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How to get access to Search Results tab in Privacy Settings?

My problem: I wanted to disable the Unity shopping lens on dash. The solution proposed here by Salem seemed simple. Ubuntu with spyware? However, my privacy settings does not have the "Search Results" ...
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Dash wont open at all. 12.04

When I click on the Dash it does nothing. Everything else on the dock works and opens just fine. Keyboard shortcuts all work except to open the dash. This just started, everything worked fine 30min ...
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1answer
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Unity-Dash Problem

I have an Asus x64J Laptop with 2 graphic cards (intel + nvidia). I installed Bumblebee to play games but since then my launcher looks different. I want that part in the circle straight like on the ...
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Unity and Dash have disappeared

I have a headless Ubuntu machine at home that I usually ssh or VNC into. I've been using it for over six months and things were going great. Suddenly, two weeks ago, when I reboot the system after ...
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2answers
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Ghosts haunt my Unity Dash! Videos and animated images appear through the overlay!

Q1. There's this image (from my last Google Chrome session) that's appearing in my Dash. There's one different image appearing in shortcut overlay (on "press-hold" Super button). This is ...
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1answer
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Dash has stopped responding

I am running Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit and just recently Dash has stopped responding. It still exists as an icon in the launcher but it will not open. The super key will not open dash either.Does anyone ...
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1answer
79 views

Why my trash icon doesn't work in 12.04 LTS? [closed]

I click on the trash icon in the launcher, but nothing happens!
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Why do I have to access software through a folder rather than in the dash?

In this case, the software is Blender. I followed the instructions on Blender.org, and it all works. But, when I click on Blender in the dash, it runs version 2.62, which is what I got with apt-get. ...
2
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1answer
93 views

Clear Dash Searchbox after search and Start a Program

if top left enters a search term in the search box DASH, eg "fir" is then for example Firefox displayed. All well and good, how can you adjust the one that deletes the Dash search the word "fir" to ...
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Equivalent do Dash in gnome-classic? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-classic (no effects) instead of Unity. But I admit that the Dash launcher is useful sometimes. Is there an equivalent launcher that we could use with gnome-classic?
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97 views

How does the dash home index work in Ubuntu 12.04

I think the Dash Home is really cool and here's something I wanna learn about: When I type shortcut, it can prompt keyboard like this snapshot. I wanna know how Ubuntu determines shortcut is related ...
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1answer
598 views

Open music files with different application from dash?

I was wondering if it is possible to click on music files in Dash and have them open with a specific application instead of always opening it with Rhythmbox?
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Eclipse doesn't open in Dash Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Eclipse following these instructions: How to install Eclipse? Now when I go to Dash Home and type Eclipse. there is a white file but clicking on it doesn't do anything. Then I opened ...
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2answers
259 views

Autocomplete on Partial Matches in the Middle of a filename in Terminal (dash/bash)

I have a bunch of directories: 20130118-Cars_Directory 20130118-Bikes_Directory 20130218-Planes_Directory 20130228-Scooters_Directory Is there any way to change directories in the manner of typing ...
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1answer
104 views

Dash is blinking

I Have installed a screenlet applet and Conky to my PC. But when I open dash it starting to blink and show through these applets. How do I correct this.
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1answer
117 views

cannot detect spotify lens

today I installed spotify on ubuntu 12.04. The program seems to work quite well for now, so I tried to install spotify-lens. The installation went ok, but the lens doesn't appear in the dash. I tried ...
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1answer
316 views

Ubuntu unity Video/Music/Picture lens - Settings for locations?

If you are like me have a lot of media you will tend to have this on a few dedicated disks in your systems or external. What I wish to be able to do is search pictures/videos/music from the unity ...
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I cannot search/find any applications in the Dash on 12.04

Its been a while since I booted my Ubuntu (12.04), but when i did I had several updates (over 100) and I installed them along with rebooting. These updates seemed to mess with my video driver but I ...
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Lens showing only music after zeitgeist removal

I can't get anything to show up in the Dash (lens?) other than music (no applications , no files) . This began when I removed zeitgeist. I've uninstalled and reinstalled, but still not working. I've ...
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1answer
802 views

Have windows key (meta) trigger Gnome-do instead of Unity Dash (12.04)

On my laptop the Unity Dash often launches really slowly. I might press the Windows button, and sometimes it will take up to 15 seconds to open, and the system becomes unresponsive during this time. ...
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2answers
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Recent apps, files and downloads will not change in unity 12.04 dash

At the beginning of my fresh installation it worked great, but now it doesn't change at all. How do I "re-enable" it or "fix" it? Thanks.
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1answer
2k views

Change Dash home width

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Unity 2D on my netbook. I will see Dash home full screen (main menu on all display). How can I change its width?
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2answers
915 views

Unity Dash to search only in Documents

I have a document (LibreOffice Calc Spreadsheet) which is in my ~/Documents folder. However, I have the same file (older version of it) on a mounted drive. In the past few weeks I have opened the ...
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1answer
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Firefox losing functions after opening a link from Dash

I'm using Firefox as default browser in 12.04.1 LTS. Whenever I'm using the bookmarks-lens or the web-hitory-lens of the Unity Dash to open a bookmark in Firefox, pulldown-menus on websites don't get ...
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1answer
3k views

Dash Home in Ubuntu 12.04 is empty! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dash search gives no result When I press Dash Home in my Ubuntu 12.04 Dash window is empty and when I type names of my basic apps (Firefox,...) it doesn't find it at all ...
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Ubuntu Dash not showing software results and Software Center freezing / not bringing up gksu prompt

