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How do i put a shortcut icon in the launcher and delete it from the desktop?

With play on Linux shortcuts are added to the desktop. I would like to keep it as clean as possible, so instead I'd prefer it to be on the launcher. And in general when I drag and drop something onto ...
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Launcher doesn't open when switching to a new workspace

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10. When I switch to a new workspace, the launcher search will not open when I hit the super key if there are no windows in the workspace. If I click on the launcher and ...
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How can I set different key bindings for the launcher and the dash?

I would like to have separate keys shortcuts for the dash and the launcher instead of using the same key (tap or hold). How can this be accomplished?
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1answer
90 views

Change the keyboard shortcut for launching the dash in 13.04?

When I hit the Meta key I get the Unity launcher. I don't like this and would like to change it. I tried the answers from here with no luck. Mostly because the following settings directories ...
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2answers
204 views

Is there a way to define a hotkey to solely unhide the Launcher?

I'm running Ubuntu on Parallels Desktop for Mac, where I have some limitations regarding usage of the Super key (and also problems with mouse edge detection), for example, I've read on the web that ...
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2answers
1k views

Disable unity launcher on Alt + F2

I've added custom shortcut on Alt + F2, but Unity launcher is running when I press it. How do I disable it in 13.04. I've found this question but I don't have 'unityshell' under apps > compiz-1 ...
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0answers
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Is it possible to open everything in a Unity drawer by a keyboard shortcut?

I have started using Drawers. I have a drawer that contains dragged and dropped files. I want to open everything in the drawer via a shortcut key. Is this possible? I tried to select all items in ...
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516 views

Making a unity launcher bookmark app

If you like to have quick link bookmarks on your unity launcher check out this easy to make application Using some information from various online sources ...
4
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2answers
585 views

Keyboard shortcut to toggle auto-hide unity launcher

I would like to create a keyboard shortcut to toggle the auto-hide option for the unit launcher. Based on the answer on How to programmatically change the launcher's hide behaviour I tried to make a ...
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1answer
208 views

How to open a desktop shortcut from commandline

I created a eclipse.desktop and locked it to unity launcherd , when I double click on it on desktop, the eclipse was launched just like launching from unity launcher. But if I start it from command ...
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156 views

Changes in GUI behavior after update

[Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit, Unity 5.18.0] On Friday morning I installed the recommended software updates, as I always do (list included at the end of this message). The next day, after rebooting, the GUI ...
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1answer
759 views

How I can launch my browser and Nautilus using defaults Ubuntu 12.04 shortcut?

In keyboard shortcut settings I see a launcher section that have 'WWW' and 'Explorer' labels inside the key combination column of the shortcut definition. What keys I must press to launch my browser ...
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269 views

Unity launcher shortcuts for KDE?

I really am on the KDE site of thinks, but i also love the shortcuts of the Unity launcher and the Windows7 Taskbar. Is there a way to bring the META+number shortcut for switching and launching ...
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2answers
244 views

Unity elements sometimes appear while full screen in Virtualbox - how to stop it?

Launcher is great, and it helps me finds stuff. I have the latest release of 12. But when I'm full screen in VirtualBox running another operating system and I hit some key combination I haven't yet ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I make a keyboard shortcut key to show the launcher when hidden?

I have the launcher hidden, I want to make a short cut key to show the launcher (pop it out). I want to make that key the fn key. 1.How do I make that specific short cut key? 2.How can I make shot ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to assign shortcuts to launch applications?

I need some short cuts to launch applications, as opening them from the dash takes time. Is it possible to launch applications from a custom key combination?
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2answers
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Add custom button to launcher which activates Super+W shortcut?

Is there any tool that will allow me place an icon on the launcher similar to Workspace Switcher, but activate the "Super + W" command? 12.04 LTS
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3answers
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How to launch different firefox profiles via the keyboard using Unity

I'm a heavy user of firefox profiles - a general one, work and one just for facebook so facebook doesn't know where I'm browsing. I have customised my firefox launcher icon to give me access to ...
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2answers
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Holding Super Key doesn't show Unity shortcuts

As the title states, when I hold the Super key Unity shortcuts list doesn't appear. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 (fresh install). I can see the dock that shows up with numbers on icons to launch ...
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1answer
170 views

What is the purpose of the Desktop Switcher?

What is the real use of Desktop switcher in the Ubuntu?. I have opened a FireFox instance in one desktop. Then I switched to another desktop and tried opening another instance of FireFox. Its not ...
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Is it possible to customize the Unity sidebar shortcuts to launch applications? [closed]

Ok, my question might not be as clear as it should be, exclude my English. It is not my native tongue. What happens: When I press the Super key the sidebar appears and when I keep it pressed numbers ...
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1answer
550 views

Reassign keyboard shortcuts for Unity “launcher”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I define keyboard shortcuts using the Super key? How can I reassign the keyboard shortcuts for the Unity "launcher" (in Ubuntu 11.10beta1) By default, the ...
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385 views

Prevent launcher from showing when Super key is merely held down or when it's combined with another key

Context I like using the Super key as a modifier key as part of various keyboard shortcut combinations. For example, as part of grid I have two shortcut keys (Super+H and Super+L) that put windows to ...
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1answer
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How to remap keyboard shortcuts in Unity Launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: > Can I define keyboard shortcuts using the Super key? I am aware of how to change the shortcut to focus the Launcher with Compiz Settings Manager, so this is a different ...
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1answer
536 views

How to use a hotkey shortcut to run a launcher?

I have a launcher on my desktop. I would like to run it via a keyboard shortcut. Is it possible ?
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1answer
344 views

Application launcher that lets me define shortcuts (like DragThing on OS X)

I've just switched to Ubuntu 10.10 from OS X, and the one thing I'm really missing is that I previously had set up a bunch of custom keyboard shortcuts to launch applications. For example, ...