Show Desktop ICON

Colin Law clanlaw at
Thu Oct 17 08:11:51 UTC 2013

On 16 October 2013 23:49, Jay Ridgley <jridgley2 at> wrote:
> On 10/16/2013 03:22 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 16 October 2013 04:45, Jay Ridgley <jridgley2 at> wrote:
>>> Folks,
>>> I do not know what I did but on one of my systems I have a green box
>>> shaped
>>> icon that displays "show desktop" when I hover my mouse over it. However
>>> I
>>> can not seem to activate it.
>> Where are you seeing this icon?  Is it on the launcher (the column of
>> shortcuts on the left hand side of the screen) or somewhere else
> It appears next to Menu on th top left portion of the screen, it has been an
> icon that looked like the Ubuntu wallpaper.

If you normally see Menu in the top left then presumably you are not
running the standard Unity GUI.  Which one are you using?


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