show-desktop is the function to hide all visible windows to show the 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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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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Show desktop keys not returning to windows

I was configuring some stuff at compiz using the visual manager. However, before making the changes, the show desktop key in ubuntu 14.04 was working properly: it hide all opened windows then unhide ...
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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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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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How can I change “Show Desktop” icon following icons theme?

I've installed Numix-Circle icons themes and inside there is a "show-desktop.svg" icon, but the icon loaded remains "user-desktop.svg" from the Numix theme. Where the Show Desktop icons is located? ...
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Show Desktop button keeps Moving in Unity

My Show Desktop button keeps moving around the unity toolbar. It isn't a giant problem, but it is annoying to try and find it all the time. How do I make it stay put? Using Ubuntu 13.10
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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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Hit the lowercase d alone then shows desktop

The question is when i hit the lowercase 'd' in whatever window and then Ubuntu hides all windows and shows the desktop. I installed Ubuntu 12.10. The root and myself account work everything well, but ...
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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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Show desktop icon appear very small ambiance theme (screenshot added) [closed]

For some reason the show desktop icon in the below panel turned very small, when I change the theme and select the ambiance theme back it comes back to the normal size but when I restart the computer ...
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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!