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In Gnome 3, i would like to put the top panel on my external monitor in Ubuntu 11.10.

How do i do this?

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Run the Displays preferences app (Menu, type "disp", click on "Displays". Right-click on the rectangles representing your monitors, and you can drag them around to your heart's content.

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OHHH, so subtle. Thank you – Fawkes5 Nov 8 '11 at 3:14
Wow so subtle indeed haha – Steven Rosato May 1 '12 at 17:43

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