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Create Favicon from Image File

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In 3 Easy Steps:
  1. Install xpm2wico and gimp: sudo apt-get install xpm2wico etc.
  2. Using gimp scale to 16x16px image and save in xpm (X PixMap) format
  3. Run xmp2wico from command line: xpm2wico favicon.xpm favicon.ico

Finally, to dispaly on site, add the following tag to head:
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon" />