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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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How to show pinned applications on Ubuntu Dock only on primary monitor?

I would like the "Show pinned applications" in the Ubuntu Dock extension settings to have an option to only make the pinned applications show on the primary monitor. Is there a way I can get ...
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Creating a dedicated dock shortcut for my streaming service web page using .desktop files

I'm trying to create a dock shortcut for a streaming service browser application that does not have a native apllication on the ubuntu store. I was able to create the .desktop file and make it work, ...
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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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How to change the looking of GNOME?

My current GNOME desktop looks like this: where the dock is below the desktop, and it is visible only after I click Activities. But I saw other people's GNOME desktop looks like this: where the dock ...
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How can Dash to Panel be installed on Ubuntu 22.04.3?

https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/1160/dash-to-panel/ I've installed gnome extensions or shell. I've downloaded the Dash to Panel zip file. This file is downloaded dash-to-paneljderose9.github....
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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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how do I prevent folders from disappearing from the Files/Nautilus context menu?

Observe: Open Files/Nautilus. Right-click on the Files icon in the Dock. Result: In the context menu, you see All Windows at the top in its own section, New Window at the top of the next section (...
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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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How to show all windows popup when clicking over ubuntu dock icons?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. How to show all windows popup when clicking over Ubuntu dock icons?
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Dock forgets windows assigned to favorited application

I am having trouble with firefox and the dock. When freshly started, everything works as expected, but after a while (usually overnight with the computer asleep) the dock forgets that any windows are ...
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VS Code added as favorite on the dock, but it opens under a duplicated icon [duplicate]

I have added VS Code as a favorite application on Dock. But every time I click on the Code icon, it opens under a new duplicated icon. Is there any way to fix? Below is my desktop entry: [Desktop ...
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Auto-hide Dock in Ubuntu 20.04 as in Windows and Kubuntu

I want to auto-hide Dock in Ubuntu 20.04, but in different way - hide Dock by default, and show it if I hover mouse on Dock side. I think the GNOME way to hide Dock is useless...
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Apps opening under another icon in Dock

I am using Ubuntu with Studio 3t even tho I can "pin" an icon to start it in the Ubuntu dock, when it opens, it opens under another icon. Why is that? Isit possible to make it open under its ...
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ubuntu_22 : ROS2_humble :/usr/include/pcl_conversions/pcl_conversions.h:fatal error: pcl/conversions.h: No such file or directory

Recently I started working in ROS2, while using some of pcl function I face below error. For #include <pcl_conversions/pcl_conversions.h> I am getting the fatal error /usr/include/...
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Independent multi-monitor dock configuration

I have GNOME version 42.5 and multi-monitor setup. Is it possible to have an independent configurations for a dock for each monitor. For example to have a dock on left on the left monitor and on ...
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When I login I get this icon on my dock everytime. Don't know how to remove, quitting it from the dock doesn't work. I am new linux user bdw

I try quitting it with the menu bar and dock but it doesn't work. I am attaching the screenshot for the dock icon which is present every time i login.
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How to have multiple Firefox profiles with separate dock icons on Ubuntu 22.10?

Installed Ubuntu 22.10 and as I finish reconfiguring the system to my liking I'm finding that my Firefox desktop shortcuts are no longer grouping properly under their separate dock icons; example: [...
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Switching between same application windows with scroll wheel on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Dock

I searched a lot and couldn't really find an answer how to switch between windows of the same application in the Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Dock (See screenshot). ATTEMPT 1 Configure gsettings (based on answers ...
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Show app as indicator

I want to see an app as an app indicator (eg. like discord indicator) instead of a full app in the dock. Is there anyway to do so? There might be an extention but I can't find any.
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Is it possible to change the application button on Ubuntu Dock (22.04 LTS Desktop)

I'm planning to change the icon of Show Applications, by any chance, how can I customize the icon on the Ubuntu Dock?
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open a new window using middle click on icons on Dock

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 and Nemo. How to make it open a new Nemo's window when I middle click the icon on the Dock? It works for nautilus. Thanks a lot
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How to show/hide mounted drives in Ubuntu dock (left panel) in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

How to show mounted or unmounted drives in Ubuntu LTS 22.04?
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Ubuntu 22.04 dock with extra space between the left edge of the screen and icons

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04. The application icons on the dock are left-padded from the left edge of the screen. This setting does not let me open an application by clicking it by passing easily the ...
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Windows keep overlapping with dock when maximized

After I updated Ubuntu to 22.04 I've started experiencing this annoying behaviour where application windows randomly overflow their width and slip beneath the dock; that area becomes invisible and ...
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Hiding icons from the Ubuntu Dock

I wonder how can I hide the icons on the right in Ubuntu 22.04.1.
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The "Show Applications" menu, and Ubuntu Dock

So if I am trying to make Ubuntu look like mac, sometimes I want to get rid of the dock. After disabling the "Ubuntu Dock" extension, I get no dock, but when I hit the Super Key/ Windows Key,...
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How to disable dock in some apps in Ubuntu

I've enabled the "Auto-hide the Dock" option in settings. So the dock pops out when I move the cursor down. But it is very useless in some applications. How can I fully disable the dock in ...
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When upgrading an Ubuntu Server instance with ubuntu-desktop-minimal package to 22.04, Dock disappears

After upgrading an Ubuntu Server instance with the ubuntu-desktop-minimal package installed to 22.04, the Dock disappears and won't come back Failed attempts to remedy this choosing to disable and ...
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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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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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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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