Ubuntu – How to enable ‘show desktop’ icon

The following steps show how to add the Show Desktop icon to the launcher using Ubuntu 16.04.

  1. Click on the Ubuntu icon in the launcher
  2. Type  ‘System Settings’ and click on the icon when it appears in the results
  3. Click on the ‘Appearance’ icon
  4. Click on the ‘Behaviour’ tab at the top of the window
  5. Tick the ‘Add show desktop icon to the launcher’ option
  6. Close the Window to save the changes.

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