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Just an idea: add Wikipedia (en) in firefox's list of search engines: go to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page then click the small arrow in the search engines drop list and choose Add "Wikipedia (en)". Sorry this answer may only expand searches to Wikipedia (en) only, not to all English sources. If it works you could add the same way any other ...


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I'd say the answer is no, not without so much work that it would outweigh the minor inconvenience of using Kupfer directly for the things it does well. As your examples do a great job of highlighting, it's a very useful app. Unity Dash is also useful, but its UI seems entirely oriented toward search, one-field search. (Modulo configurable filtering.) ...


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You can install preload by sudo apt-get install preload preload is an adaptive readahead daemon. It monitors applications that users run, and by analyzing this data, predicts what applications users might run, and fetches those binaries and their dependencies into memory for faster startup times. Tweak by compizconfig-settings-manager like : Disable ...


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Issues with the desktop file Taking the alacarte-made desktop file as a starting point (the other one has more issues), there are two lines which are almost certainly critical, and causing your desktop file to be refused by Dash and the Launcher: The Exec= line: Exec=/home/jantek/Instalki/Eclipse Java/eclipse/eclipse What you are actually trying to do ...


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Simply create a .desktop file and save it in ~/.local/share/applications. In its most basic form: [Desktop Entry] Name=name_of_your_script_like_you_see_it_in_Dash Exec=sh /path/to/script.sh Icon=/path/to/some/icon Type=Application Copy it into an empty file, save it as script.desktop in ~/.local/share/applications. After log out /in, it will appear in ...



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