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I would like to put the top panel on the bottom of the screen like it is in Gnome. Is this possible?

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What are you asking? It seems like you need to ask several questions - if so, please create separate questions. Also, please fix the title. – Shawn J. Goff Mar 16 '11 at 15:00
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as far as i'm aware, it isn't currently possible, short of editing the source code (and my guess is that a lot of things probably assume it is at the top at the moment, so you'd probably have to edit more than just a couple of lines)

i'd like to be proven wrong on this though

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This is correct, it's currently not possible. – Jorge Castro Mar 17 '11 at 15:19

Right click on it > Properties. Under General tab, change the Orientation to Bottom.

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If he's using 11.04 & unity its not possible to do this – robin0800 Mar 17 '11 at 12:02
That only works with GNOME 2 – Ingo Mar 17 '11 at 16:45
Didn't saw the tiny tags! – Ashfame Mar 18 '11 at 8:49

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