A window action that collapses the active window which causes it to disappear from view and appear only in the taskbar or launcher.

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14.04 Desktop Unresponsive When Applications Minimized

Ive read quite a few very similar issues on here as what follows, though none match the exact symptoms Im experiencing. After a recent update, Ive noticed that when I minimize all my application ...
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No task bar appearing

this is pretty strange and I have no idea if I just pressed something, or if something is wrong with Ubuntu its self, but for some reason I have no task bar, the top bar, or even exit/minimize/full ...
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how to make apps minimize to dock?

I installed mac themes for ubuntu 12.04 and cairo dock. I want apps to minimize to cairo dock instead of the unity panel. Before anyone recommends docky, I tried it and it had a lot of bugs. So is ...
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The wine window is not minimized

I cannot minimize a wine appication window in KDE environment. When I click the minimize button it is minimized and immediately maximized again. How can I solve this problem?
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How can I start a program minimised, and restore maximised?

There are various options to start a program minimised, or to start a program maximised and they work well, but I'm always looking for new challenges. If I start a program minimised using the Devil's ...
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How can I start a script in a minimised Gnome Terminal?

I can start a command in a new Gnome Terminal as follows: nohup gnome-terminal --window-with-profile=Background --command ls >/dev/null 2>&1& (Based on ...
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Why does my computer crash when I minimise the last window?

I am runnung Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. If I have a few windows open (say four to six, not a large amount), and minimise all by pressing Ctrl+Super+D, they all minimise immediately with no problems. However, ...
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how to get genome 3 on ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit [duplicate]

i dont know that whether i am using unity launcher or any other launcher but it is clear that i have never made any changes in my ubuntu but now i want to get genome 3 in my desktop can any one give ...
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How to avoid a minimized window when switching applications (Alt+Tab)?

When I minimize a window, normally I want to avoid it for a while. That's why I minimize it in the first place :) But in Ubuntu whenever I do it and use Alt+Tab to switch applications, that minimized ...
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Is there a plugin for Rhythmbox to exit on close?

Is there a way for me to get Rhythmbox to exit when I press the exit button? If not, is there a way to remove the exit button all together? I keep getting tripped up trying to close the music ...
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Enable minimize on click feature in 14.04 with gsettings? [duplicate]

I don't have admin priv to install compizconfig-settings-manager on this machine. Anyone figured the setting that this option adds when it's enabled in ccsm?
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How can I show all non-minimized windows?

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 with Unity. It has some great keyboard combos for navigating about my various windows. Super + W shows all open windows. Alt + Tab lets me scroll through ...
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How to edit ccsm manually in ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to built my own ubuntu 14.04 cd image with UCK, I would like to know if is there a way to edit ccsm manually to change the "MINIMIZE ON CLICK" setting so when I build the image that change ...
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Unity minimize not working properly

I have some problem with the minimize key in ubuntu it does not work properly. Only the last app I minimize, gets stuck,this also does not allow me to switch to other apps, but when I use the alt+tab ...
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Cairo dock workspace switcher and weblet dissapear on minimize

Today I discovered that there is a keyboard shortcut (by default) for minimizing windows in Ubuntu 12.04. The shortcut key is Ctrl + Alt + 0. I was trying to minimize windows and suddenly I minimized ...
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Hide all normal windows shortcut is not working in Ubuntu 13.10

Hide all normal windows shortcut is not working. It is currently set to Alt+Ctrl+D. And changing the shortcut doesn't help (tried Super+D, Alt+Esc). However other shortcuts work fine (even from the ...
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Launcher Minimized Window

I open a windows and minimize it. Then, I want to open the minimized window so I click on the Files icon on the launcher but It opens /home/user again. How can I fix it? Thanks in advance.
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Problem with BAM huawei linux mobile partner

After minimizing the Huawei Linux Mobile Parnter window I can't restore it. Commonly it must minimize to tray, but then it vanishs (but the connection still work). What can I do? (Distributor ID: ...
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Ubuntu Unity's dodge does not work after the update (12.04)

Ubuntu Unity's dodge does not work after today's update in Ubuntu 12.04. These commands do not help: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ikarosdev/unity-revamped sudo add-apt-repository ppa:garhuy/unity
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13.04 Application minimizing choppy & freezing

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on my 13" Macbook (2008 model) and I have been running it on 13.04 since its release and have not had one problem with it yet. About 2 weeks ago I began messing around with ...
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Stop Screenlets from minimizing (in gnome shell)

I know there is a similar question already (Stop Screenlets from minimizing) but the solution for the question uses compizconfig-settings-manager which doesn't work with Gnome Shell. Is there any ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Terminal closes when minimized

My terminal window closes when minimized or when I maximize other program window. This is not useful when coping and pasting commands lines... Also the terminal window do not appear in the launch ...
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can't minimize Firefox in 13.04 (LiveDVD) [closed]

Largely enjoyed my experience with 64-bit 13.04 from the LiveDVD - seems quite faster than 12.04's Unity! However, Firefox froze when I minimized it, then kind of tried to 'come back' after a few ...
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Minimized windows to appear as “half-icons” in hidden launcher

I was wondering if there is a way of having the minimized windows displayed in launcher as "half icons"? Something like this: but for all applications. I like to have the launcher hidden most of ...
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How to make programs minimize when you click on them on the launcher [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I just want the programs to minimize like they do on the Windows 7 taskbar, if that gives you a idea of what I am talking about.
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Gedit not found on launchbar when I minimize, Ubuntu 12.10.

