GNOME Panel is a highly configurable launcher and taskbar for GNOME

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How to customize the gnome classic panel

First the picture: As you can see in the image, the colors used for the icons and the words Applications and Places (In spanish in this case) have a different background dark gray color than the ...
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Gnome Shell Thunderbird Mail Notification

Does anyone know of a way to get persistent Gnome 3 panel notifications in Gnome 3 in Oneiric? It's one of the few things holding me back from using Gnome 3 regularly. I've actually found a way of ...
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How do I pin a manually installed executable to the Gnome3 panel

I installed a binary application 'Komodo Edit 6' on my ubuntu 11.10 laptop. I'm using the gnome 3 desktop environment and was wondering how I can pin the application to my favorites list in the ...
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gnome3 is unreadable

I have a serious problem. I have fully updated ubuntu 11.10 and I recently installed gnome3. The problem is the taskbar, and the panel button that displays the activities are unreadable. I found ...
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How to shrink the user menu?

I am running gnome-session-fallback and I want my panel to have a height of 24 pixel, that can be easily configured, except for one problem maker, the user menu: Unlike all other applets, the user ...
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How to add panel applets to classic gnome panel?

Because of Unity's inability to use any Gnome panel applets, I changed back to the classic gnome panel. However, even in the classic interface, I'm finding I can't right-click the Gnome panel to ...
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How can I get gnome-panel in ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? How do I use the GNOME Panel in Unity? Is it possible to keep GNOME 2 in 11.10? I want Gnome-panel in my ubuntu 11.10 to put netspeed ...
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Change/Edit non-expanded gnome-panel handles [closed]

I set my gnome-panel to behave like a wingpanel (floating panel at the right top corner of the screen): I edited the background to match the window titlebar background, but those handles (the two ...
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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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Application icons not showing up in top panel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access and enable more icons to be in the system tray? It seems that some applications which used to have a representing icon on the top panel are running (see ...
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Wine application in Gnome requires an extra click to become focused [closed]

I'm using Tera Term, a Windows virtual terminal emulator with Wine due to a legacy application. Everything else works wonderfully, but for some reason the window requires two clicks to gain focus. ...
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How can I change the shutdown launcher to suspend instead?

The shutdown option from the gnome-menu or a starter in the panel, that shows the active shutdown-options like Shutdown, Restart, Suspend, ..., has a default timer to shutdown after 60 seconds if no ...
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Top of the window hidden beneath panel

In Lucid some irritating pop up windows on chrome come up and are hidden beneath the top panel. I have to close the whole bunch of chrome windows to get rid of them. What is a better way?
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Countdown applet, capable of counting down long periods of time?

I want to add an applet to my panel, which would count down time for one event in the near future - ~12 days from today. Standard timer-applet does not work - it is not possible to set timer to more ...
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How do I get started writing an applet for the panel?

Currently I am personalizing my Ubuntu installation and i want to write a small applet to add it in the top left corner of the screen. This should be a "main menu" like in Mac OS X where i have a menu ...
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My dropbox and network indicators moved to the bottom panel

I log in and now my Dropbox and network indicators are on the bottom panel just right of center. Instead of the top panel just left of the time. I do not know why they moved or how to put them back. ...
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Firefox global application menu in Classic Desktop? [closed]

I am using Natty without unity, but I am a fan of the global menu applet. Unfortunately, it does not work for Firefox 5 (and other programs that draw them themselves). How can I activate the special ...
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Issue with trashcan in panel

I am running Natty and I have the trashcan applet in one of my panels in Gnome and when I drag items to the trash can they get put into the panel instead. I can still put things in the trash can by ...
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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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Rugged Effect on Trash and Workspace viewer

There are 2 elements (maybe more) than when I right click on them they give a "rugged" effect to the menu. So far the only 2 I have found are Trash and Workspace Viewer. The image shows how I see the ...
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IndicatorAppletFactory::IndicatorApplet Warning

When I boot, I often encounter this warning. How can I get rid of this? The panel encountered a problem while loading "IndicatorAppletFactory::IndicatorApplet". Do you want to delete the ...
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How can i remove gnome-settings-daemon from indicators applications?

I have a desktop configuration in the indicator applications to choose the desktop preferences, but i dont know how to disable it. I know i can use the blacklist in .config/indicators. But ...
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How to restore deleted panel on desktop

I had two panels. One panel contains "Applications", "Places", "System", time and date, Gnome network manager icon, and sound icon. The other panel contains different workspaces, the windows of ...
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Clock disappeared from notification area

The clock in the notification area disappeared after I removed Ubuntuone from my system and I cant figure out how to get it back. Thanks
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How to customize indicator-datetime to two line configuration?

Before we used to be able to customize the gnome panel clock to two line style. How could we do the same for indicator-datetime? I understand there's dconf-editor from dconf-tools. And by going to ...
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How can I add the Nvidia X Settings to the panel?

