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Unity Dash not launching-11.10

I'm running 11.10. I was on my computer today and I wanted to launch unity dash. But I pressed the superkey (Windows Key) and nothing happened. I pressed the ''Dash Home'' button but still nothing. ...
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Web short-cuts on dash-11.10

I'm using 11.10, and my web browser is Chrome. Not Chromium, just Chrome. I want to access web-links with just a click. And I want to get to these using dash. Can I do this?
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2answers
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Forcing Zeitgeist to index Dropbox folder

I am running Ubuntu 11.10, and I would like to force Zeitgeist to index my Dropbox folder. I understand that Zeitgeist is a passive service that logs particular events (such as opening or downloading ...
2
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2answers
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I'm using ~/bin in my $PATH variable, how can I make unity also display my scripts in there?

I have some scripts and some starters for programs I didn't install via the Software Center in my ~/bin folder. It is in my $PATH variable and I can use my scripts by pressing Alt+F2 and also directly ...
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1answer
530 views

Thunderbird extension Messaganing Menu and Unity Launcher Integration stopped working

After I restarted my laptop, the Thunderbird extension stopped working and I can't seem to get it working again. Does anyone know how to fix this problem?
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1answer
1k views

VLC with hardware acceleration crashes if launched from the Unity Dash [closed]

Background I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 (64-bit) on a computer with an AMD E-450 APU. This chip has an integrated Radeon HD6320 graphics processor. I successfully installed the latest proprietary driver ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to use GKSU from the Dash (Use administrative level from Dash)

I know I can press ALT+F2 and type for example gksu nautilus but I want to be able to use it from Dash. How can I do this?
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1answer
192 views

Hidden files showed in the dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hidden files are shown in Dash Hidden files (With (.) before the name) are showed in the dash. Is there any way to fix it? The Ubuntu version is 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot.
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1answer
132 views

When pressing the SUPER key the DASH takes a while to appear

When pressing the SUPER key, the Dash takes a while to appear. I know it is being recognized since I can leave it pressed and the shortcut numbers for the icons in the launcher appear but when I press ...
2
votes
1answer
347 views

Manually installed files to display in dash

I download an application from a website in its .tar.bz2 form as opposed to through apt-get or through the software center as I usually do (I don't think it matters but just in case, the application ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

How can launchers be added to and removed from the Unity dash?

Scenario #1: Manually removing launchers I installed a few games from the recent Humble Indie Bundle and removed them today. The games which were installed using a deb were successfully uninstalled ...
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votes
1answer
232 views

Open Windows Appearing Over Unity Dash [closed]

When I launch the Unity dash in Ubuntu 11.10, any screenlets or open windows on the desktop display in front of the dash instead of being hidden. I have a Toshiba NB305-N410BL netbook, 1.66GHz Intel ...
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votes
1answer
2k views

How do you remove unity lenses?

I installed a unity lens on 11.10 that showed the firefox bookmarks. I don't want it anymore, but I can't figure out how to get rid of it. How can I get rid of it?
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1answer
668 views

Why are my Dash icons empty?

I just ran the Update Manager this morning which required a restart. After the restart this is what my Dash looks like: The empty icons are: Home Folder Terminal gedit Trash
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votes
0answers
192 views

classic categories in Unity's dash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add classical categories in Unity's Dash? I have installed ubuntu 11.10 I would like to get the classic menu categories on the dash home Is there a ...
0
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1answer
117 views

How can I restore Media Apps, Internet Apps, More Apps, Find File part of Unity Dash?

People, this happened on Ubuntu 11.04, and Ubuntu 11.10 in twice I have reinstalled ubuntu,unity,gdm,lighdm and etc... Sometimes is and process with I close with the options to search in the unity ...
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6answers
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Prevent gnome-shell's dash from listing Recent Items

I am using gnome-shell in Ubuntu 11.10. I am getting annoyed when dash search lists Recent Items. I have tried many ways to prevent it like Deleting activity.sqlite and activity.sqlite-journal files ...
0
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0answers
67 views

How can directory deep be set in dash for searching? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Deeper Unity search indexing When I would like to open one of my files used dash search, I can search only my first-level directories in my home. What can I set that I ...
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1answer
240 views

How can I make the Rox filer show up in Gnome Do or the Unity Dash?

I have installed Rox filer on my Ubuntu 11.10 system, but when I open the dash and type rox-filer, it does not show up. Also, when I open Gnome Do, it does not show up until I type the whole name ...
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votes
1answer
334 views

How to open Unity's Alt+F2 dialog when hitting top-right corner?

I want to open the Alt+F2 run dialog when I hit the top-right corner like in this answer, but I need another command to do it (I have already installed xdotool and xmacro).
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1answer
3k views

Remove app shortcuts from Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove un-installed Wine programs from the Unity dash menu? Sorry if this has already been asked. I installed a couple of apps with Wine, which I un- and then ...
0
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0answers
140 views

Dash home as was in 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move the Dash launcher home button to the panel? Is there any way to have the «Dash home» icon as was in Natty, I mean, not as part of the dash but of the panel? ...
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1answer
2k views

How to open the Unity dash when hitting the top left corner of the screen?

How to open Ubuntu unity dash when hitting the top-left corner of the screen(i am working on Ubuntu 11.10), Just like in Gnome-shell(i love this feature). using compiz or anything else.
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1answer
305 views

Dash not searching files [closed]

Unity's Dash is not searching files that I have opened before, only Applications. Neither Global nor Files lenses are showing any results. In then Files lens, I can view most recent documents, but ...
3
votes
3answers
572 views

How do I inncrease unity dash icon sizes or set 720p but view movies in 1080p?

