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How to add "Show Desktop" icon in elementary OS?

There are two easy options. Ctrl + right click on plank and go to preferences. There is a show desktop docklet. Hot corner solution. Install wmctrl sudo apt install wmctrl Then you can use wmctrl -...
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How to set hot corners on a second display

It seems that as of now, elementary designs hot-corners to work like wingpanel and the dock and show them only on the primary display. https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementaryos/+bug/1385296 https://...
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What's the difference between these two 'Hot corners' options?

They say: Window overview => Will show only the windows on your current virtual desktop Show all windows => Will show all the windows on all of your virtual desktops
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Hotcorner for minimize current window

In Terminal, without installing anything: gsettings set org.pantheon.desktop.gala.behavior hotcorner-topright 'minimize-current'
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How can I set my top right hotcorner to open Terminal?

You can set in Settings/Desktop under the Hot Corners tab (I put pantheon-terminal but you can choose gnome-terminal as well if you have installed it):
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How to add "Show Desktop" icon in elementary OS?

I came looking for a solution to showing the desktop in a single key press and the solution of mapping wmctrl -k on to SUPER + D got the job done. Quite handy if you have a really funky conky ...
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Workspace Switch Hot Corner

There is a way and it is actually has been explained in I believe /org/pantheon/desktop/behavior which is seems like settings area that we can access with dconf-editor (or you can see .xml version of ...
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What is the custom command to "Show Desktop" for hot corners?

As far as I know, there is no way to run a command after leaving a hot corner, but you can toggle "Show Desktop" when you touch a hot corner. I've got the following script from this article: You ...
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Hotcorner for minimize current window

To add a minimize current window hot corner in Juno: Install dconf editor Run dconf editor and navigate to org > pantheon > desktop > gala > behavior Select the corner you want and click on it ...
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Hot Corners modifier key

I don't think there is a possibility to trigger selectively. However as a workaround, you could use a custom command that would start by checking if the alt key is held down and trigger the action if ...
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How to add "Show Desktop" icon in elementary OS?

There's an "elementary" Solution for it (pun intended) Keep pressed CTRL Right Click anywhere over plank Click on Preferences Click on Docklets Drag the Desktop icon into plank Profit Docklets in ...
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How to add "Show Desktop" icon in elementary OS?

Install Windows Management control or wmctrl: sudo apt install wmctrl now, typing the following command in the terminal will show the desktop: wmctrl -k on That is OK, but it is easier with a ...
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No file names in multi tasking view

As far as I know, there isn't currently a way to add titles to multitasking view. If you'd like, you can file a feature request on Gala, the elementary OS window manager. For more on filing bugs and ...
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