URLs as applications in menu, possible?

Would it be possible to somehow add URLs (hopefully with their own unique icons) in the application menu that open up in browser ?

The use-case is easily launching a web-application (s.a. Google Meet, Microsoft Office 365 web-apps etc.).


Lazy way:
You can create progressive web apps with Brave Browser.
Just go to the menu, more tools, create shortcut. It will then go to the Brisk Menu.
Hard way:
Create a Custom launcher manually for each website you want a shortcut for.

Sure its possible :slight_smile:

You can create a launcher of whatever you want this way :

write a file inside there :

sudo nano /usr/share/applications/myweblink.desktop

Put inside :

[Desktop Entry]
Name=Google Duo
GenericName=Google Duo
Comment=Open Google duo inside chromium browser
Exec=chromium-browser --app=https://duo.google.com/

You can replace chromium-browser with google-chrome or firefox
Do not forget to download also a icon file .png and put them inside /usr/share/icons/

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LinuxMint now has WebApp Manager. I was able to create a deb with provided instructions and am using it. I use it mainly for Youtube.