GNOME Do (often referred to as Do) is a popular, free application launcher for Linux

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Gnome do installation and disk space usage

I installed Gnome-Do on Xubuntu and it said 52 MB of disk space will be used up while installation. Later when i removed it (I used purge), only 7 MB was freed. Each time I install some applet, am I ...
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Gnome-do wont recognize anything after crashing

I was trying to activate the Skype plugin for gnome-do and the app crashed on me. Now after restarting it, no matter what I type inside, it wont recognize anything. I have tried to re install it clean ...
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How can I assign aliases and remove them in GNOME Do?

I'm interested in using GNOME Do's Alias feature. I can't find any information about how to use it, though. How can I assign aliases and how can I remove them in GNOME Do?
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problem: GNOME-Do and Launchy wrongly open a text file with one application or another depending on the file size

The same text file is opened with my default text editor or Firefox depending upon the content of the file. For example, let's say I have a file "textfile.txt" If I add 878 lines of text, the file ...
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Searching only in default directories after restart in gnome-do

After adding the directories in the file and folders plugin of gnome-do, it finds files but after restarting I need to remove these directories and add them back so as to find the files. It is ...
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Increase icon/font size in Ubuntu 13.10 on some specific locations

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I could increase the font size in most places using the tweak tool, however I'm not able to increase it in some specific places (e.g., tab names in chrome, text in ...
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Gnome-Do's 'run' is not working

I have gnome-do installed, and would like to use it to execute files that aren't necessarily in the application menu. Typing the command produces a 'run' context, however when I press enter the ...
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System Languages Mess

A friend installed Ubuntu for me in spanish. I would like to switch it back to english. I tried the "apply system wide" but now it seems I messed something up, because now some things are in english ...
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where does gnome-do store its information

I want to know where does gnome-do store its information. (configuration and history info). http://do.cooperteam.net/release.shtml Thanks.
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Have windows key (meta) trigger Gnome-do instead of Unity Dash (12.04)

On my laptop the Unity Dash often launches really slowly. I might press the Windows button, and sometimes it will take up to 15 seconds to open, and the system becomes unresponsive during this time. ...
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Assign super key to shortcut

I am using gnome classic (no effects) on Ubuntu 11.10. I installed gnome-do today, and I wanted to assign it to the Super key. However I can only assign it to a combination of keys (Super + some other ...
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Cannot summon Gnome-Do

I use awesomewm and I have installed gnome-do. When I start it, I see this: [SystemService] Could not initialize dbus: Unable to open the session message bus. (Do:3128): Wnck-CRITICAL **: ...
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How can I bind alt-space to open Gnome-Do?

How can I bind alt-space to open Gnome-Do in Ubuntu Precise 12.04? I disabled the "activate window menu" Unity alt-space shortcut from the keyboard settings, but Gnome-Do still doesn't receive the ...
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Force rewrite of Gnome-Do summon binding on login because keeps being set to disabled

I was wondering where the gnome-do binding was stored for summon do. I want to rewrite this on login because it keeps getting overwritten when I have it stored as space to disabled. Where is this ...
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Can't bind gnome-do to Super + Space or Ctrl+Alt+Space

With today's updates to 12.04 I can no longer bind gnome-do to either ctrl+alt+space or super+space. With 11.10 it wasn't possible to use super+space, on a fresh install of 12.04 super+space was ...
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How can I make the Rox filer show up in Gnome Do or the Unity Dash?

I have installed Rox filer on my Ubuntu 11.10 system, but when I open the dash and type rox-filer, it does not show up. Also, when I open Gnome Do, it does not show up until I type the whole name ...
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What is eating the Super+Space shortcut?

I used to have Gnome-Do bound to Super+Space but this stopped working after upgrading to Oneiric. I assume this has something to do with the new Gnome/Compiz combination. I've looked through both ...
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How do I hide hidden files in gnome-do? Is the plug-in broken?

Gnome Do has a by default installed plugin which - when activated - offeres to search your computer. You can decide which directories to search and how deep. However, you may not index too much since ...
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Is GNOME-DO Themeable?

I was wondering if Gnome DO is themable, besides the 5 pre-installed themes.. I took a look at the projects' page and didn't discover anything. Do you know if there is any chance of unofficial theming ...
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Executor/Launchy alternative for linux?

