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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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re-order open program tabs in panel/taskbar

Is there anything like this for XFCE or any other desktop? I tried this and I can drag but when I drop the open program window it goes back to where I dragged it from.
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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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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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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'.