GNOME Panel is a highly configurable launcher and taskbar for GNOME

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Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome Classic (fallback) Panel Auto-Hide Delay

Apparently, Gnome-Panel in Fallback on 12.04 has an autohide-delay maximum of 10000. I want it to never auto-hide to behave more like a "wing panel." This was possible in previous versions of Gnome. ...
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Is that possible to add icons to the login screen top-panel?

Is that possible to add icons(other than defaults) to the login screen top-panel? If yes then which applications icons will be added to the login screen top panel other than the ...
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Chrome icon lost from panel

Here are the screen shots: A zoom in of the bottom panel: As you can see, on Ubuntu's the bottom panel, the chrome icon is missing, how can I get it back? I tried to completely remove chrome and ...
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genome-panel top deleted accidentally ubuntu 13.04

One of my friend accidentally deleted gnome-panel top panel. First I tried to restore using gnome-panel --replace but did not succeeded then I re-install gnome-panel after a clean uninstall but ...
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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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Running Programs not showing in gnome fallback panel

Day before yesterday when booted my PC showed a dialogue box telling some applet is missing and it had two buttons 'dont delete' and 'delete', not sure what to do I clicked the close(X) button on the ...
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How to change panels font color in gnome-classic?

I'm using gnome-session-fallback on Quantal. I recently installed the Moka theme. Love it, but the panel font color is almost the same as the background color. I tried adding a CSS rule to ...
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gnome-control-panel (System Settings) window width will not resize less than 800px

In my quest of customizing the Ubuntu interface, I have stumbled upon a feature which seems almost impossible to change. The gnome-control-center (System Settings) window is UNRESIZABLE. If I ...
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Wanda the fish for GNOME 3.8 ubuntu 13.04

Is there any way to install Wanda the Fish in GNOME 3.8 running on ubuntu 13.04?
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Gnome task bar - No menus visible

Gnome doesn't display any of the icons on the top right hand side of the taskbar i.e. the messaging, network,system tools etc. Please help me with that. There's an image link. Gnome: Unity:
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Deleted the folder /usr/share/icons/ and now all icons are 'white' for anything, how to change it to “gray”?

I deleted my folder /usr/share/icons/ and now every icon is a white icon no matter what it is. I kind of like it this way, but I want to modify this white icon so it's gray. Can this be done, and ...
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OAFIID:GNOME_FastUserSwitchApplet Error

I recently lost my GNOME desktop manager after uninstalling PulseAudio (see: GNOME/GDM not starting). After getting the desktop environment back up, I was presented with the following Error Message: ...
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Removing gnome panel to the right on ubuntu 10.04

I accidentally added a panel by right clicking on the bottom tool bar and clicking add panel. I then tried to delete this, but, the option does not appear when right clicking. I have looked in ...
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GNOME panel buttons not working on with GNOME 3

I am running under Ubuntu 13.04, I installed GNOME 3.8 and working perfectly. However, I this superior bar where I can log out and see the sound, bluetooth and network settings, if I click on either ...
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Gnome 3 panel shrinking application indicators

today I added a couple of indicators to my gnome-shell panel, like Skype, weather and some sensors. The problem that I'm facing is that indicators that take a considerable amount of space, like the ...
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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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user name is missing in top panel in ubuntu

username is missing in top panel in ubuntu 12.04 in Gnome Classic don't know why, i have tried to show it using dconf-tools but no success at all. How to show it back, i have tried to reset panels, ...
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How to remove this title bar off window from gnome-shell?

How can I remove this title-bar Ubuntu Start Page - Mozilla Firefox like thing off browser/window from gnome-shell?
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Top (most) Windows hidden underneath top ubuntu panel (13.04 gnome-fallback-compiz (gnome-panel))

Is there a way to fix the annoying fact that the top of most windows when opened are hidden underneath the top Ubuntu panel. Meaning when I start an application like firefox, Chromium or Thunderbird ...
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How do I recover the Gnome Classic default panel?

I have accidentally deleted the Gnome Classic default panel. I am not able to recover the same. I have tried uninstalling and then installing the Gnome shell -- but no help. I had run the following ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access Gnome Panel like Unity

In Unity the sortcut Alt + F10 allows to access the Unity Menu, including AppMenu and AppIndicators. Does Gnome Shell have a similar shortcut to manage the panel with the keyboard?
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Add icons to top panel Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

How can I add icons to the top panel like dropbox, mail, wi-fi, etc. I'm using 13.04. EDIT: The given answer is about what applications when installed make a panel icon and not how to add a custom ...
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How to setup Awesome WM with GNOME services on arbitrary Ubuntu?

tl;dr Is there a generic guide to set up GNOME background services to work with Awesome WM on any Ubuntu? The official guide doesn't seem to have been updated since Ubuntu 11.10. Another guide is ...
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What was the name of Mac bottom panel in Ubuntu?

