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How to regain access to running applications after clicking “More Apps” and losing them?

In the unity start, when i click the "more apps" button, all my applications close and reopen. I cannot access my applications except the ones that are on my launcher. How do i fix this because i need ...
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2answers
77 views

How to stop updates nagging me in 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable Ubuntu Update Manager’s new version warning I'm running on 11.10. My computer keeps on bugging me about 12.04, but I don't want it to. Please help as it is ...
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1answer
80 views

How to decrease sensitivity of the Launcher?

I constantly have the problem of the Launcher opening when I want to do something in an application; I also want Launcher to appear as quickly as possible to e.g. switch or boot up new applications. ...
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1answer
1k views

Launcher icons are invisible after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04

I am re-purposing an old laptop. I installed 11.10 on it and then immediately upgraded to 12.04. (I could not directly install 12.04 as my system does not support PAE.) When my system was (briefly) ...
1
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1answer
79 views

What is the boot up configuration file for the desktop?

I'm relatively new to Linux and Ubuntu. Recently I installed 11.10 but found that some of the icons on the launcher were transparent as were some of the icons from the dash after launching. I ...
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1answer
363 views

How do I put a gnome-terminal's left border on the left side of screen, using a shell command?

I'm making a custom command that launches gnome-terminal as a sort of overlay window near the bottom of the screen, similar to the Tilda terminal. In order to do this, I'm using gnome-terminal's ...
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2answers
478 views

how-to properly create a launcher (.desktop-file) - unresolved & zenity hangs

Title: zenity hangs & .desktop files dont have the desired effect Environment: Ubuntu Oneiric x64, gnome-shell, zfsonlinux Motivation: Automagically save state of all VM's (and config) while ...
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1answer
254 views

Oh Unity Launcher scrambled with color dots after log on or restart

The left hand side Unity launch bar is color scrambled after reboot, or log on. When touching it with the mouse arrow, it comes back to normal. I installed gnome shell color before this started ...
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1answer
107 views

How can I force applications not pinned to the launcher to appear below applications that are pinned? [closed]

I normally use Super+number to open my frequently used applications which are pinned to the launcher, which is quick and convenient as long as the numbers remain consistent. However, when I run other ...
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0answers
213 views

Multiple Internet icons in the launcher bar [closed]

After a reinstall of ubuntu 11.10, i have this bug ( i think). What happens is I start the internet, then I keep the icon (cromium webbrowser) in the launcher bar. after some time on the internet ...
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2answers
568 views

How add a second Unity Launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Possible to have 2 unity launchers? How can I add a second Unity Launcher to my Ubuntu 11.10? It could be possible, because someone have accidentaly done it... This is ...
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1answer
535 views

The Home Folder icon on the launcher will not open on Unity

I have to usually open the home folder by pressing the super key, than typing home manually. It will work if i remove the icon from the launcher, then re add it. Is there a way to fix that? I am using ...
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3answers
1k views

Cannot resize launcher icons in Unity

I am using Oneiric. I have Unity 4.28 installed. I have also installed CCSM, Ubuntu Tweak, Dconf tools and MyUnity. I have tried resizing the launcher icons using these tools, but none of them are ...
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1answer
635 views

LibreOffice (Writer, Calc, Impress) not appearing in launcher

There is a problem with LibreOffice Calc, Impress and Writer (sometimes gedit too) that when I open a file the minimize, maximize and close buttons in the upper right corner are not displayed. In this ...
5
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2answers
613 views

Unity launcher icons squished up under menu bar

The Unity launcher on my system has display issues, all the icons are scrunched up under the menu bar. I've restarted my machine, logged into the GNOME session and back into unity, and triple checked ...
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2answers
1k views

How to add a user environment aware application launcher to unity panel?

Here is my problem: When I search from Unity's Dash Home for NetBeans and drag&drop it to unity launcher it, I observed that netbeans does not have access to my environment variables which were ...
1
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1answer
669 views

How to add apps that doesn't appear on dash home to launcher?

