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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop with no launcher and no shortkeys working

I have accidentally uninstalled python 2.7 and python-minimal from my Ubuntu. It gave me an error saying wicd has shut down and there are broken packages. When I restarted the system, only the ...
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WINE works,but the launcher and the global menu bar are on the screen when running apps,why?

I used WINE to run Counter Strike 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 and everything works well,excepting that the launcher and the global menu bar remain on the screen.They just become twice bigger and when I'm ...
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Arrows next to Launcher Icons in Unity 2D

What do the tiny white arrows next to the icons in the Unity 2D launcher mean? Sometimes there is one, often more. Do they indicate the number of windows of that application that are open?
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Google Chrome vanished from applications launcher

I just installed Ubuntu yesterday, after using Windows exclusively since 1995. Today I downloaded Google Chrome because that's my favorite web browser. I followed the directions at How to launch a ...
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Setting LANG for SublimeText from Unity

I am trying to run SublimeText with the package control addon and each time I open it using the Unity launcher I receive this error. So far I have tried following the instructions provided by ...
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Launch app only if not already open

I would like to mimic the use of Alfred on Mac OS X, where if you try to open an app after searching for it, it will only open a new window if the program is not already running, otherwise it will set ...
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Associating a keyword to an application in unity launcher

I have had this issue with a couple of different applications, but I will use GHex as my example. The Problem GHex is a hex editor that I use to investigate files from time to time, I dont use it ...
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Unity occaissionally doesn't show app icons that I just opened

It's not consistent, but on random apps (and I mean anything from KSP to Ubuntu Software Center) when I open the app it might not appear in the launcher. Example Is this just a bug in Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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12.04 LTS Launcher Problem

My system has been working fine until yesterday. Suddenly my launcher size reverted to the default size and I was no longer able to change it using Settings->Appearance (the option doesn't show up). ...
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When I start Netbeans, Unity sidebar and menu bar disappear

I've just installed Netbeans 7.4 with Java7u51 on Ubuntu 12.04 running in VirtualBox, and every time I started Netbeans the sidebar and the menubar from Ubuntu's desktop disappear. They're still ...
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League of Legends on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm just new in Ubuntu and my English is so bad, so be patient to me. I was install League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, installation was without errors, but, when i want to run it, a logo is appeard ...
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Settings and configurations are not saved on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I recently installed 12.04 LTS. Whenever I rearrange the launcher icons they reset to their initial order after a reboot. Also, although I can change the time and date settings, none of the changes ...
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How to remove NTFS partition in Ubuntu Launcher?

I am new to Ubuntu, and just installed Ubuntu12.04 along with a dual boot for Windows 7. And I was following some tutorial on booting up Ubuntu with the NTFS partition of Windows 7 mounted, I did ...
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Some applications stopped showing in the launcher when open

Some programs no longer show up on the launcher when they are opened. They also don't show when I use ALT + Tab. It seemed to have happened after I installed Skype but I'm not sure if that's relevant. ...
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Compiz not starting up on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a problem where compiz or whatever launcher isn't starting up when I boot up my Ubuntu 12.04. I got the error message once saying compiz wasn't starting up, then I tried to reboot, and now ...
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Drag and drop items from folder to applications

I have been a window user since sometime back and lack of knowledge is irritating me like anything....I checked these thread before posting this question : Drag & Drop Files and Items in Unity ! | ...
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How to move Ubuntu 12.04 launcher to the right? [duplicate]

I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to 12.04, and the launcher is on the left side of my monitor. This is great, except I'm using a dual screen setup and my main monitor is the one of the right, ...
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Ubuntu sometimes freezes when switching instances via Unity’s Launcher

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 for a friend of mine and she often complains about freezes. I never saw these freezes myself, so I can only give the description she gave me: it happens when switching ...
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no launcher, no dash, no unity, how to get back to my desktop?

FYI, I have tried these, but none worked as of yet! Please help! I must not want to reinstall Ubuntu precise: AskUbuntu:Unity Launcher missing AskUbuntu: Unity doesn't load Youtube:Restore ...
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Launcher Icons Collapse

My launcher's icons collapse when I run out of space. How do I turn this off? It looks like this: Capture: Collapsed And I want it to look like this all the time, not just when I mouse over it. I ...
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Ubuntu crashes with menu bar launcher freeze during software centre use

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Dell Studio 1588 64-bit and ran into crashes as I was installing some software on the software centre. Before this, I had display/screen problems that I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome Classic [no effects]) panel problem

Using Edit Menus I create a new menu named Miscellaneous, assign an icon and add several items to it. When I add that menu to a panel with Add to Panel> Application Launcher, it appears without any ...
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How to add an icon to the Ubuntu Unity toolbar using .desktop file?

I am very new in developing application under Linux. I have a doubt regarding about the use of .desktop file to add an icon into the Ubuntu Unity toolbar. I have the following .desktop file: ...
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267 views

How to add a launcher to Unity for an application that is on a automatically mounted partition

I want to add a launcher to ADT (Eclipse, with Android Developers Tool plugin (bundle)), so I've created an adt.desktop file at ~/.local/share/applications/ directory. Contents of the adt.desktop ...
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Sublime text 2 can't be added to the launcher

i'm running sublime text 2 on 12.04 and the issue that I'm facing is that it can't be added to the Unity launcher. I run ST2 from the executable file that's there in it's folder and as with other ...
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467 views

Locking Eclipse to the Launcher Bar

Eclipse (from the Android Developers Bundle (ADB)) will lock to the launch bar, but then it is just an icon which cannot be opened. I am running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. Any idea how to fix this? Thanks!
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How does the dash home index work in Ubuntu 12.04

