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I've been playing with GNOME Shell, and I like it. But there is one issue I'm having. When I click on Activities, and select Applications, I scroll down and I notice that Update Manager (and others (like Synaptic)) are missing.

How do I add Update Manager (and others) to the Activities/Application within GNOME Shell? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric.

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Try alacarte, install it using sudo apt-get alacarte.

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It allows you to easily create links anywhere plus you can move/check the commands/edit the current links.

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