Today I've spent all day trying to fix an Ubuntu 11.04 but I failed. I didn't wanted to upgrade one step further because I am trying to avoid Unity, but I had to recover that PC so I installed 11.10, ...
2
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1answer
279 views

Window does not get focus when opened by clicking a tray icon or a launcher icon

When I open a window by clicking an icon in the launcher bar or an icon in the tray area, sometimes the window does not get focus and gets opened behind the currently active window. I want it to open ...
1
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1answer
4k views

Adding a custom launcher to the Unity Launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add Custom Launcher in 11.10 So I created a custom launcher using alacarte. Now how do I add it to the launch bar? The code is just LANGUAGE="ja" google-chrome I can ...
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0answers
434 views

Launcher disappeared, ccsm does not exist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears There are lot's of posts similar to this, but I'm going to start a new thread because there seem to be a few things ...
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1answer
4k views

Unity launcher is missing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears what happened to my dock in ubuntu? 11.10 i logged out because compiz fusion icon wasnt working then when i logged ...
2
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1answer
637 views

Java programs cannot be relaunched from launcher side bar

I run a java program (smartgit for example). What I see in the launcher is just a question mark. Marking the "Keep in Launcher" doesn't open the app. It just blinks for several seconds and stops ...
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0answers
177 views

Launcher does not pop out a running app when dragging a file to it [closed]

I have a small screen so prefer working with only one visible app at a time. In 11.04, I could drag a file from nautilus to the launcher, hover above another app, like chromium or gedit. The launcher ...
2
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1answer
191 views

Why does my Opera window not show up in Unity?

So, I got a new computer (to work on it), and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it. As my home computer is not strong enough (I'm using some strange mix of Xubuntu/Ubuntu/Kubuntu there), this was my first ...
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1answer
143 views

Problem after upgrading from 10.04 to 11.10 on a Mac

I've just upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.10 on my Mac(OS X) but after it has restarted, it would not open after selecting the Ubuntu launcher. I have a black screen with a flashing bar and cannot do ...
9
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1answer
372 views

Add extra shortcuts to the Ubuntu launcher quick keys

My problem is that the Ubuntu launcher has shortcut numbers assign to the first 10. How can i extend this to more of them, like letter or more numbers. Is this possible?
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0answers
165 views

How do I get my launcher to stay in the unity menu [closed]

I want to have a button in my unity launcher that will run a few lines of code in terminal when I click on it. I have created a .sh file, made it executable, created a launcher for it, moved the ...
1
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1answer
147 views

How do I prevent an application from obscuring the launcher when it is maximized?

I want to configure my Unity desktop in Oneiric so that: The launcher is never hidden. When I maximize an application, it fills the visible workspace except for the launcher and the panel. ...
4
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1answer
435 views

How to configure clicking a launcher icon minimizes all related apps

Lets say I have 4 terminals opened. If I click the terminal launcher icon it maximizes all terminal windows. If I click again it shows all of them in a windows lists fashion so I can click a specific ...
2
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1answer
485 views

Icon for java is low resolution on launcher

On Ubuntu Oneiric, I am mildly annoyed by the icon that apparently Java programs give themselves by default. It is too low a resolution. I have 'emblem' set as the overlay icon for Compiz's scale ...
0
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2answers
3k views

Libreoffice writer is missing its icon. Where should I put a replacement?

The other libreoffice programs all have their icons in place but I get the 'blank icon' icon in unity's launcher. Any idea of the directory I should place a replacement icon or how I can get it back? ...
3
votes
1answer
341 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
244 views

Why does Nautilus use a separate icon rather than the one already docked from the default install?

When Nautilus is running it does not group open instances with the pre-existing docked icon. It adds this file cabinet looking icon to the task bar. I know this isn't default behavior and I'm ...
4
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1answer
167 views

Can I make the launcher not extend the entire height of my screen?

