Drawers has been updated recently to version 12.12.2 bringing more new features and fixes. Drawers is an application that allows Ubuntu users to organize items in the Unity launcher by creating drawers (stacks) into which you can add and group your favorite programs, files/folders, and links with support of drag and drop.


The Drawer's window can also be customized via the Preferences menu:


New created drawers will be now added automatically to the Unity launcher, no need to do that manually. Here are the complete new features and changes in Drawers 12.12.2:


  • New Item Properties Editor Dialog (allows icon selection)
  • Quicklists for alternate execution of Drawer Items
  •        - Will import from newly added applications
  •        - Alternates can be added in Edit Properties dialog
  • New Drawers are added to Unity Launcher Bar automatically
  •        - Preference dialog appears first to allow icon changes
  •        - Thanks to Bernhard Kaindl for code
  • Color and Font Changes take effect immediately on closing preferences
  • Improved loading speed for large drawers
  • Locale support for application names
  • New Translations added (German & Russian)

Drawers 12.12.2 Installation

To install Drawers 12.12.2 from PPA in Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04, enter these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ian-berke/ppa-drawers 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install drawers
Search and open Drawers from the Unity Dash to start creating new stacks.

Drawers Removal

To uninstall Drawers from Ubuntu, enter these commands:

sudo apt-get remove drawers 
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:ian-berke/ppa-drawers 
sudo apt-get update
 
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