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Simply: No The name in both the Unity Launcher and Dash is determined by the line in the corresponding .desktop file, e.g.: Name=Bluefish Editor This line is in the categorie: "Required" as you can read here , which means you cannot have a "nameless" .desktop file which is considered to be a correct one. Unity also simply does not allow a "nameless" ...


Disclaimer: This solution works now, but not guaranteed to be future-proof. After installing stable (and its dependencies) the convenient way... Download a .deb file from here (I'm using unstable in the example): https://www.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel mkdir tmp dpkg-deb -R google-chrome-unstable_current_amd64.deb tmp sudo cp -r ...


Sorry for bringing up an old question, but the accepted answer explains how to add items to Bookmarks, not Places. Sadly, you can't add to the Places list. The items in Places are defined in .config/user-dirs.dirs. Mine looks like this: # This file is written by xdg-user-dirs-update # If you want to change or add directories, just edit the line you're # ...


Unfortunately, mutter (the GNOME compositor) is not customizable at all. Why they thought this was a good idea is anyone's guess, as I find the typical compositor functionality as expressed in Compiz and KDE's compositor very useful, especially the desktop cube.

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