I was wondering if it is possible to NOT extend the launcher of unity, like the dock of Gnome Shell?
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1answer
258 views

Launcher window dodge doesn't work

In two accounts I have the launcher set to "Dodge Windows" (confirmed via CCSM). However, in one account it doesn't work, the launcher is stuck open as though I'd selected "Never". I found some hints ...
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0answers
346 views

How to keep Unity 2D Launcher visible with fullscreen apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set the launcher to always show in Unity 2d? Using gconf-editor, I have set the following: /desktop/unity-2d/launcher hide_mode 0 use_strut ticked When I ...
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1answer
276 views

Why can I only put some items in the launcher?

Whenever I search for an item using dash it knows the default way of opening it. However if I drag a file into the launcher it can't be added, even if it is executable. For example if you would like ...
0
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1answer
798 views

Launcher icons on desktop or in the main panel

Is there any way to simply add launcher icons such as firefox, gimp, etc. onto the desktop or into the gnome panel ? I know that possible way how to do that is to run this command: ...
2
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2answers
1k views

How do I make a terminal quicklist to open a terminal window with a new profile?

I've seen this answer and this one. I think I've done what they say to do, but I'm still having trouble. I've copied /usr/share/applications/gnome-terminal.desktop to ~/.local/share/applications/. I ...
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0answers
2k views

How do I remove the workspace switcher icon from launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove the Workspace Switcher launcher from Unity launcher? I have read the way to do it on 11.04 by opening terminal and typing gnome-panel in it then changing some ...
2
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2answers
210 views

How to make unity remind me of windows asking for attention?

I am rather new to Unity, I have only started using it after upgrading to 11.10 several days ago, and one thing really worries me. I started to miss incoming messages in Empathy and Skype because ...
11
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5answers
11k views

Where is force quit?

i'm trying to make a custom launcher in 11.10 for the special force quit launcher we had in 11.04 (you could add it from the list of apps,but now it is nowhere to be found ,even in alacarte ..) .. so ...
3
votes
2answers
343 views

How to recover from the Dash Home appearing behind other running programs?

Can someone tell me how to recover from the Dash Home screen appearing behind the running programs? I almost always have more than 50 applications running. Many times this includes more than 30 ...
6
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2answers
3k views

How to create launchers that open applications in a terminal?

I would like to make a launcher that directs an application to be opened in a terminal. I had it on Maverick and it worked. And also, it added the application to the 'Installed applications'. At ...
2
votes
1answer
221 views

Why don't some of my applications show up in the launcher when opened?

Sometimes when I open an application, the program will open, but it won't display in the launcher or in the Alt+Tab dialog. Here's a screenshot of VLC open: As you can see, the icon doesn't ...
1
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2answers
186 views

How do I place a folder onto the launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to drag a folder to the launcher from Nautilus There is a folder I need pretty often, and I would like to have a button on the launcher for it. How can I make it?
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0answers
231 views

Ubuntu gets stuck on desktop screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I have an Acer Aspire One, running Ubuntu 11.10 I recently installed Ubuntu, because my Windows XP was real buggy. I ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Unity, VMWare Workstation and the Super (Windows) key [closed]

I frequently run Windows 7 and Mac OS X as guest OS in VMWare Workstation on Ubuntu 11.10. Whenever I hit the Super (Windows) key in Windows/Mac OS the Unity launcher is activated. Even if I'm running ...
0
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1answer
505 views

Please help restore my crashed launcher/compizconfig [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create launchers on my desktop? I have just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. Everything worked fine at first, but at one point when I was editing some ...
3
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0answers
119 views

Is the current drag to launcher behaviour the new default or a bug? [closed]

On Natty, I could drag a file to an icon on the launcher to bring up the window (e.g.: drag an image to the Firefox icon and wait for its window to show and then drop the file on, say, mediafire or ...