I think the Dash Home is really cool and here's something I wanna learn about: When I type shortcut, it can prompt keyboard like this snapshot. I wanna know how Ubuntu determines shortcut is related ...
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USB devices do not appear in desktop or launcher (not automounted)

After a recent upgrade, the USB devices are not appearing in desktop or launcher. When plugged in, devices power up. lsusb shows this output, <truncated> Bus 001 Device 005: ID 174c:5106 ...
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Unity Launcher Does Not Hide When Playing Steam Game and

When I play a game on Steam called Red Orchestra the Unity launcher does not hide itself like it would with other games/applications. Also, when I exit the game the resolution of my screen suddenly ...
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Sudo and Launcher icons not working, hard-disks not mounting

I am running a server on Ubuntu 12.04 (desktop) LTS. This has been working fine until today when a few minutes ago it decided to change some stuff alone. Launcher icons not working Launcher icons ...
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Unity launcher uses generic icon for Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04

After upgrading my distribution from 11.04 to 11.10 to 12.04 when starting a Firefox instance (from Alt+F2, not having a fixed launcher element) the icon displayed for it in the launcher and ...
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Keyboards not operating, menu and window functions missing after upgrade to 12.04

Having upgraded to 12.04 (LTS!) desktop only shows a simulated keyboard (later on I learned that its keys are [dis]functional in parallel the real ones) and 2 icons (links) inherited from 10.04, the ...
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Remastersys: some shortcuts were not kept

Ubuntu 12.04 installed on hard drive. I then installed pcmanfm and moved it to the launcher (as a shortcut). Gedit was already installed and I moved it as shortcut to the launcher. Installed ...
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1answer
438 views

How to add Launcher to Global menu Bar

Im coming from linux Mint. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 but the first thing i noticed is that when I tried to add the launcher of terminal or other application it is not adding that launcher to Global ...
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Why does the Launcher & Dash and Main toolbar disappears!

My question is regarding to the dash and launcher and toolbar top bar with name and time. My problem that I have noticed at least three times this month. My Dash and Laucher and toolbar disappear for ...
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How to make programs minimize when you click on them on the launcher [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I just want the programs to minimize like they do on the Windows 7 taskbar, if that gives you a idea of what I am talking about.
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Where is Unity Launcher

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 using Wubi. It gets installed successfully but now I am only able to see an empty desktop. I could not find any softwares anywhere in home etc, no where. Where are ...
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892 views

Chrome shows two icons in Unity Launcher

I am a new Ubuntu user. I just installed 12.04. To get Chrome on the Launcher, I clicked the BFB and searched for Chrome, then dragged that icon to the Launcher. However, when I run Chrome, it creates ...
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585 views

Tips for using Synapse or Gnome-do

I have recently started using Synapse and Gnome-do as the applicaiton launcher on my Ubuntu 12.04. Do you have any tips related to getting the best out of them? Launching files and folders and ...
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456 views

Location of trash icon in Unity Launcher

After I boot my laptop, I see a 'space' between Workspace Switcher and Trash on the launcher. This is the screenshot: How do I solve this?
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146 views

Do not show devices on the left panel [duplicate]

I don't want to show the mounted devices on my left panel(launcher, ubuntu 12.04), and I can just run my ubuntu on 2D mode, so the software myunity tell me "Your Ubuntu 12.04 is running in 2D mode. ...
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1answer
272 views

CompizConfig not working

The Unity launcher and panel reset they're color to chameleon after restart.I've tried it on several versions of 12.04(12.04,12.04.1,12.04.2). Reinstalled Úbuntu because it was freezing on shutdown(no ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.10 displays launcher icons in different size, but 12.04 displays them in the same size? [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 12.10, the launcher icons are displayed in different size in Unity: But on Ubuntu 12.04, they are all rendered nicely to the same size: Is it a bug in Ubuntu 12.10? How can I change ...
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Change launcher icon opacity/brightness

Is there any way to reduce the opacity/brightness of launcher icons in Ubuntu 12? They are too vivid and colorful, which distracts me a little. Coders will know. It wouldn't bother me if the ...
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2answers
376 views

Can I set up LIRC to enable me to navigate the Unity Launcher, using my MCE Remote Control, and how would I do this?

I have MythTV front-end, XBMC and Steam Linux installed and running fine on my Ubuntu 12.04 HTPC and would like to be able to control the machine by IR Remote Control, without having to plug in a ...
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Launcher, Icons, Terminal not working after routine update

9th February, 2013. I have routine updated Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed from a CD downloaded from this site. I have updated my 12.04 successfully in last few months. I did routine update on 12.04 ...
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left-click on launcher icon does not start the application

After upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid lynx) to Ubuntu 12.04 (precise pangolin) almost everything works fine, except launcher. For most icons, left-click on the icon in the launcher does not ...
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1answer
357 views

How to make unity launcher apps not bundle together when you have lots of them or to speed up the bar when scrolling down to apps?

I notice that the applications don't stay straight when you add more on. Is there a way to fix this? Can you also speed up the scrolling speed when on the unity launcher?
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How to move icons in the Unity Launcher permanently, i.e. it survives a reboot

There are plenty of answered questions regarding this subject but how on earth can icons be moved permanently so that after the next boot they are where they were left? Some icons to programs I use a ...
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1answer
761 views

How I can launch my browser and Nautilus using defaults Ubuntu 12.04 shortcut?

In keyboard shortcut settings I see a launcher section that have 'WWW' and 'Explorer' labels inside the key combination column of the shortcut definition. What keys I must press to launch my browser ...