Questions tagged [dock]

A dock is an application manager that sits on one side of the screen. The Unity Launcher is called the Dock in the default GNOME desktop environment in Ubuntu 17.10 and later.

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Dock changed after i3 installation

My dash on the left hand side of the desktop is suddenly at the bottom of the desktop after I installed the i3 window manager (sudo apt install i3) and logged in and out of an i3 session. I tried: ...
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How do I set windows to minimize into the corner of the Dock instead of app icons?

There is a Minimize windows into application icon option in OS X. If it's enabled there is behavior like in Ubuntu. On app window minimization windows minimize into app icons, but when it's disabled ...
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How to enable Dock to show custom app Actions?

For some pre-installed apps (e.g. Firefox) Dock icons, be it favorite or opened, are able to show additional Actions specified in their .desktop files (e.g. as [Desktop Action open-profiles] with Name=...
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Ubuntu 22.04 no sound via Dell d6000 dock

I am having a trouble with my Dell D6000 docking station. It's connected to my laptop via usb-c. The issue is that sound output (S/PDIF IEC958 is detected) but no sound comes. Though, I have connected ...
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GNOME Shell Extensions. Ubuntu Dock is missing extension.js

Ubuntu Dock in GNOME Shell Extensions is missing extension.js
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Using different dock entries for different applications launched with the same binary on Ubuntu 22.04

The Gnome desktop dock (and other similar applications) use the window's WM_CLASS property to group windows, so different windows with the same class will be grouped together under the same dock icon. ...
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Dell WD22TB4 dock does not detect HDMI monitor

I can't get my new WD22TB4 to detect my HDMI monitor. The WD22TB4 is hooked up to my LG Gram running latest Ubuntu Kinetic Kudu. The most recent firmware is installed on the WD22TB4. What am I doing ...
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How to add a shortcut to both the favorites and the applications screen in Ubuntu 22

I have a shortcut in the applications screen: I want to add this shortcut to the favorites dock as well: So, I right-click on it and click add to favorites: But, when I do so, it removes it from ...
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Eliminate unknown drive from dock

A strange new drive named "66 MB Volume" has recently appeared in my dock. I have no idea what it is. I can mount or unmount it, but it doesn't go away. If I mount it, the files inside it ...
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firefox, launch application on icon created specifically for private

I'm doing a search here on the web and I can't find it. I created a new launcher for my firefox-private, added the parameters and it's working, but when I click to run it, it's redirecting to the ...
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Dock: System Load Monitor for Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish

Is there a way to install indicator-multiload (System Load Indicator) or something similar, currently Ubuntu Software allows to install it but it doesn't works properly
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After laptop has been put to sleep dock disappears

I have an Acer Nitro 5 laptop that dual-boots Linux and Windows. When I restart my computer and log in to Ubuntu the dock appears on the left of the screen as it should be. However, if I close my ...
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External monitors detected only when docked

Dear potential helpers, With previous versions of Ubuntu, my laptop HP EliteBook 840 G3 (Mesa Intel® HD Graphics 520, SKL GT2) was able to detect my two external monitors. I installed Ubuntu 22.04 a ...
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Displays on Thunderbolt dock stopped working

During a recent kernel update, my Thunderbolt dock (a Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 Gen 2) stopped working. My computer (A Lenovo Thinkpad P50) still responds to the mouse and keyboard connected to the dock, ...
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Newly opened apps have blurry icon background in dock (Ubuntu 22.04)

When I open an app that ISN'T added to the dock (not in favorites), then the app icon background becomes blurry. This effect disappears when I hover over the app with my mouse, or select another ...
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Problem with moving vertical scroll up and down or right and left cause flickering and blinking setting icon under dock

here the Gif image that explain the problem that include movemwnt of scroll with appearing, blinking and flickering in the left side
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I want one single icon for "Files" (Nautilus) in dock [duplicate]

Is there a way to achieve this? The problem: I use multiple smb shares, plus sometimes usb devices and sd cards. That makes a lot of entries in dock. I wouldn't mind that really, but that way I'm not ...
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Screens stopped working through dock station

I have an Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell laptop with a Targus dock station (model 412). I have the dock station connected to the laptop through usb-c, and one HDMI and one VGA connected to the dock. It was ...
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Why can't I make this app a favorite, in the dock? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make Waterfox (a Firefox fork) a favorite in the dock, but the option isn't there. I can't do it by dragging the icon to a different position, either. It worked fine until Waterfox ...
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Places and Volumes do not open windows anymore

it's strange, for some time now the disks displayed in the dock no longer open windows. The trash icon do. The same problem has the gnome-extension Places. On a click, I see in the status bar a ...
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Envoking Dock or Workspaces freeze after waking up computer

After waking up the computer, moving the mouse down to the dock or evoking the workspaces (ctrl + alt + > or "Windows" key) results in a black screen. The only fix is to restart or log ...
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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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ubuntu 22.04 reduce padding on dock icons

I upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 and noticed that the padding between the icons on the dock bar seems excessive. See image below. I poked around in the dconf-editor under org/gnome/shell/extensions, but ...
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How do I eliminate this "dual dock" in Ubuntu 22.04?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS, and my dock is displaying in a weird way. It appears the background of the dock is being drawn twice, which is quite unsightly—there is a dark, opaque rectangle ...
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How can I prevent certain block devices from showing up in the dock on 22.04

I have a script that creates various LVM volumes and uses them to create images etc. When those are not in use (i.e. not mounted by that script), they show up on the dock on Ubuntu 22.04 which breaks ...
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How to disable icon wiggle animation in the dock?

