Creating Desktop Google Apps in Linux
Here will be creating desktop Google apps in Linux no matter if your using the Chrome or Firefox web browser.
Lets start with using the Chrome web browser.
- Open the Chrome web browser and on the left side of the Menu bar select the multiply color icon that says Apps.
- This should open a tab with some of your most used Apps, like Gmail, GDrive, Calendar and more.
- Just right click on the App you want and click on Create Shortcuts.
- The next box will ask what shortcut you want to make: To the Desktop or Applications Menu or both. For now just select Desktop.
- That’s it, you should now a shortcut on your desktop for the app you select. Test it out.
- If you missing Apps, here is a link to for adding more apps to the menu: Link
What if your using Firefox. You can still create shortcuts by doing the following.
- On your desktop, right mouse click and select Create a New Launcher or Shortcut (depending on your OS)
- Fill in the Name of the app, Exp: Gmail, now in the command line put in firefox https://www.gmail.com/
- Now go to your desktop and click on your newly created shortcut and Firefox should open to the Gmail login page.
- Do the same for the other Apps you want on your desktop.
Here is a link to download the Google-Icons