How to change unity launcher bar size on ubuntu 11.04(Natty)

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This tutorial will explain How to change unity launcher bar size on ubuntu 11.04.Default unity launcher size is bit large if you want to change this use the following procedure.

First you need to install compizconfig-settings-manager using the following command

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

Default unity launch bar size as follows

You need to open compizconfig-settings-manager by clicking on the Apps Place enter compiz in search box

Once it opens you should see similar to the following screen here click on "ubuntu Unity Plugin"

Once it opens click on "Experimental" tab here you need to change the launcher icon size

After changing the size you should see similar to the following screen

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6 Responses

  1. Laurens says:

    In the beta version I saw text aside the icons. Where did that go? I find these tweaks to little. Where did all the other tweaks go?

  2. Nima says:

    I liked your tutorial, thanks 🙂

  3. Tony says:

    Excellent tutorial, it was very helpful. I use a 26 in monitor so you can imagine how unnecessarily large the Unity icons were. With this I’ve been able to reduce them to the minimum size.

  4. Ankur sinha says:

    it worked man thank u!
    just keep posting

  5. Ankur sinha says:

    there is some problem with but doesnt seem to work properly aftr that software was installed

  6. Maxcel says:

    On my webbook with 1024×600 screen, the icons are far too large, requiring scrolling to see even the basic list, but changing the value down to 32 or up to 64 in the compiz list has no effect on the icon size.(Edited)

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