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This is quite a hacky answer. I would suggest you assign this script to another key, such as a function key. I went for F3 because it doesn't do much in any applications I use. You need to install xdotool: sudo apt-get install xdotool First run the commands touch .dashopen gedit .dashopen and write into it closed And the commands touch ...


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Looking into its .desktop file in /usr/share/applications, it turns out that there is a line in the file: NoDisplay=true Which means the application is not meant to be called from the launcher: it is a command line tool. Also, in the file is a line: Exec=pdf-presenter-console %f Which means you can run it from a terminal window, by the command: ...


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Here's the update file for "Trusty Tahr" [Desktop Entry] Name=Log Out Exec=dbus-send --session --type=method_call --print-reply --dest=org.gnome.SessionManager /org/gnome/SessionManager "org.gnome.SessionManager.Logout" uint32:1 Icon=system-shutdown Terminal=false Type=Application OnlyShowIn=Unity; Categories=System; Version=2.0 X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain=gdm ...


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In Dash, applications are represented by .desktop files. These files are located in either /usr/share/applications or ~/.local/share/applications. What you see in Dash is not the filename of these .desktop files, but the (application-) name that is defined in the Name= line, inside the file. When you have duplicate appearences of the same application in ...



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