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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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Got new shell theme, but icons aren't aligned

I recently got a new shell theme that i really like (catppuccin) but when I applied it the icons in my dock we're misaligned and too low and its bugging me. I heard it's an issue with Ubuntu's dock ...
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How to show all windows side by side on icon hover (Like in windows)

I have just started using Ubuntu and wondering if I can show all windows on hover for an application. I have attached the image of how it is now. eg I have 2 Chrome windows open and I have to click on ...
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No new messege badge counters on Slack application icon in the Ubuntu dock

I use Ubuntu 21.10 and Slak 4.24.0. But badge counters do not work and do not appear on Slack in the Ubuntu dock even if someone mentioned my name or sent me a direct message. At the same time badge ...
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How do I move the favorite applications in the Ubuntu dock?

Similar to this question: How do I move the "Show Applications" icon in Ubuntu Dock?, but in reverse. I want to move my applications in the Ubuntu dock to the bottom or the right, so that ...
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After reboot, 20.04.4LTS left side app icons missing and show applications 9 dot doesn't do any thing when clicked on

20/04.4LTS, file maint was a poor choice of words,since all the application icons were missing, just needed to open web browser, I Go to dash & type f, I open fire fox,the left side icons return,...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04: Dual monitor docks - set them in center of both monitors

After setting the dock on both monitors, I would like to change its position: Left side for the Right monitor Right side for the Left monitor Is there any way to achieve that ? Thank you.
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Why some Icons, when fixed in the Dock, open as new Icons instead of on top of the existing Icon?

So, I created some .desktop files and put then in my .local/share/applications to open electron apps that I created with Nativefier. Those apps appear just fine in the applications menu, and I can fix ...
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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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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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Removing "Rubbish Bin" from Ubuntu Dock on 21.10

I would like to remove the new "Rubbish Bin" entry that has been added to the Ubuntu Dock on 21.10. I can't see any settings anywhere or any other way of removing it. Is there maybe a dconf ...
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How to show progress in dock icon?

How can I show application progress in a dock icon? My native GTK3 application which runs on Ubuntu has an icon that appears in the the Ubuntu dock when the application is running. The application ...
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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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Missing Dock in Ubuntu 20.04 after sudo apt upgrade and restart

I did sudo apt upgrade and restarted Ubuntu 20.04 system. However, after login the Dock is missing from the desktop environment. The Dock does appear on the left edge of the monitor when I press the ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 "Show Applications" button is missing in the Ubuntu dock

The "show-show-apps-button" is on in the dconf editor, but the button is still missing in the dock. However, there are "Applications" and "Places" on the upper left of my ...
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Script Icon for Dock

does anyone know or know of any script where I can make the desktop icons automatically add to the ubuntu dock?
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Ubuntu dock seems to have lost performance

Versions Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS 64 Bits GNOME 3.36.8 When showing/hiding active apps' icons the dock seems to have lost its usual performance. This process happened seamlessly until yesterday. I don't ...
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Double apps on Ubuntu Dock

Last week I installed Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. It seems when computer goes to sleep and re login, this happens: I used Tweaks & Dconf Editor to customize desktop. Any help would be appreciated!
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How to make a dock like plank [closed]

I want to make a dock like plank but haven’t found anything in the Internet on how to do that.Does anyone know how?
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Enabling Ubuntu dock on GNOME adds unremovable trash icon

Here's what my favorites bar (only shows on the applications panel) looks like this without Ubuntu dock enabled: But when I enable Ubuntu dock, here's what my favorites bar looks like If I right ...
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Move and remove icons in the Unity Dock

Is there an easy way to add or remove icons in the Unity Dock from the command line? I would have expected something like gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions..., but most solutions require Python ...
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Missing Ubuntu Dock

I installed Dash to Dock Extension on Ubuntu 20.10 But gradually my computer slowed down So I removed Dash to Dock and now Ubuntu Dock is Disappearing How can I fix it?
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Gnome doc and top bar background

I have disabled ubuntu doc extention. I have i installed dynamic panel transparency. Normally my top have a dynamic background. But when i open workspace or application grid i see top bar and gonme ...
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Extensions not working at startup

I am using Ubuntu Groovy Gorilla. I installed this extension called floating dock https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/3730/floating-dock/ from gnome extensions. I turned it on and it worked fine ...
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Dock's badge count doesn't work properly for chromium

Background I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 on several different machines (Dell XPS13 laptop, two desktops) and in all of them, I experience the same problem. Problem description I've installed chromium from ...
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Double Side Docks Docks on Ubuntu 20.04

Im running Ubuntu 20.04 today and I noticed that whenever I hit the super key or move apps towards the dock to autohide, that there are two docks, one behind the other. I made sure to check in the ...
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Dock and Top Bar flashing non-stop at fullscreen

This problem affects all extensions that alter the dock and top bar. Including the standard extension "Ubuntu dock". All extensions are duly updated to the present date. I hoped that when ...
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navigate over dockpanel apps

I'm using Ubuntu 20.0.4 and I would like to know if there is a shortkey for navigating between the apps on the dock panel such as winkey+T on windows works. (it allows you to navigate between the ...
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How can I minimize an application from the Ubuntu dock?

