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I'm running Arch Linux with the gnome-unstable desktop environment. I remember pinning websites to the taskbar in Windows 7, and was wondering how I might do that in Linux.

Basically, I want a single-site browser that will appear in my Applications list with the icon from the site.

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It is actually quite simple. The menu items are populated from the .desktop entries in /usr/share/applications" and "$HOME/.local/share locations.. You can create custom .desktop files and put them in one of these locations. That will start showing up in Gnome desktop with other applications..

For more information on how to create .desktop files, have a look at this:

http://library.gnome.org/admin/system-admin-guide/stable/menustructure-desktopentry.html.en

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