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how do i create a short cut icon to my desk top

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I want to create short cuts that appear on my desktop for quick and easy access to various sites. I am a graduate student and prefer Mozilla over any other browsers. My wife uses google chrome or something and she simply goes into "tools" and is given the option to create a shortcut to the tool bar or desk top. I am sure Mozilla offers that same option, I am just unable to find it. Again i just want to know how to create shortcuts straight to my desk top. Thank you

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cor-el
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You can drag the "Site Identity Button" (globe/padlock) on the left hand side of the location bar onto the desktop to create a shortcut.

You can also use an extension.