Questions tagged [ubuntu-dock]

A customizable dock shipped with Ubuntu with Ubuntu 17.10 and later. The Dock contains icons of running and favorite applications and a Show Applications icon.

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Trying to remove hard disk icons from Ubuntu Dock and also automounting hard drives not working

I was trying to set my taskbar a little more "clean" and found that I can't remove the hard drive mounted icons from the task bar (Ubuntu Dock). I already tried disabling showing in the interface user ...
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Ubuntu dock icons on GNOME 3: show little dots instead of red underline

Previously, my dock icons showed several little red dots on their left side whenever I opened several instances of an application. I liked this feature because I could immediately tell that I had ...
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Ubuntu Dock adds a new icon when I open certain programs [duplicate]

I recently added Terminator (terminal emulator) to my system. When I open Terminator (whether by clicking its icon in the launcher or by hitting a keyboard shortcut), a new icon appears in my launcher ...
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My Ubuntu 20.04 appearance settings are mostly grayed out

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 relatively smoothly. However, the dock is auto-hidden on the left side of the screen. When I go into the gnome control center settings and click Appearance I am ...
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How can I hide windows from another workspace from showing in the taskbar? [duplicate]

How do I prevent windows from another workspace showing an icon in the taskbar (Ubuntu Dock)? Example: Firefox running on workspace 1 Files running on workspace 2 When I am in workspace 1 I would ...
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Scroll windows from the same program and show the desktop with GNOME [duplicate]

On my old ubuntu, I had Unity, and there was two options I'd like to find on GNOME: Being able to scroll with the mouse while the mouse is over an icon in the Ubuntu Dock on the left, to switch ...
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Move Ubuntu Dock to primary monitor in Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa and I have a dual monitor setup (laptop + external monitor). I want the top bar and the task bar (Ubuntu Dock) on the external monitor. Problem is that if ...
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Not showing running application on the same added favourite app

I installed Firefox Developer in ubuntu 20.04 and added to the dock. Then I added it as a favourite app. But whenever I click the app icon it launches but it showed as another app like this. How to ...
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How can I show tasks only of current virtual desktop in Ubuntu dock? [duplicate]

Is there way I can only show the tasks which are running in the Ubuntu dock which are running on the current virtual desktop instead of showing all the tasks? I'm on Ubuntu 20.04.
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Ubuntu 20.04, appimage in dock adds a new instance upon launch [duplicate]

I got 3 appimage I'd like to launch via the Ubuntu dock on 20.04. I've manage to add them to the dock, with the correct icons I've downloaded apart. I'm sure it is possible to find the icon in the ...
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Can't display Ubuntu dock on only 1 monitor [duplicate]

My Ubuntu dock was only displayed on my primary monitor. Then, I set Settings > Appearance > Dock > Show on: All displays Now, I can't change it back to my primary monitor. I have 3 monitors. When I ...
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How to stop Gnome dock reappearing when a window is full screen?

I have my dock set to auto-hide, but when a window is full screen with a game it reappears briefly whenever I move the mouse towards that side of the screen, even when the mouse is captured by the ...
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How do I completely get rid of the dock from GNOME Shell? [duplicate]

I have tried using sudo apt remove gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock but the dock is still present when I open the Activities overview and show all programs. How do I completely get rid of it?
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Why did Firefox, Mailspring, and other applications disappear from the dock in Ubuntu 20.04?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04, I noticed upon reboot that Firefox, Mailspring, and several other apps are missing from both my Ubuntu dock and the Activities launcher. I can launch them by hand, but ...
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Icons take several seconds to appear/disappear from the dock when the app is opened/closed

When opening and closing an application, there is a delay of up to 30 seconds before that icon appears or disappears from the dock. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04. It occurs when running both free (Nouveau) ...
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Ubuntu Dock is showing in all the displays [duplicate]

I recently updated to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, in my Dell XPS 13. I connected an external monitor and used it as the primary monitor. And initially, the dock was in the external monitor only. Then I went to ...
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Remove system folders from Ubuntu Dock and Nautilus

I upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 a few days ago. After 2 or 3 days with no reason the icons of two directories appear on my application panel as mounted volumes (screenshot below): root directory / and ...
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Two docks appearing after mac os customization

I was customizing my ubuntu 20.04 to look like mac os catalina. I have followed normal protocols for customization including gnome-tweaks, dash to dock and blyr installation. So after the full ...
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My Applications are not showing after upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04

I did an upgrade today to the latest version of ubuntu. Everything looked good and fine only for me to discover that I cannot find my applications after clicking the 'Show Applications' icon. The same ...
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Get the dock on the external sides of screens

I have this screen disposition. Currently the dock is on the bottom of my screens, it shows when I approach my mouse. I'd like to get the dock on the external sides of my screens. Currently, I only ...
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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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How does gnome-shell / dash-to-dock choose an icon for running java application (Talend) [duplicate]

I have installed Talend Open Studio by simply unzipping the archive in my home folder. The application is launched via a shell script. Then I created a desktop file : [Desktop Entry] Name=Talend Open ...
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Windows in taskbar are grouped by the parent app, rather than app

In the taskbar (aka Ubuntu Dock) windows are grouped by the parent application that launched them instead of the application In the screenshot, it looks have one Chrome instance and two PhpStorm ...
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Apps Name truncated in Ubuntu 18.04

This question has already been asked here. I am hoping for the answer that I want. In the answer to that question some extension has been suggested, I do not want any extension but to show all the ...
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Can I adjust the way GUI applications are grouped?

