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3answers
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Custom Ubuntu launcher doesn't launch

I use Ubuntu 11.04 and Gnome 2.32.1. I want to create a new launcher for Sql Developer on the desktop with the following value: Name : SqlDeveloper Command : /bin/sh ...
1
vote
1answer
511 views

Unity Launcher ignores Compiz Settings

I've followed the steps in a number of other posts on askubuntu. Installed compiz, set the launcher to autohide and reveal mode to none. Yet, the launcher somehow maintains it's default setting to ...
0
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1answer
760 views

Launchbar fix position [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable autohiding for launcher in Unity I have launchbar which moves when I remove mouse from left side, but I want it to stay there, whether I mouse over there ...
2
votes
3answers
312 views

Unity dash does not get keyboard focus first time [closed]

When I login to a unity session, the first time I press the Super key, the dash pops up but the keyboard focus does not go to it. I press the Super key a second time to dismiss the dash, and a third ...
2
votes
1answer
683 views

Unity launcher crashes and leaves ghost shadow

Sometimes my Unity launcher crashes and shows and undesirable behaviour: although it still hides, it leaves a ghost shadow behind it. I don't know how to solve it and the only way to recover the ...
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3answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

Ubuntu 11.04 Launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? I have searched the net and found out that the Launcher is not movable. With widescreen format it makes perfect sense to have the launcher ...
1
vote
2answers
164 views

Blue “gap” behind the Unity launcher button? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the blue triangle on the home button for? I regularly have a gap in the upper-left corner of the button for the Unity launcher. It is almost like a beveling of ...
1
vote
1answer
616 views

Unity Launcher Autohide won't work [closed]

Ever since I installed 11.04 I've been having this freaking problem with the Unity launcher. I don't know what the hell I do - but, initially, when I boot Ubuntu, the autohide works. And then - I have ...
1
vote
2answers
151 views

How do I recover the launcher?

My 7 yr old son recently attempted to get on the computer and rebooted it somehow. Now the launcher is missing and I am unable to use the system. I have rebooted several times with the same results, ...
8
votes
1answer
893 views

How can I make Chromium app windows count as “their own application” in the Unity launcher?

I'm trying to add a Chromium app window (chromium-browser --app=http://example.org) to the launcher. I've put together a .desktop file and it works, but all instances of Chromium get lumped together. ...
1
vote
1answer
118 views

Customization for quicklists of Unity is reverted after reboot

I followed the instructions here to modify my quicklists of Unity. For examples in order to add an "Root Terminal" item I modified my gnome-terminal.desktop as follows: [Desktop Entry] Name=Terminal ...
1
vote
1answer
463 views

Restore Home Icon on Ubuntu 11.04 Launcher

After installing Ubuntu 11.04, I removed the Home Icon from the launcher by right clicking on the Home Icon and chosing the - Keep In Launcher option. Then it disappeared. Now I am wondering how do I ...
2
votes
1answer
430 views

unable to create new launcher

I cannot create a new launcher anywhere (either in the normal GNOME desktop or Unity). No action when I right-click the desktop and select Create Launcher.... At last I tried to create launcher, ...
3
votes
1answer
552 views

Is there a way to add a common user menu to the Unity launcher?

Having just upgraded from 10.04 to 11.04, I'm getting used to the Unity interface. Back in Gnome, I managed to create a "common" menu accessible from the start button to which I could simply add ...
0
votes
1answer
188 views

Ubuntu 11.04 launcher… with tabs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to preview windows of a specific application in Unity? In Windows 7, if you have more of the same window open at the same time and you click on the icon, it pops out ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Firefox won't integrate with unity launcher

After a recent firefox upgrade, the integration with the unity launcher went pear-shaped. Clicking on the Firefox icon does not move focus to the running firefox, but starts another firefox instance / ...
12
votes
5answers
5k views

Unity launcher bar stuck and won't hide

When using drag and drop the launcher bar reveals and will not hide unless I close the program. Is their a fix?
3
votes
1answer
363 views

How can I debug the unity launcher where it sometimes causes a system freeze?

Sometimes when I move the mouse to the unity launcher the system freezes (sometimes I can move the mouse). I can't even CTRL+ALT+F1. How would I go about figuring out what the cause is and recover ...
0
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0answers
1k views

Change Unity Launcher position [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? In Ubuntu 11.04, how can i change the position of Unity Launcher, which is left by default to say Top, Right or bottom?
2
votes
2answers
73 views

Different action for unity launcher icon depending on action?

I'm making a launcher that when clicked will open up a chromium window with tabs for Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, but I'd also like to drag and drop documents into the launcher icon and ...
1
vote
2answers
700 views

Unity application launchers are disappeared

Once I'm adding application launcher onto unity dock I expect it will be there as long as I want, but after the system restarted they're just disappeared. What may cause the problem or what should I ...
2
votes
0answers
212 views

how to make changes to launcher in unity permanent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make Unity remember which applications are in the launcher? i spent now a couple of hours reading and trying. i went through the whole faq here, but couldn't ...
0
votes
2answers
154 views

“More Apps” icon disappered on launcher. How can it be restored? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity Lenses Missing (files/folders, applications) I know how to add icons for applications to the launcher; but the icon lost is for "More Apps". I don't know what is ...
1
vote
1answer
404 views

How do you disable launcher without disabling global menus in 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to get the Unity title bar behavior and NOTHING ELSE? How do you disable the launcher WITHOUT DISABLING the global menus too in 11.04? I want to use Docky ...
2
votes
1answer
196 views

Selecting classic mode on login still shows Launcher

I was running Unity in Natty when I tried to activate the Rotate and Cube effects. That broke Unity and I had to restore the Unity original configuration by invoking gsettings reset ...
2
votes
2answers
301 views

“Create Launcher…” on desktop did not work

"Create Folder" and "Create Document" worked well. But nothing happened when click "Create Launcher". It's annoying to create launchers in Terminal. so what can I do?
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2answers
241 views

Don't display media on the Desktop

How can I get media icons to not display on the desktop? I do not want them there because they already show in the launcher on the left and there is no point in having them both places.
7
votes
1answer
1k views

How to re-add the 'Home Folder' launcher item?

