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What Custom Launchers and Unity Quicklists are available?

Please note that right now, most of the information contained below is outdated and cannot be updated. Be careful, most of this won't work on Ubuntu 12.04 and newer. Creating a custom launcher ...
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Tips and Tricks for Unity

We have the new Unity shell in Ubuntu, what are the fun new stuff we need to know or look forward to?
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How do I subscribe to a bug?

Sometimes people tell me to subscribe to a Launchpad bug so I can follow along it's progress, how do I do this?
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The 'File Manager' icon in the Unity launcher opens my Home folder. How can I get it to open my Documents folder instead?

I open my Documents folder more often than my Home folder. In Unity, if I want to open Documents, I click on the File manager icon in the launcher (this opens Home), then I click on Documents in the ...
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How to make Nautilus launcher _with_ quicklists behave like normal nautilus launcher in Unity

I followed this question: How to add my favorite places as a quicklist in my home's icon in Unity? And created the launcher. It's pretty good, as you can see here: But when I click it (be ...
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How to add icon of device on unity launcher?

My HDD is separated on three parts, two of them are on nfts, and the only way to reach some of this parts is through trash icon on unity launcher to start Nautilus. Is it any way to put ntfs parts of ...
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How to add a bookmark to the Home Folder icon in Unity?

In question How to add my favorite places as a quicklist in my home's icon in Unity? there is an explanation of how to add my favourite places as a quicklist in the home icon in Unity (i.e. ...
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change the default starting directory of nautilus from unity bar

Currently nautilus opens the home directory by default. However the command nautilus /path/to/a/directory opens nautilus with the selected directory open. How do I edit the unity bar Home folder ...
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How to add windows partition to unity home icon launcer ?

I already seen examples for adding favorite places on home icon launcher for Documents, Music, Pictures, Downloads and already added it. Now I want to have also add Windows partition so that when I ...
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How to add my favorite places as a quicklist in my home's icon in Unity with other languages?

This question is related to the following question, just adapted to use this solution for other languages. I'm working with german as main language and it works for me with Videos and Downloads, but ...
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Weird space on launcher after making a custom quicklist

after applying the settings in question How to add my favorite places as a quicklist in my home's icon in Unity?, i get the unity launcher just ok, but when opening a nautilus windows, a blank ...