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0answers
12 views

Unity doesn't load after fresh installation

I'm trying to get Ubuntu to work on my laptop the second time and I'm getting very frustrated. The Ubuntu desktop loads for me but I can't really do anything. Before I started following the ...
1
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2answers
28 views

How to reenable unity - tried the standard stuff

While going through my compiz settings, I noticed, that windows decarator is off, and I clicked to turn it on - then clicked yes, before I've read that this will turn off unity. I tried reenabling ...
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1answer
14 views

Hide gnome launch bar following a launcher click

I looked on the site, but found no match. I looked through compiz Settings Manager but didn't see anything that would help me. Using 14.04 LTS with gnome installed. I can't remember where of if ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Unity - Applications missing from dash

When starting the dash (e.g. by hitting the Windows key) quite often (most of the time) there are no applications listed. Recent files and downloads show fine, but in order to have applications listed ...
1
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2answers
68 views

Using Super+key that are already setup by unity

I want to use my Superkey for custom shortcuts. Sometimes it does not seem possible, if the key combination is already used by Unity. For example, I want to set Super+a to switch to the window ...
0
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0answers
107 views

Intelligently autohide the launcher in Ubuntu 14.04

According to this answer, it is possible to configure the launcher to: Dodge Windows - The launcher will hide when a window would overlay it. Dodge Active Window - The launcher will hide only ...
0
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0answers
86 views

Unity doesn't load, no dasher but can see desktop icons and home ubuntu 13.10

I am using ubuntu 13.10 since 8-9 months and I had never faced problem as such. Yesterday I installed some regular updates of ubuntu 13.10 ..everything was working fine but this morning when I started ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Screen turns black when using launcher icons

I may have found a new bug, I can't find anything resembling the problem I'm having. I recently upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10, and the launcher is virtually useless. If I hover over any launcher icon ...
0
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2answers
34 views

Is it possible to add edge resistance to Compiz “Desktop Wall” edge flipping?

Example: I have four workspaces vertically, which I want to switch between by simply moving the cursor to the bottom or top part of the screen. But sometimes I want to click something in the bottom ...
0
votes
1answer
430 views

Unity launcher icon boxes missing 14.04LTS 64bit

I just ran across an issue which I have never seen before and I was unable to google anything useful regarding this as well. Basically, after I set my Unity launcher icon size to 32, the icons lost ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Unity Launcher/Gnome panel overlap issue on Gnome desktop

I use Gnome desktop and have the Unity launcher running as well. I was able to achieve this by installing Gnome and doing this. After I did it, the Gnome panel at the top and the Unity launcher on ...
0
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0answers
48 views

compiz/unity corrupted 13.10

for some reason when I booted my computer this morning my desktop was all messed up... When I started any program it would be on 4/5 of my screen. My desktop looked horrible with some kind of ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Could I really have LOST the “unity” plugin? [duplicate]

So after some input on a problem I had involving my notification bar & Launcher disappearing, I tried all of the recommendations on what to do. Well, Besides losing all my "custom" desktop ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Lost all desktop icons after trying to reset compiz [duplicate]

Help! I was having some bugs that I suspected to be related to the changes I made in Compiz settings. I tried using the command below to reset it... gconftool --recursive-unset /apps/compiz-1 I did ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

Launcher Auto-hide leaves a dark bar, doesn't display properly

I am using ubuntu 13.10, I have alienware. It has nvidia-optimus but ubuntu is able to boot up if install it in UEFI mode. I have tried to auto-hide the launcher both with and without bumblebee but ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

Launcher transparency

After messing around with CompizConfig I got to a state where I had to re-install lightdm, ubuntu-desktop and then re-enable all the compiz plugins. Everything works great, but the launcher ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
314 views

unity launcher not completely auto-hided

After updated from 13.04 to 13.10, I get graphical errors when the launcher autohides: My problem is the brown bar in left side of screen, show in the pictures. If I right click the bar, the ...
0
votes
1answer
276 views

Menu bar and launcher missing in new installation of ubuntu 13.04

I have just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my ThinkPad laptop. I am missing the launcher and upper bar. I only found references to the same problem for upgrades, so I tried everything written here, here ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

The last two times I have updated from the Software Updater, I have had to reinstall my graphics drivers and restart Unity

The last two times I have updated from the Software Updater, I have had to reinstall my graphics drivers and restart Unity. The first time it happened it took quite a long time for me to find out how ...
0
votes
1answer
421 views

Disable animations when opening applications

I'm very new to ubuntu and currently have 13.04 running but have so far really enjoyed my experience. A couple of days ago I installed 'Docky' as I prefer to have my shortcuts at the bottom of the ...
0
votes
1answer
467 views

Won't boot to Unity or Cairo Dock on 13.04?

I've just booted up and when I log into either Cairo Dock or Unity/ubuntu neither of them launch, leaving me with just the wallpaper displayed but no desktop, so to speak. It's 13.04, and in order to ...
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votes
1answer
315 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 ...
1
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0answers
96 views

Launcher hides and when cursor is touching the edge

I've been using Ubuntu (and Mint) for almost two years (since Ubuntu 11.04 to be exact), and yesterday I decided to try some Compiz effects for a first time, never actually bothered about that. ...
1
vote
1answer
119 views

How to change unity launch application to wiggle?

