Quicklists provide an easy and efficient way to quickly access commonly used tasks for a specific application.
The updates will have efect after unity is restarted (either on # the next login or by invoking 'unity --replace').
# location of template and unity bar launchers nautempl="/usr/share/applications/nautilus-home.desktop" target="$HOME/.local/share/applications/nautilus-home.desktop" bookmarks="$HOME/.gtk-bookmarks" # backup if file already exists if [ -e "$target" ]; then echo "Creating backup of: $target." mv -n "$target" "$target.bak" fi # copy template cp "$nautempl" "$target" if !
grep -q 'Only Show In=.*Unity' "$target"; then # add only if not already present sed -i "s/\(Only Show In=.*\)/\1Unity;/" "$target" fi # due to a bug in Unity (Ubuntu 11.10+) we will have to completely remove the Only Show In line: # https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/842257/comments/6 sed -i '/^Only Show In=/d' "$target" if !
If you open one with left click it works correctly, and all subsequent windows also work correctly.
X-Ayatana-Desktop-Shortcuts=Software Updates; Software Properties; Synaptic; [Software Updates Shortcut Group] Name=Update Manager Exec=update-manager -c Only Show In=Unity [Software Properties Shortcut Group] Name=Add/Edit PPAs Exec=gksu software-properties-gtk %u Only Show In=Unity [Synaptic Shortcut Group] Name=Synaptic Software Manager Exec=gksu synaptic %u Only Show In=Unity Guys, on last edit [Software Updates Shortcut Group] is not in the X-Ayatana-Desktop-Shortcuts line so "Update Manager" won't show in the list.
Just in case others might get confused why it's missing the top entry.
Here is a small shell script that updates your Home-Quicklist with all your bookmarks. It reads your bookmark file and creates the menu items from it. # # This script updates the unity quicklist menu for nautilus to contain the user # bookmarks.
A 2nd icon will show up that does the controlling part.
I learnt it the hard way, Until this set me right askubuntu.com/questions/35024/…This one doesn't actually work properly currently.
The gnome-terminal windows appear under the normal gnome-terminal launcher icon instead of the ssh-launcher one.
This only happens if you launch your first remote connection from the quicklist.