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In Google Chrome, their extremely useful Create Application Shortcuts is buried under Wrench icon > Tools > Create Application Shortcuts. I'd really like a Chrome button, bookmarklet or a even desktop or Unity launcher to make accessing this menu a one-click process.

Even if someone knew the command flag for opening the Create Application Shortcuts prompt that would be a great help. Thanks!

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And you've tried the command line with --help? If there is a command, it would be simple to create a launcher icon. – david6 Nov 26 '11 at 0:05
I have, along with the complete list of command flags but no dice. Even willing to use a Firefox solution but not finding anything relevant there either.. – brklynmark Nov 26 '11 at 6:50
What exact version? – david6 Nov 26 '11 at 19:36
Ubuntu 11.10 x64, and Chrome 15.0.874.121. Though creating a launcher icon is easy enough, I'm simply looking for a one-click way to pull up the Create Application Shortcuts menu (for newbs that won't know to look for it in the wrench > tools menu) – brklynmark Dec 2 '11 at 5:15

(my best guess)


You are looking for a "one click" method of converting the current URL (from Chrome or Firefox) to the desktop, where this can be used as a 'desktop shortcut'.

And, you want this 'icon' to load the URL (website) as a browser window without toolbars, statusbars, and the like.

Please confirm, and/or clarify ..

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(Sorry for the very delayed reply; I didn't realize there was a reply and adjusted my notification settings) One click method: YES Load with toolbars, etc: Preferable but not critical Thanks!! – brklynmark Dec 17 '11 at 5:48

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