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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) ...


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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. ...


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


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


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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


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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: ...


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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) ...


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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.


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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 ...


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


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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 ...


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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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