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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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Files sidebar directories

I have added directories and sub-directories under HOME which show in the FILES window. These directories and the subs do not show in the sidebar to the left. My understanding is the etc/xdg/user-dirs....
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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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Overlapping the dock

Is there a way to overlap the dock with an application? So instead of seeing a bit off background which doesn't fit in, is the dock able to integrate with the application. So I would have full screen ...
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Dock overlays maximized windows after lock

Whenever I lock my computer, after unlocking it, the dock overlays my windows. Minimizing and remaximizing the window fixes it, but it is very annoying (less so after I discovered the shortcut, but ...
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Ubuntu 22.04: External monitors are not visible on DP over USB3.2C

I'm struggling to connect my external monitors to my new computer via my dock. I have been using this dock for 2-years with my work computer and it works without an issue. So, I am sure that there is ...
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Volume output changes when resumes from blank screen

I have a Ubuntu xfce environment, connected to a usb-c dock feeding 2 HDMI monitors When my screens go blank, after no mouse of keyboard press, and resumes my volume output is change to a different ...
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Green emblem with a number on the Files icon that doesn't want to go away [duplicate]

There is a green emblem with a number on the Files icon in the Dock that doesn't want to go away. How can I get rid of it?
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Unable to Disable Ubuntu Dock. Already Tried disabling Extention. No replacement dock required

I am trying to remove the visual dock from my GNOME Desktop and these are the things I've already done: I ran this in the terminal gnome-extensions disable [email protected] Disabled the GNOME ...
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Icons disappearing/reappearing, causing input lag

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS / AMD / Wayland I have a problem that just started happening. Only certain icons in the Dock seem to disappear/re-appear every 15-30 seconds. Every time it happens, the mouse skips. I ...
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Show dock only in activities

On my PC, I had a Hot-Corner with the action to open activities menu. The dock showed up only when I open the activities, and I liked that. Recently, I had problem with my display manager (which I ...
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Different right-click menus with Flat Remix-GTK themes

I have installed Flat-Remix-GTK themes, but the right-click menus are different on desktop and on the Dock. How can i fix them? I prefer on desktop. Right-click on desktop: [Right-Click On Dock:
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Ubuntu 22: Windows Moving Under Dock

Windows have been moving underneath the dock (see attached photo). I can consistently reproduce the effect by having a maximized window open, locking the screen, and then unlocking it. Example of the ...
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Ubuntu on Zbook G5 using TB HP G2 dock - internet works but not 4k external USB-C connected screen

OS: Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS Hardware model: HP HP ZBook Studio G5 I have had a HP G2 120W dock working with my external 4k screen, however the USB-C cable on that dock is a bit damaged so I have got ...
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After updating to Ubuntu 23.10, some applications appear as a gear icon in the dock and have unthemed title bars

After upgrading from Ubuntu 23.04 to Ubuntu 23.10, some applications that I use (e.g., TeXworks and DiffPDF, both installed from the "universe" apt repository) show up in my Gnome dock as a ...
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Replace Icons with text in the Dock

Ubuntu 23... Can I (how) show the pinned items in the Dock as text? (For me, all icons are "mystery meat".)
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Ubuntu dock show windows from all workstations

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS with Gnome shell 42.9. I have a 4x4 array of workspaces. The problem is that the Dock shows only the windows from the current workstation. It used to show all the windows ...
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ubuntu dock duplicated icon on flatpack app

im having duplicated icon in dock while wmclass is not a problem im running excel via bottles which is under flatpack and icon is appearing as bottles not excel FYI: i have manually created this ...
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Problem connecting a third monitor via the USB port of the Dell D6000 dock in Ubuntu 20.04. Only recognizes audio input

I have a Dell dock and I can't connect a third monitor via the Dell dock to the USB port on the notebook (Dell too) with Ubuntu 20.04, but curiously it only recognizes the monitor as an audio input ...
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Gnome dock on the bottom of the screen cannot be moved and it hides the window bar

I upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04.03 LTS, and all went well. However, after the restart, the dock in Gnome 42.9 was now instead of the left screen side on the bottom, blocking the windows bar. I ...
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Handmade desktop icon duplicates when add it to Favorites and launch application

I've installed Anaconda and created icon with this manual on my Ubuntu 23.04. Here is my icon code. [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=Anaconda-Navigator GenericName=Anaconda Comment=...
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Overriding VSCode .desktop file casuses dock to produce separate icon

I use Ubutnu 22.04 with default GNOME and my VSCode is installed from official APT repo. To permanently enable wayland rendering I copied original code.desktop and code-url-handler.desktop files from /...
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How to get Dock to work with AppImage Hyper?

