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How to refresh launcher icon application menu in ubuntu 12.04?

After modifying a desktop file in /usr/share/applications, I need to refresh the launcher icon application menu so that my modification shows up. For the sake of clarity, the menu that should get ...
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1answer
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Unity Launch Button Changes Color in 14.04- Why?

I just noticed for the first time that the Ubuntu's "Start Button" equivalent can be different colors. Yesterday I had to take a screenshot to debug something, and the button was blue. But today it's ...
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1answer
184 views

Is it possible to change the click behavior on the launchers? Left click on a launcher opens the right click menu

My launcher consists of a few icons, with about 5 applications in the right click menu of each icon. If possible, I'd like to change the behavior of clicking on these icons. Instead of right ...
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1answer
139 views

No launcher or menu in Ubuntu 12.10

I am not very good with Ubuntu as of yet so I would appreciate an oversimplified explanation of the answer if anyone has one. I have Ubuntu 12.10 and have not updated or tried to update in a while but ...
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4answers
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menu bar and launcher missing in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

i have upgraded ubuntu desktop from 12.10 to 13.04 since then i cant see the menu bar or launcher , but i am able to open the terminal using keyboard shortcut when i use the guest log in there is no ...
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Unity has disappeared

I realise that this question has been asked before, the best example being here (Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears). I should mention I have never used Ubuntu before today, and it ...
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0answers
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12.10 lost window maximize and minimize options, utility bar and launcher lost too

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Inspiron 7520. Everything is good except the hyperactive fans.The graphic cards are Intel and AMD Radeon 7730. I am trying to get away with the fan problem ...
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1answer
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Inconsistent behaviour of applications and Launcher

This is a question that involves multiple issues involved in creating a menu tied to a Launcher icon. I'm using a fresh install of 12.04 (AMD64 version). I've written a small yad (Yet Another Dialog ...
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How can I Organize Games?

I am running 12.04 and am wondering if there is a way to organize games so that when I click on my "games" folder in the menu bar, all of my games will be in there.
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1answer
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Fixing right-click context menu (Sublime Text 2)

After a botched attempt to update Sublime Text 2, I've managed to recover and reinstall, but Ubuntu 12.04's context menu "pointers" seem to be screwed up: the right-click will still list "Sublime Text ...
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1answer
203 views

How do I place a application list icon in the launcher?

If I click Dash and then the second tab (Search Applications), one of the items available is "Installed Applications". Is there anyway to put a quick link to this in the launcher? Basically a icon ...
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1answer
225 views

Custom unity launcher for audacity

I use audacity a lot so would like a custom launcher menu for audacity in unity. Similar to this List of custom Launchers & Quicklists for Unity but specific to audacity Menu may include ...
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1answer
560 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 ...