I am a new ubuntu user and I am looking for an alternative of Executor http://executor.dk/ , a keystroke launcher. I mentioned Launchy as most people know it. I have tried Gnome DO which is very ...
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How to execute applications with super-user privileges in Gnome-Do

I want to execute XAMPP CONTROL PANEL via Gnome-Do. But after I typed the sudopassword for authentication nothing happened. The Laucher is located in /opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel and executes ...
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Running Matlab with Gnome-Do: bash script problem

In Ubuntu, Matlab should be started with the following command: setsid matlab -desktop Accordingly, I've created such a bash script: #!/bin/bash setsid matlab -desktop and saved it as ...
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Efficient use of Run Application dialog

In Windows 7, there appeared this beautiful search/run field: You press Win, you start typing the program name, as soon as Windows correctly guesses it, you press Enter, and you're done. In Ubuntu, ...
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How to open a man page using gnome-do?

Is there a way to use gnome-do to launch some man page in the help GUI? Or some other two-click approach I could employ? I can open help and then use Ctrl+L to open man:find -- can I make that even ...
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How to become a power user of gnome-do?

Just a few months back, I discovered gnome-do. I have heard that its a great tool for ubuntu. However, I haven't been able to use it except for starting/running applications like firefox, thunderbird, ...
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How do I install the Gnome Do plugin for Banshee? [closed]

How do I install the Gnome Do plugin for Banshee in Natty? It's not in the plugin list and I have googled half an hour trying to find a way to install it, but most info I found was outdated.
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Gnome Do Banshee plugin?

I have uninstalled Rhythmbox and installed Banshee. In Gnome-do there was this nice feature of browsing your music files with the Rhythmbox-plugin. So, on the Gnome-do plugin Wiki I could see that a ...
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Why can't gnome-do find my files?

I use a handful of files fairly often but Gnome-do can never seem to find them. Documents/foo/Infrastructure/cheat-sheet.txt never comes up when I type "cheat-sheet" though it is right there if I do ...
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Navigate within folders in Unity

I don't always know the name of a file I'd like to run. Often, I'll know the name of its parent folder, or its parent's parent's folder. This was easy to work through in Gnome-Do. I simply search for ...
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How do I remap the keyboard shortcut for Gnome Do?

I am giving Unity a chance to win me over in Natty, but I admit I am a heavy Gnome Do user and Unity has remapped the Super+Space keyboard shortcut to show the Unity Launcher. I am not yet convinced ...
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Gnome-Do - shouldn't it be more stable?

Gnome-Do just drove my CPU to 100% for over a minute for no apparent reason. Had to kill the process to stop the fans from blowing themselves apart. I had other problems with Gnome-Do - sometimes it ...
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Gnome-Do sometimes stops responding to superkey+spacebar

This seems to be on a random basis. Any ideas on what could cause this? (sorry for the lack of detail - it really does seem to be random)
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How do I get gnome-do to run terminal/bash commands?

I just started using gnome-do (awesome little application!) in the past few weeks, but am having one problem with it. I can't figure out how to get it to run terminal commands without opening the ...
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In which directories does GNOME Do look?

I have 2 launchers for an application with the same name but that do different things. I'd like to delete one of them so that the one that comes up in GNOME Do is the right one. The problem is that ...
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Synapse doesn't remember anything

When I was using Gnome Do, it could remember all applications I use much more frequently, and then it could make a correct suggestion. Example: I have applications Cheese(web-cam app, I don't this ...
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How do I run a script/command on suspend?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 and the gnome-do docky applet. For some reason every so often (sometimes after one, sometimes after several suspends) when I wake up from a suspend (I'm on a laptop, so every ...
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Does Gnome Do work with Gnote?

There's a great plugin for Gnome Do that searches tomboy notes really quickly. I can't imagine living without it. I want to switch to gnote, but I don't know whether it will work with Gnome Do. Is ...
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Customize Gnome-Do's default action order

I'm using Gnome-Do with the "Files and Folders v2.5" plugin. I set it to read my .scripts folder, so that I might run my personal scripts from Gnome-Do. The only problem is that Gnome-Do's standard ...
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How to get Docky to work like gnome-do?

Is there a way to get Docky ton act like Gnome-Do? I installed just the docky package. I would like it to be able to search for other things that are not in the dock. Is this possible or would it just ...
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Does Gnome-Do (with the Docky theme) work well with 10.10 Maverick? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome-Do in doesn't have the docky appearance anymore. Since development of Gnome-Do has halted while the world continues to spin, I was wondering if there are any ...
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Gnome-Do in doesn't have the docky appearance anymore

I know docky can be installed seperately from gnome-do but I like both and don't want to install both app when I can install one only. Is there a way to get docky back in gnome-do?
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How do I automatically respawn GNOME Do when it crashes?

I use, and love, GNOME Do. Sometimes, though, it crashes and I have to re-run it from the menu. Is it possible to set up my GNOME session to automatically try to respawn Do? I realize there are some ...
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“Gnome Do” stops working [closed]

After one or two times I use Gnome Do, it stops working. Yet it does not give out an error message. I currently have it configured to pop up when with then Super + Space key combination. I have to ...