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Yesterday, I installed gnome-shell and managed to get it working after a little bit of trouble. Now I'm getting a kind of weird problem, which an image will explain better than my words can:

As you can see, Firefox's menu (just an example, it happens with every application) displays in the gnome-shell panel (same behavior as Unity has). Also, it seems to be under the panel, since you can't hover or click on it.

Any help will be appreciated.

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possible duplicate of Problem with gnome3-shell (top taskbar) – fossfreedom Oct 31 '11 at 20:58
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You could install Gnome Tweak Tool

sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Then open it and turn the option on Desktop: "Have file manager handle desktop" off.

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Thank you very much!, this solved my problem – Julián Oct 31 '11 at 21:58

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