Quicklists are the common menus available when right-clicking upon a Launcher icon.

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How to implement middle click to spawn new VLC?

Using the firefox.desktop found in /usr/share/applications as an example I was able to make VLC have a new window option with ...other code Actions=NewWindow; [Desktop Action NewWindow] Name=New ...
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Is it possible to execute a .desktop file from a quicklist?

I have this launcher I created with a quicklist full of options to execute different applications. One of the options is TeamViewer and this is the quicklist code for it: [Desktop Action ...
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ubuntu 14.04 and amazon

How do I remove amazon completely from Ubuntu 14.04. Every time I try to start amazon in unity quickstart button on the left, the system halts and nothing works. If I don’t touch this amazon start ...
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How can I change the appearance of an icon?

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 I am new to ubuntu OS. I did number 31, Google Services Launcher, of this page: What Custom Launchers and Unity Quicklists are available? I'm just trying to do some things ...
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Hourglass pointer launching a nemo quicklist sub-item from UnityLauncher

Running raring 13.04 I meet a strange behaviour (non-blocking). When I launch a home subfolder (e.g. Music) from the nemo launcher, the windows opens fine but I always get the hourglass pointer for ...
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How can i edit the nautilus quicklist in ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

in ubuntu 13.10 how can i edit the quicklist? Because i need to add some other place and remove some that are default (like picture, video, etc) thanks!
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Unity quicklists make the pointer busy in my application

Lets say that i have an argument in my application (for example appname --something) that doesn't show the gui of the program, instead it does something in the background and closes after it finishes. ...
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How can I edit Nautilus Places sidebar and Unity QuickList?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 with Nautilus 3.6 and I want to edit the Nautilus Places sidebar menu (Not Bookmarks). By default have the following items: Recent, Home, Desktop, Documents, Downloads, ...
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Issue with dynamic Quicklist in Unity

I would like to add a Quicklist to Gufw app, but it isn't working. The code is here (you can install reading the INSTALL file): http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~gufw-developers/gui-ufw/testing/files/3 I ...
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Rdio Quicklists

I would like to have "Play/Pause" "Next" and "Previous" buttons in the quicklist for my Rdio.desktop "web app." Detailed Explanation The web app can be created either from Chrome (by going to menu ...
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Nautilus Quicklist Not Working

After having an issue with the new version of Gnome's nautilus breaking the wallpaper, I uninstalled and went back to the version included in Ubuntu 13.04. After a successful reinstallation, the ...
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The Unity 'Home Folder' launcher quicklist has duplicates. How can I remove them and add new entries?

I added places to my 'Home Folder' quicklist in 11.10, I believe following these instructions and ended up with duplicates once that feature became standard in 12.04. I tried this solution, removing ...
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How not to show separate browser instance in Unity for Web Apps?

I've been working on using the WebApps available in Ubuntu such as Facebook and Reddit. I've been using QLE to add more things to the quicklist to add more functionality to them. I was going to ...
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Custom Unity Quicklists not working after upgrade to 12.10

In the popular question What Custom Launchers and Unity Quicklists are available? are listed a lot of launchers with custom quicklists for Unity, that worked for Ubuntu old release, included 12.04. ...
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How can I get my bookmarks shown in nemo quicklists automatically

How can I get my bookmarks, shown in Nemo Quicklists automatically. Like nautilus can right now. As seen in the image below. When i create a bookmark in nautilus, it is automatically shown in ...
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How to create a unity launcher that does file-monitoring?

I would like to create a launcher that does the same thing as the trash icon where different quicklists are shown depending on whether or not there are items on the trash. I would like something ...
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How to have Quicklist item launch in a Path?

In a .desktop file you can specify the Path key in a [Desktop Entry] so that the working directory will be that path when the Exec is launched. However, this key does not seem to work when launching ...
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Cant see the “Format” option in quicklist for a USB device in 12.10.How can I get it back?

I am not able to find the Format option in the quicklist menu for an external usb drive after I installed 12.10 How can I et it back? I tried the quicklist editor in Ubuntu Tweak but it does not ...
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Home folder quicklist not showing quicklist on right click unless it's open

This just started happening, I go to right click the home folder icon to get to my video folder, and it just says Open new window Home Folder Unlock from launcher But when I click on the home ...
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How to add Firefox profiles to quick list for Firefox Launcher?

I have three separate Firefox profiles, and while I have no problem running them at the same time (via ProfileSwitcher add-on), the default behavior of the Unity Launcher's Firefox icon is to launch ...
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Chromium quicklist not updating, any ideas?

I added this X-Ayatana-Desktop-Shortcuts=User1;User2 [User1 Shortcut Group] Name=Draconis Exec=chromium-browser --enable-udd-profiles --user-data-dir="/home/xiaolin/.config/chromium/Default" ...
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Quicklists for Unity Launcher's Home Folder icon not working when Nautilus is closed

If Nautilus File Manager is closed and I right-click on its Home Folder icon on Unity Launcher, only the tab "Open in a new window" appears. Quicklists(with all my Bookmarks) of the Home Folder icon ...
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How do I restore the default quicklists?

Just me with another question. I recently reinstalled Ubuntu (I had been using Kubuntu for a while but couldn't quite get used to it), however after reinstallation I found that my home folder’s ...
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List of applications that support quicklists [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Custom Launchers and Unity Quicklists are available? I was wondering if there was a list of applications that support qicklists, and how to get them working?
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How do I remove duplicate quicklist?

Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit When I right click on the Nautilus File icon in the Unity bar a quicklist appears; Documents, Pictures, etc. This for some reason disapeared... I do not know why.. I guess a ...
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My application quicklist goes missing when using “quickly submitubuntu”

I'm trying to submit my app for the app showdown, but I've just noticed that when I use the "submitubuntu" Quickly command, my dynamic quicklist entries don't work. I think this is because the desktop ...
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How to prevent quickly from replacing Exec=.* in the .desktop file?

I'm still trying to make Quicklists work and found the problem: Quickly creates debian/rules with sed -i 's|Exec=.*|Exec=/opt/extras.ubuntu.com/wakeonplan/bin/wakeonplan|' ...
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How to reference to .desktop file? (installed in /opt) in a dynamic quicklist?

I'm trying to create a dynamic quicklist for an application I'm developing in quickly. This is the line of code I use to try and connect to the .desktop file: self.launcher = ...
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Unity quicklist for home is messed up

I can't change Home Folder quicklist options. Everything I do, I continue to have: Documents folder link Pictures folder link Music folder link Downloads folder link Ubuntu One folder link Ubuntu ...
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Open URL in Chromium and switching to existing tab open if URL already open

I was trying to create Unity quicklists for Gmail. But if the Gmail was already opened, it will still create another tab and load the web page, rather than switching to the existing. I even tried ...
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Creating Quicklist for Tomboy Notes

I tried to create a tomboy quicklist for Unity by copying the tomboy.desktop using the guide here What Custom Launchers and Unity Quicklists are available? using the man page for Tomboy it says you ...
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Is it possible to add the Chrome Task Manager to the Chrome Unity quicklist?

Is it possible to add the Chrome Task Manager to the Chrome Unity quicklist as an option?
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Spotify Quicklist for Unity

How can I add a Unity "quicklist" for Spotify (installed from their website), so that when I right-click on the icon on my dock, I get: "Next, Previous, Stop, Play" and so on?
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Commands for quicklists

I am using Unity. The Quicklists feature is really useful. I added some entries in the nautilus quicklist from Ubuntu Tweak. Those commands were easy to figure out. But now i do not know how to find ...
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How to add entries in quicklists

The Quicklists is an amazing feature of unity. But sometimes some options which I might want are not available in the quicklist. For the simplest example: In the Nautilus quicklist,suppose I need a ...
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How can I remove or disable “Unlock from launcher” in the Quicklist of a Launcher-Icon?

I'm maintaining the PC of an old relative. The person shall not have the possibility to unlock a Launcher-Icon by means of "Unlock from launcher" in the Quicklist (in former Ubuntu versions it was ...
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How to add checkbox or radio buttons to a Unity quicklist?

I have been searching how to make that happen but i can't find it anywhere. I even guessed how to enable/disable the quicklist item, so as how to add function invoked after the item is clicked, but ...
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Duplicate places in my quick list

I previously edited my quick lists for my home folder when using Ubuntu 11.10 (As described at OMG Ubuntu). I upgraded this weekend to 12.04 and now have duplicates of several folders (downloads, ...
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How to edit quicklist for a Mounted Device in the launcher?

I know how to add quicklists for a standard launcher with a .desktop file in either ~/.local/share/applications or /usr/share/applications. But I am trying to create a quicklist for the icon that ...
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How to get a list of currently open files / application instances in unity launcher quicklist?

How can I get a vertical list of currently open files in the unity launcher as a quicklist (see mockup below)? This could be a list of files each application instance is editing, or in the case of ...
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How to add shortcut to unity launcher programmatically?

I'm developing a program in Qt that will help users to manage (create, edit and delete) their quicklists in Unity launcher. I got to a point where I created .desktop file and I don't know how to ...
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how can I change the security settings for a website in firefox?

I have customized my Unity Launcher so that now have access to quicklists for different applications. To do that I followed the script posted here: What Custom Launchers and Unity Quicklists are ...
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Quicklist gnome-terminal don't work with byobu profile

Yesterday I tried to create a Desktop quicklist for my gnome-terminal to open byobu with a specific byobu profile. There's the part of my gnome-terminal.desktop file : [NetBook_Byobu Shortcut Group] ...
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One click access to bookmarked files?

On my Windows machine with just one click I can launch favourite or bookmarked files that I use on a daily basis, which is a great time-saver. Is there any way to do this with 11.10 Unity? Ideally I ...
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How to add quicklist to favourite applications in GNOME Shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there Unity-like quicklists for GNOME? I had a lot of quicklists configured in my Unity. But I do not know how to add quicklist to an application in GNOME shell. ...
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Are there Unity-like quicklists for GNOME?

Is there a way to have Quicklists like in Unity but then in the Gnome 3 dash? Mainly I would like to be able to open a specific directory in Nautilus directly, like this quicklist, and be able to ...
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How do I add a “new window” entry to the nautilus quicklist?

When I right click on 'file manager' in the launcher I can select 'home folder', but it takes an open nautilus window and displays the home folder in that window, often shunting me back to a different ...
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How to add windows partition to unity home icon launcer ?

I already seen examples for adding favorite places on home icon launcher for Documents, Music, Pictures, Downloads and already added it. Now I want to have also add Windows partition so that when I ...
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How do I make a terminal quicklist to open a terminal window with a new profile?

I've seen this answer and this one. I think I've done what they say to do, but I'm still having trouble. I've copied /usr/share/applications/gnome-terminal.desktop to ~/.local/share/applications/. I ...
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Is it possible to create nested Quicklists? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does anybody know if it's possible to make nested quicklists, or if that feature has been at least considered? Is it possible to create nested quicklists for the ...