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GUI quicklist editor Combining (commands to start-) applications is one of the options of QLE Unity Quicklist Editor. Although you can create a new icon and add your applications, I'd suggest adding your application shortcuts to an existing launcher icon, like below: Adding applications to an existing icon In the QLE main window, In the left column, ...


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You can use "Main Menu" app (install with sudo apt install alacarte). Run it from Dash or from Terminal (alacarte). Then you can add launcher item: Choose category from list on left Click "New item" button Insert needed information into fields Click "OK" and close. Now you should have your icon on launcher.


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I think I found the answer. desktop-file-install probably automatically added a default icon Icon[en_US]=gnome-panel-launcher before I added Icon below it. I totally did not see that line. Most likely the locale specific Icon takes precedence over Icon


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I found the same thing from updating today. Finally found that in ~/.profile there was a line: export UNITY_LOW_GFX_MODE="1" If you press ctrl+n on the desktop it'll show your home folder, then ctrl+h will show hidden files. Open ~/.profile then remove or comment out export UNITY_LOW_GFX_MODE="1". I also removed my Unity config (I renamed /home/huw/....


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After spending so much times and searching, I tested almost all the solutions on the internet. Problems after upgrading to 14.04 (only background and pointer after login) Launcher disappeared Ubuntu 16.04 no menu bar or launcher - help! But problem didn't solve. Totally the only solution which worked for me was follwing this instruction: open /usr/bin/ ...


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The answer in my case was deleting the .desktop file. It was in the global location. I guess I must have launched PHPStorm as root at some point. The command was sudo rm /usr/share/applications/jetbrains-phpstorm.desktop Then I relaunched phpstorm, locked the icon, quit and restarted via launcher. $ cat ~/.local/share/applications/jetbrains-phpstorm....


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Install Compiz tool: sudo apt-get install compiz compiz-plugins Find it in Unity dash by typing: ccsm and open it. Find "Window Placement" options down below. Play with options, but as far as I remember, you can switch on something like "Place window in cursor active window". Also, it can make Unity remember the previous window position, so ...


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The standard icon for Unity Dash is the /usr/share/unity/icons/launcher_bfb.png file . I don't know whether one can safely replace it, but assuming some themes have an alternative icon for the launcher, I assume it is possible.


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I had a similar problem. I tried ScottC's answer mentioned here. I created the .desktop file on my desktop location, added the exec path as <eclipse installation directory>/eclipse and icon path as <eclipse installation directory>/icon.xpm and then pinned it to the launcher. This worked for me.


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By far the easiest solution is to open PhpStorm, where it will show in the launcher. Then right click on it in the launcher and select "Lock to Launcher" and your done.



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