Task bar is the word commonly used to refer to bars capable of containing applets, window lists, or applets.

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Disabling fading effect in windows' titles in the default task manager

Windows' titles are faded in the built-in task manager: How to disable this fading effect? I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4.
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How do I create application icons on the taskbar in gnome desktop in 14.04?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I can't find the answer anywhere - I can only find people asking about adding and removing icons from the top bar. In 12.04 I was able to add application icons ...
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How to make the application taskbar icon identical to the application file icon?

I would like to associate a custom icon with our (Qt) application. We ship the application as stand-alone: that is to say all non-system libraries are part of the software package. We need to set ...
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Taskbar and launcher not appearing

The taskbar and unity launcher is not appearing when I sign in, however I do not have this problem on any other account. If anyone could help me solve this issue I would be grateful. I am running ...
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Gnome classic taskbar doesnt work propperly on selecting program

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 with the gnome classic extension. If i want to change to another window, i click the symbol on the taskbar on the bottom of the screen. Now i observerd this behaviour: If i ...
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Customize Kubuntu task bar

I just installed Kubuntu 15.04 the first time here. I don't know the correct name of Kubuntu's "Task bar" but there is something about it that drives me nuts. I moved the Task Bar to the left of my ...
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help. not letting me type password and task bar gone

My laptop task/menu bar that runs along the bottom of the screen has disappear. I found a useful question and answer that said to press ctrl alt f1 then login in and type unity-reset. So I tried that ...
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How to create shortcut of executable on Unity launcher?

I have an executable file (here: Apache Directory Studio's application/x-executable) on my Ubuntu 15.04 vivid. Now usually, when I want to place an application into my launcher, I simply drag and ...
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Task Bar Error, but function still available. (Ubuntu 14.04)

This is what had happened to my task bar. When I point my mouse pointer to the task bar or even click on it, it still work. I have no idea what is going on. Current Window = Window XP Launching on ...
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Taskbar missing after messing around

I have encountered a MAJOR problem, and that is that my taskbar has entirely vanished. Help? Can't post pictures because I don't have 10 reputation. Great.
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Can't see tool bars after installing kubuntu-desktop

I installed Kubuntu desktop with: sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get purge unity unity 2-d sudo reboot And after rebooting all of my tool bars have vanished and I can't seem to ...
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Installation Issues: How do I resolve?

I have attempted to install Ubuntu on my old Laptop for enhanced utility. I have cleared the Hard Drive as there is no operating system on it. I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 and it was successful ...
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How to Create Taskbar Icon Of MS Office Using PlayOnLinux

I have installed MS Office on Ubentu 14 using Play on PlayOnLinux , now Can you please let me know how I can create Taskbar Office Icon for MS Word, for example? Thanks
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How to remove tray icons on Xubuntu's taskbar

Some times I open Mozilla Thunderbird or I want to close all of my Notes but the tray icon on the top right does not disappear. Is there a way I can remove them without removing the entire task bar? ...
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Lubuntu Taskbar missing

I have recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 but when I start my computer and logs in the only thing I see is my wallpaper and my trashcan. Lubuntu worked fine when I tried it before installing but now I ...
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New in ubuntu 12 - taskbar [duplicate]

I am new in ubuntu. I want to ask you. Can I somehow disable the launch panel and move these icons to the top taskbar? And other one: Can I disable somehow touchpad? It doesn't disable while typing.. ...
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How to create Windows like taskbar toolbar to access desired folder and subfolder fast?

Please see image below: Is there any application for Ubuntu which can give this facility?
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Disable alt tab and taskbars

I'm creating kiosks for public use and I'm trying to make them as tamper proof as possible. Many have keyboards attached so I'm trying to disable alt-tab to stop them switching out of my locked down ...
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Icon missing when application is launched

I've created an application launcher in /usr/share/applications that launches rdesktop. The file specifies an icon name and I've added the icons to: /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/48x48/apps ...
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Skype task bar notification in Lubuntu 14.04

How to enable Skype chat window flashing on new message in Lubuntu 14.04? When a new message arrives, only Skype notification (in lower right corner) appears, if a chat window is already opened ...
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How to display a number fetched from a remote url in a taskbar indicator?

I am looking for a solution (application) that would allow me to make a request to particular web page every x seconds and retrieve the number (the number is the only content there, no html, no xml or ...
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Ubuntu has lost it's task bar and everything from the desktop!

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 14 on - been playing about with EmberJS a lot recently and find Ubuntu a friendlier platform than OSX (I dread to think what it's like on Windows!) for this stuff. Anyway ...
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desktop taskbar and tital bar disabled (not visible) . vmware 10 ubuntu14

i has installed Ubuntu 14.4 64 bit as guest OS on windows 7 using vmware workstation 10. after installing i am not able to see task-bar (left) or title bar (top). please can you help.
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No task bar appearing

this is pretty strange and I have no idea if I just pressed something, or if something is wrong with Ubuntu its self, but for some reason I have no task bar, the top bar, or even exit/minimize/full ...
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Unsatisfied while opening home folder for the first two time

Question may be little logistic Open home folder for the first time clicking files in the taskbar. Go to some drive you have partitioned and open a file from there.Make sure you are not in the ...
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Ubuntu Gnome and application icon in top bar?

