How to move the default taskbar

I want to move the default taskbar (I believe this is polybar) to the bottom of the screen rather than the top, how do I do so?

This link might help you out:

As well as this link:


Put the bar at the bottom of the screen:

bottom = true

1 Like

Thank you I will give that a shot.

Sorry but it doesn’t work. When I saved the file it restarts the taskbar and that is it.

Is this the file I should be editing /home/username/.config/polybar?

Have you got a /home/username/.config/polybar/bar ?
I think it should be there, cannot check at the moment.

Weird, I am missing the bar folder :confused:

Maybe /home/username/.config/polybar/fullbar ?
What is the content of your /home/username/.config/polybar?

I have sessions folder, config, master.conf and modules.conf

Can you please check if you currently have a line: bottom = false in master.conf ?
As I said I am away and I don’t remember the name of the file you’re suppose to edit.

Edit ~/.config/polybar/master.conf.

Line 40

; change
bottom = false

; to
bottom = true

This topic has been split below it’s solution and reopened only for discussion as it relates to the original topic. Any post which deviates from this will be deleted.

Members are kindly reminded to treat each other with respect and consideration.