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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Since the update of Nautilus to version 3.4.2-0ubuntu3 it is now possible to simply drag and drop files and folders into Nautilus bookmarks. This is now possible due to the following bug being fixed: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/874386


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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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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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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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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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It doesn't look like it. You can drag into the terminal, but apparently you can't drag from the terminal. Perhaps you already knew that though. What you should know, is that selecting copies into a separate buffer, that middle clicking pastes from. That'll be a bit faster anyway, and it works with gnome-terminal.


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The only way to move a window from a workspace to the other one is launching to Activities Overview, and dragging the window to the list of workspaces on the right side of Activities Overview. You can use screen edges for desktop switching with an extension. Here it is : https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/136/desktop-scroller When you scroll at the ...


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This solution woks for me Go to: http://tombuntu.com/index.php/2011/10/31/fix-for-touchpad-trouble-in-ubuntu-11-10/ From the post: One of the issues introduced by Ubuntu 11.10 on my Eee PC 901 is touchpad dragging. The tap-and-drag gesture, for moving the cursor with the mouse button depressed, is too sensitive. I have to tap as fast I can to activate the ...


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open vlc > tools > preferences. there is an Instances section, enable "Allow only one instance' There is also an option to " Enqueue files when in one instance mode" On recent versions of vlc that actually works. Enable if desired & see if it does. Make sur you click save on your way out of prefs


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I was just reading the Gnome 3.2.2 release notes and came accross this: =========== gedit 3.2.3 =========== New Features and Fixes ====================== - Fix crash when dropping file in gedit with snippets plugin active (Paolo Borelli) Maybe this is somehow related. It's worth a try to disable the snippets plugin (or update to 3.2.3).


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Don't know if you've solved this but I found it a bit annoying to. This may help for you or anyone else: http://ubuntuguide.net/how-to-change-unity-sidebar-launcher-auto-hide-behaviour-in-ubuntu-11-04 may work for 11.10


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I have a half answer for you and am having the same problem. The 10% of the time it works you are probably tapping twice very fast, that's when it actually works as you want. You can change your behavior (tap faster twice then drag) to get what you want, but a fuller solution fixing the double tap timing along with drag would be ideal. I have no real ...


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Try to upgrade your nvidia driver with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-current-modaliases nvidia-settings I have noticed you use 280 version of Nvidia drivers. In the above repos you will find the latest drivers and the latest version of the X server. ...


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ok, thinking this through ... you mentioned that you had activated the Post Release updates NVIDIA driver through the Additional Drivers window. Behind the scenes this would have installed the nvidia-current-update package. By installing the X-Swat package - this gives you a new nvidia-current package but as you can see, your nvidia-current-update ...


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You can't do it visually, in a GUI-mouse fashion. The terminal is line-oriented and selection only works within that framework. See gnome-terminal usage guide "To select a character at a time, click on the first character that you want to select and drag the mouse to the last character that you want to select. To select a word at a time, double-click on ...



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