How to add force quit Option in Ubuntu 11.10 in Unity launcher


Default Ubuntu force quit option is not present in Ubuntu 11.10 and with other Unity versions. To add force quit option to Ubuntu in Unity you need a different approach. There is a script which needs to be run to get Force quit option in Unity.  After running the script again you can add force quit button in Unity, using which you can stop a non responding application.

Download the script

Now follow the given steps :
1. Extract the file from the tar format.
2. In the extracted folder look for install.sh. Run the file by double clicking or running through command line.
3. Enter the password, then a nautilus folder will appear showing different shortcuts. Select the Ubuntu force quit icon shortcut and drag it to Unity launcher and you are done.

Note: The icon can be used later as well. It is located under /usr/share/applications/