How to move Unity launcher to the bottom of screen on Ubuntu

By design Unity launcher is placed at the left side of Ubuntu desktop and has remained immovable ever since it was introduced to the public in 2010. Ubuntu users who wanted to have Mac OS X-style launcher have had to either replace Unity launcher with an alternative dock such as CairoDock or Docky, or even […]
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How to start a program automatically in Linux desktop

Sometimes you may want to launch a program automatically when you log in to your Linux desktop. Such start-up programs can conduct system-wide configuration (e.g., auto proxy) or user-specific desktop customization (e.g., Conky), at the time you log in to your desktop. Most Linux desktop environments have their own GUIs that allow users to configure […]
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How to remove overlay scrollbars in Ubuntu

Since Ubuntu 11.04, Unity desktop comes with overlay scrollbars enabled by default. The original intention for overlay scrollbars is to save on screen’s real-estate, especially since Ubuntu started to run on touchable small screen devices where the traditional cursor-driven scrollbars are not necessary. However, many people are so accustomed to the traditional looking scrollbars that […]
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