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

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How to avoid Load Monitor blinking into the task bar panel?

I downloaded and installed the System Load Monitor app into all my Linux (Ubuntu and Lubuntu) PCs. The app runs so fine. It indicates how much machine resources we are using, at every moment ...
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How can I have taskbar in Ubuntu 15?

I just installed Ubuntu 15 GNOME, and the taskbar is missing! How can I place the taskbar to the bottom of my screen? Where is it?
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How to show the task icon hidden by gnome-shell theme?

I'm using a gnome-shell theme called Dark Mode. This theme hides the icon of a task in the panel and it just shows the name of a task. How can I edit the gnome-shell.css to solve it?
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Virtualbox windows guest taskbar always visible

at work I use a Ubuntu Linux 14.04, and most of of the software a I use have a compatible/alternative on Linux, but some corporative softwares run only on windows. Because of it I have intalled ...
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Ungroup items in taskbar

Because I opened loads of files by accident, I somehow found the option to group similar types together. How do you undo this? See screenshot for example of what grouping does. Right-clicking doesn't ...
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Sidebar configuration

Used to run Unix on HP servers, many years ago, and several years ago started dabbling with Linux. I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (after several years layoff), and I'm trying to load shortcuts ...
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Bluetooth icon appeared with Android Studio

I installed Android Studio last week. After it installed the emulator, a Bluetooth icon showed up on my taskbar. This isn't really a problem, but it's really confusing, because my laptop does not have ...
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How to format the task bar (or bar panel)

I don't know what I did, but since last Friday into my Ubuntu Studio 15.10 desktop the task bar panel (or, simply, bottom bar panel) all the icons appear to the left side of the bar (like the typical ...
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LXDE LXPanel Window List Separation Problem

I'm using LXDE on Fedora 23, and while trying to configure the LXPanel, I accidentally clicked Remove "Task Bar (Window List) From Panel, which removed all the windows docked on the panel on all ...
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unchosen program is not sent to the background

I have a terminal and chrome open. both appear in the taskbar. I click one of them and the gui appears, then I click on the second from them but the gui appears behind the existing gui. meaning I ...
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no LibreOffice icon in taskbar when directly opening a document file

First, i don't think it's an duplicate of: no LibreOffice icon in applications bar and/or LibreOffice icons missing from Unity task panel I am using: Ubuntu [15.04] with Cinnamon[2.8.0]-Desktop ...
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System menu and wifi unusable after switching from another user on Wily

I'm using the standard Unity without any custom tweaks. When I switch from another user and log in, the menu bar or panel and the Launcher appear to be frozen (but the Dash can still be controlled via ...
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lemonbar with i3 - fonts?

I just set up this lemonbar to go with my i3 setup. Seems to work fine, although only with the default font (-xos4-terminesspowerline-medium-r-normal--12-120-72-72-c-60-iso10646-1). Tried ...
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How to obtain the lower bar with the applications [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 in VMware Workstation 12 and I don't know how to obtain the bar with the applications shown in the following figure Any suggestions? Many thanks in advance.
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Can I remove hide arrows in menus on task bar

It is good :-) full menu :-) It is bad :-( menu is cutting with arrows and another times is very bad Can I fix it? NOTE: I am a girl novice in Linux
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Lubuntu taskbar doesn't update window titles

I've recently installed Lubuntu 15.04, and everything is fine, except one (very annoying) little thing. My taskbar correctly shows all windows, displaying their title, but it doesn't update those ...
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What does middle-click on the taskbar do?

I know it's supposed to lower the current window, but it has very unexpected behaviour when used on the taskbar. Once one makes the connection that it lowers a maximized window, it sort of becomes ...
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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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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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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 ...