Questions tagged [taskbar]

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

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How can I hide windows from another workspace from showing in the taskbar? [duplicate]

How do I prevent windows from another workspace showing an icon in the taskbar (Ubuntu Dock)? Example: Firefox running on workspace 1 Files running on workspace 2 When I am in workspace 1 I would ...
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Collect notifications in a submenu such as Windows

windows notification area Hello I am trying to make application icons appear in sub menu like Windows (with Dash-To-Panel extension) How can I do this? There is any extension can do That? Edit: ...
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How to remove “taskbar” tabs? [duplicate]

Here's how, all of a sudden, my Ubuntu desktop started to look like: A Windows-like task bar appeared at the bottom after more than a year of using the same Ubuntu without any such surprises. Does ...
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Why does my battery icon display in red, even though I've got hours of charge left

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 on my laptop, and in the taskbar I see this battery icon. When my battery is running low it becomes red to attract attention that I need to attach the charger to my laptop. ...
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How to fixed that? [duplicate]

E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/etcher.list E: Type '404' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mssql-server.list E: Malformed line ...
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What is this icon in my taskbar (green arrow on white gear with green background)

Nothing happens if I hover over or click on it. Here's my entire taskbar:
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How to show ubuntu desktop

enter image description herestrong text When I start ubuntu 18.04 then only see this screen which is in photo and not other option can access, can you tell me what is exact issue
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Missing running programs ons taskbar

Taskbar missing running programs My programs that are running (sublime, cdm, ...) dissapeared from mij task bar. How do I get them back? I tried using right click but that doesn't show any option ...
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How to get a HDD running status led monitor in the taskbar

I use Ubuntu Studio 19.10. I want to know if there is a way to get a HHD running status (as a led monitor light) into the standard taskbar of the screen. It is intended because my Laptop PC has this ...
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18.04: Is it possible to have a two-row panel (taskbar)?

I use a few tweaks on my customized taskbar, and it would be very comfortable to have two rows of taskbar to put more shortcuts for the most important utilities & tools. My bar is filled with real ...
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How to show only number of current virtual desktop in taskbar? (KDE Plasma)

i dont want to switch desktops by taskbar (i do it by keyboard), but i want to see which desktop is active. so i just want to see the number of active virtual desktop, not of all desktops. is there ...
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On Ubuntu 18.04 I cannot switch tasks when clicking on the task bar

It just keeps telling me that the app "is ready"... Once I use Alt+Tab to switch to the app and back, I can use the task bar again to move to that app (only the others keep playing games ...). Any ...
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How can I make Ubuntu Dock show labels, not icons (like Windows does)?

On Ubuntu 19.04 how do I make Ubuntu Dock show the labels of running programs like Windows does in the taskbar? Also not to group them with dots but separate labels (again as Windows does).
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Multiple icons task bar git gui

When I use Git-gui I get multiple icons in the taskbar/favorites (Ubuntu Dock), see below: Is there a way to fix this? I have only one window open.
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Monitor Network usage widget histogram

I wanted to monitor my network usage in my taskbar. In windows I was using Networx for this purpose, but here I can not find the widget of Networx to add to my toolbar. I am using Kubuntu 18.0.4 and ...
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How to activate the favorites icon on the taskbar (dash-to-panel)? [duplicate]

My application is in the selected taskbar(GNOME, dash-to-panel). When a window opens, a new icon appears in the taskbar. How to make so that the favorites icon is activated and a new one does not ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 always shown seperate taskbar icon for Kate editor

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Hello all: I'm using my favorite Kate editor in Ubuntu 18.04. I've pin the icon to the taskbar using "Show Applications" -> search "kate" -> (right click) "add to favorites". ...
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I changed some setting in the taskbar, removed a panel or something, and now my taskbar doesn't show applications I have open

Edit: I figured it out! Right click the taskbar, "Add widget" and select "task manager." The applications I have open don't appear in the taskbar. My taskbar is just a big, empty bar at the ...
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How can I edit the Menu entries in the taskbar? [duplicate]

I am running Lubuntu 18.04LTS and have a taskbar at the bottom of the screen. The leftmost button opens a menu of themed options, such as "Graphics" with subfolders of applications (GIMP, Inkscape, ...
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Diodon not showing in Xubuntu task bar

I installed Diodon on my Xubuntu 18.04 using sudo apt install diodon Although Diodon does run (if I open the whisker menu and open Diodon I do see the clipboard menu), the icon does not appear on ...
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How can I get Icon only “Grouped Modern Window list” on Xubuntu, that I can “pin” in panel too?

I want to use Grouped window list (Just like in Windows 7 Taskbar). I am using Xubuntu 18.04.
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How to make KDE Plasma taskbar panel transparent?

I am using KDE Plasma, Currently the taskbar panel is looking like Windows. Can we make it transparent ? If Yes, How ?
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How can I move KDE Plasma taskbar to the top?

Is there any way to move Plasma Taskbar to the top of the screen? Currently it is at the bottom which makes it look like Windows.
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KDE Plasma 5.12: How to change background-color of minimized windows in task manager widget?

