In OS X, clicking on a dock icon shows all open windows for the app. In Ubuntu, clicking on a launcher icon only shows the most recently used open window. This is annoying if you want to copy files between two folders or view all Xpad note windows.
sudo apt install dconf-tools
org / gnome / shell / extensions / dash-to-dock
click-action custom value to
Another change to match 16.04 functionality when scrolling over app icon:
scroll-action custom value to
For Ubuntu 16.04 read on.
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Is it really that hard for a program to restore the windows that were open when you logged out? One of the things I liked about OS X was that it remembered the open file manager windows and folders. The default file manager on Ubuntu, Nautilus (Gnome Files), doesn’t do that. It just opens your Home folder. I wrote a couple of python scripts to remedy the situation.
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I recently bought a new laptop from System 76 with Ubuntu preinstalled. This replaced a 7 year old MacBook Pro. Apple no longer sells 17″ laptops and HP and Dell linux laptops are well hidden on their websites. Read on for equivalent linux software to match what I used on OS X.
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