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I do not clearly understand the behavior of webapps and indicator in ubuntu 12.10.

For example I installed webapps (google calendar) and an indicator (weather) from official repository. How can I use them ? Where are they ?

Moreover, I do not understand why thunderbird is not a part of the envelope icon ?

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Please split your Thunderbird question into a separate question. – RolandiXor Feb 22 '13 at 6:49

Web apps are basically launchers on your system, along with some code that is run in your browser to provide notifications and other system integration features.

The web apps you have installed are stored in ~/.local/share/applications and in some cases in /usr/share/applications (this is in the case of applications you install using the Ubuntu Software Centre). You can search for Webapps from the Dash and add them to your launcher as well, but you cannot really control them as such by default.

There is an application called Unsettings which allows you to enable and disable specific web applications, or you can do so manually by removing their .desktop files.


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Today there is not any "official" application to do that ? – Ger Feb 26 '13 at 12:59
@Ger not yet. As far as I understand, it is planned, but not implemented yet. – RolandiXor Feb 26 '13 at 14:50

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