I'm using the default Ubuntu dock but I'm frustrated by one of its behaviours, the way that if you open application A via application B, the dock treats A as an instance of B. For instance, say I ...
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“quit” option for multiple window on Ubuntu Dock

My Ubuntu after gnome tweaks application theme modification does not allow quit option for individual closure in several open windows for the same program on Dock Bar. I changed Adwaita (default) by ...
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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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How do I get progress bars in the dock to work across X11 and Dbus socket forwarding?

I'm trying to get the teatime Snap working on my system, which uses a home directory that isn't /home/$USER, which Snap doesn't support. So, I'm running the Snap inside a Docker container, and giving ...
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Can I make new applications of the dock launch from the top?

For example, I set up my taskbar icon 'order' bottom to top on my leftmost monitor. I dislike how new launched applications push EVERYTHING up. Alternatively, is there a way to change the anchor ...
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Cannot add to Ubuntu Dock after upgrade of 18.x

I have tried to add apps to the favorites bar (Ubuntu Dock). Even basic things like emacs & terminal don't stick. I have used both drag-and-drop and right-click then 'Add to favorites. In all ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 Dock keeps unwanted apps permanently. How can I remove them?

In Ubuntu 19.10, multiple corpses of apps remain in the dock after they are closed. These are all apps opened from the terminal (display, ncview, etc). However, not all instances of the opened ...
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I installed Unity Hub and Unity but I have to run hub using the DL file. Can I make it appear in apps or pin it to dock somehow?

Installed Unity following this guideline https://docs.unity3d.com/Manual/GettingStartedInstallingHub.html The file type is AppImage
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How to “always-hide” dock in Ubuntu 19.10? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 19.10 there's automatically converted GNOME's dash to dock. And, configuration: "settings -> dock": offers only option "Auto-hide the Dock", "GNOME Tweaks": can't configure any extension ...
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how to always show left dock in ubuntu gnome desktop on 1604

I first install ubuntu 16.04 then using the follow command install the ubuntu-gnome-desktop sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop However, after I reboot the system, I can not see the left dock. ...
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Icons in Ubuntu Dock are too small

After setting up my second monitor, I noticed the icons on the Ubuntu Dock where smaller than before. Any fix?
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Why activities button and sidebar overlap?

In a fresh 19.10 install (hDPI) the activities button and the sidebar overlap as shown in this picture: Same in 100% scale. how can I fix it?
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Remove online account icons from Ubuntu dock [duplicate]

I have connected two Google accounts to my Ubuntu 19.10 PC to access easily to the documents stored in Google Drive. Ubuntu has added the accounts to 'Files' shortcuts, which is how I "mount" GDrive: ...
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Move dock show applications from right to left not working

I'm using ubuntu 18.04, I tried to move the 'show applications' from right to left in my dock using this command in terminal: gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock show-apps-at-top ...
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Ubuntu Dock keeps Disappearing

The favorites bar (Ubuntu Dock) on the left hand side of my Ubuntu 19.10 desktop keeps disappearing. Sometimes it will be days, sometimes several times a day. I have found references here: Taskbar ...
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How can I change this animation in Ubuntu Dock?

I use "Dash to Dock" like a dock panel. I want to change animation in dock panel, when I press on dock panel item, the pressing effect (borders and shadows) appears. I want to remove this effect. How ...
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How can I make Ubuntu Dock show labels, not icons (like Windows does)?

On Ubuntu 19.04 how do I make Ubuntu Dock show the labels of running programs like Windows does in the taskbar? Also not to group them with dots but separate labels (again as Windows does).
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Multiple icons task bar git gui

When I use Git-gui I get multiple icons in the taskbar/favorites (Ubuntu Dock), see below: Is there a way to fix this? I have only one window open.
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Dynamic Trash icon in Dash to Dock on Ubuntu 18.04

I want to make a trash icon for my dock. Dash to Dock does not have a trash icon that I can add, so I was going to make one. I want the Trash full icon when something gets added to the trash, and I ...
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Hiding taskbar and topbar in Ubuntu 19.04

I'd like to have both the taskbar (Ubuntu Dock) and the topbar auto-hidden in Ubuntu 19.04. I've tried a number of extensions but they're not doing exactly that - mostly they hide then when a window ...
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Running a custom command from the Terminal icon in the dock on Ubuntu 18.04

I'd like to execute the command: gnome-terminal --geometry=80x50+0+0 when I left-click on the Terminal icon in the Ubuntu dock (on Ubuntu 18.04). Is there a way to do it?
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Is there any way to change the spacing between icons on the dock?

I was curious if there is a way to have the dock icons closer together. I've gone through dconf-editor and couldn't find anything for icon spacing. GNOME Tweaks also doesn't have anything for this. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Side Bar Icons Multiple App Instances Display On Click

In Ubuntu 18.04, when I click on a side bar (Ubuntu Dock) app icon representing multiple instances (for instance two terminals running) nothing happens. In 16.04 I get separate windows displaying all ...
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Ubuntu Dock doesn't work

After upgrading Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu Dock extension shows an error message as follows. Before the upgrade, Ubuntu Dock worked well and showed no error. When I click 'Error loading extension', I get ...
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Disable hot edge to fire Auto-hide Ubuntu Dock

In Ubuntu 18.04 in Settings application I selected Dock from left panel and turned Auto-hide the Dock to On. Dock (the Launcher at the left site of monitor) is now hidden as expected. There are two ...
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Pinning LightBurn icon in Ubuntu Dock

I have installed LightBurn on Ubuntu. They do not have a full installer for Linux. I run the application by clicking on the .AppImage file on my desktop. While the application is running, the icon ...

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