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When i install Ubuntu 13.10 updating, i did not get upper bar i have this problem with gnome-panel. (gnome-panel:6959): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_accelerator_parse_with_keycode: assertion 'accelerator != ...
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Change the font color for the Skype panel?

So I just installed Skype and I'm using the Ambiance theme that comes with Ubuntu 10.10. It looks like the font color for the text in the Skype panel is the same as the background color for panels in ...
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How to widen “Window List Item” boxes in (Cinnamon) Gnome Desktop to fit?

I was able to increase the size of GNOME panels that hold the Window List Item boxes by modifying the "width" property of the ".window-list-item-box" CSS class of cinnamon.css (in the Cinnamon ...
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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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Missing top bar in Ubuntu 12.04

Im running Ubuntu 12.04, after a fresh OS install, i installed gnome-panel AKA gnome-fallback and i've been using it (GNOME Classic No Effects) without any problem... ...Until 2 days ago. I was ...
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Gnome-Flashback Panel Resizing Problem

When I try to resize the bottom panel, it shows a white background under the panel. I can't show you a screenshot because I tried taking one, and it didn't show the white background underneath the ...
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Unable to press ALT + SUPER + Right Click

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Macbook Air 6,2. After installing gnome-panel and loading a Gnome Classic session, I began trying to remove the bottom panel. Suggestions of using ...
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No Time in Top Panel (Gnome Classic)

I've been using Ubuntu with Gnome Classic for a while and I've noticed recently that in the "Indicator Applet Complete" in the Top Panel, my name and the clock have disappeared. I think it happened ...
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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 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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How to combine two GNOME panels into one

I have GNOME with two panels: - top panel with menus (launcher); - bottom panel with taskbar. How can I combine this two panels into one?
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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 can I change the color of inactive icons in gnome shell panel (CSS code)?

(Disclaimer: I know there are much question about gnome shell panel customization. I've gone through each one of them and I do not think this one is a duplicate of any.) I am trying to enhance my ...
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How to install global app menu in Gnome-Shell

I wanted to add a global menu (libappmenu.so in ubuntu, the "mac like menues on top panel") in gnome-shell. There have been a couple of nice contributions on this direction years ago, but I couldn't ...
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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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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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remove top and bottom gnome panels in Ubuntu 12.04

Background : I developed a python desktop application which is run on the top of Ubuntu 12.04 and it is running in full screen mode. I used gnome-fallback as a Ubuntu Desktop. Question : My ...
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Taskbar and panel icons disappearing

On Ubuntu 13.10, after installing VirtualBox Guest Additions, my taskbar and panel icons disappeared and do not come back after a restart.
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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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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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How do I reload the clock applet?

It seems I am running this bug. Sometimes my clock applet just stops running, and I have a pop-up window saying 'The clock has quit unexpectedly'. Between 'Reload' and 'Close', I have unfortunately ...
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I accidentally changed the gnome panel background color, how can I change it back?

So I accidentally dragged an image onto the top bar and it changed the background to that image. I looked into the Appearance settings, changed themes, and the image is still there. Is there anyway to ...
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How can I add a right-click menu option to the Gnome 3 app menu panel to uninstall an application?

I want to add an option that is easily accessible to the Gnome 3 panel to Uninstall a program. Im not talking about just removing the icon. This would be the preferred way of doing it, or if nobody ...
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How do I move my top panel?

I'm running Gnome-shell GNOME/openbox, not Unity, on a dual display. My top and bottom panels are always on my laptop screen. I really want them on the external monitor when that is plugged in. I've ...
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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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after upgrade to 13.10 gnome top panel empty and nothing can be added

I have just updated ubuntu from raring ringtale to saucy salamander. I'm using the classic desktop since many versions and it always survived the upgrade. But now my top panel is empty. It is there ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome Classic [no effects]) panel problem

Using Edit Menus I create a new menu named Miscellaneous, assign an icon and add several items to it. When I add that menu to a panel with Add to Panel> Application Launcher, it appears without any ...
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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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Panel allows other windows to acquire space (i.e. panel doesn't reserve space)

I have a Ubuntu Studio 13.10 (saucy) on a Lenovo Ideapad y510p. Whenever I login, the default 'top' panel does not reserve space for itself (it allows other windows to acquire the space below it). ...
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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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How can I move/edit the panels?

Have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (desktop), but the panels seem to be locked. I cannot move or edit them, or add applets to the panels. Newbie to Linux... have scoured forums and tried all the hold ...
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How to make the shutter top panel icon to be permanent?

I'm running ubuntu 13.10.Whenever i open the shutter application,a shutter icon was displayed on the unity top-panel.But it remains for sometime. But my question is how to make this icon to be ...
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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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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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Remove unwanted shortcut gnome classic

On ubuntu 11.10 using gnome classic I accidently made an error and now I have to deal with a redirect button to the gnome tweak tool in the top bar of the gnome interface, right next to the locations ...
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Removing icons from Gnome-Panel in Gnome-fallback session? [duplicate]

Unfortunately, I have to use Gnome-fallback session as I have mere 1GB RAM. I have added few applications on gnome-panel on top. I would like to know, how can I remove them? I can't find any option. ...
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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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Win+Alt+ Right click does not work in Ubuntu 13.10 Gnome fallback

The time widget has disappeared from panel and I want to add it again. As far as I remember I could do that by pressing Win+Alt and right click. But this does not work in Ubuntu 13.10 (Perhaps related ...
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Top panel, in Gnome Fallback with no actions, is blank

Due to a problem I have with video card overheating, I've found it expedient to use the Gnome Fallback in Ubuntu 13.10. This eliminates both Unity and Compiz, which seem to want to overwork my video ...
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gnome-panel keeps resetting at boot

I always use the GNOME classic interface and I recently upgraded to 13.10 but I've lost all elements on my top gnome-panel. It was completely empty. I couldn't add any iem on it despite being able to ...
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Get uniform notification background in 13.10 gnome-panel

The notifications in ubuntu 13.10 using gnome-panel have changed. They look more gnome-like, have a x to close it and – my problem – they have a grey rectangular box behind the text, inside and in ...
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 13.04 After gnome panel installation package manager and shell is gone

I just did a fresh installation of 13.04 in my Laptop. It was fine. But I wanted to have the bottom bar, so I installed gnome-panel. After a restart I just see the wall-paper. Ctrl+Alt+Tab doesn't ...
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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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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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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?