Prism launchers on a dock?

Asked by Esther Strom on 2010-10-07

I use the Prism extension for Firefox to make standalone "apps" from certain websites (Yahoo Mail, Google Calendar, etc.). When you create an app, what it really does is create a desktop shortcut (desktop configuration file (application/x-desktop)) that you then give permission to execute as a program. The command is something like this:

 "/usr/lib/firefox-3.6.10/firefox" -app "/home<email address hidden>/prism/application.ini" -override "/<email address hidden>/override.ini" -webapp <email address hidden>

I've then been able to drag that icon onto a panel and launch the app from there. When I tried dragging the icon onto my schmancy new Docky dock, the icon displays with no problem, but clicking on it does not launch the app. Did I do something wrong, or is this not supported?

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Robert Dyer (psybers) said : #1

Docky is not able to properly match Prism or Chromium apps properly. There are open bugs for both.

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