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The problem is that you cannot "run" a .desktop file from Dash with arguments, so the setup exactly like you have in mind is impossible I am afraid. However, assuming your script does take arguments, there are a few elegant alternative options, maybe even better: Save your script in ~/bin remove the extension make it executable run it by pressing ...


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Yes, there is: Open System Settings > "Security & Privacy" > "Files & Applications" (tab). Add the directory (or the complete drive) to the list to exclude from search. In most cases, you will need to clear the history (completely) and possibly log out / in to take effect. From then on the files will not appear in search, nor in recently used ...


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This is a confirmed bug (see launchpad) The current work-around is: From a terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install unity dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ This will reinstall unity and reset the config. If that doesn't works then: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop rm -f /home/user/.config/dconf/user but be aware that this ...


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You can disable Internet searches in the dash by clicking "Filter results" in the top-right corner of the dash and deselecting all the sources you don't want.


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Couple of points: The "Start Menu" is only called that when it is windows. On ubuntu, we call it the "Dash". By Word I guess you mean Libre Office writer. Very different things - although they do do the same thing. To know if you accidentally changed something, I would need to know what you did. Was there something you did / installed before it changed? ...



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