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Add a shortcut to your launcher. I would not change the main command of the gedit launcher. Do the following: Never edit the default launcher, first copy the one from /usr/share/applications to ~/.local/share/applications: cp /usr/share/applications/gedit.desktop ~/.local/share/applications/gedit.desktop Edit the file with... gedit (not with gksudo) ...


IMPORTANT EDIT With the commands: xdotool windowunmap <window_id> and xdotool windowmap <window_id> it turns out there is a way to completely mask the presence of application windows temporarily. Even the wmctrl -l command will not list the windows any more. I will post the new answer below and leave the first answer as a second option. ...


Go to System settings > Security & privacy > choose the Search Tab, uncheck "include internet results": (Always the first thing I do after a fresh install :))


Your script lacks read and execute permissions for user B. Do: chmod og+rx b.sh


As the permission of the file is b.sh is -rw------- b.sh, there is no execute bit set for user, group or others. If you want to execute the file as 'userB' then running the following will do: sudo chmod 605 /home/userA/Documents/b.sh


1. Command line: You can do that by the command: gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Devices blacklist "[]" Explanation By removing the icon from the launcher, you blacklisted the device from the launcher. With the command above, you "empty" the blacklist. If you want to to have a more selective way to set which device to keep in the launcher, first run: ...


You can do it in Python like this: #!/usr/bin/env python from gi.repository import Unity, GObject launcher = Unity.LauncherEntry.get_for_desktop_id ("notify-osd.desktop") def do_urgency(): urgent = launcher.get_property("urgent") launcher.set_property("urgent", not urgent) return True GObject.timeout_add_seconds(1, do_urgency) ...


You could try the Lubuntu distribution. It's not as pretty as Ubuntu but light on resources and very responsive. You can even switch to it without a total system re-installation while retaining the Unity desktop in case you want to go back.


The two simplest ways are going to be: add the directory containing the application to your PATH environment variable. For example, add a line like export PATH=$PATH:/opt/sublime_text to your ~/.bashrc file. You will need to log out and back in for the change to take effect, or re-source the file in your current shell e.g. source ~/.bashrc create a ...


You can launch Sublime Text 3 using subl or subl file in the terminal.


Since unity –reset is deprecated and hasn't worked since 12.10, we have to reset Unity (and Compiz) manually if for some reason we don't want to install unity-tweak-tool First let's make sure we have the tools to do the job. sudo apt-get install dconf-tools after installation is complete If you want a listing of your current Compiz settings (before ...


I've built a simple Slack.com unofficial client (called ScudCloud), which displays native notifications, launcher wobbling, count of unread messages and channels quicklist: Install To install it, open a Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:rael-gc/scudcloud sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install scudcloud

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