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Setting a different Unity Launcher per workspace: 1. 2. 3. 4. The solution below makes it easily possible to have a different set of launcher icons per workspace, no matter how many workspaces you have. The setup includes two parts: A (one) shortcut key combination to "remember" the set of launcher icons for the current workspace. A script to run ...


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Update April 7: A different version added and found Albert, see update and Bonus bellow !!! Concerning dash functionality: You have asked " Is there anyway to change the default behavior of the launcher to check for this before opening a new window". Basic answer is, no, as a regular user you have no way of adding that behavior to dash. However, if there ...


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1. Dash the Second Below a script that can be used as an alternative to Dash, when it comes to running applications as described in your question. It exists of a window with the same functionality as Dash; if type one or more characters of the application, the application will appear in the list. Press Enter to either start or raise the application, ...


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My observation is that: You slide all icons up and down if you click and hold an icon and then move the mouse vertically. You can move one single icon inside the launcher by clicking and holding it and then first moving a bit horizontally to free it. After that you can drag it wherever you want. I am currently on XFCE so I can't check, but this is how I ...


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Either in /usr/share/applications or ~/.local/share/applications, a "left over" .desktop file must be left behind. Remove the duplicate desktop file(s), log out and back in and it should be fixed. If you are having doubts on which is the right one to remove: .desktop files show their icon once you make them executable. You can also look inside the file ...


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Pycharm offers you to create a .desktop file on first run When you start PyCharm for the first time, you will be offered the opportunity to set up desktop integration: As you can see, you can tick: Create desktop entry (integrate in sytem menu) This will (or would :)) create a .desktop file, jetbrains-pycharm-ce.desktop, in either /usr/share/applictions ...


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As described here: The panel preferences can be opened by going to Settings → Panel in your applications menu. You can also access panel preferences by right clicking on your panel and going to Panel Settings. If you right click on space occupied by a panel plugin, you can access panel preferences by going to Panel → Panel Preferences.... So, ...


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Show the launcher when the mouse enters a "trigger" area The script below activates the (auto-hidden) launcher when the mouse pointer enters a certain area (activation area in the image). Since it would not be convenient to have to draw an exactly straight line towards the targeted launcher icon, after the launcher is activated, I created an area of 200px ...


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If you click and move quickly you drag all the icons. If you click, wait and move you move a single icon.



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