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Formating a USB stick with ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I know there's a few relevant questions answered but when I try to format it through disk utility the only answer I get is: "Error synchrinizing after initial wipe: Timed out waiting for object ...
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1answer
72 views

How to List all available apps on my machine

I am using Ubuntu 12.10, with the unity dash. I would like to List all available apps on my machine. Start menu style in other words. Dash is hard for me to use unless I know the name of what I am ...
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1answer
222 views

How do I open the dash when a fullscreen application has the focus? (12.10 13.04)

When I press the "windows" key the dash normally opens. When I press it when a fullscreen window has the focus, it doesn't seem to do anything. How do I open the dash when a fullscreen window has the ...
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1answer
98 views

How do you make a program that doesn't need to be installed searchable in the unity dash. (ubuntu 12.10)

I've come across this a few times, but I will use a specific example. When I downloaded the ADT bundle from Google it came with programs that just ran without needing to be installed, i.e. I can run ...
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1answer
366 views

How to delete “blank links”/“dead links” from Dash search? [duplicate]

After removing the old version of Netbeans and installing the new version, I've being getting the problem. Looks like the Netbeans uninstaller removed everything related with it, except the ...
7
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1answer
385 views

Use default music player in Dash

When I select music file with Files & Folders lense, it loads it with default music player. But when I use Music lense, it loads file with Rhythmbox. How can I change this behavior?
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1answer
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Unity-Tweak-Tool is not starting from Ubuntu Dash

I've installed the tool unity-tweak-tool, but I couldn't start it from Dash. I can launch it from terminal though. Please advise how can I make the dash icon work?
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Can I change which apps the dash displays for a keyword?

I am using the web app for gmail which is working fine except that when I hit the dash and type mail all I get is Thunderbird. If I type gmail then the web app shows but not on the word mail. My ...
0
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1answer
294 views

Ubuntu unity Video/Music/Picture lens - Settings for locations?

If you are like me have a lot of media you will tend to have this on a few dedicated disks in your systems or external. What I wish to be able to do is search pictures/videos/music from the unity ...
3
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1answer
378 views

Ubuntu 12.10 : is possible to use dash as a Google desktop alternative?

I just need to know what asked in question subject. May I use dash to index & search documents, emails, pdfs in a way similar to Google Desktop does? Is also possible to specify which ...
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1answer
852 views

Dash home not opening

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10. I am trying to open the dash home, but the sidebar disappears until I click out of it. The dash itself never shows up. sometimes the top of the screen fuzzes up a ...
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1answer
55 views

Pressing p in dash results in weird B

Today I tried to open Skype in my dash and discovered that my "p" key does not work properly. Instead of p I get B. In every other application the key works properly. When I copy the text "skyBe" from ...
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1answer
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Will Xubuntu 12.10 also have amazon ads?

and thanks in advance for your comments: I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04, and quite happy with it. I'm using the Unity desktop, and I've got no major complaints. My problem/question is: I've been ...
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0answers
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How do i shift the dash to bottom in ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? I would like to move the dash in my ubuntu 12.10 to the bottom. I dont see any setting panel in Ubuntu. Is there any code available for ...
1
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1answer
575 views

Dash is empty, reinstallation doesn't help

I used sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop but dash home didn't show anything. I reinstalled, and the same result. What should I install to get it to work? I only got a ...
2
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1answer
318 views

Must double-tap Windows key to open Dash

I'm experiencing some strange behaviour of the Unity Dash and the Windows/Super keyboard key. As far as I know, normal behaviour is: Tap: Open Dash Hold: Show keyboard shortcut overlay However, ...
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2answers
175 views

Dash doesn't recognize that application is installed

I've installed Geary from the software center, but I can't launch it from the Dash nor did I manage to create an app icon on the Launcher. The Software center has no problem seeing that the app is ...
9
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How can I move Amazon search results into a dedicated shopping lens and out of the home lens?

I don't want Amazon search results to show up in the home lens and prefer to access them in an independent shopping lens. How can this be accomplished?
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1answer
110 views

Can I change from Recent apps to Most frequent apps

I'd like to change the way Unity selects apps for the application lens from "Most recent" to "Most frequent" but I can find no way to do this. What to do? I'm using Ubuntu 12.10
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Screen tearing with opened Dash - Nvidia Geforce 8400 using Nouveau driver [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, on my dodgy Vostro 1400 with Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS. Since installation, I switch to Nvidia driver and it works alright, but the windows performance is choppy, ...
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0answers
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How to bind dash home to the “Windows” key

I'd like to bind my "windows" key so that it opens the dash home. I've been unable to do it since the shortcut editor seems to only allow bindings having 2 keys sequence only. So basically do the ...
3
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2answers
567 views

Unity and Dash displayed under all active windows

When Ubuntu starts, the Unity toolbar is displayed at the background and all windows are displayed above it. When I hit the Super button on my keyboard, the Dash opens but remains at the background so ...
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1answer
105 views

Dash does not keep source filter beyond a session in 12.10

Is there any way to keep filter settings in the dash beyond a session? For example, in the application lens I want to disable the Software center source in the list of the available apps. I can do ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 12.10 Unity Dash transparency problem

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and there is following problem. When I press super button to show Unity Dash I get wrong background image behind the dash box. Especially I can see part ...
0
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4answers
4k views

Unity Dash and top toolbar won't open after updating to 12.10

Today, I updated to Ubuntu 12.10. After re-starting, like the updater suggested, the toolbar on the top of the screen, and the dash won't load. I seem to be missing other features, as well, like ...
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4answers
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Dash is slow and shows irrelevant results

I currently have the latest Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my laptop. Usually I use Launchy application to have a quick access to any app/config/file etc. Now I'm trying to get used to Dash, which is ...
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0answers
77 views

Dash does not come when meta key is pressed and now application is open [closed]

For some reason the dash does not come up after pressing the meta key when no application is open, is there a way to fix that?
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4answers
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Will all Dash input in 12.10 be sent to Amazon?

It seems like all user input to the Dash home lens is send to Amazon by default in Ubuntu 12.10, is this correct?