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I had a similar problem, try to install a different DE such as Gnome 3/2, boot through those then reinstall Unity to get everything restarted properly


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Unity != GNOME Flashback. You can try to use Alt+F2 to open run dialog. It will allow you to launch firefox by typing name and hitting enter.


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You can use CCSM (CompizConfig Settings Manager) to set which shortcut opens the dash or to disable it. sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Then from the terminal start it by executing ccsm, find the Ubuntu Unity Plugin and select the Launcher tab. Disable the "Key to show Dash..." shortcut.


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In Unity, you can right click on the .zip file you want to open. Then select either: A) "Open with Archive Manager" (the default action, and allows you to extract the files wherever you want them -- drag and drop), or B) toward the bottom of the menu, select "Extract Here." If you select Extract Here, the contents will appear in a new folder, but in the ...


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You can just right click and press "Extract Here" to your desired location. Hope this helps! UPDATE: This could help. Upvote if it helps please. How to extract zip file to specific folder OR How to unzip a zip file from the Terminal?


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All you need to do is to simply click it with right mouse button and choose "Extract here".


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Here are a few tips gathered from other similar questions on this site: install preload (1): it seems to help, at least in my case, but some users noticed a higher RAM usage disable a few scopes you don't need from the "Applications" scope in your dash clear your Zeitgeist cache: I think this can be done from System Settings > Privacy > Files & ...


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Try Hitting the Superkey (windows key) and search Appearance make sure that your "launcher Icon Size" is 48 then go to Behaviourand make sure "Auto Hide" is turned off.


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Modifying your hosts file will allow you to override the DNS for a domain, on that particular machine. ping google.com to find the IP address it's resolving to ping google.de or google.co.uk to find the IP address it's resolving to make note of these. edit /etc/hosts with your favorite editor Your hosts file will need to have two entries added that ...


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It looks like Ubuntu Desktop and/or Unity didn't install correctly. Try this: Reboot your computer. At the grub menu, select Advanced options for Ubuntu and select the Recovery kernel. When the recovery menu comes up, select the option for the root prompt. Type mount -o rw,remount / The next steps require you to have an internet connection. Connect with ...


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Not 100% sure on Unity, as I don't have an install to test with. However this works on Gnome on 14.10. gtk-launch eclipe assuming your desktop file is eclipse.desktop. If not just change eclipse to whatever you named the desktop file without the .desktop extension


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Removing Google Chrome from the launcher and adding it back may solve this problem, depending on what is causing the problem. Try this: Unlock all Google Chrome from the launcher. (Right-click them to show this option.) Add the application to the launcher again by dragging Google Chrome from the dash to the launcher.



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