Thunderbird icon in Unity launcher

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Aug 30 17:51:34 UTC 2011

On 08/30/2011 10:37 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> 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.

Odd. Worked for me - twice. I even modified the launcher (via the
terminal) in ~.local/share/applications to add command line launch
instructions (-mail -browser).

Sorry, don't know what else to suggest. Switching back to Ubuntu Classic
now... Unity drives me crazy; I waste too much time trying to figure out
how to do the simple things I do daily with standard GNOME.

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