LKBEN11205: Howto create a favicon for your website with linux


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

You want a favicon to make your homepage look nicer

Cause

none

Solution

you can use icotool from icoutils which can convert png to favicons (ico).

apt-get install icoutils

To generate your favicon you use

icotool -c favicon.png -o favicon.ico

Now you include the following line in the head part of your website



Have fun.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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