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How do I move the task bar back to the bottom of the screen where it belongs from it's stupid placement on the left. I won't use Ubuntu as long as it has to be in the way where it is now.

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"where it belongs". Says you. I say: left side is costing me the least amount of workspace so it suits fine on the left hand side. –  Rinzwind Oct 18 '13 at 7:08
    
try using kubuntu or xubuntu or lubuntu –  Mateo Oct 20 '13 at 2:56

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There is no way to move the 'task bar' to the bottom of the screen. You are out of luck.

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Here is the Way to Move the Taksbar to bottom askubuntu.com/questions/33605/can-i-move-the-unity-launcher –  Lonston Oct 18 '13 at 4:17
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@ Babin lonston - This is for an old version (11.x) and as stated in that thread there is no way to do this in a up-to-date version. –  Atari911 Oct 18 '13 at 6:01

Before you log in, click the little circle to the upper right of your name, then select a different window manager that works more like Windows instead. You might like Cinnamon (or maybe gnome). This will get you the taskbar on the bottom that you want.

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Don't forget to install the associated desktop first. I don't think it is installed by default. –  Marky Oct 18 '13 at 6:23

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