Using the UnityDesktop in Ubuntu
Standard Desktop View
Standard Desktop ViewNotice two panels  Top panel           •   Contains program menu bar on left side           •   Right...
Unity Dashboard
Unity DashboardFrom clicking the “Dash Home” button  Top of Unity bar (has circle of friends icon)Dash Home shows recent f...
Dashboard Menus
Dashboard MenusSearch bar at top used to find filesSubcategories in each menu can be expanded by clicking “See xx more res...
Dashboard Menus
Dashboard MenusEach menu has its own search filtering options  Can be toggled by clicking “Filter results”
Command Launcher
Command LauncherPress Alt while at the desktop to open  Can type commands and hit Enter to execute  Commands suggested fro...
File Browser
File BrowserHit Alt + Home or go to Go → Home on the menu  bar to open up the Home Folder in the file  browser Nautilus an...
Custom Desktop AppsNotice on earlier screenshots of the desktop that there is a navigator applet at the bottom of the scre...
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Using the Unity Desktop

  1. 1. Using the UnityDesktop in Ubuntu
  2. 2. Standard Desktop View
  3. 3. Standard Desktop ViewNotice two panels Top panel • Contains program menu bar on left side • Right side has clock and essential functions – Mail – Battery life – Account/shutdown menu – Volume control Unity bar on left (default desktop style is called Unity) • Can save applications to open quickly • Shows open applications
  4. 4. Unity Dashboard
  5. 5. Unity DashboardFrom clicking the “Dash Home” button Top of Unity bar (has circle of friends icon)Dash Home shows recent files and downloadsCan move between menus at bottom of dash Home Applications Files and Folders Music Videos
  6. 6. Dashboard Menus
  7. 7. Dashboard MenusSearch bar at top used to find filesSubcategories in each menu can be expanded by clicking “See xx more results”
  8. 8. Dashboard Menus
  9. 9. Dashboard MenusEach menu has its own search filtering options Can be toggled by clicking “Filter results”
  10. 10. Command Launcher
  11. 11. Command LauncherPress Alt while at the desktop to open Can type commands and hit Enter to execute Commands suggested from a drop-down list when something is typed
  12. 12. File Browser
  13. 13. File BrowserHit Alt + Home or go to Go → Home on the menu bar to open up the Home Folder in the file browser Nautilus and search manually through the system
  14. 14. Custom Desktop AppsNotice on earlier screenshots of the desktop that there is a navigator applet at the bottom of the screen Customizable applications such as Avant Window Navigator can be downloaded and installed to the system and used in addition to default Ubuntu packages

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