Questions tagged [slingshot]

The lightweight and stylish app launcher.

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Missing icons in Applications and System Settings in Loki

I have a problem with missing icons - I first noticed they disappeared after one of the recent upgrades to Loki. I have Calendar, Camera, KsystemLog, Screenshot, Videos, Photos and Mail icons missing ...
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What happened to the Applications Menu?

When I was running Juno, I could go into Elementary Tweaks and set the number of columns & rows used in the Applications menu. I couldn't change spacing or icon size, but that was OK. Extra ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Slingshot application launcher is very sensitive

I have three pages of applications in my launcher, but I find it difficult to access the second page of applications because of how sensitive the horizontal scrolling is in the launcher. When using ...
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Slingshot does not show Unity's app icon

I cannot figure out why slingshot is not showing and launching Unity 3D. I am using Elementary OS Freya. Here is what I did: Placed the file 'unity-editor.desktop' in '/usr/share/applications/' ...
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Slingshot crashes when I type to search

This question has been asked before, but went unanswered once, and was closed once for being apparently off-topic. So opening this again. I installed alacarte and deleted a duplicate entry for ...
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Slingscold wingpanel integration

Slingshot is the only aspect of the pantheon DE that bugs me a little. In the left-top corner you can see the "Applications" button, it opens slingshot. I would want that this wingpanel button opens ...
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First open Slingshot

every time I turn on my pc and I open slingshot, the last application is marked as selected on subsequent aprture everything is normal. It's nothing serious but it is quite annoying, you know what ...
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wingpanel disapeared after updating

After updating system today my top menu disapeared. The update acted wierd and had issues loading when i tried to run it from app center. I restarted the machine and it resulted in the top menu ...
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Where can I find the .desktop file that Slingshot is launching for Snap apps?

I have a few applications that I've installed through the Snap manager and I need to edit the arguments that the Slingshot launcher is passing in when starting the app from the application menu. I ...
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How to run a bash script in terminal from the applications menu in elementary OS 5.1

I tried to add an application menu item to launch a simple bash script: #!/bin/bash GTK_CSD=0 grass74 on terminal to start an application, both with the AppEditor utility and manually by entering ...
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How to create a slingshot menu entry for a terminal command in Elementary OS?

I would need to add a new entry in the applications menu related to a command to be executed in the terminal and I tried to use this expression in the .desktop file: Exec=pantheon-terminal -e "bash -...
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Does anybody know a slingshot replacement solution for elementary OS?

Does anybody know a way to replace the slingshot (5x3 application launcher) with something like the Gnome application launcher? The problem is that it is not usefull for me to scroll(or click for a ...
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I cant install zip (.tar) files using desktop from other Linux Ubuntu downloads

My problem is the following Who knows how? I'm not talking about the Elemementary App Store downloads. I mean programs from other official sites like for Epson printer drivers and scanners, where ...