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1answer
117 views

How can I restore Media Apps, Internet Apps, More Apps, Find File part of Unity Dash?

People, this happened on Ubuntu 11.04, and Ubuntu 11.10 in twice I have reinstalled ubuntu,unity,gdm,lighdm and etc... Sometimes is and process with I close with the options to search in the unity ...
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3answers
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How do I stop the Unity launcher from hiding behind other windows?

The Unity launcher tends to put itself in the background of any windows sometimes. It does not occur on startup, just randomly after some hours of usage. How do I bring it back to front without ...
2
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1answer
295 views

How to use the Dash to search for files on other drives? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Zeitgeist does not index folders in NTFS partition I am new to Ubuntu and it's promising. My question is how can I use it to search for files like I could in the Start ...
3
votes
1answer
899 views

Unity Dash “Most Frequently Used” Application Disappeared, How to Reinstall Unity & Zeitgeist Completely?

My "Most Frequently Used" Applications in Unity Dash disappeared. I tried to: reset unity with unity --reset, removing Zeitgeist history with rm ~/.local/share/zeitgeist/activity.sqlite, and even ...
1
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1answer
112 views

Search for 'Games' in Dash to show Games from Applications Lens etc

When I search in the dash for 'Games', I only get two. If I search for 'Internet', I get only a few results compared to what I get when I right-click 'Applications' in the dock and choose ...
6
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2answers
2k views

How do I show a list of applications in Unity?

I'm more of a visual person. I prefer scanning a list of icons to being presented with a search box and being forced to remember the name of the thing I want. Is there any way to view a list of ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Dash sometimes stuck open; how to force it to close without logging out [closed]

I've had a problem with the Dash bar in Ubuntu (11.04) Unity getting "stuck open". It happens when I'm dragging songs to a playlist in Clementine. In any case, once it's stuck open, I haven't found ...
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3answers
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How do you move the Unity Dash with a dual monitor setup?

I'm using 2 monitors with Ubuntu 11.04 and can't for the life of me figure out how to move the Unity Dash/Taskbar/whatever to where I want it (the far left side of the left monitor). No matter what I ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Can I change the icon size in dash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change icons size inside unity (e.g. on all programs panel) Has anyone found a way to resize the icons in the dash in Natty or Oneiric?
4
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2answers
355 views

I don’t want to View Photos or Listen to Music from the Dash, how can I change them to something I will use?

The View Photos and Listen to Music shortcuts in the Unity Dash are useless to me because I have my photo and music directories organized and I just browse to the what I want to see / hear and open ...
2
votes
4answers
561 views

No Firefox (internet) icon in dash

Why I have no Firefox icon in Dash (like in clean install of Natty)? My system was updated from 10.10 (and from 10.04 in turn). Preferred app for internet is set to Firefox. It's my most often used ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

How do I change the Super key dash shortcut menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I edit which icons appear in the Unity dash? In 11.04 when I press the "Super" key it brings up a handy "Shortcuts" menu. Unfortunately, the things that have been ...
3
votes
1answer
991 views

How do I change default dash application for pictures/photos in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I edit which icons appear in the Unity dash? I'd like to change the default application that is associated 'view photos' on the dash. I can do the web and email ...
2
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1answer
243 views

Is there a way to copy-paste text into Unity's new 'Alt+F2' launcher?

When I try to copy/paste text, it always comes up with that square with 4 characters inside of it. Sometimes I don't want to launch something in a terminal (e.g. conky), and not being able to ...
3
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3answers
485 views

How to make Dash more friendly with commands

When i type gedit in dash i HAVE TO type the complete name gedit to open gedit. Same for empathy, ktorrent and any other program. In ubuntu 10.10 for example i would do an ALT+F2 and then i just type ...
2
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1answer
4k views

After login, desktop appears but there's no menu bar and no dash

After logging in, the desktop appears, and seems to work fine (I can start applications from desktop icons, for example, and right clicking on the desktop area brings up the expected context menu), ...
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0answers
84 views

How do I add a new application type in refine search? [closed]

in unity, I'd like to add a new application type in the "refine search" section of the main menu, so I could group my applications here. how could I do that?
5
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1answer
639 views

How can I use digikam instead of shotwell in the dash?

How can I use digikam instead of shotwell in the dash? I cannot choose my preferred photo app in the "Preferred Applications" dialog.
5
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1answer
331 views

Is it possible to set an arbitrary size for the Dash in unity?

What I mean is, can I set a size that more fits my liking? Like say, 50% of the screen, 25%, etc?
2
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0answers
482 views

How do you pin your favorite apps to the dash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I edit which icons appear in the Unity dash? how pin your favorite apps to the dash? eg replacing Firefox - explore the web ("explorar la web") with opera in the ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

Is it possible to change the 'Check Email' shortcut in Dash?

In Unity Dash, the 'Browse the Web' shortcut launches the browser selected by the user in 'Preferred Applications'. But the 'Check Email' shortcut always launches Evolution, even if another email ...
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4answers
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How do I add classical categories in Unity's Dash?

I want to use the classical GNOME categories (Accessories, Education, Games, Office, Sound and Video) in the Dash menu instead of the current Media Apps | Internet Apps | More Apps
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7answers
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Why do I get a “the location is not a folder” error when trying to open files using Dash or Synapse?

Within the last few days, I've encountered errors when trying to open files using Unity Dash, Synapse, or even the Gnome Search Tool. These methods will let me launch applications and folders, but ...
17
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8answers
9k views

Can I edit which icons appear in the Unity dash?

When I open the dash in 11.04, I get two rows of icons. The first row contains 'lenses' that take me to lists of applicaitons/files; the second row opens specific applications - Browse the Web, View ...
4
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1answer
1k views

Can I arrange the categories in Unity's dash? [closed]

I would like to know if dash supports rearranging the categories that appear when one starts writing something. To be more precise, I would like whatever appears from the ask ubuntu lens to be below ...