I deleted the Home Folder launcher item, but now I wish to get it back. Any idea?
1
vote
1answer
136 views

Launcher not auto-hiding while using Writer

Despite of setting the launcher bar to auto-hide mode, it stops auto-hiding after a while when I'm using Writer. What can an Ubuntu rookie like me do to solve this VERY annoying matter?
3
votes
1answer
353 views

Unity side bar sticking?

So is the unity sidebar sticking a new feature. I run apps and the sidebar stays over the top blocking access to the app you're trying to run
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How to preview windows of a specific application in Unity?

I would like in Unity, to see a preview of the open windows of a specific application. Just like Linux DockbarX (or windows 7). Motivation example: When I have several windows open of the same ...
2
votes
1answer
587 views

Apllications not starting from launcher

Some applications, for example python resourceEditor from the pythoncard-tools package, run correctly if I start tham from Terminal. However, when I add them to the launcher and try to open them ...
1
vote
1answer
296 views

Unity launcher doesn't hide automatically on start up

When you start an application, say, Firefox, the Launcher continues to be placed over it. This is cleared up by moving the mouse to the left edge of the screen and then away, but it shouldn't happen ...
4
votes
2answers
917 views

Can I create a quicklist sub-menu?

Can I create a quicklist sub-menu for my launchers? Like if I put Ubuntu and on hover it opened a sub-menu with all my Ubuntu links?
6
votes
2answers
1k views

How to easily open the Launcher with a secondary monitor to the left

I have two monitors (24" as main and a 19" to the left). Each time I want to swap to a different application or launch a new one, the launcher seems a little problematic to come up. Even though ...
3
votes
1answer
274 views

How can I move the Applications and Files & Folders lenses in the launcher?

In the launcher there are two types of launcher items. The default ones in the bottom part of the launcher, such as the Workspace Switcher, Applications lens, Files & Folders lens and Trash, and ...
3
votes
2answers
993 views

Move left launcher to another monitor

I use a large monitor as primary and laptop screen as secondary. Is it possible to move the launcher to my big monitor or do I have to turn off my laptop monitor? "Monitor Preferences" (Launcher ...
9
votes
6answers
3k views

What to do when Unity's Launcher gets stuck open?

My Unity Launcher is currently stuck open. Short of logging out and back in, does anyone have ideas for getting it to auto-hide as usual?
1
vote
1answer
237 views

No Launcher on an Acer D620 netbook [closed]

I have installed ubuntu 11.04. I found no laincher at the left side. I wamt to know why? Secondlay, my Acer Netbook D260, cannot find the wifi. How i can solve it.
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vote
0answers
427 views

Add custom icons to the launcher in Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add applications to the launcher? i have installed 11.04 i want to know whether i can add custom icons on launcher or not
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vote
0answers
181 views

How to properly install an unzipped program into the launcher? [closed]

I just download and unzipped Aptana Studio into /opt/AptanaStudio3, and ran the program /opt/AptanaStudio3/AptanaStudio3 using the Nautilus file explorer. It shows as an icon on the launcher when ...
2
votes
1answer
170 views

Why are emblems disabled in the unity launcher?

I have seen screenshots with emblems and bug reports like this suggest that emblems were there at some point but they no longer work and there does not seem to be a way to set them in the libunity ...
6
votes
1answer
208 views

Can the Applications or Files and Folders buttons be moved on the Unity Launcher?

Is there a way to move the Applications or Files & Folders buttons on the Unity Launcher? I can move every other button but those. I'd like to move them to the top of the bar instead of their ...
0
votes
1answer
316 views

How to force active Launcher webpages to be from the Chromium icon? [closed]

So, I'm not quite sure how to word this, but I created some custom launchers for Chromium Browser's application shortcuts: As you can see in the image, the Social website one is active because I ...
2
votes
0answers
217 views

How can I invoke Scale as a Unity Launcher item? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Unity display a Launcher icon for Spread Mode? The Unity Launcher has an item to invoke Compiz's Expo (Workspace Switcher). How can I do the same with Compiz's ...
2
votes
1answer
336 views

Launch multiple applications with one launcher

I want to launch Spotify and spotify-notifier (for sound menu integration) at the same time using the same launcher. How would I do that? Using 11.04 with Unity.
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Launcher not hiding

When I connect using NX (NoMachine's; not FreeNX), the launcher stays there, on top of open windows. I haven't been able to close it at all. Locally (with full unity instead of unity-2d, that is), it ...
1
vote
2answers
339 views

How do adjust the launcher slide out time to be instant? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the Unity launcher delay? Hello friends, i was wondering if anyone knows whether or not it is possible to instantly auto-hide the unity bar, rather ...
0
votes
2answers
423 views

Just Upgraded to 11.04 form 10.10. It hangs after boot and just new desktop is shown

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 from 10.10 using direct Internet connection and now just new looking desktop (with the Launcher on the left) is shown and system hangs. Mouse cursor is moving but ...