I updated from 12.04 to 12.10, and when I minimize gedit, it doesn't show up in the launch bar. The only way I'm able to get it back is to open one of the files that has already been opened in gedit. ...
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Minimize windows without them going black and white

I recently updated to KDE 4.10. Now when I minimize windows, the task manager shows them being black and white. I find this very annoying since I tend to find windows primarily based on colors, not ...
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Unable to install Unity Revamped (ppa:ikarosdev/unity-revamped)

I intend to use a forked version of unity (ppa:ikarosdev/unity-revamped) over the original one. The problem I'm facing is that the forked version is 5.18.0-0ubuntu1 and the original one is ...
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Kubuntu uses random minimize effects

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.10 however this issue is also present on my other machines running stock KDE from Kubuntu 12.04 and 12.10. I'm using the Nvidia currrent-updates driver. The problem ...
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Keyboard shortcut reset every other reboot

I'm all for using default shortcuts for basic task — you'll avoid conflict and know the default keys when using another Ubuntu computer. One exception is the minimize window keyboard shortcut: ...
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Start rhythmbox minimized [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start Rhythmbox minimized? I'm on Quantal (12.10). I can't find a way to start rhythmbox minimized in the sound menu. How can I do that? Yes, I've seen the ...
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Has the minimize speed been increased in 12.10?

In Ubuntu 12.10, by default, the minimize speed had been kept considerably slow in order to let users know where the window has minimized to... but all of a sudden i noticed that now the speed is as ...
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problem with ubuntu 12.10 minimize animation

I have a small problem with the new ubuntu 12.10 minimize animation. I currently have a laptop and a desktop, both upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10. The problem shows up only on the desktop. When I ...
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Minimize on click , Unity Launcher Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

On Ubuntu 12.04 i was able to minimize windows by clicking the icon on unity launcher with the help of this ppa : http://www.webupd8.org/2012/05/how-to-get-dodge-windows-and-minimize.html Now on ...
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How to minimize a window using mouse in PCManFM?

How can I minimize a window using mouse in PCManFM? I'm using Elementary Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 12.04 Update I tried to bring the minimize button back by opening gconf-editor and change ...
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Minimize window with Docky conflicts with Unity

I'm seeing this unwanted behaviour eversince Unity came to Ubuntu. The Unity's Launcher randomly "steals" the endpoint for the minimizing animations from Docky. In other words, when I click on an icon ...
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Why is my terminal invisible after minimizing it and how can I find it?

I minimized my terminal after doing a repo sync. I cant find it on any desktop now! Please help.
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How to close a window but not actually quit/exit the program

I use Ubuntu 12.04 (Unity). How would I do that when I pressed the close button to Minimize the window, as is the case with Mac OS. The program is closed but is still running in memory until it is ...
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Is it possible to minimize by mouse click? [duplicate]

Is it possible to minimize or close any application or browser by mouse click. If I click any icon on launcher then the application opens but if I click on the same icon then it does not get close or ...
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How to change (unset) minimize shortcut in 12.04? [closed]

I tried to use system preferences, gconf-editor, Compiz Config Settings Manager, Setting from Ctrl+Alt+KP_0 to disabled or outer key combination, but nothing happened.
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Would it be possible to minimize current window with hotkey Super+<number_of_window_in_launcher>?

I've been searching about this feature and I didn't found anything. For me is quite intuitive this combo. If you can rise an application from his launcher shortcut, why don't do the same to minimize ...
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How to add options to the appmenu in Gnome Shell

It is possible to add "Minimize" and "Resize window" in the menu next to the activities button? Is there an app/extension for that? Or is it possible by editing a document? Now only show the close ...
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script to minimize / unminimize window in unity

I use Oneiric with Unity. I want to make a script that opens onboard if it's closed minimizes onboard if it's open unminimizes and focus onboard if it's minimized I've tried with wmctrl -r ...
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alltray only works once in Gnome 3 Shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access and enable more icons to be in the system tray? When I log in I want Wunderlist open minimized at system tray. It works but only once. When I click ...
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Minimal Ubuntu remastering

I was trying to remaster an Ubuntu Mini Remix using the tool called "Customizer". My goal is to create a version with a GUI capable of networking too. I don't like all the Tomboy Notes, Evolution and ...
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Window-manager (close,minimize,maximize) buttons does not appear when window is maximized

My PC is fairly old and the hardware is quite weak, but it runs unity 2D quite well and fast. But I have this only one problem. The close/minimize,maximize buttons dont appear When I open a ...
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How do you restore the last minimized application in Unity from the launcher?

I don't know if this is a bug or 'feature' (sadly hoping that it's the former) but when I minimize the last application, I cannot restore it just by clicking its launcher icon. This small screencap ...
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Why is there a minimize button in the Unity Dashboard?

If you launch the Unity Dashboard, there are the traditional 3 buttons in the top-left-hand corner. They look (something) like this: X ― □ The X closes the dash. The □ either maximizes or ...
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Can compiz ring-switcher show high resolution icons for minimized windows?

Compiz ring-switcher shows minimized windows' icons of very low quality (other than the current icon theme btw). Can I make it pick SVG icons from the current icon theme instead? PS: This is also ...
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Stop Screenlets from minimizing

I've setup my screenlets exactly the way that I want them, but I don't have a quick access to any of them. The screenlet config offers me the following : keep above,below, sticky, locky, widget. Out ...