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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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How to display time on Dash? and display top bar things on the Dash in General

I there a way to Display the time on the Dash? Not on the top bar, on the Dash. Is their also other things that can be displayed on the dash?
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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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Dash to dock extension error

I'm facing this error since the morning when yesterday I switched off my laptop. Everything was working well before, but now my icons are looking very small:
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'minimize-or-previews' Dash to Dock click-action does not work properly on Ubuntu 21.10

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10 with GNOME Shell 40.5. I'd like to customize the Dock. Then, I open dconf Editor and go in "/org/gnome/shell/extension/dash-to-dock/". I've tried different values for ...
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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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visual bug in script for dash to dock gnome extensions

when it is suspended and then I return to the desktop this error appears I have a double monitor and I have already updated the system, I have Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS enter image description here
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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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Make Gnome extension Dash to dock work with touchscreen

I use the Lenovo laptop yoga 9i, which has the feature of being able to switch to a tablet mode. I want to make the dash to dock Autointelligent hiding feature work with a touchscreen. So that when I ...
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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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Ubuntu 21.04 Wayland Dash To Dock and Application Launcher switching cursor to default cursor when hovering over it

I am sorry if I could not explain it well in the title. Here is my issue: I am using the Dash To Dock extension with Ubuntu 21.04 (GNOME on Wayland) and whenever I hover my mouse over the dock, or ...
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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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intellihide-mode doesn't work on the same application

I change my intellihide-mode in dash-to-dock to 'FOCUS_APPLICATION_WINDOWS', somehow it doesn't work if the overlapping and not overlapping application is the same, so dash/dock is still gonna hide ...
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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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Disfunctionality of super key in ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 and super key not working properly. When i enable dash to dock gnome extension, sometimes super key doesn't work and i have to reset gnome. When i press super key ...
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What exactly do dash-to-dock intellihide and intellihide-mode dconf variables do on GNOME 3?

At least since 18.04 Bionic Beaver, maybe previously, dash-to-dock GNOME extension was defined as system default dock application and its settings are stored through dconf. One of those got me ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 Centralise icons on dash/dock

I have moved the Dash/Dock from the left of the screen to the bottom. I would now like the icons centralised on it. I have installed dconf-editor but can't see an option for it.
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Default dock replaced by dash-to-dock type dock

I used the dash-to-dock extension for quite a while, followed by a long period of using dash to panel. I'm trying to go back to the OG ubuntu look, but the dock didn't change back to what the default ...
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Dash-to-dock turns off whenever I turn my monitor off in Ubuntu 18.04 (GNOME 3.28.4), only reboot turns it back on

When I look at it in GNOME-tweak, it just gives me the unhelpful error message "Error loading extension". Any clue how to fix this?
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18.04 Dash to Dock random additional scaled dock appears on top of regular dock

In Ubuntu 18.04 w/ GNOME 3.28, I just tried the Dash to Dock extension and it works great, but sometimes an additional scaled dock screenshot appears on top of the regular dock, when I enter the app ...
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Focused Window Indicators

I know this looks like Pop!OS, but it is, in fact, Ubuntu. It has themes and extensions installed. I was just wondering if it was possible to remove the little white current window indicator in the ...
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Use Gnome dash-to-dock without autohide

I recently installed the 'dash-to-dock' extension for Gnome on Ubuntu 18.04 as I liked the way it looked as opposed to the default dock. I liked the extension although I wasn't keen on the auto-hide ...
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