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Top menu disappearing when enabling unity plugin in Compiz

I suddenly encountered a problem the other day where my top menu completely disappeared. I could not figure out how to restore it but then I managed to get it back by loading up CompizConfig Settings ...
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How to get third-party docks to work with Ubuntu Unity?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with default Unity. I'd like to install another taskbar (dzen2) to be docked somewhere on the screen. I start it with 'dzen2 -dock' but the rest of the windows in Unity don't ...
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Unity and gnome-panel fighting over global bar 12.04

Like so many others I wish there was a way to stop a window's title bar from merging with the global bar at the top of the screen. Today I installed gnome-panel to get the handy ...
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2answers
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How to recover from bad upgrade to 13.04 (Unity very slow)

Oh boy. I have two computers. On one, I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, attempting to go to 13.04 with catastrophic results, requiring me basically to install brand new 13.04 onto machine and this ...
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1answer
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gnome-panel icons duplicated across multiple monitors

I ask this question, because search on AskUbuntu is not helped for me. I have an issue: My panel icons is duplicated. I have one notebook monitor. These steps I did: Reset settings in dconf: ...
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Recent Update - problem with Gnome Fallback (No Effects): Task Panel, menus broken by last update from Ubuntu 13.04 Software Updater:

I am using RR, Gnome Fallback (No effects) UI - I prefer it to the Unity desktop. Late last week - 7/3 or 7/4 - the 13.04 Software Updater pulled in some updates (was running Gnome Fallback (No ...
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0answers
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Custom desktop environment for Debian/Ubuntu [closed]

I like Unity a lot for its gorgeous dash and panel look, the global menu and HUD, the super+# shortcuts and that's it. I really hate it for the stupid launcher and its general inflexibility compared ...
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1answer
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I got rid of unity but have gnome-panel: blank screen

I got rid of unity in my Ubuntu 11.10 on a dell mini following the steps as in this post. I had ensured that I installed gnome-panel before I did this and removed unity from within gnome-panel. When ...
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Gnome panel alt-right click does not work

The alt-right click does not work for editing the gnome-panel in the unity interface, but I eventually found that holding alt and clicking both mouse buttons at the same time worked to bring up the ...
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2answers
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Start the unity panel through the command line?

In previous versions of Ubuntu I could start the panel by typing gnome-panel into a terminal. This would cause the top and bottom panels to appear, helpful, for example, if I was in a different ...
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Dual Screen notifications

I just finished upgrading from 10.04.3 LTS to 11.10. On 10.04 whenever I got a message on Pidgin or Skype a notification would drop down from the time area with a preview of that message. I am using ...
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How to have the Taskbar with Unity at the same time?

My question is simple. How can I have the classic Taskbar with Unity at the same time in Ubuntu 11.10? Somehow in the previous version I managed to achieve that, but now I can not remember how did I ...
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1answer
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Unity equivalent to the Gnome 2 system monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity? I'm using gnome 2 right now and looking to switch to unity, but one thing that I really miss is the ...
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Where can I locate the Gnome Classic Panel “Quick Launcher” icons in Unity

I spend some time between both worlds, Unity and Gnome Classic (No Effects) and I would like to know where can I find the quick launch icons of the Gnome Classic panel in Unity so i can simply ...
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3answers
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Disable gnome-panel launcher (Alt+F2)

I'm running Unity and a gnome-panel panel at the bottom at the same time. Is there a way to disable the gnome-panel's launcher? At the moment, both Unity's and gnome-panel's launcher pop up when I ...
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2answers
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How do I use the GNOME Panel in Unity?

I really need to use the GNOME Applets, is there a way to do it?
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2answers
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Why doesn't Unity use gnome-panel? [closed]

I haven't been able to Google up any info on this: Why doesn't Unity use gnome-panel? Unity's panel has no functionality that can't be implemented on top of gnome-panel (witness previous versions of ...
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2answers
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Unity install removed window borders, and display drivers

I installed unity, used for a while. Then i installed gnome-shell, used it for a while. Now decided to switch back to standard. Gnome is not working the way it use to be. I am using T61 with ...
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4answers
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Make global application menu replace titlebar in gnome-panel

I am trying out Ubuntu 11.04, and one of my favourite features is the global application menu. I'm not a big fan of Unity, so I'm running the Classic Desktop. While the global application menu is here ...
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2answers
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Adding icon to the system tray (notification area) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to program a status icon that will display in Ubuntu 11.04 as well as in other distributions? Hello, I have a small audio recording application programmed with ...
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2answers
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Will it be possible to remove/add indicator-* applets from panel without using synaptic?

Will it be possible to remove/add indicator-* applets from the panel without using synaptic? Not installing, just adding/removing installed ones. Now in ubuntu 10.10 we can't remove one applet alone ...
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Can I use GNOME applets in Unity?

Applets are small programs that you attach and start from the GNOME's toolbar. See picture: http://www.futuredesktop.com/audio-recorder/recorder-applet.ogv My favourite applets are: rec-applet: ...
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What's the equivalent of “killall gnome-panel” when using Unity?

Sometimes icons don't draw successfully in the GNOME panel and a killall gnome-panel is a good quick fix. Is there an equivalent in Unity? I'm specifically having issues with the Dropbox icon.