The icons in the panel are way too large for my preferences, how can you resize them?
Change the percentage of
You can change them by opening the CompizConfig Settings Manager. Then go to the Ubuntu Unity Plugin. Change the tab to "Experimental" and modify the slider for "Launcher Icon Size"
If you don't have CompizConfig Settings Manager installed (not sure if it's installed by default on 11.04) then you can install it by installing the