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Here you go guys. Tested on my Ubuntu 14.04 with original Unity environment. Hope someone appreciate my little work... It's suitable for only one browser window and only one workspace #!/bin/bash ## Ubuntu 14.04 ## Hide Unity Launcher when web browser is maximized or when Unity Launcher covers browser window ## wmctrl is required: sudo apt-get install ...


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I just got this to work by reading how some Windows users got it to work. You just need to add "-sllent" to the startup command. I did this by using Startup Applications. Scroll down till you see Steam, select it and then click Edit. Change the command to look like this: /usr/bin/steam %U -silent I think this also removes it from your Unity panel which ...


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For unclear reasons, when you edit the icon of an application's .desktop file with Alacarte, Alacarte edits the Icon= line, but also removes a possible extension from the icon's name. Editing the icon manually will fix the issue, and your icon will be correct.


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The script below sets the launcher to auto-hide (in 14.04 / 14.10) if a window of any of the applications, set in applications =, is maximized. The script recognizes if a window is iconized; then the auto-hide stops as long as the window is not visible on your screen. Furthermore, the script is workspace- specific, so it only makes the launcher auto-hide ...


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The above mentioned commands by @Smoke didn't worked, but they just started installing the google chrome again. The real solution to this problem was mentioned in this question's answer... Chrome won't start from the launcher


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Open up your Terminal(Press Ctrl+Alt+T) And Paste this Command in it wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb Press enter after pasting this code. After that code completed processing, Paste this code and press enter ! sudo apt-get -f install i hope its works!! :)


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I am on Ubuntu 14.10 with Netbeans 8.0 and Docky 2.0 I was able to solve the problem by doing the following steps from: http://wiki.go-docky.com/index.php?title=How_to_Customize_Window_Matching 1 Create netbeans.desktop file for Netbeans something like this (adjust for your netbeans path, version, etc.) #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] ...


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I believe I can help you two entirely different way, either of which may make you very happy. I believe the easier though less elegant solution is for you to downgrade to LUBUNTU which is pretty much exactly what you've asked for. LUBUNTU is Ubuntu Light, with the minimal graphical (gnome) interface you are seeking. ~~~ I hope you LIKE my solution above, ...


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you can use the following sample .desktop file, save the following contents as somefile.desktop at your desired location, say on desktop. [Desktop Entry] Name=system1_ssh_terminal Comment=launch ssh session Exec=gnome-terminal -e 'ssh -X user@ip_of_system1' Icon=utilities-terminal Terminal=true Type=Application Categories=Application; Don't forget to make ...


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ubuntu 14.04 + once you have created the above mentioned file in /usr/share/applications/ cd /usr/share/applications nautilus . double click your new application icon and get it launched once launched right click to lock to launcher this is more fool proof than trying to drag and drop same app icon onto launcher bar


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I wanted the same thing and ended up solving it without using guestcontrol. On my MacOS X host I have a folder (named Windows) that my vbox client running a Win7 has mapped as Z:. I use dummy-files to communicate between host and my clients like this: On the Mac host: - created one shell-script complete with an icon for each windows application I wanted to ...


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On the newer versions, on nautilus (files), go to Edit > preferences > Behaviour tab > and change the settings for executable text file.


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The KDE 4 default launcher As default the KDE 4 is using the Kickoff: https://userbase.kde.org/Plasma/Kickoff More KDE application launchers: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?59851-KDE-Application-Launchers Launcher button to the Panel - two ways 1) Right click the application in the KDE Menu (default application launcher) > Add to Panel. ...



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