Fixing Double Sublime Text Icons on Fedora 2516 February 2017 · Filed in Information
In my previous post on how to install Sublime Text 3 (ST3) on Fedora 25, I mentioned that I have observed instances where launching ST3 via the
subl command creates an additional icon in the Dash. While searching for a solution to an issue with LibreOffice icons, I found a fix for this problem.
The fix is to add this line to the
sublime-text.desktop file (typically found in
This tells Fedora and GNOME that when a window with the WMClass of “subl” appears, it should be considered a Sublime Text window. Once you add this line to the
sublime-text.desktop file, then launching ST3 either via the GUI or via the
subl command should create only a single ST3 icon in the Dash.
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