By default, the Task Manager widget shows minimized windows as gray. I want to change the color from gray to black/darkgray, so that it looks like all other windows which are not minimized. Konsole ...
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Upgraded from Kubuntu 17.04 to 18.04 and lost much of desktop functionality

I was given a desktop running Kubuntu 17.04 and asked to install a program. Given the lack of repository support for 17.04, I told them I need to upgrade them to 18.04. I did so, but when I logged in ...
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Battery icon won't update quickly when I start charging

When I plug in the charger and my laptop starts charging, the battery icon won't update to a charging battery icon until after a few minutes. How can I fix it and make it change immediately? My ...
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How to fix duplicate wireless taskbar display?

I followed the instructions to install the driver for BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN [14e4:4311] (rev 01), firmware-b43-installer. However, now my wireless module (should I call it that?) is displaying twice ...
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19.04 Gnome panel selection area

In 19.04 the Gnome panel selection area for the extenstions on the left of the panel overlaps the panel into the desktop or full screen application. The extensions in the centre and on the right of ...
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Preview the contents of an application in Task Bar

How can I preview apps in task bar so that I can close certain windows of a running application without having to click and open the particular application and instead pointing would show the previews ...
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Missing characters on taskbar

Taskbar on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS is missing characters on the clock and activities section. No idea what caused it and first I've seen it. Is there a way to fix/restart it without a reboot? Extensins as ...
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How do I keep the icon of a program on the taskbar even after opening it?

I reinstalled Kubuntu and during my previous installation it didn't give me any problems. Now, when I pin a program (say chromium) to the taskbar right next to the "start" button the pinned icon ...
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Disable taskbar (Unity Launcher) Icon combine

With Ubuntu 14.04 default desktop, when you open multiple instances of the same program, the task bar will combine them into a single icon which is very inconvenient to use. Can we disable the icon ...
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Gnome Panels and Task-Bar and Starter are gone / missing / disappeared

What happened? Everything was working correctly, but then i did the following: Today, i started Ubuntu not with my current kernel like normally, but with an older Kernel, because i wanted to try ...
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Why window names are appearing in brackets? How I can remove them?

This is the image of the Taskbar from my Lubuntu. Why the name of every window appears in a bracket? How can I remove it?
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KDE 5.15: Missing taskbar

I am having an issue with kde 5.9, task bar is not showing anymore. Desktop wallpaper is black. I can still open application with CTrl+F2. I tried few commands and get this: Any idea on how to show ...
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How to Get Taskbar Size and Position with Python

I am developing a module with Python, and I would like to figure out a way to get the monitor resolution minus the taskbar without any user interaction and preferably in a way that doesn't interfere ...
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Taskbar extensions not working in Ubuntu 18.10 with gnome 3.30

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 18.10. But after I updated it broke the Taskbar extension. And I tried other taskbar extensions too. All are not working. Is there any solution to fix ...
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Icons show up in launcher but not in panel

I can't see any icons ( telegram/hangouts/viber and etc.) in the panel of Ubuntu 16.04. They do show up in the launcher though: How should I proceed? I don't have any of this installed: indicator-...
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How to re-arrange opened tabs in panel?

I am using Dash to panel extension with GNOME Tweaks in Ubuntu 18.04 to move the taskbar to the bottom. But I cannot seem to be able to re-arrange opened tabs. Here's what I want to do: Drag and drop ...
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What distribution have these 3 taskbar tweaks possible?

I need information if it's possible to configure these 3 things in KDE (Kubuntu 18.04) or any other distro: When I move mouse cursor over taskbar I'd like to automatically activate and move to front ...
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Is there anyway to move (swap) an icon pinned to the taskbar by keyboard? [closed]

My Ubuntu version is default 18.04. It seems to be configured via some macro or shell script, But I can't find and figure out. Is there any way I can move (or swap) pinned Ubuntu taskbar icons using ...
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Why taskbar doesn't appear properly on Ubuntu Budgie desktop?

Suddenly my taskbar have a bug when I start my computer!I remember that I did updates at last time that I used Budgie working good.However,it isn't possible to find a start menu and clock on my top ...
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lubuntu, make the terminals / some windows, to not stack in the task bar

I usually have several terminals open and want to access them quickly. But the terminal stacking makes it kinda hard. Is it possible to make the terminals not stack? i'm on ubuntu 18.04
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Kubuntu: Show programs only on their workspace

When switching workspaces (Virtual Desktops); is there a way to make programs only show up on their belonging workspace? By default all programs are visible on the taskbar, even if the program is on ...
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After suspend task manager items disappear Ubuntu 18.04

I just found an issue with latest version of Ubuntu 18.04 with Lenovo legion y520. After lid is closed and opened, the task bar(right of notification bar on top) icons disappear. That is the running ...
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Multiple Taskbars

I have two sets of taskbars. I want to remove the gray ones from the top and bottom of the screen and keep the black one at the top and the narrow black tray at the bottom. FYI, the gray one at the ...
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18.04 what is this weird bottom bar?

I don't know how I got this and I don't know how to get rid of it. Is it some extension? It is redundant since I have a bar on the left. Please help me get rid of it.
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Why applications cannot show their tray icons on the taskbar?

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04. I do not know what have I done, but all the application tray icons can not show on the taskbar, including input method, uGet, and all applications that have the tray icon ...
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Lubuntu 17.10 multiple network icons

I'm running Lubuntu 17.10. Every time I login, there are two network manager icons, the location of the second varies. No GUI preferences solve it.
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Error occured after installing plank in ubuntu

when I open an app, it's icon gets displayed twice on the taskbar. I want to hide anyone of them. The screenshot would explain my question:

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