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Try DockbarX. It supports rich functionality of Windows Superbar and OS X Dockbar and much more (progress indicators; number of application's notifications, f. e., unread mail; window stacking; window previews with custom buttons; etc.) Can be run in any graphical environment as it is a standalone application.
KDE4 can do it: right-click on the task bar, select Task Manager Settings, and change Grouping to "By Program Name" as shown in this screenshot:
whoa.............. a question that I actually know the answer to. :) sudo dconf-editor org/gnome/desktop/background --- and check the box to show the desktop icons.
It really seems to me that the Unix community is killing themselves in the Desktop world. I think there is a misconception that any form of Unix exists in order to compete in the home PC market. There are some linux distros which have this focus; the first one was really Ubuntu, but it is worth considering that part of Ubuntu's original vision was to ...
Unix has specifications/a standard they hope you'll follow, POSIX, ways things should be implemented, though up to the developer, it's a standard we should follow if we want our code to work on many architectures/platforms/systems whatever, up to the developer at the end of the day to follow what (hopefully) majority of developers are following. Windows has ...
To be called UNIX you need to go through a certification process that requires (among other things) that you implement the POSIX standard. So your question is completely invalid. There is UNIX API, it's called POSIX. EDIT: Here is the list of requirements: http://www.unix.org/version4/overview.html
Depending on the terminal program you're using, you can specify the geometry and placement of the window. For example: xterm -geometry 96x24-0+0 The man pages will tell you more. The xterm program is unusual in that the geometry is in characters rather than pixels. -E
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