Is it possible to add the Nvidia X Settings to the Panel so it can be worked from there? For example to have the ability to change resolutions, change AA, AF, Vsync, Detect other monitors, change ...
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Is it possible to change the size of icons in the indicator applet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indicator Applet Icons Spacing Too Large The width of the icons in the gnome panel indicator applet is taking up too much space. Is it possible to specify the width of ...
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Is there any way to launch Tomboy without showing up the main window?

I saw that there's a applet for tomboy, but if I run the standalone program (tomboy) it shows up in the indicators panel (which, to me, is more preferable than having a specific applet for Tomboy). ...
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How to add the “shutdown applet” back after installing `ubuntu-desktop`

I just installed Ubuntu Server then did sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop startx But the desktop is missing the icons/applets on the top right: shutdown, etc. I want the ...
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How do I enable multi-row layout for the workspace switcher applet in Metacity?

I'm looking for a way to increase number of rows in workspaces layout, using Metacity with no Compiz installed. i.e. 3 cols and 2 rows. Using gconf-editor I can only change number of workspaces ...
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How do I make GNOME panels transparent in classic mode?

I would like to have my gnome panels transparent like I had them in 10.10. I used this guide (scroll down a bit) to make them transparent in 10.10, but it doesn't seem to work, at least with the ...
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Is there a way to change the icon of a running application on the Gnome panel?

I would like to change the icon of running applications like Opera. When running both Opera Next and Opera, the two versions both appear at the top panel, but both are in red. I want to change the ...
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Windows disappear from panel when on alternate dual monitor

Is this a bug? I just upgraded to Natty and hated the unity desktop, it still needs work, so now I log into the Ubuntu classic desktop to get the traditional gnome panel. The problem is that when I ...
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Strange display glitch in the gnome panel [closed]

My Gnome Panel behaves strane, it just displays random parts of the background image and sometimes just lacks some icons: How can I fix this?
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Has GNOME2 been forked?

I'm a GNOME2 fan, and I was wondering if the GNOME2 stack had been successfully forked (Mainly just the top and bottom panel) so we can use it in 11.10 when GNOME2 classic is replaced by Unity 2D. I ...
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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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My gnome-panel is misssing

In Ubuntu classic, Ubuntu classic (no effects) and safe mode the interface Panel is missing in Natty 11.04, but it is normal in Unity 3D. How do I solve this problem? Screen-shot of the ...
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Why doesn't my Alt+F2 work?

I just noticed that my Alt+F2 no longer works in Ubuntu Classic. It was working fine just yesterday when I restored gnome-panel after not liking AWN. How can I fix this?
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System menu disappeared after upgrade

Hello After upgrade to Ubuntu 11 system menu on desktop has been disappeared. What can I do to solve the problem?
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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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Can't restore gnome-panel after replacing it with Avant-Window-Navigator

I just replaced gnome-panel with Avant-Window-Navigator, but was unhappy with the result. I tried to restore gnome-panel by using Ubuntu Tweak, and Configuration Editor. But neither of them would ...
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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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Auto-hiding Gnome panel should be always on top — Which gconf key to use?

I've set my panels to auto-hide and want them to be on top of everything once they scroll out. Which gconf-key do I have to use to achieve this? Also I looked for a list of gconf keys -- somebody ...
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Missing of gnome-panel applets after upgrade

After the upgrade to natty I am missing various applets for the gnome-panel. Thy do not appear in the »add to panel« dialog although they are probably installed. These do I miss: netspeed tomboy ...
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Where is the Tomboy panel applet?

I just installed Natty on my laptop and I noted that my Tomboy applet is missing. I click over panel and choose Add to panel to try find it but it isn't there. Are there some way to restore this ...
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Removing a package broke gnome-panel, how do I get it back?

i have ubuntu 10.10 and i remove nspr4 package from synaptic (wrong!). After that gnome-panel is disabled and i lost internet connection. i install libnspr-dev and libnsrp. But there are no ...
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How to hide Google Desktop icon on Gnome?

It is near the upper left corner. I don't need the icon there. How to hide it?
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Adding a Python script to Application Launcher

I'm using Gnome 2.32.0 in Ubuntu 10.10 and I need to execute a Python script via Gnome custom application launcher. I added an application launcher to the panel and pointed the relevant Python script, ...
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How can I debug panel applets?

So I've got an issue with Natty's Gnome 2 panels. Short story: most of the panel applets are either missing or crashing out. Something's unhappy and I can't work out what or why. So how do you get ...
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Where have my Panel Applets gone in Natty?

This might be a bug but it might just be an undocumented "feature". I'm asking because I want to know. Edit: This is now also filed as a bug. Edit: Here's a strace of gnome-panel. Upgraded to Natty ...