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Drag a desktop icon a bit. Helps against the stuck launcher bar with Opera on a 32-bit system. Another solution would be to set the launcher not to hide in the first place (that's my solution for now). See How can I configure Unity's launcher auto-hide behavior? There are also bug reports: Opera: bug 741731 (note the "Won't Fix" as it's a bug in ...


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Run this in a Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T): unity --replace That works for me on Ubuntu 12.04.


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While you're dragging hold your mouse over the taskbar icon of the nautilus window, and it'll be raised to the top so you can drop your files in it.


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Drag-and-drop works brilliantly in Unity (in 11.04). You can drag and drop both directly onto open windows, or onto the applications launcher. In the screenshot below I'm drag-n-dropping a video file. The launcher fades the icons of all the programs that can't handle a video file, leaving only Banshee and Totem. Note that in this example then Totem is ...


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The way I found it working: Start dragging, Keeping your mouse button pressed, press Super + (0-9) to switch the application, Continue dragging and drop. Note: In step 2 you can hold the Super key for a moment, the launcher will appear and will display you which number (0-9) is assigned to which application.


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I haven't found a reliable way to drop file-manager files onto (for example) Totem whilst the receiving application is full-screen - however if you dont make the receiving application full-screen, the following works for me. Run CCSM and edit the Scale Addon. Click "Initiate Window Picker" (initiate edge i.e. the one with the monitor icon) and assign ...


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You can get a similar result (where by “similar” I interpret “gives you a way to drag things into the Ubuntu One folder from Nautilus) in one of four ways: add an extra pane (press F3, or View → Extra Pane), switch to having a tree in the sidebar (View → Sidebar → Tree), add an extra tab (Ctrl+T, or File → New Tab), or simply open a new nautilus ...


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Virtual Box "Drag'N'Drop" was introduced in version 4.2 but is since still experimental and will only work from host to a Linux guest but not vice versa. This was independent from advanced general settings from the machine which may have erroneously reported to set up bidirectional clipboard support. This feature is currently only implemented for Linux ...


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Drag and Drop works only for Linux guests (guest: OS on the virtual machine) Source: Added experimental support for Drag'n'drop from the host to Linux guests. Support for more guests and for guest-to-host is planned. https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog As guitar42697 said, you have to set a shared folder.


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There is a user on launchpad that found a great workaround. Use the scale plugin assigning it to one of the screen corners, it works great I would say: https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/+bug/995039/comments/5


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Locate the .desktop of app you wish to adjust, in the case meld & open in a text editor. Usually there will be a line, MimeType=, just add to it the appropriate type, if you don't know then a right click > Properties > Type will show. So in this case, 'Meld', you'd add this to the end of the MimeType= line text/x-python;inode/directory; If for some ...


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Its not uncommon for the launcher to get stuck. Opening the dash with the Super Key seems to fix it for me and its way better than killing a program. If you can reproduce it, you might want to post a bug report.


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You need a .desktop file with EXEC= entry. See related feature request on launchpad and bugzilla.


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The following script will act according to your desciption. I believe this is not the best approach for this situation, but there is not an applet with the functionality described by you that I know of. Create a file in your home folder with the following content: #!/bin/sh ubuntuone_loc="/home/user/Ubuntu One/" if [ $# -eq 0 ] ; then nautilus ...


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try with: Start dragging the file Press and hold Super (windows key) + Tab (do not release the mouse button) Hold Super and press Tab as many time you need to choose your file window destination Release Super when you have selected the correct window Release mouse button to drop the file


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Responsible for this behaviour on all windows is Metacity. By opening gconf-editor we can disable it. Note that you then will no longer be able to raise any window by clicking on it.


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Right-click on the Terminal title-bar and select Always On Top. You can now drag files from Nautilus to Terminal.


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It's in Settings -> Mouse and Touchpad. From there you can set Drag and Drop Threshold. I've got mine set pretty high for that reason.


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Install Synaptiks from Software Center. Synaptiks is an application for editing touch-pad settings. I think it has an option for solving your problem. Beware of size of this package.


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According to a bug report this feature was introduced in XFCE 4.6, but removed again in XFCE 4.8 for the sake of code simplicity. Anyways - after some long discussion it was reintroduced and is available in XFCE 4.10 which comes with Ubuntu 12.10 - it just has to be enabled: Rightclick on an empty space of the task bar (or at the corner) Choose ...


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You can't drag/drop arbitrary clipboard contents onto launchers. The MimeType entry in the .desktop file specifies what file and content types the application can open, for the MIME system, and is as I understand the code, not used by the drag and drop handling. However, rather, the content of the drop is simply passed as an argument to the program, and must ...


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This is the fix for right click on a touchpad with no buttons i.e. a clickpad!! create a folder: /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ the create a file called 51.synaptics.conf open gedit in root and save the file in the above folder with the following text in the file: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Default clickpad buttons" MatchDriver "synaptics" Option ...


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Make sure that you have both Firefox windows open side by side, and click on the Tab that you want moved, and drag it to the new windows. or Click on the little icon to the left of a URL, and drag it to the new window. or Right click on the Tab that you want moved, and click on Move to a New Window.


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I don't have an answer, but I can confirm this bug. There are other applications, where drag and drop no longer works once blender was started (Clementing, Kmail). I suppose blender does something it shouldn't do, but the other applications are at fault too. They should not get that easily confused by a misbehaving program. The only workaround I know is to ...


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We are able to run Nautilus with root privileges with sudo -i nautilus but we need to be extra careful with what we do then. Root is powerful and most measures to protect our system from accidents will not work any more. Nobody will stop Root from doing stupid things. There will be no warnings. So here is my advice to people who need to run Nautilus ...


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Install the Open ClipArt package from the Ubuntu Software Center.


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I just did it on Unity 3.8.16 in Ubuntu 11.04 and it worked fine, but not in Ubuntu 12.04. Sounds like a regression to me! Could not find anything on this bug, so I reported it on Launchpad https://bugs.launchpad.net/unity/+bug/995039


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You need to be running compiz to drag windows across your virtual desktops. Metacity doesn't have this behaviour (by default anyway), although you can change what workspace a window is on by right clicking the title bar. To enable compiz: Go to System -> Administration -> Hardware Drivers and make sure you have graphics drivers (if available) installed ...


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Same problem when using Netbeans (Java) : when I drag tabs to reorganize them, the launcher appears and gets stuck (ie wont hide anymore). Could not fix the problem, but found 2 solutions : - drag and drop Firefox tabs around - drag something to the laucher


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I had the same problem after I moved icons around and opened the dash with the super key. I simply logged out then logged back it. Fixed it right up.



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