Apparently there is this animation that let's your applications icon wiggle when there is an urgent notification. How do I disable this wiggle?
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22.04 Dock making me crazy! Launched custom application shows twice in Dock, sort of

I have a .desktop launcher for a custom program in /usr/share/applications. It appears under the "Activities" (top bar of 22.04's Desktop) when I search for it, and I right-clicked and added ...
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No Application Icons in Dock after Upgrading to 22.04.1 LTS

After I upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04.1 I don't see any icons in Ubuntu's dock. There is only the 9-dot-icon, which opens the applications overview. Even if I try to add an application manually ("...
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Maximized windows get under the Dock in Ubuntu 22.04

After upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to 22.04 maximized windows are not correctly restored - they get under the Dock when Ubuntu comes back from standby (maybe also after locking screen?). If I ...
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Desktop Dock (Gnome Shell) Disappears Except for the "Show Applications" Icon (22.04)

Since upgrading to 22.04, I've noticed that my dock (which is placed on the bottom of the screen) sometimes disappears except for the "Show Applications" icon (the right-most icon). I am ...
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Application icon appeared as cogwheel icon on ubuntu 22.04

As you can see spring tool suite icon appeared as a cogwheel icon. Any suggestion on how the actual icon can be displayed?? https://i.stack.imgur.com/3FImo.png
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How to stop dock icons from shaking when receiving a notification?

I recently upgraded to 22.04LTS, and ever since the upgrade, my Dock-Icons have started to wiggle when there is an unread notification. Apparently, not all 22.04 users are experiencing this behavior, ...
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22.04.1 sliding bottom dock panel

While still yesterday on 20.04, I was able to slide the dock panel at the bottom of my screen with a mouse scroll, in 22.04.1 I can't do it anymore. The scroll sliding works only once the dock panel ...
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Shutdown button configured as startup, i can't access ubuntu

I'm pretty new. I've been a bit stupid: after installing the shutdown button from a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBNPm0fa4Do), I have configured it as startup, and now every time I turn ...
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How can I disable switching between different 'WORKSPACES' by scrolling mouse wheel over the dock?

I want to disable switching between different Workspaces by scrolling the mouse wheel when the pointer is over the dock of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I tried the following solutions: solution_1 solution_2 ...
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How to launch Chromium installed with snap with a parameter?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 for Raspberry Pi 4B 4GB. I'd like to enable hardware video decoding in Chromium and to do that I need to launch Chromium with a parameter "--enable-features=...
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How can I change the size of the dock independently from the icons?

I've just finished fiddling with my new Ubuntu install and I've opted to have it resemble Mac OS. Everything is working perfectly fine other than the fact that the dock is slightly too tall... It ...
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How to remove the Dash dock from the Application menu? [Ubuntu 22.04]

I have just Installed The Plank Dock. But when I go to the Activities the old one appears instead. I have tried using the Hide Dash X extension but to no avail, since it says it is unsupported. Any ...
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How can I pin the Ubuntu dock? [duplicate]

How can I make the Ubuntu dock (side bar) to not disappear when the mouse is not hovered in case the Appearance section is missing from settings? OS: Ubuntu 20.04 Thanks.
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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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Strange dock behaviour in 22.04

I have recently upgraded from 21.10 to 22.04 and am experiencing an annoying problem with the dock. I have configured the dock under setup/appearance (Einstellung/Darstellung on my German OS) to be at ...
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Dock right click options list moves position on mouse click

I'm on lts22.04. I've moved the dock to the bottom. When i try to close apps, by right clicking app on dock, then trying to click quit, as i press the button, the position of the options drops and I ...
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Different icons in dock for the same application (gnome-terminal)

I have two gnome-terminal windows each one running ssh connected to a different remote server: SERVER A, and SERVER B. Although using different .desktop settings for each one, dock groups them all ...
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Is it possible to have different dock location per monitor?

I have 2 monitors -- A and B. I want the dock at the bottom on monitor A, while I want it on the top on monitor B A | | B |dock| | | |----| | | | | |----| | | |...
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Remove Ubuntu 22.04 LTS dock border

Is there a way to remove the border from the dock? (please see image reference) I tried with gsettings but didn't find any key or value that refers to that specific border. Any guess? Thanks for your ...
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When using the dock on bottom of screen with auto hide enabled. Right click selection menus will jump down when I click. How can I stop this behavior?

I've screengrabbed a quick video of what I'm talking about here, https://gfycat.com/breakableadmiredhousefly I attempt to close steam with a right click and exit. But the selection will jump down and ...
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Bug with Dock not showing apps

I have a strange bug related to dock panel. Right after installing ubuntu 22.04 everything was fine but as soon as I did the first update apt update && apt upgrade it messed up. Since the ...
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Is there a way to change a Dock launcher config?

I run VS-code and did "Add to favorites" to start it easily. However, I also need to have the -disable-gpuoption, otherwise VS-code hangs forever. But doing "Add to favorites" ...
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Make dock visible at Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS a few weeks and doing some modifications at Wayland, I just want to know if there's one way to put dock-fixed in fullscreen mode without "push" windows to up, like ...
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Disable switching between different desktops with mouse scroll

I just upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04 and so far I am loving the new update. After changing the dock to auto hide I found that when you move your mouse to the left side of the screen and scroll it ...

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