Move the Unity launcher to the bottom of the screen with the new 16.04 release.

The new Ubuntu 16.04 release allows moving the Unity launcher to the bottom of the screen. This does make sense, screens are wider than they are tall, and I like having the bar on the bottom of the screen. Use the command below to move the bar to the bottom.

[email protected]:~$ gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Launcher launcher-position Bottom

This command will move it back to the left of the screen.

[email protected]:~$ gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Launcher launcher-position Left

This is a great way to make your Ubuntu Unity desktop look different. This is how it looks on a 1920×1080 screen.

Unity launcher on the bottom.
Unity launcher on the bottom.

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