GNOME Panel is a highly configurable launcher and taskbar for GNOME

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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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places does not work on my setup

if i click on places, i get the drop down list. if i click on computer it all works as i expect, but with all other items the drop down disappears and nothing else! i am sure that it worked when i ...
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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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Desktop issue with Gnome Ubuntu 13.04

I have been using Gnome Ubuntu 13.04 for a week. I updated to Gnome 3.8 and all is well. Not happy with Nautilus 3.6 in Unity or Gnome Ubuntu I try PCmanFM. My system begins to reboot at will, ...
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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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Window top panel hidden

Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome classic It happens to all windows when resized. The top window panel is always hidden beneath the Ubuntu top panel. How to fix it?
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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 thet a gnome applet similar to the windows 7's 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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Do Scale and Expo options work in gnome classic?

I am wondering if I could use Scale and Expo modes (thru the Compiz Manager Settings) in gnome fallback mode/gnome classic? Thanks.
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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 ...
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Panel seems to crash when switching between open files in Kile

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and after splitting a single tex document into multiple files I noticed a strange bug. Here are the steps to reproduce the problem on my machine: Opening Kile, it ...
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wifi and the gwibber icons disappeared from the indicator applet

They have disappeared from the indicator applet in the gnome-panel without asking me anything nor notifying. How can I bring them back in 11.04? I have rebooted and the situation persists. The ...
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Edit Places in Gnome3

EDIT: This is a bug, read @jason's answer I try to customize the Places panel in Gnome3, but both move and remove options are grayed out. Also, I want to add folders to Places (NOT as bookmarks), but ...
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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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How do I hide panel handles (“hide buttons”) in Gnome?

I am running 11.04 and sometimes I need to take a screenshot of a full-screen application - and the Gnome panels on top and bottom are usually in the way. So, I can click the "hide buttons" (panel ...
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Openbox overhead is similar to that with gnome-panel

I just installed openbox via sudo apt-get install openbox. It already has obconf, btw. I noticed that when I logged into my openbox session instead of the one I usually use (gnome-panel and NOT ...
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Synergy clipboard (copy/paste) not working with glipper?

(just wanted to document this; self-answer to follow) I have a setup with QuickSynergy between two Ubuntu machines, set up like this: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (lucid) - synergy server, has mouse attached ...
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How can I add icon/link to Panel?

How can I add shortcut icon to Panel? I use Ubuntu 12.10 Thanks.
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How to reload Variety wallpaper changer?

I have installed Variety desktop wallpaper changer. Its a good app. But sometimes when I start Ubuntu and login to my account it fails to load. I try to manually start the app by clicking on variety ...
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How do you remove an icon from the GNOME panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove an icon from the top panel in GNOME Fallback mode? One of my Ubuntu 12.04 users has switched from unity to gnome-panel (a.k.a. "Gnome Classic (No ...
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How to setup extended desktop to untilize 12 monitors?

We have a 12 monitor setup and we're trying to make the GNOME panel display across all the monitors. But we don't know where to start. How can we use this 4x3 setup to use the full combined ...
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Add to panel not working in gnome-classic on 12.04 [closed]

I cannot access the "add to panel" menu in Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome classic (no effects), I tried both with ALT + right click and ALT + WIN + right click, but the menu does not appear. Would you have any ...
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Show desktop icon appear very small ambiance theme (screenshot added) [closed]

For some reason the show desktop icon in the below panel turned very small, when I change the theme and select the ambiance theme back it comes back to the normal size but when I restart the computer ...
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How do you turn on the customizable gnome-panel features (like gnome-applets) in Precise?

I resurrected a broken laptop today. I took out the HDD, put it in a USB 3.0 enclosure, and created a VM that would use it. It was running Lucid. I took a screenshot of the desktop before I started ...