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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop with no launcher and no shortkeys working

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Trying to issue a command through a Launcher

So I am attempting to get a one click minecraft server. I have all the code, and all the programs, but cannot for the life of me work out why this won't work. So I have a launcher with this as the ...
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How do I start gnome-terminal with a specific width/height?

I would like to configure gnome-terminal to start with a bigger window by default. How do I do it?
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One of my favorite features of unity is the progress bar the launcher overlays on the icons for various programs like the file manager, or firefox. Gnome-terminal does not have a progress bar. What do ...
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Hiding the terminal window when running script from gnome launcher

I have an executable script which starts a simple java GUI, which all works fine when I call the script from the terminal. I then wanted to make a launcher to start the script, so I ran: ...
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How do I put a gnome-terminal's left border on the left side of screen, using a shell command?

I'm making a custom command that launches gnome-terminal as a sort of overlay window near the bottom of the screen, similar to the Tilda terminal. In order to do this, I'm using gnome-terminal's ...
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1answer
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Terminal: Open multiple profiles in tabs

I have terminal connections to various systems available from the Terminal if I use File->Tab->(system name). Sometimes I want to open a certain set of systems in tabs. Is there a command I can use ...
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Can I make a *.desktop item always be maximized?

Is there anything I can add to a *.desktop file (used in my Launcher panel) to make the application always open maximized? In particular, I'm looking at the gnome-terminal.
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How to make unity terminal button open a separate terminal?

Just upgraded Ubuntu to 11.4, stuck with trying to accomplish things in this crazy new Unity desktop. In the vertical bar there's a button to open a terminal. Ok, I open a terminal, cd to a ...