I really need to use the GNOME Applets, is there a way to do it?
The original author included this in the Question body rather than as an answer. As such I've made this a CW Answer.
Basically run gnome-panel and remove the top panel, and delete all the things we dont need from the panel, i only add the CPU Frequency Monitor to tweak the CPU Speeds.
Install the gnome classic:
Do a logout and select gnome classic on login.
Remove the top bar using alt+right click
Rpen a terminal and type
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