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How to make applications untraceable on (other) workspaces Using xdotool's windowunmap, it is possible to hide a window completely. The window, nor its application, occurs any more in the launcher icon, and is not even listed any more in the output of wmctrl. Theoretically, this could be connected to the "workspace-engine", that was used in this and this ...
Press Alt+F2 type unity and press Enter
My personal favorite is the Classic Menu Indicator In addition to other answers, me and @JacobVlijm have tried to script launchers as an answer to Launch app only if not already open question
Docky is a great app, you can install it with: sudo apt-get install docky GNOME Pie is another great one that can be installed with: sudo apt-get install gnome-pie (Launch with CTRL + ALT + A - this hot key is customizable.) Cairo-Dock is also good, and can be installed with: sudo apt-get install cairo-dock Plank is another good one ...
One that I use and like is Albert. It's very similar to OS X's Spotlight Search, especially in how it looks, but I've found it to be invaluable if you're a keyboard-heavy power user. You have to install it via a PPA (not in the official repos yet): sudo apt-add-repository ppa:flexiondotorg/albert sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install albert On the ...
Here are some more ways to launch and organize applications: GnomeDO sudo apt-get install gnome-do gnome-do-plugins Duck Launcher sudo add-apt-repository ppa:the-duck/launcher sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install duck-launcher Launcher Folders: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:asukhovatkin/unity-launcher-folders sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
The latest drivers supporting the "dated" NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 400 graphics card are 304. You unfortunately cannot use newer proprietary NVIDIA graphics drivers releases. When radeon and NVIDIA drivers do not work properly you could try a workaround. You can "disable" the NVIDIA card and instead use intel CPU graphics capabilities. Open a ...
You also have dockbarx. You can install it with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dockbar-main/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install dockbarx More info here.
That's a bug with Nautilus. Refer to here - You can goto your previously opened window by scrolling over the File icon.
Another workaround: Use Alt+TAB combination. When you go to Files icon through Alt+Tab windows, you will be able to open your working folder.
.desktop files Globally installed applications have their .desktop file in /usr/share/applications. If a similarly named .desktop file exists in ~/.local/share/applications, it will "overrule" the global one (after log out/in after they were created). Local .desktop files are used for user-specific alterations of the functionality of the launcher, to add ...
Here is my android-studio.desktop file. Its working after adding bash -i before program path. [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=Android Studio Exec=bash -i "/home/user/android-studio/bin/studio.sh" %f Icon=/home/user/android-studio/bin/studio.png Categories=Development;IDE; Terminal=false StartupNotify=true ...
Gnome-Do works with the keyboard as Unity. Press Super + Space and then you type the name of the program you want to run. Don't know about the project status and haven't used it since 2009. Hope this can help.
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