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I updated to 12.04 from 10.04, and had problems with sound. Now the sound works but I can't add icons to the top panel. I've tried all these and they don't have any effect:

  • just right click
  • alt + right click
  • super + alt + right click
  • hold left click + hold alt + right click
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The Unity panel doesn't work like the Gnome2 panel. There aren't any settings you can change by clicking. What do you want to do? –  Florian Diesch Aug 28 '12 at 22:07
    
get to the panel settings to remove and add icons. for example I want to remove the battery icon, and switch user icon. so do i have to these through other settings –  Jorma Aug 28 '12 at 22:26
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You can't manually add items (e.g application launchers or widgets) to the Unity panel.

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ok, but I can't open the panel settings anyway –  Jorma Aug 28 '12 at 21:59
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To remove the battery icon you can either remove the package indicator-power, run gsettings set com.canonical.indicator.power icon-policy 'never' in a Terminal or use Unsettings and set "Panel" -> "Show battery status" to "Never".

You can't change the user menu icon.

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You can use unity-tweak-tool for some tweaking (Removing the battery or bluetooth indicators, for instance), but you can not add new launchers or indicators, I'm afraid...

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