Is there any easy way to use the wiggle animation (which is used to indicate urgent program) as the animation for launching application instead of the pulsing way?
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0answers
240 views

12.04 - Make Workspaces use the expose feature of compiz

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I just wanted to know if there's a possible way to use the "expose" feature found in CompizConfig Settings Manager as the "Workspaces" icon in the Unity Launcher? I know ...
1
vote
0answers
262 views

No Launcher, Messed Resolution and Artifacts!

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my desktop, and it boot up ok, but I was having some artifacts, so I read somewhere that I needed nvidia drivers, I downloaded them, along with compiz (I enjoy the nice ...
3
votes
1answer
543 views

Why is the Unity Launcher not revealing?

I set the launcher to auto-hide in ccsm and then changed reveal pressure to 1. When I move my mouse to the left side of the screen, nothing happens. There is not even a shadow along the left side of ...
1
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1answer
6k views

Hiding the Launcher sidebar of Ubuntu Unity with CompizConfig

I am using CompizConfig to hide the Launcher at the side of Ubuntu Unity's home screen. So I followed a tutorial, I went to Ubuntu Unity plugin, and I set the Hide Launcher to autohide, but it still ...
2
votes
1answer
190 views

Stacked Launcher Item Double Click Behaviour on Alt-tab

Let's say that you have multiple firefox windows open. What you see happen is an additional arrow points to it's icon in the launcher. However, if you double click the icon, it displays all of the ...
0
votes
2answers
165 views

Hiding the unity launcher and it's still opening apps

I currently have compiz running with Ubuntu 12.04. I use the 'rotate cube' a lot and I like being able to click on the edges of the screen to rotate right and left. With the introduction of the ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Launcher vanished after disabling Unity plugin

I unfortunately disabled The Unity plugin from CompizConfig, now the launcher is vanished. I cannot re-enable the Unity plugin now, because no way for me to load CompizConfig again without the ...
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2answers
155 views

Add custom button to launcher which activates Super+W shortcut?

Is there any tool that will allow me place an icon on the launcher similar to Workspace Switcher, but activate the "Super + W" command? 12.04 LTS
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votes
1answer
184 views

Compiz not doing anything

I am trying to get the launcher icons to be a smaller size, the launcher to be less opaque, and the launcher to be fixed and never disappear off the left of the screen. But...when I go into ...
0
votes
1answer
673 views

Second click on a launcher icon with more than one window open doesn't do a scale of that application [closed]

If I click an icon in the launcher with multiple windows open it doesn't show me all open windows for that application (like ctrl+w does for all open windows). I seem to remember it working as ...
10
votes
1answer
525 views

How can I change the wiggle time of 'urgent animation' in Unity Launcher?

I really like wiggle animation for application notification, but I find it disappear too quickly and I wish I could change this delay. I looked through all the ccsm, appearance, and myUnity settings ...
0
votes
1answer
274 views

How do I create a launcher item to show all open applications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Unity display a Launcher icon for Spread Mode? I need to build a Unity launcher item to activate Compiz Scale. How do I do that?
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vote
1answer
1k views

In terms of the desktop wall what is “edge flipping”?

I'm trying to make the launcher reveal on the bottom using Compiz, but everytime I change the reveal from left to bottom it says... The new value for the edge binding for the action Reveal Mode in ...
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votes
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 ...
2
votes
1answer
470 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
votes
1answer
188 views

CompizConfig caused Unity to change

After I installed CompizConfig and just clicked on an option (I don't remember witch), the launcher bar disappeared completly and also the things in the upper-right corner aren't there anymore. I ...
7
votes
1answer
1k 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 ...
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2answers
402 views

How to recover the launcher?

I recently upgraded to 11.10 (what a mistake) and was using CompizConfig. Just clicking around in CompizConfig, my launcher disappeared. Rebooting doesn't help. unity --reset ends with ...
2
votes
1answer
254 views

Can I remove the launcher tooltip delay?

Ubuntu 11.10 provides a small delay for displaying the tool-tip when hovering over items in the launcher. This, oddly enough, gives the impression of a sluggish desktop. Is there anyway to disable ...
1
vote
1answer
509 views

Unity Launcher ignores Compiz Settings

I've followed the steps in a number of other posts on askubuntu. Installed compiz, set the launcher to autohide and reveal mode to none. Yet, the launcher somehow maintains it's default setting to ...
14
votes
9answers
5k views

How do I always show the launcher (i.e. disable the auto-hide functionality)? [closed]

When I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, the setting remained. Now that I have done a clean install of 11.10, the CCSM option does NOT work anymore and I can't seem to find a solution. Also note that I am ...
1
vote
1answer
613 views

Unity Launcher Autohide won't work [closed]

Ever since I installed 11.04 I've been having this freaking problem with the Unity launcher. I don't know what the hell I do - but, initially, when I boot Ubuntu, the autohide works. And then - I have ...
1
vote
1answer
381 views

How can I force the Unity launcher to start programs in a window which is not maximised [closed]

Bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/704187/ means Wine programs can not be run maximised because there is a mouse displacement. Unity usually seems to start programs maximised. So ...
8
votes
3answers
2k views

Shortcut to change Launcher 'Hide' setting

When I'm working on my laptop I have periods that I am only using a couple of programs, so the default intellihide setting of the Launcher ('Dodge windows') is very handy. But I also have periods that ...
2
votes
0answers
217 views

How can I invoke Scale as a Unity Launcher item? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Unity display a Launcher icon for Spread Mode? The Unity Launcher has an item to invoke Compiz's Expo (Workspace Switcher). How can I do the same with Compiz's ...