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I'm starting to develop some apps. I'm reading through python gtk documentation. It's all going fine but I have one question. How does Ubuntu find application logos? Like the one it displays in the dash and stuff, and how can I add one to my test app.

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Your keyword to search with: .desktop files. – gertvdijk Oct 17 '13 at 7:14
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Create a .desktop file and put the reference to your icon there.

Dash and the launcher will pick it up.

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