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How do I add another icon in the Launcher for an application that is already present. A second Chromium icon specifically, and then name them differently?

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You can copy the file ~/.local/share/applications/chromium Web Browser.desktop to something like chromium-2.desktop, then add a unique StartupWMClass:


This should allow Unity to think the icon is a different application.

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