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Change 'eclipse' command to correct PATH

Currently I have eclipse installed on "home/gabriel/Programs/eclipse/eclipse" and I have already created the eclipse.desktop file with correct parameters and it's working fine, but I can't use the ...
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2answers
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App should be startable by its name in the command line

I already managed to create a .desktop file, moved it to /usr/share/applications, and can start my app from the dash where the icon appears. The app is started by the command "python3 /path/to/script" ...
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votes
1answer
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Can't find PhpStorm

I am new, never used Ubuntu until yesterday, so I'm not really into it, yet. I installed PhpStorm from JetBrains, but I can't find it anywhere, I need to run it. I searched /usr/share/applications as ...
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2answers
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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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How to launch apps installed from PPA?

I have installed a few apps from the Terminal by adding repositories and running commands but how do I access them? They aren't in the launcher and I can't see them in the Dash either. I'm running ...
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2answers
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What's the command to open the Unity Dash?

I would like to know the command (from the Terminal) which opens the Unity dash, the reason being I want to create a desktop icon that starts the dash instead of the 'Windows Key' for keyboard-free ...
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1answer
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Can I get the classic “run command” window

I love unity but I hate it when Alt+F2 brings up the dash. Is it possible to just remap Alt+F2 so that the thing looks like exactly the old Alt+F2 I know what I want is like going back in time but ...
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1answer
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Opening Another Instance of a Program?

I am testing out the use of Sakura instead of the Gnome Terminal. OS is Ubuntu 12.04 Precise. I often have multiple terminal windows open. How do you tell it to open a second window? Right clicking ...
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Can't search for terminal in Unity dash

I used to be able to search for terminal in 'Dash Home' and brings up terminal. However, this way doesn't work any more. 'Dash Home' does not even let me search for 'terminal'. One thing, I have my ...
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Where can I find the command line?

A basic question: Where do I find the command line? There is a lot of information about commands and using the command line, but I'm an absolutely new Ubuntu user: I can't find find the command line. ...
4
votes
1answer
330 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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Why does /bin/sh point to /bin/dash and not /bin/bash?

As far as I understand bash is the default shell in Ubuntu, so why does /bin/sh point to /bin/dash?