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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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If your touchpad is not recognised as a clickpad [linux term for a touchpad with soft button areas] you can use the following 51.synaptics.conf file: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Default clickpad buttons" MatchDriver "synaptics" Option "ClickPad" "true" Option "EmulateMidButtonTime" "0" Option "SoftButtonAreas" "50% 0 82% 0 0 0 0 0" EndSection ...


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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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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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According to the Release notes: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog-4.2 "Added experimental support for Drag'n'drop from the host to Linux guests. Support for more guests and for guest-to-host is planned." I did not see any newer release notes indicating that status had changed. So, Drag 'n' Drop will only work 1 way. Try enabling only "host to ...


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I ran into the same issue on 14.04. It seems this can happen with the four-finger slide gesture. If this is the case, simply do a four-finger slide to the left to slide the bar back into place.


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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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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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As of now with Ubuntu 14.04, the method of creating a .desktop file works again. For example: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Terminal=false Name[en_EN]=all2pdf Exec=/bin/bash -c "IFS=$'\n'; args=(`( for f in %U; do echo $f; done ) | sort`); dir=(`dirname $args`); convert ${args[@]} $dir/convert.pdf " Putting this code in a file "all2pdf.desktop" and ...


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In system settings under launcher and menus you can select "Show the launcher when the pointer touches the top left of the screen" This will now mean you will not see the launcher until you move the mouse pointer to the top left. I hope this helps


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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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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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