I forgot the name of the bottom panel like Mac in Ubuntu. What was it? I remember it was like Kiosk... But I couldn't reach any result by using this name.
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Gnome Classic - automatically add panel when external monitor is connected

Similar to: With Xmonad / GNOME, switch gnome-panel between monitors While at my desk, I use two external monitors with laptop lid shut. When mobile, I use my laptop display of course. I like to ...
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No Drawer item in Add to Panel list in 12.04 gnome-panel

Title says it all. I cannot add a Drawer to my panel as there is no selection for Drawer. Thanks, Susan
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Removing folder shortcuts from gnome-panel

I am using 12.10, GNOME classic desktop. I believe the top bar (Applications/Places menus; wireless icon, sound volume icon, clock, Bluetooth icon, etc.) comes from gnome-panel, but I am not sure. ...
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How can I change the default color for all the text in the system manually

How can I change the overall default color for text of the whole system ,be it for the gnome panel,tty,shell,etc.In all the just look and feel aspect of my system.
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Where are the shortcuts listed under the Places menu stored?

How can I edit the contents of the Places menu on Ubuntu 12.10? For example, say I didn't have any videos and wanted to remove the shortcut to Videos?
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Everything has disappeared apart from the mouse pointer and desktop background

I had just entered these commands in the terminal:sudo service sudo service lightdm stop sudo apt-get install mesa- utils sudo service lightdm start Then a black screen came on with battery ...
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How do I widen Cinnamon's panel entries?

I pack a great deal of information into the status line of terminals and like to be able to see it in the panel, but to see it all, I need Cinnamon to let me make the panel entries a bit wider. I've ...
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How do I successfully remove Gnome Panels 12.04LTS? [duplicate]

So I have read many threads on various forums and tried all the prescribed key combinations to remove a panel. I have tried installing both dconf-editor and gconf-editor to change the key located ...
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Add a custom text to GNOME panel

I want to add some text to the GNOME panel in GNOME Classic. I got a suggestion from this blog but it dates back to 2008 and doesn't seem applicable now. In Ubuntu 12.10 and GNOME classic, the ...
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Windows 'like' Start Menu

Is there any Start Menu (that I can use along with Gnome 3) that looks like traditional Windows Start Menu? If so, It's also possible to see all open applications on the "Taskbar"?
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Is there a Gnome applet similar to the Windows 7 dock with ungroup option?

I'm looking for taskbar that works similar to the one found in win7 and it's not unity:) Dockbarx is very close to what I'm looking for but it does not have ungroup option. Is there any gnome applet ...
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I've installed gnome-panel, where is it?

I'm confused, I installed this gnome-panel from the Ubuntu Software Center. After that, I can't seem to locate where can I find it. All I see here in the preferences is this Compiz which I find not in ...
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Can't remove icon from gnome panel by Alt+right click or Windows+Alt+right click?

I have read some questions about how to remove icon from gnome panel, I try to hold Alt and right click or Windows+Alt and right click but not menu display! I use Ubuntu 12.0
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Ubuntu 12.04 & Nvidia 304 Causes Two Gnome-Panel

I just upgraded from Nvidia-curent to the 304 experimental so that I could install Steam. The 304 package is working just as well as the current driver on my setup except that when I log in I get two ...
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Accidentally removed default gnome panel applications

I accidentally removed the default Gnome panel menu on the top right (containing clock, mail, volume and shutdown options). After, I tried to get the menu back by adding some apps but that did not ...
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Show/hide the top panel with a keybind?

I'm using a computer with very little screen space available. I'd like to be able to hide the top panel on a keypress while I work so I can grab a little extra room for the window I'm using. Is there ...
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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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Increase launcher and applet spacing on the Gnome Classic panel

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with Gnome Classic. I added some launchers on the top panel, but they are placed too tightly (also take a look at separators, they aren't really separate anything): Can I ...
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how to change gnome 3.2.6 panel background color

I am using ubunut 12.10 with gnome-shell 3.6.2 . I want to change the background color of the panel appearing top of the screen. I am currently using following theme as described in Tweak ...
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Double entries in the gnome 3 task bar [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome 3. All was working well except that graphics were slow and even moving a window on the screen seemed slow. I installed the fglrx ati driver. Which seems to have ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 + Gnome 3 = Keyboard Layout Indicator is not working!

I have two keyboard layouts, but keyboard layout indicator is only visible on login screen. After I login to system, I could not see it anymore! My problem is almost the same as following: Question ...
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How to find the program name of an X window?

I was just reading »How to revert to GNOME Classic?«. Some answers say that you should press Alt+Win to get the Add to panel dialogue. However my keyboard has no Win. So I was asking myself how to ...
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Is there a way to edit the places menu in Ubuntu 12.10 gnome fallback?

There is applications and places menus in the gnome fallback ubuntu 12.10, What I found that I only can edit the applications menu, and there is no way to edit the places menu, in gnome 2 there is a ...
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Use command line to add application to gnome classic panel?

How can I add an application shortcut to a panel in gnome-classic, using the command line? I used dconf watch / to see what was happening when I did it by hand, but when I try reproducing that ...
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Restore Alt+F2 “program execute” in GNOME Classic (no effects)

I dislike Unity so I use 12.04 in GNOME Classic (no effects) mode. ALT+F2 is not bringing up the usual "execute binary..." dialog box. How can I restore that? I have browsed around (e.g. why Alt+F2 ...
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Gnome panel timer

I'm a fan of the Pomodoro technique; however, I'd like to have it integrated into my Ubuntu desktop. I found a timer applet that relies on the discontinued python-gnomeapplet package. So there are two ...