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Can't pin Desktop icon to dock favorites in Pop!_OS

I'm using Pop!_OS 22.04. I just downloaded and installed a new app (PyCharm), but it didn't come with an icon for my dock. I created a new icon using this ~/.local/share/applications/pycharm.desktop ...
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WD15 dock incompatible with Arch Linux laptop

I've got a WD15 dock and a Dell laptop running Arch Linux. I inserted two monitors' HDMI plugs into the dock and plugged the dock's USB-C cable into my laptop. The laptop display outputs correctly to ...
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Lenovo USB-C "hybrid" dock connected during boot: Boot hangs and zpool does not get loaded

I am trying to make a Lenovo Thinkpad P52 work with an Lenovo USB-C Hybrid Dock (40AF, see docks to avoid ...) on Linux Mint 20.3 Una a.k.a. Ubuntu 20.04. What a ... journey ... The laptop has its /...
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How to make dnsmasq work on Alphine(docker)?

On Debian-based Linux, dnsmasq works by replacing the nameservers in /etc/resolv.conf with 127.0.0.1 (referring to "Linux for Wireless Engineers: How to Do DNS Caching with dnsmasq"). But I ...
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Reverse the autohide dock behavior on Gnome 40

I'd like to make the dock (dash to dock) stay shown even when a window is maximized, and hidden when I hover over it for more than two seconds. I used a workaround from this question but that only ...
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Multi-monitor through Dell USB-C Dock not working on startup

I've got a laptop running Gentoo using FVWM and SLiM, with a Dell USB-C dock that connects two external monitors. When I start my system with the dock connected, I get a blank, backlit laptop display,...
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How do I get rid of the persistent dock in Pop!_OS?

I used to use dash-to-dock as my daily driver now, I tried switching to plank but whenever I open the activities menu I see another dock at the left of my screen(even after I disable the dash-to-dock ...
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Launch same application with different .desktop (and icons) task manager

Suppose I have a program myapp. It has two sub tasks, A and B. Launcjhing myapp --task A launches A and similar for B. Launching myapp only opens another intro window. I have three .desktop files in /...
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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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Suddently my peripherals devices(through thinkpad dock) stop being detected. And strange behaviour

From few days ago, suddenly and randomly my devices disconnect through the thinkpad dock (all at the same time). Sometimes they connect again, but for the monitor (in i3wm) I have to restart the ...
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T480 20L5 running KDE Neon not being recognized by USB-C ThinkPad Dock

Is it possible to get thinkpad USB-C docks to work with KDE Neon? I am not even getting a power signal. I've got KDE Neon 5.17 running on Linux version 5.0.0-37-generic (buildd@lcy01-amd64-023) (gcc ...
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How can I exectute a command when my laptop is docked?

I have a Lenovo X220 with a dock and external screen. Right now I have to launch a xrandr shortcut by hand to use the screen I want, depending on the situation. For example : Docked : xrandr with ...
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Arch - KDE Plasma 5.7 and Latte Dock: Icons do not appear

I've recently installed Arch and chose KDE5 for my desktop environment. Being a fan of docks, I've opted to install Latte. The problem is that icons do not appear in my dock at all, thus rendering it ...
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Can't setup monitor after reconnecting ThinkPad T570 to USB-C dock

I've got two monitors connected via DisplayPort to the dock. xrandr displays the external monitors as DP1-1 and DP1-2 and the laptop as eDP1. I set up my monitors with the following in ~/.xprofile: ...
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How to add an application to the dock

I'm using the Descent MATE. How to add an application to the dock on the left side of the desktop in trouble without knowing. If you know how to add an application to the dock, thank you for your ...
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lemonbar in openbox always ontop of other applications

lemonbar seems to stay ontop of every other application I run, even fullscreen applications like games and videos. I use a wrapper called captain, but I can play with the starting parameters of ...
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USB audio not working when plugged in during boot

I have a problem with the audio in my ThinkPad OneLink Pro Dock not working with Linux. I have had this problem with OpenSUSE 42.1, Tumbleweed and Fedora 23. I think I will have it with any other ...
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Setting usable area of the screen

I am creating a dock for my own usage. The problem is, when I maximize a window, window takes dock's space too. Is there a way to restrict the area used by other windows? I guess it is related to ...
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How to re-enable a monitor via command ine

To give some background, I almost exclusively use docking stations with my laptop. I have a few monitors connected to the docking station and always have my laptop closed when in this configuration. ...
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How to remove the transparent field around the plank dock?

I have installed plank and noticed the transparent field with a distinct border (which is not only visible, windows even stick to it when dragged near) around it. Below a picture where I have ...
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Using docks causes corruption on xubuntu

If I use a dock on xubuntu, I get a screen corruption(http://i.imgur.com/ZIvUUp9.png vs http://i.imgur.com/yBQaIdQ.png). Tried with plank and docky. Any clue?
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How does one costumize Wingpanel in Elementary OS Freya and Dock?

Is there a way to costumize the wingpanel in eOS? Also how can I alter the dock so that I can get a windows style Taskbar?
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How can I get a Right Dock on Scientific Linux 7.1?

I'd like to know how can I get a Right Dock on Scientific Linux 7.1? I have installed Dock-to-dash which provides an excellent dock, however it is on the LHS. The settings options are exactly as ...
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Switch keyboard layouts from Plank dock

Can Plank dock be used to switch between keyboard layouts?
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Plank dock problem in Manjaro Fluxbox 15.09

I would like to be able to use Docky or Plank in Manjaro Fluxbox, but they do not work well. A large band of shadow appears close to the dock. This shadow is there even when the dock is hidden. This ...
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Dock (functionally) similar to Unity or Windows 7

I've been running Gnome (v1 and v2) and use xfce now. But ever since I gave Unity a try when Ubuntu shipped it as default a couple years ago (and have been using Win7 for some games), I've been ...
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Detecting Hardware of the Dyconn Dubbler Dock

I purchase USB3 dual-hard-drive docking station from Fry Electronics called the Dyconn Dubbler Dock. When I plug this device into an Ubuntu Linux 15.04 laptop (kernel: 3.19.0-26-generic), I see no ...
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Dell ePort Plus II (K09A002) not recognized under linux

The Dell ePort Plus II docking station is not recognized under linux (both Fedora 22 kernel-4.0.6-300.fc22.x86_64 #1 SMP x86_64 GNU/Linux and Ubuntu 14.04). The bug is similar to the one reported and ...
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Safely using a hard drive dock

I just pick up an Ez-Dock HD dock 2535. It came with sparse instructions ( and as usual Windows centric ). Software wise ie mounting, syncing,unmounting is not a problem. Hardware wise though I am ...
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xorg.conf.d not loaded when starting X while docked

Recently installed archlinux on a Lenovo T530 Thinkpad and using it with a Mini dock Series 3. Docking and undocking works just like it should, using acpid to execute scripts turning screens on and ...
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Linux Mint - Cairo Dock freezes when removing an item

I have installed Cairo Dock on Linux Mint which works great except when I go to remove an item from the dock it freezes. This is because I haven't confirmed the removal of the button from the dialog ...
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How to modify dock bar in XFCE4?

I'm setting Arch Linux and I'd like to modify the standard dock bar, which is the file that I should edit? EDIT: like this I don't want to use docky
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handling right click with single button mouse (tablet)

I'm currently trying to put together a config to facilitate accessing a Linux machine over VNC from a tablet. But I've got a problem with how to deal with right clicks (although I haven't actually ...
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