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Dash to Dock is a popular dock for the GNOME Shell. The extension provides many options for customizing its appearance and behavior. This tag should be used for issues related to the Dash to Dock extension.

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Does Dash-to-Panel no longer work on ubuntu 22.04?

I have executed the script given on the official dash-to-panel github page here. However, the following command in this script: gnome-extensions enable "[email protected]"; ...
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Problem with the ubuntu dock

I have enabled the gnome dock from the gnome-extensions app, but it keeps appearing in weird places and sometimes two dock appear on top of each other[enter image description here][1]
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Files missing from Dock

I'm running Ubuntu 23.10 with the Ubuntu Dash to Dock extension. For some reason the Files icon is no longer in the dock, and I can't figure out how to restore it. I know there's a simple thing I'm ...
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dash-to-dock Ubuntu 22.04 sorting order of windows in previw

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on my laptop. I've dash-to-dock installed on it and customized a few things. When I click on a running app on the dash-to-dock, it shows an overview of the running windows....
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How to disable animation JUST for the dock?

How can I disable animations for the dock? I know how I can disable them for the whole desktop, but is there any way I can do it for only one extension? I'm getting a really annoying bug where the ...
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New User New Ubuntu Install 22.04: Trouble with gsettings change persisting past reboot

I am recently starting over to Linux from Windows and am just trying out Ubuntu 22.04 now. So far I have not made any major changes to the system other than installing a few snap applications. One ...
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I would like to center the icons while keeping the panel background extended?

Regarding the dash-to-panel extension build in to Ubuntu, I would like to be able to center the icons in the panel while keeping it extended across the screen. One method that I have found to center ...
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Unresponsive Dock Icons over Applications

I don't know how to explain, but I was trying a lot of extensions and then lastly tried an extension. Now my desktop looks like this. I have rebooted my PC and also turned extensions off, yet it looks ...
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List all application names that are in "show applications" button and in "dash to dock" sidebar

Is there any possibility using command line/bash to list all the application names which are presented in show applications (through icons) button when it is clicked, and the applications presented in ...
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AppImage .desktop file not showing on dock

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS. I have two .desktop executable files for the Keet AppImage in my .local/share/applications folder, with the AppImage located in /home/giovanni/snap as listed in the Desktop ...
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Is it possible to change the application button on Ubuntu Dock (22.04 LTS Desktop)

I'm planning to change the icon of Show Applications, by any chance, how can I customize the icon on the Ubuntu Dock?
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Ubuntu 22.04 upgrade running apps not always appearing in dock

This problem is driving me batty. I upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04. I noticed that when I launch applications, many times the icon doesn't show up in the doc in the running apps section, at least not ...
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What are the gray square icons in the Ubuntu sidebar and how can I remove them?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 and I'm seeing these gray square icons on the side bar of Ubuntu. Why are they shown and how to remove them?
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I can't disable the "click to minimize" feature

I recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 and, following an online guide, I activated the "click to minimize" feature. I don't exactly remember, but I believe I used the CLI way, executing the ...
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Cannot change opacity of Dock in 22.04

I'd like my Dock to have no transparency at all. I've tried to modify the opacity of the Dock with dconf-Editor (https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-customize-dock-panel-on-ubuntu-22-04-jammy-jellyfish-...
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Can I disable the shell theme for my dock?

I customized my dock (dash to dock) a little bit with the dconf application and I really liked it, but when I activated my shell theme (dracula) it kind of ruined the neat look and I can't fix it in ...
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Why does switching applications randomly refuse to work?

Randomly, switching applications (Super+Tab by default) will refuse to work, instead a notification will fire off saying 'Desired application' is ready., and the icon in the dash will shake. What ...
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Gnome shell extensions not working in Ubuntu 21.04 different error check everywhere

Note: Please read this carefully, i had googled a lot cant find any solution. I tried other answers too but they didn't worked for me Thanks to everyone in advance... Some detailed information about ...
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How to hide dash to dock in app grid?

I am using Ubuntu 21.10 with Gnome 40.5. I was looking for a way to hide the dash while viewing the app grid accessed through the show applications button, but was unable to find an extension or ...
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Dash to Dock requires restart when suspended or auto screen-off

I need to restart Dash to Dock whenever I come back from Suspend mode or auto screen-off. I restart it by running “r” command via ALT+F2.
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Strange looking dock with Dash-to-Dock

I edited configuration files with DConf Editor to make the dock look better in /org/gnome/shell/extension/dash-to-dock, and it was fine, nothing wrong, but some day ago I discovered gnome extension ...
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Set dock to be always visible

I am trying to have dash to dock always visible on top of other windows. I almost managed to achieve it with these commands: gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock autohide gsettings ...
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What do these Dash-to-Dock click-actions actually do?

