How many clicks on Unity launcher?

Marc Deslauriers marcdeslauriers at
Mon Dec 17 02:14:30 UTC 2012

On 12-12-16 06:20 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> Should an application run with one click or two on it's icon on the
> launcher?
> I just installed 12.04 sometimes I can run a program with one click and
> other times it takes two.  Usually the first thing I open is Firefox
> followed by Thunderbird.  They require two clicks while the terminal
> icon I pinned to the launcher only needs one.  If I close and reopen
> Firefox one click will open it.
> What are the rules regarding this?

The rule is simple: it should always only require a single click.

What happens when you click it just once? Does it throb?


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