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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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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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How can I improve 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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2answers
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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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Open the dash and search for Startup Disk Creator., Where is the dash

I'm brand new to Ubuntu looking to install it on a flash drive to co-exist with Windows 7 on a Dell Inspirion computer. I've down loaded Ubuntu and the next step I need to take is to "Open the dash ...
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How can I put a shortcut to a file in the Unity launcher?

Is it possible to put a shortcut to a file (like a application launcher but opens a file instead of launching a program) in the Unity launcher, and if so, how?
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Why does the unity top panel not show the Chrome icon?

It does on gnome shell and cinnamon (linux mint). Why not in unity?

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