I would like to use 11.10 on my TV as a Mediacenter and more. The problem is that when I sit on my couch the icons in Unity dash (expanded, viewing all installed apps) are too small. Now I am ...
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2answers
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How can I remove un-installed programs from the Unity dash menu?

The Unity dash seems to operate independently from the Gnome main menu. This is quite annoying. I've uninstalled many (Wine) apps, removed their entries from the Gnome main menu, but they appear in ...
2
votes
0answers
2k views

Apps not showing in Unity Dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with dash - there are no programs on the list I have the following problem: apps are not showing in the Unity Dash under Ubuntu 11.10. As far as I remember I did ...
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0answers
358 views

Drag and Drop Unity Dash 11.10 [closed]

Why is dragging and dropping applications in the Ubuntu 11.10 Unity Dash so laggy? It wasn't like this in 11.04.
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1answer
3k views

Dash search function doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Every other time I reboot, I loose my applications lens in Unity! It was working about an hour ago, now it doesn't give any results (even for "firefox" for example). ...
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1answer
245 views

Any news about a Grooveshark scope for the Music lens?

It would be fantastic to have the ability to search for and select music from my Grooveshark account right there within the Dash. I was under the impression this scope would be created during the ...
3
votes
2answers
343 views

How to recover from the Dash Home appearing behind other running programs?

Can someone tell me how to recover from the Dash Home screen appearing behind the running programs? I almost always have more than 50 applications running. Many times this includes more than 30 ...
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2answers
2k views

Dash panel is not visible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I recently upgraded Ubuntu from version 11.04 to 11.10. After about two days of using this new version the Dash ...
3
votes
1answer
75 views

Can I collapse the “Shortcuts” area in the Dash?

Is there a way to collapse the icon area of the Dash, so that I just see the search bar? I'm pretty sure I was able to do this in 11.04. I remember having it set up so that I would only see the ...
4
votes
3answers
935 views

How to customize/remove the home lens of the dash?

Question 1) The dash always open on a home (“shortcuts”) tab (“lens“). I don't have any need for it (browser and e-mail client manually installed, no virtual music player, no photo manager…). Is ...
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votes
1answer
476 views

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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votes
1answer
157 views

I can't see in the dash the filter function

The dash in Ubuntu 11.10 should display on the right side a filter function which I can't see. I am using a netbook with the usual 10" screen with a 1024x600 resolution. Any idea how to reduce the ...
4
votes
1answer
711 views

How to make Unity Dash Background darker?

How do you make the unity dash background darker like in natty? Blur effect is too laggy and without the blur, it becomes confusing.
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votes
3answers
6k views

GUI access to shutdown?

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. There is no shutdown button or apparent means of accessing something similar from the GUI. It is extremely annoying having to enter dash, search for the shutdown ...
2
votes
1answer
363 views

Music folder appearing twice on Dash

I installed 11.10 this week and, so far, this little detail have been bugging me. Since I moved my old audio files from a flash drive to the music folder, the music folder itself appears twice in the ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to change the default input method in the input area of dash,folder rename, etc

I'm using a Chinese input method(fcitx4.1). when I starting input in dash(or rename in folder), the words didn't came out. I had to right click in the input area and change the input method from ...
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0answers
92 views

how to set different keys for showing dash and for showing keyboard shortcuts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I define keyboard shortcuts using the Super key? I am using Oneiric and after using a few days I am happy with the Dash and Unity in general. I have one minor ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Super key not opening Dash

I just cleanly installed Ubuntu 11.10 (with new, clean home folder) The Super key no longer calls up the dash. Was this behaviour changed since the previous release?
3
votes
1answer
760 views

Screen becomes black after pressing dash or alt-tab

I did an upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10. Unity 3d becomes a black screen after pressing the dash-button or after pressing alt-tab to switch between open windows. I can see the panel on the ...
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votes
2answers
2k views

Unity not searching applications

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 and have updated to 11.04 and now 11.10. I switched from using Ubuntu Classic / GNOME Classic to Unity for this release. The problem is, the super key menu (Dash), doesn't ...
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vote
1answer
499 views

Dash not displaying properly

I can only get unity to display properly at a lower (ugly-looking) resolution. Is there a way to fix this. I cannot go full screen. I can not find any bug reports that have similar problems. I have ...
2
votes
10answers
7k views

Dual monitor Unity launcher opening on wrong monitor in 11.10

I just upgraded to Oneiric and now the Unity Dash launcher is on my left screen. I really want it on my right screen. But how do I do that? Why do I want the Dash on my right screen? My left screen ...
3
votes
2answers
373 views

What is the easiest way to launch Dash with a single-touch screen and auto-hidden launcher?

There is a lot of devices with a single-touch screen and the Oneiric Unity has no always-visible Dash icon. So, how can I get it without keyboard providing that moving pointer to the edge is almost ...
3
votes
1answer
752 views

How to remove “Apps Available for Download” from Dash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove “Apps Available for Download” from the applications lens? I know that this isn't possible in Natty, but this could be done in 11.10?
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1answer
1k views

How to always show all apps in Dash?

I have Oneiric running in Virtualbox with Unity (3D), it's up todate as of now. When I go to the Dash to find an app I have to click a small arrow to show all the apps in that category. Once I ...
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votes
1answer
2k views

How do you change the search location of the Music Lens?

My music collection is on a separate partition and not under /home/username/Music. How do I get the music lens in Unity on Ubuntu 11.10 to search in a different location?