Here's an update to file under 'little things that matter': Unity quicklists in 13.04 now relay the state of the focused window.
Not too long ago I stumbled upon a very nifty Extension that brings Unity's quicklist functionality to Gnome-Shell's Activity Bar and Dash. And with more and more developers adding quicklist support to their applications this extension ensures that GNOME users don't miss out.
The Unity launcher is a shelf for managing and launching our favourite applications. But on smaller screens, such as those on netbooks, it's easy for it to become so stacked full of pinned and running apps that things become slightly unmanageable. If you find that that's the case for you then give one of these 'themed' category quick-lists a go. They group popular applications together in a handy right-click quick-list.
Support for accessing bookmarked folders through the Nautilus Quicklist in Ubuntu 12.04 has finally arrived. The feature, one long overdue, lists user's bookmarks - both custom and default - alongside a static entry for opening a new Nautilus window. Which is all very handy.
As the momentum behind Google+ continues to gather pace its users are longing for desktop integration. To help tide us over until Google release some proper Google+ tools for developers to play with reader Tom LeJeune has added 'drag n' drop' Picasa image uploading to the Google+ Unity Quicklist we shared a few days back. If it sounds like something you'd use, here's how...
Like a lot of people right now I am loving Google+ – the search giants stab at social networking. Until Google get around to releasing a kick-ass API for Google+ so someone can make a […]
Remote desktop client 'Remmina' doesn't have Ubuntu Unity launcher integration by default, but it's easy enough to add with this script by Daniel S.