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I want to use Prism, but I don't want to use Firefox. Is there some similiar technology to Prism, based on Chromium instead of Firefox?

Thanx for your answers

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I'm not sure about Chromium, but it can be done in Chrome. Go to the page that you want and then Spanner/Wrench>Tools>Create Application Shortcuts. It gives you the options to add to the Desktop and/or Menu. – arochester Dec 7 '10 at 19:45
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Chrome and Chromium have this functionality built-in. They call it Application Shortcuts. Instructions to use it are here.

  • Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar.
  • Select Tools.
  • Select Create application shortcuts.
  • In the Gears dialog the appears, select the checkboxes for the locations where you want shortcuts to be placed.
  • Click OK.
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Thanks four your answer. I can remember now... I used that Chromium option some months ago. :-) – 1passenger Dec 7 '10 at 20:14

If you wish to create a separate environment for a specific browser application, just create a directory for user data, then edit a desktop shortcut and add a directive: --user-data-dir=DIR (see chromium -h or man chromium)

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