If I click a minimized application from the dock it will show the window, but a second click does nothing. Also, the right click menu has no option to minimize. I have seen answers involving modifying ...
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Is there a way I can drag and drop files to applications in the dock using Gnome desktop environment?

I am using the Gnome desktop environment and I see that it is lacking a lot of features that I think are not so hard to implement. One of these features is the ability to drag and drop files to ...
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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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Always launch certain applications using dedicated graphics card?

I have Nvidia proprietary drivers installed. In the (Ubuntu) dock or app-grid, I can right-click on an application, and select "Launch using dedicated Graphics Card". How can I make certain ...
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How to have full-height windows when the dock is on the bottom and centered? [duplicate]

I finally managed to put my dock on the bottom and centered. But now, it looks like this What bothers me is that (for instance) my Firefox window is not on full-height and we see the wallpaper on the ...
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Gnome shell extension to place icons wherever i want in the dock?

I have the dock set to the right side of my screen. What i want is to put the icons for applications(favourites) in the right corner (down). By default i can only put applications in the dock in queue ...
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PNG specified by .desktop file doesn't show up (20.04)

I have a .desktop file in /usr/share/applications/ for one of my applications. The file contains Icon=/usr/share/theapplication/icon.png. If I open /usr/share/theapplication/, icon.png is in there and ...
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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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Gnome dock icons remain after closing program

When I close a program, the program's icon on my dock will remain for a few seconds. In the included image, I've closed Terminal, but it hasn't removed the icon from my dock yet. How can I make the ...
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Why do I have two docks in Ubuntu, and how do I get rid of one? [duplicate]

As you can see here: I have the thin gray dock in the bottom as well as the standard one on the right. How do I get rid of the one in the bottom? I was reading up on how to get an OSX like dock and I ...
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Running applications indicator in Ubuntu Dock

When an application is running, there is a small red dot next to the icon on the GNOME launcher sidebar (Ubuntu Dock). When two instances of the same application are running, there are two small red ...
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How to change preview windows on Ubuntu dock [duplicate]

I have updated my Ubuntu to 18.04 and facing an UX issue. The new UX has a preview option for grouped windows. For example, when I click Firefox, with multiple open windows, I am getting a preview and ...
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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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Dock shows in both displays can't change the settings. ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 20.04 and I have a separate display. in the setting, there is an option that add a dock to both displays. I just tried it and it worked, now I can't undo this. when I select the ...
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Is there a way to hide ubuntu dock and top bar using terminal?

I want a shortcut to hide the top bar and dock, so I thought the best way to do that would be to figure out a terminal command which does the same.So, can someone tell me the command to do so or ...
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How can I bind a key to show/hide the dock on Ubuntu 20.04?

I like the idea of being able to hide the dock and use as much screen space as possible, but I get really anoyed with the default bahaviour of the "Auto-hide dock" option. Sometimes I hover ...
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Unable to dock TeamViewer in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 18.04, I'm not able to dock TeamViewer. Even if I right click on the TeamViewer icon when opened, I can't see an option to make it favorite. How can I dock the teamviewer here permanently?
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Remove HDD icon from dock in 20.04 [duplicate]

Today, I updated my Ubuntu 18.04 machine to 20.04. My laptop has both an SSD (where the OS is located) and a larger HDD (where most of my data is). Since the update, an icon for the hard drive appears ...
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Duplicated dock icons on Ubuntu 20.04 when I unlock the screen

When I unlock the screen on my Ubuntu 20.04, every app icon is duplicated(picture link below) My extension: Dash to Dock My customisation: Theme: Adapta-Cyan-Nokto-Eta Icons: OieIcons I use tweaks ...
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How can I make the icons in Ubuntu Dock slide when mouse hovered in Ubuntu 20.04?

I've been using Ubuntu 16.04 and there was a feature in the Unity Launcher: when mouse hovered to the top and bottom, the Launcher would move (slide) icons up and down respectively. It's not happening ...
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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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