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0answers
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Indication of application loading in launcher

Is it possible to get an indication of an application loading when you open it from the a folder. i.e. opening a video with VLC takes a bit of time while VLS loads all the required bits. I end up ...
8
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1answer
273 views

How to make my application accept folders from Unity Launcher?

When dragging a file, all the entries on the launcher that are able to open that file stay lightened while the others fade. As far as I know, this is based on the Mime Types specified on the .desktop ...
3
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3answers
1k views

Exclude directory from Unity Search

I am re-asking this question: How to remove a specific folder from the Ubuntu search? because I do not believe it was a duplicate, or was answered in that post. This has nothing to do with Zeitgeist ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Hierarchy in Launcher?

Help! My launcher is full! And scrolling through the icons is so painfully slow! Is there any possibility to apply a hierarchy in the launcher? Some folder-like icon where you can put in a bunch of ...
3
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1answer
2k views

how to change the default view of folders to detailed view [duplicate]

is it possible to set default view of all folders to detailed view or list view , instead of doing it every single time and yeah, i am new to Ubuntu
2
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2answers
183 views

How can I restore template functionality after having deleted the Templates folder in 12.10?

As many I deleted the Templates on a fresh install. I followed the instructions in the accepted answer of What is the templates folder in the home dir for? I am running 12.10 and the proposed solution ...
1
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2answers
755 views

How to list folders horizontally , like iOS, in Unity launch bar [closed]

It's possible to create a folders like iOS in unity launch bar? I mean, you can click on an icon, and then icons will appear horizontal with a few icons. This could save space on unity launch bar. ...
3
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1answer
658 views

Unity: Nautilus folder opens in background

I am used to open a folder from the keyboard with a shortcut. The alternatives are: Use Unity Dash with the shortcut SUPER + F to open the Dash File Lens Open Kupfer with the configured shortcut ...
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1answer
187 views

How do I search files from a different partition using the dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to let Ubuntu index and find files on a different (Windows) drive when searching? I recently created a soft link to my Windows music folder so that whenever I click ...
0
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1answer
161 views

Display sub-directories in Video Lens

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 12.04 to try out. I'm really liking the Unity Dash for easily opening content (HTPC in mind). I decided to see how it works and I dumped a folder full of ...
8
votes
6answers
4k views

How can you access a folder you want quickly?

You can't put folders in launcher in easy way, so how you access folders or files in fast and easy way?
2
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1answer
637 views

Can we have Mac like 'labels' on UNITY? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to tag folders with colors? Is there any app that could set label color for individual file/folder like in Mac OS X?
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1answer
145 views

Where can I find the .png or .jpeg of the music, videos, documents, etc. folder icons?

I made a link to the Music folder (for example), and the folder is not the same music folder icon in the home folder, but it's a folder with a black arrow on it. Where can I find the picture files for ...
2
votes
1answer
306 views

Unity bar Personal Folder Icon open a new icon on the unity bar when clicked

Since Ubuntu 11.10 the Personal folder Icon of unity bar act differently than 11.04. In 11.04, when clicked, it opens a file manager window pointing to the personal folder and it is still associated ...
6
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2answers
5k views

How to drag a folder to the launcher from Nautilus

How can I add a folder to the launcher for quick access to it. In this particular case I wish to drag it to the launcher.
2
votes
1answer
359 views

Music folder appearing twice on Dash

I installed 11.10 this week and, so far, this little detail have been bugging me. Since I moved my old audio files from a flash drive to the music folder, the music folder itself appears twice in the ...