One of the most requested feature by ubuntu users, is the ability to move unity launcher to the bottom, this is become possible with the release of Unity Bottom Launcher (Unity Plugin Rotated) an unoficial compiz plugin that allow you to move the Launcher to the bottom of Ubuntu Desktop (See screenshot bellow).
Install Unity Bottom Oneiric Launcher on Ubuntu 11.10
Open terminal and enter the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:paullo612/unityshell-rotated
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install unityshell-rotated libnux-1.0-0 compizconfig-settings-manager
Once installed launch the Compiz Settings Manager (CCSM) from the dash and check Ubuntu Unity plugin Plugins Rotated.
– To revert the changes :
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge ppa:paullo612/unityshell-rotated sudo apt-get remove unityshell-rotated
That` s all.