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Old 08-15-2012, 10:25 AM   #1
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taskbar not moving to bottom


hey friends. please tell me how to move taskbar to the bottom of the screen. I am using ubuntu 11.o4. I took my mouse cursor to blank area of taskbar and right clicked but no menu appears. I am old windows user and it would be comfortable to me to if taskbar comes at bottom
 
Old 08-15-2012, 10:28 AM   #2
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hey friends. please tell me how to move taskbar to the bottom of the screen. I am using ubuntu 11.o4. I took my mouse cursor to blank area of taskbar and right clicked but no menu appears. I am old windows user and it would be comfortable to me to if taskbar comes at bottom
Have you tried Alt+Right click?
 
Old 08-15-2012, 10:30 AM   #3
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There are many different desktop environments, window managers and panels for *nix systems - it might be helpful to those trying to assist you if you stated which one you are using?
 
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Have you tried Alt+Right click?
Yes i tried. But nothing happens.
 
Old 08-15-2012, 10:32 AM   #5
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There are many different desktop environments, window managers and panels for *nix systems - it might be helpful to those trying to assist you if you stated which one you are using?
How can i find out the information about my desktop environment? I am totally new here
 
Old 08-15-2012, 10:42 AM   #6
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Right click on the menu bar,.. properties,.. position
 
Old 08-15-2012, 10:45 AM   #7
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Right click on the menu bar,.. properties,.. position
Nothing appears when i right click
 
Old 08-15-2012, 10:56 AM   #8
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My taskbar is still at the top. Can anyone help me. please
 
Old 08-15-2012, 11:20 AM   #9
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I don't think you can move it if you're using Unity? I've looked for a setting and I can't find one anywhere.
 
Old 08-15-2012, 12:11 PM   #10
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You're not expected to alter things with Unity and Ubuntu: the developers know what's good for you! Shuttleworth has officially stated that allowing users to alter the layout of the desktop would not be compatible with his design goals.

I suggest you switch to a proper distro that lets you put things where you want them (my panel's on the left). Try Mint instead.
 
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Old 08-15-2012, 12:54 PM   #11
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Just google "How to customize Unity" if indeed that's what you're using. It IS customizable to a certain extent.
 
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Just google "How to customize Unity" if indeed that's what you're using. It IS customizable to a certain extent.
I've seen software to move the dock, but not the panel. If you actually know the secret, how about letting everyone in on it?
 
Old 08-16-2012, 03:25 PM   #13
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I've seen software to move the dock, but not the panel. If you actually know the secret, how about letting everyone in on it?
The panel/universal title bar is non-movable, AFAIK- every OS that I've used places the titlebar on the top, so this is standard behavior.
 
  


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