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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I show two taskbars in dual monitor setup?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with dual monitors with Classic sessions. Currently there're only one task bar in my primary monitor, showing all tasks / windows of both windows. I used dual monitor setup in ...
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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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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 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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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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Task Bars Side Bars

Can the newer Ubuntu have multiple taskbars with widgets to access weather,network monitors,force quit,etc. I've stayed at 11.04 as I enjoy the multiple taskbars
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Erratic behaviour: dimming windows, disappearing taskbar, cairo-dock in greyscale - Xubuntu 13.04 with Compiz

Erratic behaviour: dimming windows, disappearing taskbar, cairo-dock in greyscale - Xubuntu 13.04 with Compiz Hi, I hope someone will be able to help, since Xubuntu 13.04 is driving me nuts. I was ...
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Is there any way to do not combine icons on taskbar in Uniti?

I would like to make this windows to display with two icons without merging it. I was searching for compiz settings and google and nothing was found.
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is there an app to add change or reconfigure the taskbar menu to openbox, debian, or ubuntu

I would like to find an app that would allow you to choose which style of menu to use in the taskbar. For instance, I would like to see something like this: Debian menu ----> Ubuntu ...
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Unity launcher shortcuts for KDE?

I really am on the KDE site of thinks, but i also love the shortcuts of the Unity launcher and the Windows7 Taskbar. Is there a way to bring the META+number shortcut for switching and launching ...