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Why are my launcher and panel all glitchy when I open dash since updating my nVidia drivers?

As you can see in the image, launcher and my panel look a bit glitchy when I open dash. I have used unity-tweak-tool to set the transparency to static blur on dash, and this always worked in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 No Launcher or Dash On Login

I have a HP pavilion p7-1010 desktop computer that is dual-booted with Windows 7 Home Premium and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. On Ubuntu 14.04, the main account will not show the launcher or the dash upon ...
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Launcher and dash not appearing [duplicate]

When logging to my account (I am administrator) launcher and dash do not appear, only blank background picture and I cant access my files. Terminal is not responding I can't run it. I have installed ...
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Unity doesn't load, no dasher but can see desktop icons and home ubuntu 13.10

I am using ubuntu 13.10 since 8-9 months and I had never faced problem as such. Yesterday I installed some regular updates of ubuntu 13.10 ..everything was working fine but this morning when I started ...
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2answers
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When I create .desktop files, they don't get found by Trusty's Dash

Magnifier not found by Trusty's Dash though Manage Launcher (both variants) are. I've tried creating Magnifier.desktop both with Manage Launcher, Manage Launcher (Administrator) & Arronax. ...
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Unity 14.04 problem: fine from live usb, no dash and no launcher after installed

Last night installed 14.04:i386 on my netbook, from a live usb. Using the live usb, Unity works fine. After installed the system, there was no launcher and no dash. After spending hours of trying ...
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Chrome is has “Pandora One” description in Launcher and Dash in Ubuntu 13.10

I am running 64-bit 13.10 and google-chrome-stable with Firefox as my default browser. I have installed Pandora One Unity Web App. Whether accessing Chrome from Launcher or Dash, it has a ...
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1answer
78 views

How should one lock Wine apps to the Unity launcher?

I have installed the Rosetta Stone language learning software successful with Wine. When I click and drag the Rosetta Stone icon from the Dash to the launcher, the other icons make way for it, but ...
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1answer
74 views

Launcher Search is showing duplicate icon

I also have duplicates in my Dash (saw several questions about this subject). But I don't know which one I need to remove. I went to: /usr/share/applications With grep I do get the following: /$ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Launcher and overall Style Change

I recently restarted my computer and when it turned back on the unity launcher appearance was different. Originally the icons would stack at the bottom unless I moved the courser over them, and then ...
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Is it possible to move the dash home button?

It's a problem for me because I keep hitting that button when I don't want to. For example, I accidentally click it when I want to: close a program minimise a program select a file on the desktop ...
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1answer
101 views

How to enable Unity Launcher on startup?

My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS laptop has the Unity 2D along with the classic GNOME interface but it wouldn't launch automatically on startup, Only after I type 'unity' on the terminal the Unity 2D Launcher as ...
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1answer
87 views

How to keep Unity Launcher hidden and locked but Super key should launch the Dash?

I'd like to keep the Unity Launcher hidden and locked to that state. But the Super key should still be able to launch the Dash. (With the auto-hide launcher feature enabled, tapping Super key for Dash ...
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1answer
1k views

ubuntu 13.10 no launcher and no dash appears

I've the same issue in the question here. Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears Launcher and panel missing [ubuntu 13.04] It might be a duplicate question. But none of these answers ...
0
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1answer
120 views

How do you add Application detailed information to display in the Dash?

There is plenty of information about creating a launcher for the Unity Dash. No problems there. However when you right-click on an application, it is possible for the Dash to display much more ...
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2answers
88 views

unity gone, no desktop. struggle to get back [duplicate]

after update, unity is gone. Only wallpaper en desktop icons is showing. I've tried several suggestions, but I struggle to open terminal with the keys cntrl+alt+t. Nothing happens. What else can I do ...
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0answers
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Missing UI Components [duplicate]

I just installed 32 bit Ubuntu 13.10 on my old Dell computer. After setting everything up (besides internet) and logging in, my important UI components are missing! That includes my status bar at the ...
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Steam entry missing text in Unity 13.10 dash after upgrade

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and switched from using KDE to Unity. When I search for the program Steam in the Unity dash, it's entry (leftmost in the screenshot) does not contain any text and ...
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110 views

Unity Dashboard won't find local files, rearrange icons on two computers

I can't move icons around my unity launcher anymore and the Dash won't search my local files and folders. Was working when I first installed 13.10, but now it won't search for local files, and it ...
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How to disable all scopes, filters and dash plugins?

The Dash is overloading me with stuff I don't need, down to the weather and food recipes (?!) when I'm just looking for a file or app. Also I can't figure out how to set it to include music files ...
2
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2answers
151 views

How do I change the text color of items displayed in the Unity Dash?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail with the Malys-uniblack icon theme (The icons are black). Also I'm using a theme called Mediterraneanlight. I think it looks very nice. I have the launcher ...
0
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0answers
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How can I set different key bindings for the launcher and the dash?

I would like to have separate keys shortcuts for the dash and the launcher instead of using the same key (tap or hold). How can this be accomplished?
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115 views

how can I fix? Error: Opening the cache

I'm new to Ubuntu.I installed the newest version two days ago. I used the Software Updater and when I restarted the computer the Dash and Launcher were missing. I tried reinstalling the OS, the dash ...
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Ubuntu not displaying “Dash Home” UI?

I've just switched over to ubuntu. This is the very first time I've used any OS other than Windows or Mac so it's very much a learning curve for me. I'm using 12.04.3 LTS and I have it up and running ...
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Application's icon - One file to please them all?

