How To Move Crunchbang Panel To Bottom

Crunchbang can be styled to sweet your needs which ever way you want. If you are an Crunchbang user, you will admit that tweaking things by editing config files and others are very interesting. Especially when you break and fix them all yourself, you are the happiest person in the world.

In this tutorial we are going to look at a simple tweak, that is to move the panel, which by default is located a t the top of the desktop to the bottom.


I always advice to backup files before editing. This is to prevent you from hustles when you break the file. Is easy to fix when you have backups.

Open Terminal and run the commands below to back up the file.

$ cp .config/tint2/tint2rc .config/tint2/tint2rc.bak

Right Click on the desktop – > Go to Settings – > tint2 – > Select Edit config file OR Follow the image below:


When config file is opened in geany text editor, locate the #Panel section

panel_topChange top to bottom.

panel_bottomNow restart tint2.

Right Click on the desktop – > Go to Settings – > tint2 – > Select Restart tint2.


Now your panel should move to the bottom of the desktop.