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

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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?
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Maximized windows go under vertical taskbar with dual monitors on KDE

I just installed KDE and put the taskbar vertically on one of my 2 monitors. The problem is that maximized windows don't recognize the taskbar space. The maximized windows go under the taskbar. It ...
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How to change the background color of current day in the calendar? [closed]

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I think the default color for the current day is not right. It lacks of contrast. For usability and accesibility purposes, it's better to highlight a little bit more the ...
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How to avoid in the task bar other Workspace application icons?

What I want is that when I go to ones of my Workspaces, in the task bar where all current running app is showed, just appear app in the current Workspace. How can I do that?
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How to change the Top bar's icon color

The power, wireless, sound, and battery icon are black on my Top bar. I am wondering how I can change the color of these icons to a lighter color.
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Installed ubuntu 12.10 and no taskbar

So i installed ubuntu 12.10 (from cd) and there is no taskbar all the rest works just the bar is missing. My specifications are: amd k8 athlon 64/opteron 2 Ghz Hope someone can help me with this.
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I get a blank desktop with no icons , menu and bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I setup the Ubuntu 12.10 for first time , when I login . desktop appear but there is no bar! there is no right click ...
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What window managers (or desktop environments) can group window icons in the taskbar like Windows 7?

I find it much faster to identify a window in the taskbar (window list) by its icon, rather than by its text: The problem with most window managers I've switched among is that they don't group ...
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Remove or disable users taskbar

is it possible to remove or disable user's taskbar? I have to setup Ubuntu box, so user can run only web browser and nothing else.
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Minimize/Maximize window behavior [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can’t I use the Unity launcher icon to minimize applications/windows? On Windows, when I click on a taskbar icon the window maximizes, and when I click on it again ...
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Task bar not appearing in Ubuntu LXDE

Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, installed LXDE for the heck of it. Used it for a bit, then logged out and logged in. Now the taskbar isn't there, and there's a solid gray bar at the top of the screen (width ...
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Can't make Unity Launcher appear

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and I want to make unity launcher to auto-hide but when it hides it doesn't appear again unless I press the start button. Should I reinstall unity through terminal? I don't have ...
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Fullscreen Still Has Taskbars at Top and Bottom

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and running the Gnome Classic desktop. Whenever I go fullscreen, the taskbars at the top and bottom which hold the menus, notifications, etc. are still visible. This only ...
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Taskbar and ALT+Tab do not show gtkwave application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I have some .vcd files with wave dumps, I use gtkwave application to view those files. I ...
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How to show the Ubuntu launcher under Parallels

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Mac using Parallels, can you tell me how to display the Launcher inside Ubuntu? I am also having problems with the menubar as it appears to be invisible. My ...
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Move the position of the opened apps in the taskbar with the mouse or keyboard

is there any desktop environment, windows manager or fork of ubuntu 12.04 that permits moving the apps in the taskbar (traditional taskbar, not unity left panel)???? You know, for example in Firefox I ...
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Nothing works on the desktop screen after I tried to use the 3D cube settings [duplicate]

I am pretty new to 11.10. I was trying out some settings to operate the desktop in 3d cube mode that's when the unity bar, side bar disappeared. I have tried quite a few things to get it up and ...
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deleting duplicate objects from taskbar

I am using Gnome 3 (I think) and I accidently put several icons for "computer" on the taskbar. How do I get rid of them and anything else I do not want on the taskbar. \ Also, how do I tell what ...
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Missing tabs on taskbar

I got shifted to a new workstation shortly. The system is using Ubuntu 11.04 - the Natty Narwhal - released in April 2011 and supported until October 2012. I found the bottom taskbar missing in it. I ...
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Unwanted application icons showing on unity taskbar

I installed my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop after a dependency loop hell. After I re-installed the Unity panel shows all application icons whenever the app is loaded. For example I can now always ...
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How can I change the opacity of the task bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I adjust the transparency of the top panel? Well .. the question is as simple as the title. But for details .. I really like the look of the task bar when I ...
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How do I get my taskbar back?

