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

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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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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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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 ...
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Hide the taskbar in Virtualbox's Seamless Mode [closed]

I just wanted to ask if there was a way to hide the taskbar when running VirtualBox in seamless mode. I only want it to run Photoshop and occasionally MS Office, I don't need the start bar getting in ...
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How do you move the Unity Dash with a dual monitor setup?

I'm using 2 monitors with Ubuntu 11.04 and can't for the life of me figure out how to move the Unity Dash/Taskbar/whatever to where I want it (the far left side of the left monitor). No matter what I ...
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Restore rearranging programs on taskbar in classic mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why I Can't swap the windows on Window List at gnome panel after upgrading? In previous versions of Ubuntu, I've enjoyed being able to rearrange the programs on the ...
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My taskbar doesn't show up after startup

Just upgraded to natty. This is the first time I turned on my computer to use it. It didn't show anything but my wallpaper. No side panel or taskbar. Just the wallpaper. Now, I sort of know what ...
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Gnome panel hides window titlebar

I moved my laptop screen "below" external screen (was using left/right config before). There's a little problem. When my gnome panel is on top of laptop screen, all windows I maximize "drawn" under ...
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Is there any way to adjust the width of taskbar items on Gnome desktop?

Is there any way in which the width of items on the taskbar (or, rather, the lower panel) of the Gnome (2.32.0) desktop (Ubuntu 10.10) can be adjusted to take a more sensible width? While I can see ...
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Is it possible to dynamically change the task manager icons?

I don't use dock apps, just KDE panel with task manager. I want to know if it is possible to change the browser task icon to match the site favicon instead of the browser icon? I use Firefox 4, KDE ...
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Is there a “Hover to click” feature in Gnome Taskbar?

Does GNOME have a feature that allows me to hover over a window on the taskbar and select it without clicking? Thanks!
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Can I set up Gnome to pop-up its main menu anywhere when I right-click on desktop, and apps (windows) list on middle-click?

In XFCE it was very convenient to pop-up applications launcher menu and running applications list menu anywhere on desktop by right and middle click respectively. Can be Gnome configured to behave so? ...