When you hit the Windows key on the keyboard the dash opens:

like this image

But I am using a 20" monitor and the launcher is smaller.

Is it possible to make the Unity dash full screen? like the Gnome launcher?

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    It's called the Dash. The Unity launcher is the column of icons to the left. Apr 11, 2016 at 18:36

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Yes, just use the Maximize button.

  • so obvious but for some reason I just didn't see it there
    – rviertel
    Nov 13, 2018 at 18:21

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