When I restarted my Ubuntu workstation after a firefox crash, my taskbar disappeared. I'm referring to the bar at the bottom of the screen, where the currently-open programs are displayed. Also, I ...
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Multi-Workspace Compatible Taskbar in Unity 3D

I'm currently using tint2, which doesn't seem to support workspaces in Unity 3D very well. It can't keep windows in different workspaces in the correct taskbar (all workspaces show left monitor's ...
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How to stick an icon on the menu bar?

I'm really tired; I can't think of words right now, which is why I said "stick it" on the "menu bar" despite that I know there's more accurate wording. But hopefully you know what I mean. I ...
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symbols not shown in taskbar

I use ubuntu 11.04. In my taskbar no extra symbols are shown like for skype or vuze but instances still run in background ( ps -e in terminal shows them). How can I fix this problem?
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How would I pin a .jar file to the taskbar in Unity Display

How would I make it so that I can run a .jar file from the task bar on the side in Unity. As it is I cannot drop a .jar file onto it. How would I create something that I could pin to the Task bar ...
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Recommendations for a taskbar/panel

What taskbars/panels are available in Ubuntu ? What process should I follow to configure them ?
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how to get the unity bar only hide when a window is maximize [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make the launcher hide when dodge windows in 12.04 like in 11.10? How do I do this? in ubuntu 12.04 it never go away or when a window wasn't maximize it go way ...
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Changing the default IM app away from Pidgin

Is there a way to change the default instant messaging application, in Xubuntu, so that the status icons, in the task bar, apply to a different app, like Twinkle? If not, can I remove the status ...
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Alt-Tab Forces Me to Reboot [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 according to my help. When I press alt-tab, the display flashes a bit and then all my windows have no title bar. Without a title bar at the top, I can't even restart. All I ...
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is there a way to put basic banshee controls in the top bar of unity?

Im looking for a way to put basic controls like pause, play, and skip to the top taskbar (the area which displays the time, battery, mail, titles of pages in chrome...) or some other convenient way to ...
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My computer goes to sleep for no reason while I'm using it [closed]

My computer will go to sleep for no reason. It did so two minutes ago while I was using my mouse to navigate the Internet. It had power. Also, sometimes I am suddenly unable to select anything in a ...
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Upper Taskbar (Move & Lock) settings missing

Upper taskbar (Move & lock) settings are gone. A computer icon replaced my shutdown button in upper right corner as well. Any clues?
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How to have the Taskbar with Unity at the same time?

My question is simple. How can I have the classic Taskbar with Unity at the same time in Ubuntu 11.10? Somehow in the previous version I managed to achieve that, but now I can not remember how did I ...
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Problem with gnome3-shell (top taskbar) [closed]

I install gnome-shell and Zukitwo-theme. The upper taskbar it is transparent but behind is a bar how can get rid off it. Do I need this bar? See the image!!
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Bottom Taskbar Gone on 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use the GNOME Panel in Unity? I am fairly new to Ubuntu and have used it for the last couple of years on a PC just for surfing the net (and thats about it). ...
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How to set the configuration of taskbar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I move the Unity launcher? I want to change taskbar from left side to bottom, and I don't want it to be hide. How to do that?
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Displaying Program Icons in the Title Bar and Task Bar

I'm a brand new, first-time Ubuntu user, so any suggestions or info requests will need to be very specific and step-by-step. I'm not afraid of the terminal or anything else; I just don't usually know ...
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My trash icon from the taskbar sometimes disappears? [closed]

the icon from the "trash" in the "place" folder of the desktop menu bar sometimes disappears with no reason... it also bugs when i try to minimize a full window. Im using ubuntu 11.04 with unity and ...
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Taskbar + menu doesn't show up

I recently formatted my laptop. When booting, it said ERROR: no such partition / grub rescue I tried to install Ubuntu Netbook, but it gives some errors and the most annoying thing: I can't see the ...
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Setting Primary Monitor for Launcher on Natty 11.04

I have a dual monitor setup. It runs ATI drivers on Natty 11.04 as stated in title. I've got it to run dual monitors but i can't get my primary monitor to be set for the left monitor. Any ideas on ...
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Change keybinding to show Unity Sidebar

I tend to use the Super key in my keybindings (e.g. move between workspaces, vim commands, etc.) and holding the super key shows the sidebar. It's really annoying especially if I'm on the maximised ...