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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 can I set Hot Corners shortcut to minimize all applications?

I haven't used commands you mentioned. but here is the solution for what you are asking. first you need to install wmctrl. sudo apt-get install wmctrl then here is the command for minimize. wmctrl ...
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Add icon to show desktop

Plank(Dock) has a hidden settings window for developers/OEMs. Hold Control and right click anywhere on the dock Select "Preferences" Select "Docklets" tab from the Dialog box that appeared Drag "...
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Add icon to show desktop

The first step, install wmctrl package: sudo apt-get install wmctrl Description from the wmctrl homepage: The wmctrl program is a UNIX/Linux command line tool to interact with an EWMH/NetWM ...
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How to change an order of workspaces?

Sadly, this is not possible under elementary OS. You could file a feature request; however, keep in mind that developers might want to keep it clean.
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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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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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Desktop showing as a window above original

Figured out the problem, the command to hide this window is gsettings set org.nemo.desktop show-desktop-icons false. EDIT: And to fix the desktop instead of disabling it, I just followed this guide ...
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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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Desktop shows in frame on screen

This problem was caused by the "Enable Desktop Icons" feature in the Tweak tool. Disabling that feature restores the desktop to how it should be.
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Desktop shows in frame on screen

This problem can be caused by installing Nemo file manager. If you have Nemo installed and don't want it, remove it using the Software Center or by running sudo apt-get remove nemo
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Fresh Dual Boot install fails to load desktop

Updating to Freya did solve the problem. I ran sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and everything worked perfectly.
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KODI is the only program i can run

Log out. While you're in a login screen, you'll see a small gear icon next to your user name. Click on it and switch the desktop environment to Pantheon. Everything will work as expected. You didn'...
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