I posted a video to Youtube, and I think the youtube description and/or video (a short desktop recording with me speaking) pretty much sum it up. http://youtu.be/EAnzrE1rqRs [description on video] ...
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0answers
36 views

How to remove specific entries found in Dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I keep recent files from appearing in Unity? When I type in the Dash menu it looks for anything I have opened that resembles what I am typing. In this case I do ...
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0answers
30 views

Dash does not open files, but the containing folder instead [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do I get a “the location is not a folder” error when trying to open files using Dash or Synapse? When clicking on a search result in dash, the containing ...
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1answer
276 views

Pinning ipython3 qtconlsole to launcher

I've installed both ipython (which uses Python 2.7) and ipython3, and the respective qtconsole packages. Both work when I call them from the terminal like ipython qtconsole. However, when I search for ...
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1answer
117 views

separate panels in unity 5 on precise?

Is it possible to create separate panels in unity on precise 12.04. Like in gnome you did a new panel and you put it where you want, autohide it or not?? Is this possible if yes how and if not why ? ...
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2answers
272 views

Why doesn't the Dash have an overlay scrollbar?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. The overlay scrollbar doesn't appear in the dash when i hover over the scrollbar. It appears in other places.
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2answers
758 views

Crippled Dash under Unity

I freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a minimal install using command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop --no-install-recommends I logged in only to find that the Dash is crippled. When Dash opens, ...
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1answer
186 views

How do I search files from a different partition using the dash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to let Ubuntu index and find files on a different (Windows) drive when searching? I recently created a soft link to my Windows music folder so that whenever I click ...
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1answer
681 views

Why is cat running as a daemon on Ubuntu 12.04?

/bin/cat appears to be running as a persistent daemon on my 12.04 system. $ ps aux | grep cat detlef 2278 0.0 0.0 8680 352 ? S 06:13 0:00 /bin/cat Why does Ubuntu 12.04 need cat running as a ...
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Nautilus is very slow

One month ago I updated (no fresh install) to 12.04. Since then nautilus got extremely slow. When I open a folder that contains many subfolders I sometimes have to wait 4 seconds until everything is ...
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1answer
238 views

In Unity, the folder containing a file selected in the dash is opened in Nautilus instead of opening the file with the corresponding application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Files lens and xdg-open only open nautilus but not the correct applicatiion In 12.04, since yesterday the behavior of the dash in Unity has changed. Previously (and I ...
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0answers
91 views

I cant see anything in the dash home [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dash search gives no result Since i upgrade to 11.10 I cant see my applications. The software center doesn't work and I don't know how to fix it. Please help me,
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392 views

Dash appears to run but is not visible [closed]

I've an issue in an Ubuntu install that was upgraded to 12.04. Recently the Unity Launcher is behaving strangely: left-clicking the dash icon changes the title bar and a triangle appears next to it, ...
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1answer
330 views

How to disable icon fetching in dashboard's search? (increasing performance idea)

There seems to be lag whenever I start typing something in dashboard search, looking for an application. This could potentially be very fast, like typing Win "dwar" enter, runs dwarf fortress. But ...
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0answers
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How do I create and modify application launchers in the Unity dash in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I edit/create new launcher items in Unity by hand? I want to add commands to the Unity dash and the launcher, so that I can can press Super and type the name of ...
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1answer
244 views

How to enable 'Tab'bing in Unity Dash (12.04)

I have done a clean install from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. When I open the dash with the super key in 11.10, I used to tab between all the lenses. However in 12.04 this seems to have been disabled. How ...
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194 views

Unity launcher Removal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure Unity's launcher auto-hide behavior? How can I remove the unity launcher in 12.04 completely or at least hide it? I have tried to Uninstall it ...
2
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2answers
524 views

How to get the Dash and HUD to appear. (and stop Unity spewing error messages.) [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my wifes Dell Inspiron 1501, which uses an R300 ATI graphics chip. Neither the Dash or HUD appear when pushing the appropriate key. When I try unity --reset & in ...
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24 views

Unity Dash Button [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change the Dash icon in the Unity Launcher? How to change the Dash icon in the Unity Launcher? When I follow the instructions in the link above (yeah I know for ...
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1answer
287 views

My default home lens changed after upgrading. Is that normal?

After I upgraded to 12.04 from 11.10, my Home Lens (the default lens when you press super key) seems broken. It no long shows default six big icons that were there previously in 11.10, but instead ...
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0answers
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Can I make the dash forget the previous search each time it opens? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop Unity from remembering search history? I would like the search bar to be empty each time, just like how windows vista onwards lets you press Super, type a ...
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2answers
292 views

How to hide one particular software from appearing in the Software Center & Dash

You may think that dosn't matter, but I realy want to use Ubuntu 12.04 without this program, Pornview, in Software center for personal reasons. Thus my question is, how do I hide a particular piece ...
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309 views

Unity dash launcher icons get lost [closed]

I don't know why this happens to some applications, but some launchers I added by drag and drop to the left bar are suddendly lost at next login. Did anybody watch this too and how can I solve it?
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2k views

Can't change the Dash Color

I try to change the Dash color from CCSM or MyUnity but I after I choose a color it changes to the default by it self in 2-3 seconds. using unity 5.12.0
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2answers
259 views

Dozens (and dozens) of applications with no name or icon in Dash

I upgraded from 10.04 LTS to 12.04 LTS. I have dozens (and dozens) of applications with no name or icon in Dash. Where are these coming from? How can I clean them up? Edit: Thanks for the ...