[ALUG] Desktop Icons

nev young nev at nevilley.demon.co.uk
Wed Jul 7 23:45:49 BST 2010


On 07/07/10 20:01, Peter Hunter wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> I'm new to this list, and I haven't used Linux for many years, so I need
> some help please.
>
> I have 'clean' installed Ubuntu 10.04 and am using Firefox 3.6.6
>
> I like to keep links to my regular websites on the desktop, so I drag
> the URL to it. Trouble is, every icon is the FF gold star. How do I get
> FF to use the websites own icon, so that I can easily recognise which
> one I want to click on? Always assuming I can do so of course.
>
You can steal the website icon by getting the favicon.ico file.
eg
http://www.google.co.uk/favicon.ico

hth
-- 
nev




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