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What are the icons on the top bar called? [duplicate]

What is that called? The reason I'm asking is that I'm creating a desktop application in Java (using the gnome java library - with GTK support) and I want my app to be visible there as well with a ...
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What is Ubuntu's top bar called? [duplicate]

Mac osx and Ubuntu have the same type of bar at the top of the screen. What I mean is that it is dynamic, when you launch an application, you can reach its setting by using that top bar, file view and ...
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Issue while installing Ubuntu 12.04.1. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? What's the right terminology for Unity's UI elements? I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.1 through a usb stick following the ...
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What is the name of the top bar? [duplicate]

I often have to write bug reports where I have to talk about something in connection with the top bar in Ubuntu, but this is rather difficult, because I simply do not know what to call it... So really ...
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Anatomy and terminology of Unity - Dash, HUD, launcher and panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the right terminology for Unity’s UI elements? Just for reference for those who haven't installed Unity yet - what is the difference between these elements? ...
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What is the file location of the icon in the Launcher which opens the Dash? [duplicate]

Does any of you know the file location of the woosh-like icon which opens the Dash?
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what do you mean by DASH? I have not come across this on other operating syatems [duplicate]

what do you mean by DASH? I have not come across this on other operating systems. Some one asked me to help them so I don't know your jargon
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How can I improve Ubuntu overall system performance?

What are your tips for improving overall system performance on ubuntu? Inspired by this question I realized that some default settings may be rather conservative on Ubuntu and that it's possible to ...
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What are Unity's keyboard and mouse shortcuts?

In Unity, are there any pre-defined shortcuts, e.g. to open the dash or unhide the launcher?
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How can I adjust the transparency of the Status Bar (top panel)?

The status bar (by default) at the top of your screen with the icons OFF to the right, date, user name and other computer options. How can I make that bar transparent, like it is when dash activated ...
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How does Unity work in multi-monitor configurations?

Unity in 10.10 appeared to be focused around single monitor configurations with a single tasking workflow. This works quite well on a netbook which has limited screen real estate. How does the ...
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Tips and Tricks for Unity

We have the new Unity shell in Ubuntu, what are the fun new stuff we need to know or look forward to?
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Where is the end user documentation for Unity?

Is there any end user documentation for the Unity launcher? Failing that, is there at least something as tips&tricks or reference materials (for example, a list of available keyboard shortcuts, ...
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How do I change the color of the Unity upper panel?

I was looking for this for a long time but I couldn't find anything. Please tell me how to change the color of Unity's menu bar if it is possible. Not the left panel (launcher), I mean the panel on ...
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What is the target of Unity?

First Unity was developed for Netbooks. But the Netbook Market is shrinking. Unity is not specialized for tablet pcs like Android 3, but it may work well with some specialized Apps for those devices. ...

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