When I install application that add icon in top bar, I don't see anything in top bar. Is GNOME shell restricts iconns? How can I change it to let application icon to be added there?
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Ubuntu 14.04 top taskbar missing

My top taskbar is missing. No shutdown button, language indicator, date and time. I have Ubuntu 14.04. See here what is missing.
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How to move taskbar to bottom position as in Windows

I'm very new to Ubuntu. I have just installed it on my pc and i liked it. But as i'm from Windows background i like the taskbar at the bottom and not at the left position. So is there any way to move ...
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I not found Gnome 3 TaskBar Extention Settings

i use debian and gnome i add taskbar extention.I setted my taskbar previously .But i not found now. i want found this panel ...
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how do I change the default icon size of smooth tasks plasma taskbar?

By default the icons are completely square, so while I can make them wider, that has the effect of making them taller. I want to perfectly emulate the windows 7 taskbar, but changing the space between ...
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Two Ethernet Network connection icons in Lubuntu 14.04

Is there a reason why I have two Ethernet Network Connection 'Wired Connection 1' active icons on the panel in Lubuntu 14.04? This appeared a few weeks ago, and I tried to delete one of them, but it ...
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Just now installed ubuntu 13.10 i dont know how to get top task bar

please help me how to get top task bar in Ubuntu 13.10 i cant see that option in the setting
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Edit “System Tray” in LDXE taskbar

Using Lubuntu here and I would love to remove icons from my system tray. Will dconf-editor work on LDXE as well as Unity (Ubuntu)? Or are there any other solutions to modify the taskbar? When I go to ...
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How to get left Taskbar like thing from Ubuntu in Lubuntu?

Sorry for not knowing the technical term for the taskbar in Ubuntu. Can I get that thing also in Lubuntu? I'm talking about this thing below
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unity not functioning, no launcher [duplicate]

Yesterday I turned my computer to find that the launcher was missing. In addition, I could not using ctrl-alt-t would bring up a blank white screen. The only terminal could be found by clicking ...
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Gnome taskbar on multiple monitors

Using Ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3.6 I have plugged in a second monitor to my laptop and can drag windows between. I am using Compiz to handle virtual desktops and have switched that to scroll desktops ...
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Rearrange open programs in Xubuntu task bar

My Xubuntu (Ubuntu 13.10) task bar currently looks like this: I'd like to be able to rearrange them in a different order. Say for example, I want Google Chrome to be listed first. But I'm not able ...
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Both 'minbar' and 'monajat' programs dont show up in the Unity Top Bar for Ubuntu 14.04, please help

I installed:(Monojat and Minbar), via: sudo apt-get install -y minbar monojat ; minbar & ; monojat & ; When I press SUPER and S, I can see them next to the clock, but when I am in a ...
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How can I hide a single appliction in the xfce taskbar?

Cisco's Anyconnect - when running - has both an icon in the tray and in the taskbar. The tray icon as everything that I need and therefore I'd like to not have the Anyconnect client show up in the ...
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Double icons in task bar, other icons don't stay

I am using Lubuntu (Operating System : Ubuntu 13.10). I have double icons for network connections/WiFi on the taskbar by clock. How do I get it to one(merge them), it seems like duplicates? FYI this ...
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restore shutdown button on taskbar? How do you restore desktop taskbar in Lubuntu?

Isn't there a way to go back to a default setting for the desktop? An original configuration? How about restoring the shutdown/logoff button in the panel/taskbar? Just installed Lubuntu (Ubuntu ...
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Why are the minimize and maximize buttons “crooked”?

Sorry if the title isn't vere descriptive, but I don't know how to describe this: It happens only when the windows are maximized.
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Lubuntu three monitor setup - Make middle one primary - Tray icons not appearing (3rd monitor has smaller resolution)

I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my desktop. I successfully installed and configured ARandR. This is my current monitor setup (from left to right): 1st: 1920x1200 2nd: 1920x1200 3rd: ...
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Can I install a Mac-like taskbar?

I read somewhere that you can use a taskbar like the one in Mac. I have problems with adapting to the Unity launcher. Can someone please help me with this? Thanks in advance.
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A simple, one-knob volume control for KDE (kubuntu)?

What's the easiest way in KDE (Ubuntu 13.10) to have a simple, one-knob volume control for the default playback device? Right now there's kmix in the taskbar, which shows 3 volume sliders, none of ...
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How to make lxpanel show up on both the monitors

I recently installed lxpnael for having a all open windows list. It shows up by default only on one of my monitors can I show it also on my other monitor? also can I also do it this way - the lxpanel ...
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Types of taskbar

I want to know whats types of taskbar exist for ubuntu? I know TINT2 but exist any others? http://www.ubuntudicas.com.br/blog/2011/10/adicione-uma-barra-de-tafefas-no-ubuntu/
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placing the taskbar

I successfully installed U13.04x64 at first attempt. then I tried to move the taskbar to the bottom of the screen - to no avail. I twisted and turned but couldn't do it for my life, and ended up ...
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Recommendations for taskbar

I recently updated to Ubuntu 13.10 and now tint2 stopped working. Better yet: it works, I just can not see it as the all bar is now transparent. Since Tint2 is no longer maintained I doubt it will be ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, logout button on top taskbar missing

Upgraded ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, the "settings" button with shutdown/settings/login/logout is missing from the taskbar. It was the button that used to be next to the time/calender button, left right ...