I want to make it look like the bottom dock of Windows 7. Is that possible? Maybe through the Terminal? I'm using Bash for the record. I'm using the Unity desktop.
Do you see the squares?
I may have found a solution that might work, if you wanted to make your desktop more like Windows 7 (as always, make a backup of everything, and be sure you know how to revert the changes you made, just in case):
To move the Unity Launcher to the bottom of the screen
Then enable Ubuntu Unity Plugin Rotated and disable Ubuntu Unity Plugin in ccsm.
To remove the square backlight
Next, open the new plugin, go to "experimental", and set the
If it still doesn't look the way you want it to, follow the rest of the instructions from here and see how that turns out.