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I was looking at 11.04 pre-Alpha and wondering if I can change the dock orientation. Does the pre-Alpha have this function? Is the idea being implemented as we speak? If not where can I propose this idea?

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possible duplicate of Can I move the Unity launcher? –  Jorge Castro Feb 8 '12 at 1:48
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This feature request was reported as a bug recently, but the request was declined.

Mark Shuttleworth answered:

I'm afraid that won't work with our broader design goals, so we won't implement that. We want the launcher always close to the Ubuntu button.

See also: OMG Ubuntu - Ubuntu Unity launcher won’t be ‘moveable’

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I've no idea whether this is being implemented or not (edit: see fluteflute's answer here), but:

There isn't a proposal yet for your idea, so i suggest you add one. By the way, they are indeed being read by the Ubuntu developers.

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unity wont support changing the launcher(please dont call it dock) position afaik. it might have something to do with the fact that ubuntu button in the top left have a relationship with the launcher e.g. the icon will glow if there is pending notification in one of the running apps.

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Why not? This is the real Dock, directly from *Step (upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3b/NeXTSTEP_desktop.jpg) –  G B May 4 '11 at 9:11
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