What do the following options for the click behavior for Ubuntu Dock (i.e. Dash-to-Dock) do? 'minimize-or-overview' 'previews' 'minimize-or-previews' 'focus-or-previews' 'focus-minimize-or-previews' ...
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Dash to Dock stopped working after update (Ubuntu 21.10)

I upgraded to 21.10 a week ago and was pleased to find "Dash to Dock" was working in the new Gnome version 40. Then this morning I got a notification that there was an update for "Dash ...
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Why do dash to dock icons disappear after sleep mode? Ubuntu 21.10

After entering in sleep mode, when I log back in again, the icons in the dock have disappeared. I'm using Dash to Dock extension. becomes It is even more frustrating the fact that I can't even move ...
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Dash to Panel not showing running indicator for Nautilus

I use the extension Dash to Panel to combine the top bar and the dock, because I have a small 768p screen and both things takes a lot of space. Since I upgraded to 21.10 the bottom bar doesn't show ...
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Dash black after unlocking in 21.10

After upgrading to 21.10, I find that when I unlock the screen after it has been dormant for a while, the dash is black. The only way I've found to get it back is to log out and back in again. I didn'...
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Float dash to dock

I use dash to dock instead of ubuntu dock. Is there a way to keep dash to dock floating? Like the dock below? My dash to dock: The kind of dock that I want:
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How can I keep the dock over other applications?

Disclaimer: Super new Ubuntu user here! Is there a setting to enable or a way to keep the dock over an application instead of it appearing under an application or hiding when an application is fully ...
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How do I set the dash-to-dock width?

In Ubuntu 21.04, I can set the dash-max-icon-size to something smaller than the default 48. This shrinks the icons, and the vertical space occupied by each icon. However, it does not shrink the width ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - How can i display the Dock on selected screens individually and Dock have different locations on each monitor (3 monitors)?

My attached picture I use Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Nvidia GPU I have 3 monitors I use Dash to Dock and dconf. As shown in the attached picture: Monitor number 1 is the main monitor. I only have 2 options: ...
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GNOME stop detecting opened desktop apps instances on dash to dock

Sometimes GNOME's dash to dock add-on loses open app instances and launch a new one, when I already am using one instance, this is not a workspace issue because the apps are opened in same workspace. ...
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Dash to dock making overview large

I was doing some customizations. Installed dash-to-dock(latest) and this happened. My ubuntu version is latest 20.04.2 LTS with fully upgraded softwares and drivers. I also had this issue which I ...
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What's the difference between dash and dock?

I've seen a lot of talk about the Dash to Dock extension, but I'm really struggling to see the difference between dash and dock. As someone who also has extensive experience of Mac, it seems the OSX ...
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Keyboard Navigation isn't working in Application Dashboard

I am new to Ubuntu. If I click the Show Applications button then it shows me the workspaces. I want to change it to directly show the applications dash. So, I installed a couple of extensions in order ...
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Cannot change width of "Dash to Panel" vertical view

I have installed "Dash To Panel" add-on to Ubuntu. That is because I was not satisfied with the original Ubuntu dock, which does not allow to ungroup similar apps windows. I placed Dash To ...
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Show most used apps/programs in Application Overview

I have just upgraded from 20.04 to 20.10. The first difference I notice is with the activities screen. I am using Dash to Dock and when I click on the "Show apps/activities" button (three ...
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Automatic switch to the workspace of the selected app in Ubuntu 20

When I click in the dock the application that is open in the not current workspace, then nothing happens. I would expect gnome to switch workspace where the clicked application is and show this ...
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Ubuntu Dash to Dock resizes automatically

I'm on 20.04. In the settings of dash to dock I've set the icons to small. When I'm in the settings the dock is fine, but when I close the settings it resizes to the default size (big) and stays like ...
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Show Window Previews in Dock

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and I am aware of the option to show window previews in Dash-to-dock when e.g. middle clicking an application (and a similar option in Dash-to-panel). Using the python IDE, ...
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Dock previews are too small to see

On a 4K monitor, the previews that appear when clicking an application on the dock are quite small and don't preserve the window aspect ratio. Therefore, for most applications (e.g. terminal, text ...
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How to change show application button place

How can I change "show applications" button place? I want to change it to second place. My dock sequence: {       1 Show Applications Button       2 Files       3 Terminal       4 Google ...
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Why does my GNOME dock shrinks on opening too may application?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with the default desktop environment (GNOME). I installed Dash to Dock and enabled a setting (scroll to change workspace from the dock) using dconf. I reverted it back to ...
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make dash open windows on the monitor you click from

On ubuntu 20.04 (with gnome), how do you control where a window will open when an application is launched from the dock? I'm using dash-to-dock and have the dock on both monitors. Some applications (...
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Why do I have two docks on the desktop? [duplicate]

My desktop shows docks on two positions, one on the right and one on the bottom of the screen, as shown in the screenshot. How can I exclude the right one? The GNOME extensions that are currently ...
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How to decrease the padding of dock icons in ubuntu 20.04

I am using ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I don't know how I did this, but I tried to customize my dock settings using dash to dock extension. But then I realized that the space between 2 icons on the dock is too ...
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Overlapping docks after installing dash-to-dock in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded Ubuntu from 19.10 to 20.04. Since updating dash to dock behaves abnormally. It works normal initially, later when i lock the screen then the problem starts. When I logout and ...
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Facing some problem with GNOME Dash to Dock Extension in Ubuntu 20.04

Whenever my laptop is reawakened from sleep, the dock appears to be overlapped by another dock. Is someone else facing the same issue?
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Can't uninstall dash to dock

I'm a newbie to ubuntu and was trying to uninstall dash to dock as I don't need it. I uninstalled it using sudo apt remove gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock and the dock still showed up in activities ...
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Dash to dock in ubuntu 20.04 appears twice [duplicate]

In ubuntu 20.04 dash to dock extension the dock appears twice after lock or suspend.
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