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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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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Can you split the ubuntu dock in multiple parts?

Is it possible to split the dock in x docks? For example to group all my dev apps in one part and other apps that i use in another part. What i mean by splitting into parts is |dev apps dock| |other ...
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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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Badge/Indicator in dash-to-dock?

Is there a extension or solution to show a badge or indicator of new messages for specific apps on icons in dash-to-dock Ubuntu Dock? I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
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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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Ubuntu and Docker help

So I have docker (3.6) running on Ubuntu (18.04) with a RAID1 array (mount point /media/plex/Raid11) for a year with 1 raid array. I attempted to add a second raid1 array (mount point /media/plex/...
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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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docker installation error: [5:19.03.13~3-0~ubuntu-focal: No such file or directory]

Docker installation: I am facing an error while installing the docker engine.
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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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Using Steam on Ubuntu 20.04.1 with Gnome3 Leads To Some Already Closed Steam Windows to Show as They Were Open and Closing One Window Closes Them All

English is not my native language and I don't know if this forum is like Stackoverflow and people will tell me to write better rather than answering the question so please do not respond if you are ...
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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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Banners not appearing in ubuntu dock 20.04

I just upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04. I've had a few issues but thus far have been able to rectify them. I only have one issue. In 18.04 ubuntu dock, whenever i had an application open, there would be ...
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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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Add padding to dock

Short: I want padding at the top of the dock because its space overlaps with that of the top bar when both are set to auto hide. Long I have a GNOME extension to hide the top bar in Ubuntu because it ...
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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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How to fix dock windows disappearing when applications update?

EDIT: Still having this problem after upgrading to 20.04.01. I keep having a weird problem I haven't been able to find any info about on the internet. Running 20.04.01 LTS Ubuntu with Gnome. When an ...
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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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Link to all ~ files automatically shown on Desktop, but I want to show only the Dock

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now a symbolic link to every file in the home directory appears along with the Dock in the initial screen. I would prefer only the Dock and otherwise a clean desktop. ...
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I broke system tray and Ubuntu dock

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. Yesterday while looking for a package, I found that Evolution was due for an update. Since I never use it, I thought I would uninstall it. Being I was not aware that gnome is ...
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How do I get an iPad like dock for ubuntu?

I am extremely new to Ubuntu and I just want to know how can I get an iPad like floating dock, like the one on macOS Big Sur,I got a lot of it down now I just wanna know how do I make the dock float a ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 How to disable mouse hover tooltips over Dock

When I was running Ubuntu 18.04, I used the answer here to disable the tooltips when hovering over the dock by the mouse. After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04, that solution no longer works. Is there a ...
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How can I hide an active terminal from Ubuntu dock?

I have terminal launch on start up that runs a tty-clock. Is there a way to hide the icon from the dock? Here is the /autostart/ entry [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Exec=xfce4-terminal --command /...
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Ubuntu 20 Top Dock location [duplicate]

Is there a way to move the dock to the top of the screen in GNOME? I wanted to test the new GNOME but not being able to set the dock to the top of the screen in previous GNOME versions was a deal-...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 not updating icons on dock

I just upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04, and I have a problem with my docks icons. The problem is the dock is not updating itself. If I open an app, it won't show. If I close an app, it won't go away If I ...
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Dock customization on Ubuntu 20.04 using dconf-editor [duplicate]

Anybody has any idea on how to customize the dock so that the "show application" button is on the lower left edge of the screen and the "app icons" are centered on the bottom edge ...
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Can the 20.04 dock hide apps not on the current worksapce? [duplicate]

I have just done a clean install of 20.04. I make heavy use of workspaces, but the behavior of the dock in relation to workspaces has changed, and I'd like the old behavior back. How I'd like it to ...

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