In my application I define its icon within its MyProgram.desktop-file in /usr/share/applications with Icon=/opt/extras.ubuntu.com/MyProgram/Icons/mainIcon.svg. I did not create any icons for the ...
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129 views

How to remove the mate terminal icon from the Dash home?

I uninstalled Mate, but the terminal is still in dash home. I click on it, and nothing opens. Is there any way I can remove it?
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Lubuntu - Start program without using terminal

I just installed Lubuntu 12.04 on a Laptop. It is for my father and has to be user friendly. So I need a way to start programs graphically like by the "start button" equivalent to windows. The default ...
2
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1answer
477 views

Can I remove 'dash home' from the Unity launcher?

How can I (if it's possible), remove the dash home icon on the unity launcher. My reasoning is that it is slow (taking a few seconds to open) and I much prefer Synapse for launching applications and ...
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Icons show up when searching for app in dash, but not when the app is running and the icon appears on the left [duplicate]

Following from this question, some more troublesome output occurs. I re-created some rdesktop shortcuts using alacarte method described in the answers of the previous question. I changed their icons ...
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1answer
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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Dash shortcut has insufficient privileges?

I followed this guide to install utorrent and to install a dash shortcut for utorrent: tutorial The method for shortcut creation uses gnome-item-edit and the command I enter for the shortcut is: ...
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158 views

Tried it all and it still gives me no launcher, dash, or unity

I tried all of the 'answers' at the "No launcher, no unity, no dash" and I still get my wallpaper and two icons. I have noticed that I get a Fatal Root visual is not a GL visual when it comes to ...
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launcher for a program not working - ubuntu 13.04

I'm using a program named "robomongo" (a mongoDB UI), but to run it I need to type in the terminal "./robomongo.sh". I tried to add the file ~/.local/share/applications/robomongo.desktop Like this: ...
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Icon assigned in .desktop file is not used when application is loaded and launcher icon appears

I am installing the newer application eclipse Juno on ubuntu 12.04 64bit, following this tutorial: http://www.blogs.digitalworlds.net/softwarenotes/?p=54. I have already installed Eclipse Indigo in ...
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Ive just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 same issue: no Menu, No launcher, but no Unity checkbox in ccsm

Using my Toshiba Satellite L350D I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and now dont have access to Launcher or top Menu bar. Ive tried following the solutions both here: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, ...
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Launcher and Dash Hide after update Video Card

I currently have Ubuntu 13.04 installed. And then I installed nVidia Drivers from the Additional Drivers window. But after installing, the Launcher and dash has gone.. Then I deleted the nvidia ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

How to get Google Drive (Docs) search to work in Unity Dash?

How to get Google Drive (Docs) search to work in Unity Dash? I've added my Google account in the Online Accounts System Settings panel. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with the following packages installed: ...
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Multiple issues; Kernel panic, Random Crashing, Unable to install/ remove programs

So i have been having issues pretty much since installation. I have 12.10 installed on an HP Pavillion DV6000. It goes into Kernel Panic (i think) almost every time i interact with the Dash, and ...
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1answer
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Missing icons on top panel, dashboard applications, launcher

So today I had trouble in an upgrade for Ubuntu when I accidentally shut down my laptop. I was able to log in and reset everything but I noticed that the icons on the top right panel are missing ...
3
votes
1answer
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How can I prevent web apps from appearing in the launcher (waste of launcher space)?

Every time I go to Amazon website, an extra launcher icon gets created in my launcher as long as I'm on the Amazon website. How can I prevent this icon from appearing in the launcher? It's a waste of ...
5
votes
1answer
181 views

Organizing games launchers

On my kids account on the computer I kept installing a game and I locking them to the launcher on the left. After a while, the launcher got pretty swamped. My kids are not proficient enough to search ...
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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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vote
2answers
740 views

New App doesn't appear in Unity dash

I have copied an executable in /usr/bin a program that I'd like to use. Of course I can launch it with the command line. However it doesn't appear in Unity when I open the dash, and I would like to ...
4
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I lost all applications on Dash Home and Software Centers buffers, how to retrieve it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dash search gives no result I am using 12.04 in EeePC netbook. I keep on receiving a software update and installed it. This evening, as I try to open the Dash Home and ...
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2answers
97 views

In Unity, how do I see the details of a given launcher?

I have a few launchers in Unity that I might want to run as sudo once or twice, but I have no idea what to type into the terminal. At the moment, crazily, I have to run the app, then search for ...
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1answer
118 views

How to launch ask ubuntu lens?

I have installed ask ubuntu lens on my 12.04 desktop some time back and I could see it in my installed applications from Ubuntu Software centre. But I cannot find it on the dash. How I can launch it ? ...
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1answer
141 views

show unity launcher links in dash

I have added a couple of links to the unity launcher dragging .desktop files to it I save them in ~/.local/application and then drag them to the unity launcher But when I call the dash (win key) ...
2
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1answer
666 views

How do I delete an icon from dash? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove icons/shortcuts from Unity menu? I installed Adobe Reader on Ubuntu 12.04 from a .bin file, but it was not working properly so I want to remove it and ...
3
votes
1answer
286 views

Why is the tooltip hiding Dash Search on 12.04?

Can I disable the tooltip shown at the side of the Launcher icon when hovered by the mouse. These are nice, but I want to disable them, because when I press "Dash Home" button on the launcher, then ...