I had an older version of vercel Hyper (xterm) working and on the dock. I deleted that folder and added a new one (with a different path). The dock doesn't seem able to find it. I can run hyper from ...
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dock disappears, I have auto-hide off on Ubuntu 22.04

So I have invalidate caches on Android Studio which closes that and then the dock reappears. I tried a solution on another question but that did not work. What else can I try?
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Firefox stops launching from the dock, but is fine from terminal

Recently, my Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop installation has developed an issue where after a few hours of uptime Firefox won't launch from the dock icon but does from the terminal. Clicking on the dock ...
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Apps in panel keep bouncing

I installed Ubuntu 23.04, and I also had the same issue on Ubuntu 22.04. The icons in the panel keep bouncing. When it bounces, it closes the right click and it is very CPU consumer such that the fan ...
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All tabs/windows in MOST apps are scrolling to the bottom or right

Can someone please tell me why most of all my apps automatically scrolling to the right or bottom so I can only view the last page or window or tab. I've changed my mouse and keyboard (wired). For ...
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Add custom app to the favorite applications tab

I need to add a custom app to the favorites tab on the dock. I have tried this solution: https://averagelinuxuser.com/ubuntu_custom_launcher_dock/ This works up until the point where I need to make ...
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Windows moving under the Dock panel

In Ubuntu 22 other windows move under the dock panel. The screen shot shows a terminal that has moved under the Dock. It impedes normal working in this terminal. How can this problem be prevented?
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Weird Line with Plank?

I have installed Plank and used the Azeny Theme and I got this weird line and I don’t know how to remove it. I have only changed little thing like Icon Zoom in the settings. Are there any Information ...
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Panel on Kubuntu 23.04

I am technologically challenged - truly - but I try to sort things out for myself because thats how one learns. Even a senior such as I. My problem is that I wanted to re-arrange the icons at the ...
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App icon in dock is wrong

When I start some 3rd party apps from search bar they show on the dock but with a substitute icon image "ubuntu settings wheel". I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 22.10. They both have the ...
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fix ubuntu 22.04 lts; dock icons doesn't refresh

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS in my surface laptop 3.I am having this problem where my dock icon doesn't refresh as I put the I put the gnome extension called dock to dash.I can fix this ...
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Dock overlays on windows

I am using Ubuntu 23.04 and found that the desktop dock will overlay on windows, see image below: The dock bar is displayed on top of bash window! Note that: I have switched OFF dock auto-hiding. ...
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Gnome: apps extend under dock after suspension

In Ubuntu 22.04 I have dock configured to be on the bottom part of the screen. When computer enters suspension mode and I login back, some running windows extends to the bottom of the screen and are ...
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Dock issue on secondary screen after upgrading from 22.10 to 23.04

I just upgraded from 22.10 to 23.04, I have the Dock set to auto-hide, however on my secondary monitor when I hover over it, it does not stay up it flickers or just doesn't open, however if I click ...
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Running App Dot Indicator Showing on Wrong Workspace

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 with Wayland. The issue is that if I use "activities view" or "show applications" to move an app to another workspace, then click back to the workspace I was ...
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How to change the shortcut behavior of dock in multiple instances of window?

Here's my setup. I have Firefox (can be any app really) pinned to my dock/launcher in 1st position. And here's my scenario: Open two instances of Firefox (pressing Super + 1 and Super + Shift + 1) ...
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Do green numbers on icons in the dock mean I should be doing something?

I just now upgraded from Ubuntu 22.10 to Ubuntu 23.04 using the GUI upgrade tool. Since the upgrade, little green circles with numbers have appeared in the upper right corner of some of the icons in ...
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Is there a way to configure my dock so that it stores multiple rows of icons (instead of placing them all side by side)?

In Windows 10, my taskbar is only one row high but stores three different rows of pinned icons. I can access different rows by using a set of arrow keys at the right of the taskbar. Conveniently, I ...
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What do the RED numbers on the Gnome Files Dock Icon mean?

I can't find any explanation for the red numbers on the Files icon in my Ubuntu dock. What is this trying to tell me? It looks like this: I'm running Ubuntu 22.04.1 with the Ubuntu dock extension ...
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I can't reorder favorite

I can't reorder the favorite. When I move one, it finishes all the time in the first position. See picture How can I reset/reinstall something to resolve this problem?
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Ubuntu 22.04 icon in dock 'unknown'

Recenty upgraded to 22.04. Dock has an icon that looks like a white gear on a grey background. I cannot right-click 'remove from favorites'. It also has a red dot at the bottom (indicating it is ...
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How do I make Ubuntu 22.04 Dock more rounded and change border color?

Is there some easy way I can make the Dock for Ubuntu 22.04 more rounded like setting a CSS property border-radius: 999px and also I would like to change the border color. I cannot find a GNOM ...
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LibreOffice applications hides half of the Ubuntu dock

From time to time, the Libreoffice applications like Writer and Calc and the ubuntu dock overlap with a transparency effect. This also happens with Evince (pdf reader). To solve this, you have to ...
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How do you keep an application in the dock in Ubuntu 22.04?

When I open an application it appears in the lower part of the dock, but it disappears when I quit it and it would be useful if it could stay there. MacOS and Windows have had this feature for years; ...
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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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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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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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