
>>> Note: when creating the launcher, the proper icons for Thunderbird&
>>> SeaMonkey are in:
>>> /thunderbird/chrome/icons/default (default256.png is the best for me)
>>> /seamonkey/chrome/icons/default (seamonkey.png)
>>> respectively.
>> Those are the ones I used and I tried them all thinking maybe the
>> resolution had something to do with it.
> And it still doesn't stick for you? Review the instructions again&  make
> sure that you "Now drag and drop your launcher from
> .local/share/applications to the Launcher Bar on the left on your Screen."

No. I just tried deleting everything and started over following the 
instructions step by step.  I also tried by following the instructions a 
little farther down about changing icons.

>> Just curious, but does Seamonkey show up as an app in Unity?  If I do a
>> search from the Dash for thunderbird all I get is the .tar file I
>> downloaded.  If I scroll through the list of apps it doesn't show there
> ...
> No it's doesn't.

Same as mine, so that's not the problem.

Thanks for your help,  Jim

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