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Yes. Use single-window mode: GIMP 2.8 introduces an optional single-window mode. You can toggle between the default multi-window mode and the new single-window mode through the Single-window mode checkbox in the Windows menu. In single-window mode, GIMP will put dockable dialogs and images in a single, tabbed image window. The single-window mode ...


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It does work ...even tested it, but the launcher icon is unresponsive for about 7 seconds after you clicked. If you click again after these 7 seconds, it will work again. This "break" is caused by the icon, waiting for a window to appear. This won' t be the case, since the appearing gnome-terminal -window is "claimed" by the gnome-terminal's launcher icon, ...


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The fail-proof method of installing Chromium (open-source version of Chrome) would be to open a Terminal window and type: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Alternatively, installing Chrome from Terminal window is like this: wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i ./google-chrome*.deb sudo ...


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Automatically move the launcher, depending on the active screen A possible solution is to automatically change the position of the launcher, depending on the current mouse-position: if it is on the left screen, move the launcher to left if it is on the right screen, move it to the bottom In the test I ran, it worked surprisingly smooth, and windows ...


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I faced the same problem before. For some reason Eclipse creates a launcher icon on ~/.local/share/applications. so i edit the default Eclipse .desktop file: gedit ~/.local/share/applications/eclipse.desktop. in the line of Exec i comment the line. and write /opt/eclipse/eclipse.


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Try this: On your desktop create a blank document and call it GVim.desktop Open the file and copy and paste in the following: #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] X-AppInstall-Package=vim-gnome X-AppInstall-Popcon=1158 X-AppInstall-Section=main Name=GVim GenericName=Text Editor Comment=Edit text files TryExec=gvim Exec=gvim -f %F Terminal=false Type=...


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Most desktop programs today use the Shared MIME-info Database to determine file types. The MIME type definition for .desktop files is in the file /usr/share/mime/application/x-desktop.xml. In Ubuntu 16.04 the relevant lines are at the end of the file: <glob pattern="*.desktop"/> <glob pattern="*.kdelnk"/> So most desktop programs will ...


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Maybe you have to remove an eclipse version installed via apt-get. sudo apt-get remove eclipse You can also see which eclipse is called by the command eclipse with: which eclipse in a terminal.


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Unityfox Revived add-on is the current successor.


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You can't move the dock in 14.04. While there are some unofficial plugins that make this possible (that have since seemed to vanish), it wasn't a native feature. That feature was added in Ubuntu 16.04, which only supports moving to the bottom. The command to make this take effect is below: gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Launcher launcher-position Bottom


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Another not answer but solution. I use quicklists to create launchers for my most commonly used terminal sessions, i then make profiles for each one in gnome-terminal to do things like change their colours, this makes it really easy to know which server you are using. You can do this by editing your gnome-terminal.desktop file in ~/.local/share/...


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Not an answer As mentioned in the comment, an application in principle can only be represented by one icon in the launcher at a time. This has always been the case. What you are referring to is probably that Unity has become "smarter" in determining which of the .desktop files is the best representative for the application's window. Therefore, your script,...


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Uninstall Google Chrome and reinstall it this way, open a terminal and execute these commands : sudo apt purge google-chrome-stable sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list wget -q -O - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub |...


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Create the folder $HOME/.local/share/applications if it doesn't exist Copy the file /usr/share/applications/xfce4-notes.desktop into the folder $HOME/.local/share/applications Open the file $HOME/.local/share/applications/xfce4-notes.desktop in a text editor, for example gedit Remove the line OnlyShowIn=XFCE;GNOME; near the end of the file Save the file


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For the answer to your first question, the answer is yes ... and no. Yes because this is part of the syntax the launcher manager program uses. No because it does not make it a .desktop file. The second question the answer would be yes on file creation, but you can edit it to remove the .desktop. This is because when Ubuntu creates the file, in the binary ...


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I cannot see a mechanism to choose a different location for a single launcher (e.g Unity) on different monitors. Given the problem of real-estate (limited horizontal), I can see that placing a launcher at the bottom of the screen and auto-hiding it would be a solution. In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, you can move the Launcher to the bottom, but I realise this ...


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These are actually two questions, but here we go: In a .desktop file, usually, combining Terminal=false and Terminal=true is not working out well. Most of the time, only one works well, the one in the "main" command. Alternatively, set for the command: Exec=gnome-terminal -e <command> In this case: Exec=gnome-terminal -e blender For your second ...


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There is no setting to not display the border around the dash, when the dash is not full screen. The only way to make the border not be visible, is to maximize the dash by clicking the maximize button in the top panel, while the dash is open.


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This seems to be a bug in 16.04 see #1578792 and 1572348 As a workaround till this issue is fixed you need to pin Nautilus to the Launcher. Open Dash and search for nautilus Drag and Drop Nautilus icon to the Launcher Make sure you leave the nautilus icon on the Launcher (no pressing Unlock from Launcher) as otherwise the icon will disappear again.


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MenuLibre works just fine. You have to make sure your command-script.sh file is executable first. Run the following in your terminal: sudo chmod +x command-script.sh


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None of the above answers worked. I managed to truly hose my Unity configuration with unity-tweak-tool, and all it does is change values in the user's dconf config. Just do the following, no sudo or apt or dumbledorfing required: $ rm ~/.conf/dconf/user $ unity



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