[launcher] width should be customizable

Bug #789638 reported by Viesturs Teivāns
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unity-2d
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Bug Description

This is not the same as "#704028 [launcher] icon size wrong - should be 32x32". Launcher icons are looking OK but in my opinion they should be resizable, because the screen resolution for weaker computers for whom this is made for may be low.
https://answers.launchpad.net/unity-2d/+question/158873

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Florian Boucault (fboucault) wrote :

Thanks for the suggestion Viesturs!

summary: - Launcher icon resizing
+ [launcher] width should be customizable
Changed in unity-2d:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
tags: added: delta-with-3d
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Ugo Riboni (uriboni) wrote :

This is already possible in Unity, btw. The size of the icons can be customized via a setting.

Didier Roche (didrocks)
Changed in unity-2d (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Gerry Boland (gerboland) wrote :

A community member has been working on this for Unity-2D, check out
https://answers.launchpad.net/unity-2d/+question/175008
He has a branch on launchpad with it done. We'll start reviewing it shortly.

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iltony (iltony) wrote :

Interesting! I'd like to test it out. Is there a ppa?

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jeffme (jeffmefun) wrote :

Concur that this seems like an obviously missing feature that is below par wrt Apple's launcher. Maximizing screen real estate is a normal & reasonable objective. Being able to change it with setting configurations is fine for Debian, but misses the point of Ubuntu. There are plenty of environments (e.g. VM's) where it might make sense to use Unity 2D and still expect this feature.

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