show-desktop is the function to hide all visible windows to show the desktop.

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Mouse not pointing correctly after show desktop in 14.04

When I minimze, for example, firefox and recall the window - either by clicking the launcher or by use of the desktop switcher - in Ubuntu 14.04 (unity) the buttons are out of position. It is only ...
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How do you “toggle” show desktop action?

The show desktop action minimizes all windows. Is there a way to revert to the previous state - thus unminizing all windows? Basically turning show desktop into toggle show desktop? I end up losing ...
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How to add a “Show desktop” icon to the launcher?

I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04, and there is no show desktop in the launcher. I know I can use Ctrl+Super+D, but is there a way to get it in the launcher? Edit: I just installed the "show ...
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Add Show Desktop Option to Gnome Pie

There is no default option for this. I have tried binding an icon to keyboard shortcut super+d but this only works occasionally. Is there a command I can have the icon run that would show desktop?
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Show desktop shortcut on Pantheon

I'm using Elementary OS's Pantheon Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 12.04. What is the shortcut to show the desktop? How can I add Show Desktop icon on Wingpanel or on Plank Doc?
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“show desktop” with “hot corners” not working!

The function SHOW DESKTOP when moving mouse to the HOT CORNERS in ubuntu 13.04 worked. After updating to 13.10, SHOW DESKTOP/HOT CORNERS only works until rebooting or setsid unity, after which it ...
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'show desktop' crashes if nautilus is running on Ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10, kernel 3.19.3-031903-generic, nautilus version 3.12.2 My problem is that whenever I press Super+D keys or even Ctrl+Super+D to hide everything and go to desktop, my system ...
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Disable new keyboard shortcut for Show Desktop

After a recent upgrade of 14.04, an icon "Show Desktop" appeared in my launcher bar. I removed it with Unity Tweak Tool. A new keyboard shortcut was also setup: Super+D now also shows the desktop. ...
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How to Install My Unity to Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I install My Unity to my Ubuntu 14.04? The software center finds nothing when I search "my unity". Actually I need My Unity to enable "Show Desktop" action on the launcher. If there is an ...
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How to remove fade effect when “Hiding all normal windows” with CTRL+ALT+D shortcut (show desktop)?

I'm using Unity on 12.10, with most of the Compiz Effects disabled. I'd like to remove the fade effect when using the CTRL+ALT+D default shortcut to show the desktop. The effect consists in fading out ...
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Show Desktop in ubuntu launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a “Show desktop” icon to the launcher? I have a problem in show desktop in the Unity launcher (Ubuntu 12.04) I had activated through Myunity than I moved it ...
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How to change “Show desktop” effect?

In CCSM I set "Super+D" for showing desktop. Everything is fine but the effect. It just fade in and out. How could I change the effect for "Show Desktop"? Thanks for your time!