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I'm new to linux and just installed Elementary OS.
I installed Chrome and noticed that Workflowy and a bunch of other Chrome Apps are also installed, as you can see in the screenshot. enter image description here But how do I find what is the command to run a Chrome app, say, workflowy? (So that I can launch it from command line & assign a custom shortcut to it)

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Don't really know if this will work for you as I never tested it but I found this site with many chromium command line options : http://peter.sh/experiments/chromium-command-line-switches/#app You should take a look at the --app option.

--app : Specifies that the associated value should be launched in "application" mode.

--app-id: Specifies that the extension-app with the specified id should be launched according to its configuration.

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At last I found the solution myself. Because chrome auto-generated an shortcut in my Windows so I learned how to use the app-id flag. The commmand turned out to be google-chrome --app-id={The app-id of the app you would like to run, which could be found in chrome://extensions} –  octref Jan 13 at 13:54

To find the command that runs the app:

  1. Go to the Chrome Apps page (chrome://apps)
  2. Right click an icon and create shortcut on the desktop
  3. Right click an icon that appeared on the desktop and click Properties
  4. Copy the command
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