View Full Version : [ubuntu] Quick access to multiple types of content

December 3rd, 2012, 07:17 AM
Hello everyone. I am still new to Unity, didn't like it much in the beginning but it's growing on me.

I was wondering what kind of tools there are for what I need to do. In Gnome Classic, I could just drag anything I wanted to a bar for quick access. Folders, files, programs and URLs, and so forth.

Putting stuff in the Dash is not what I want, there is simply too much I need to have available quickly and it's too clumsy to do it that way.

I know I could configure a dock to to this, but I don't really want to do that either. Something that stays invisible until I call it, like Guake terminal or Launchy in windows would be perfect. A desktop folder with everything in there is also not the ideal solution.

I know I should probably get to know Unity a little better, but in the meantime, any ideas?

Just to recap, something that doesn't take up screen space and can have links to multiple kinds of content.

December 4th, 2012, 01:40 PM
Try Unity Drawers (http://askubuntu.com/questions/81732/can-i-put-more-applications-in-a-unity-icon).

December 4th, 2012, 04:51 PM
Launchy is in the software centre as well as similar apps kupfer and synapse.

December 4th, 2012, 06:19 PM
Try Unity Drawers (http://askubuntu.com/questions/81732/can-i-put-more-applications-in-a-unity-icon).

Unity has drawers! I am sooo jealous

December 8th, 2012, 06:01 AM
Try Unity Drawers (http://askubuntu.com/questions/81732/can-i-put-more-applications-in-a-unity-icon).
Very nice, just what I was looking for. Thank you!