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My Gnome Panel behaves strane, it just displays random parts of the background image and sometimes just lacks some icons:

How can I fix this?

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This really looks like something you should report as a bug. If it's only affecting indicators, then you can do ubuntu-bug indicator-applet else do ubuntu-bug gnome-panel (you will need an account at

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I think you can workaround this by adding # before include "apps/gnome-panel.rc" in the file /usr/share/themes/

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I currently use a workaround called KDE, but I'll try it. – Martin Ueding Jul 31 '11 at 5:08
Great workaround ;-) I for one just can't get used to push "Apply" at every change I made, therefore I stay with Gnome. – desgua Jul 31 '11 at 17:59

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