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Unity introduce a new costumization to the icons that consist on a little piece of code for the .desktop of the file, and then, when righ clicking on the icon on the Unity Dock, the options you define appears...

I wish to know if that could be done with the Gnome-Shell dock icons so I could have only the white Libreoffice Icon and then set the options to execute Writer Impress etc...

Thanks in Advance

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How can I do that ? – aliasbody Dec 4 '11 at 20:54
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Unfortunately, you'll have to wait at least for gnome 3.4 to get that feature in gnome-shell.

It's right now being worked on, see the webpage for further reference.

In the meantime, you can install the jump-list-gnome-shell-extension.

You can get it from here

This, however, will only show your recently and most used files, it won't enable you to launch writer or impress like Unity does.

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Thank you for the answer ^^ – aliasbody Dec 4 '11 at 20:56

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