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

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Putting the taskbar on the lateral on gnome classic

is it possible to put the taskbar on the lateral on gnome classic, and put all the program tabs and icon launchers there? I find that to be the most efficient way to use screen space. I would like to ...
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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 Lubuntu 14.04

Is there a reason why I have two Ethernet Network Connection 'Wired Connection 1' active Icons on Task Bar? This appeared a few weeks ago and try to delete one of them but no luck how. Can any one ...
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Is it possible to show a number above the icons in the task bar, referring to which desktop the application is in

I'm trying to create separate work desktops, so I have two shells, two firefoxes, etc. What I want is to be able to look at an icon and see to which desktop it belongs. I'm using KDE and Xfce. But, ...
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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 make gnome look like windows 7 [duplicate]

I was wondering that how can I make gnome look like windows 7/8. I have the icons and themes but is there a task bar available to make it look completely like windows 7?
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 not showing top bar or nautilus [duplicate]

I logged in and suddenly all I can see is my desktop, my desktop icons, and nothing else. My guest account works fine, however, and everything shows! what happened and what can I do? My top bar and ...
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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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No size adjustment for launcher bar in 12.0.4.4 LTS [duplicate]

Ever since the upgrade to 12.04.4 LTS, my launcher bar icons are huge. I no longer have the slide bar to adjust them. Is there a place to re-enable that feature?
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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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How to get third-party docks to work with Ubuntu Unity?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with default Unity. I'd like to install another taskbar (dzen2) to be docked somewhere on the screen. I start it with 'dzen2 -dock' but the rest of the windows in Unity don't ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 icon on task bar

How to restore the icon on the task ? This was the message on the screen:'indicator Applet Complete has quit unexpectedly'.
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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 ...
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Remove unity top bar from second screen

How can I remove the top bar from the second screen? I want it to appear only on my main screen. The second monitor is connected by HDMI.
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how to remove weird screen glitch 'double desktop'

I've installed 13.04 on my pc, but my desktop shows this weird phenomenon. I have a double task bar (sound/clock/settings buttons) and that there is a smaller wallpaper in the top left corner of my ...
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How to put my BR DVD back on the task bar

I am totally new to this system and "unlocked" my DVD player from the task bar not knowing what it did. Now I can't find how to use the DVD player or put it back on the task bar. I have a DVD in the ...
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Kubuntu taskbar requires double click to open minimized window

After installing updates this morning, I could not login to KDE any more ("startkde not found"). I reinstalled KDE and solved that problem. However, something has changed, because now I have to ...
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Top Bar missing in Ubuntu 13.04

To Moderators: please don't write "this question is duplicate with ·that· and ·this·" because I already checked and my situation is different. I first uninstalled Zeitgeist because of RAM problem, ...
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How to remove taskbar from Ubuntu?

As image itself explain my Question. I am New to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu Tweak and now I want to remove that bar. I have already removed Global Menu from Ubuntu. I don't Have enough reputation ...
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Can I change the image of the icons on my taskbar?

Am I able to change the images of the currently running programs on my taskbar? I have one very useful program with a very ugly and outdated icon and I'd like to change it.
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GNOME classic minimizer tweak/similar desktop enviorment

I've been using the GNOME classic desktop environment for Ubuntu 12.04 for a while now, and after installing conky, I've realized that the taskbars make it look cluttered. Are there any tweaking ...
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Where to set up Workspaces & 10.04 Look & Feel?

Unable to find setup for multiple workspaces. Previous response to another question gives: "System Settings > Appearance > Behavior Tab > Enable Workspaces" but "Appearance" is not even offered as ...
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No taskbar and icons 13.04

So I've been playing around the past few days with Ubuntu (still new to it), and then I wanted to upgrade my nvidia drivers to the latest beta version, I messed up horribly ad now the taskbar and the ...
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Double bluetooth icons

My taskbar shows double bluetooth icons when my bluetooth is activated: When I click the rightmost I get to see this menu: And this is the menu of the icon to the left: The 'about' window: ...
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How to forbid Kubuntu 13.04 Task Manager to group similar instances of an opened program?

Kubuntu Task Manager (taskbar at the bottom of the desktop) groups similar instances of a program. How forbid it? I want similar instances follow one another.
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xfce icons instead of tabs [duplicate]

For my taskbar programs are displayed like: (symbol of chromium)askubuntu.com I would like it as: symbol of chromium [no titles] askubuntu.com imagemagick man page Like in ...
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Taskbar and Tray on Lubuntu gone missing but not on guest account

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04, and something strange happened. I rebooted after installing some updates, and now when I choose "Lubuntu" on the login screen, I get something similar to "OpenBox"--no ...
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How do I open Dolphin in a certain folder from the terminal?

I would like to add a starter icon to my task bar that runs dolphin but initially starts in a folder I would like to specify the Dolphin Handbook doesn't explain this.
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See workspace name in taskbar [duplicate]

In 11.10 I could set preferences and apply names to the different workspaces. In 12.10 I installed CompizConfig Setttings Manager and enabled workspace naming, and I can get the names to show up when ...
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How to see the indicators only for apps in current workspace?

This worked fine in 11.10, but today I upgraded to 12.10 and I can't remember what I had to do to get this to work correctly. What I want is: When in a workspace, the only icons in the taskbar should ...
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How do I reorder buttons in the window-list (taskbar) via drag and drop?

I switched from GNOME2 to XFCE and miss the feature to re-arrange the window buttons in the taskbar (window list). How can I make it working? I use Xubuntu 12.10.
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Change font color of inactive apps on KDE taskbar

How can I set minimized apps' names on taskbar (they call it taskmanager widget in kde I believe, that panel at the bottom) NOT to be gray? Ie where can I change its font, in system settings I can ...
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How to get KDE Taskbar to display notifications icons on right

I was trying to fix some settings on the taskbar panel and all the tray icons, such as the clock, the clipboard, the search service etc have all now moved to the left side of the taskbar. Is there ...
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Ubuntu taskbar disappears after reboot, unity-reset shows a warning after running

This is the code for what happened after Ioperated the unity --reset command. The taskbar showed up but so does all these errors and warnings. unity-panel-service: no process found Checking if ...
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Why I get a message of outdated packages minutes after I have updated?

I have getting a yellow exclamation mark in the top panel on 12.04. It tells me I have updates that are outdated when I just updated a few minutes ago. How do you correct the updates?