GNOME Panel is a highly configurable launcher and taskbar for GNOME

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What's the official name for that area on the top of the screen?

What's the official name for that area on the top of the screen, similar to the Mac Menu Bar, where you see icons representing running apps?
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Change Gnome panel icons to oversized faded style?

How do I change the icons that show in the panel for apps? I've tried different themes, but perhaps I'm just missing a specific one? I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and my icons on the panel look ...
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Visible Desktop (horizontal line of pixels) between title bar and panel

As you can see in this Picture there's a horizontal line of pixels showing the background when a window is maximized. Is this a feature? If not how can I fix this and if this is a feature, where can ...
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Change GNOME Flashback panels configuration for new users

I'm going to make unattended installation of Ubuntu 14.04 (with GNOME Flashback session - migration from 12.04), on about 100 machines. Because I have to personalize their out-of-the-box experience, I ...
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how to reset gnome panel?

I think my gnome-panel is messed up because I alt+right click it and nothing pops up. I'm on 12.04, classic gnome desktop. so I used locate and found gnome-panel in .gconf somewhere, how do I clear ...
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xubuntu not showing minimize, maximize and close buttons

After latest update application window doesn't display minimize, maximize and close button But it show minimize, maximize and close button when application is not maximized I have installed gnome-...
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How do I Customize the 'Top Panel'?

I would like add some Files\Programs to Top Panel as shown below When I Click on that Icon (Hand), it should show my customized add-on Files\Programs Ex: Calculator,Dictionary, Units etc., just ...
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Put icon on desktop

How do you add a program icon to the desktop in version 14.04? I thought you could search for the program in the Dash, then drag the icon to the desktop, but I can't get it to work. I can add it to ...
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Configuring Gnome panels in Ubuntu 15.10 laptop

I just installed Gnome on my Lenovo Thinkpad T440s (running Ubuntu 15.10). However, no key combination seems to allow me to configure the top and bottom panels: right-click, Alt-right-click, Alt-AltGr-...
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Dropbox icon missing in Gnome Panel

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04, Gnome Panel(gnome-session-flashback) and Dropbox. Dropbox icon is missing in the top panel. However, it is displayed corectly when I run Unity. I tried stop and start ...
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old classic gnome on ubuntu 15.10

I'm coming back to linux. When I was using it before it was old good looking familiar gnome time. I'm trying to get this great useful look back on my new system - ubuntu 15.10. I'm installed classic ...
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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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Where is the location of application shortcuts in Gnome?

For shortcuts in the Applications drop-down Menu and on the title bar of the Gnome Desktop, where is the path to their directories?
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gnome-panel context menu missing

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome-Flashback (Compiz). I believe that I messed up gnome-panel when replacing Rhythmbox with Clementine. Now I cannot get context menu to add/remove/move launchers from ...
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Per Application Menu Bar (like Unity) in Gnome

I know Unity is based on Gnome and has the application-specific menu bar at the top (which can be set in the settings). I am running Ubuntu Gnome and was wondering if it was possible to get that in ...
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Tray icon on gnome top panel

I deleted the tray icon on gnome top panel, Now I want to bring it back, but how to do that, please help.
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How to show the task icon hidden by gnome-shell theme?

I'm using a gnome-shell theme called Dark Mode. This theme hides the icon of a task in the panel and it just shows the name of a task. How can I edit the gnome-shell.css to solve it?
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How to remove the bottom panel of Gnome Classic in Unity?

I switched to Unity environment and there is a bottom panel of Gnome Classic that is not natural of the proper Unity. How to remove it?
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How to add a new drop down menu in top panel in Ubuntu 15.10

I googled but couldn't find anything. Specifically I would like to add a new drop down menu with shell scripts as menu items. If adding a new drop down menu is not possible, how to add shell ...
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Moving the Start menu bar

How do I move the start bar on top to the right or left edge of the screen?
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All my Desktop's Icons and Files gone after yesterdays update

After yesterdays update I lost all my shortcuts, files and directories on desktop rest of the system is working fine. ~/Desktop doesn't have any file now tried various methods given in forum. None of ...
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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 GTK/GDK. ...
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Add panel to gnome using bash script

I want to create a bash script which will carry out the following actions: Add a new panel to gnome-classic (this can be done in GUI by right clicking an existing panel whilst holding super + alt to ...
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No time on gnome panel after messing up with system languages (14.04)

I had a few languages installed on my machine. I recently wanted to delete all of them and keep only English. Evidently something went bad in the process, because after deleting them, the applet ...
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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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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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UTC gives wrong time?

When I do this: sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata And I chose "none of the above" then "UTC", the time changes from Eastern to . . . GMT/London? UTC should be 4 hours ahead of me, not five. I had this ...
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Classic workspace switcher for Ubuntu-gnome 14.04.2 LTS, want row of 12 workspaces

With too much baggage on my Ubuntu 12.04, I did a format and new install of Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.2 LTS, an official Ubuntu distro using the Gnome desktop. The Nvidia drivers for the GPU seem to work ...
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Difference between gnome-panel and gnome-shell

What is the difference between all this gnome-panel, gnome-shell, ubuntu-gnome-desktop and gnome? I'm little lost in all this.... I thought that Gnome 3 and Gnome shell are the same. But now I see ...
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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 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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Where are panel launchers stored in Ubuntu 14.04?

In earlier versions of Ubuntu, user-created launchers for the top panel were stored in the directory ~/.gnome2/panel2.d/default/launchers. This is no longer the case in the current versions. The ...
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Restore panel in Ubuntu 14.04 gnome-session-fallback

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 gnome. To make it more classic I installed the gnome-session-fallback. It worked fine, but accidentally I deleted the top panel. When I search for a solution, answers from ...
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Generic problem with networkmanager on Ubuntu 12.04 / elementaryOS [closed]

Hello together: Since some days I've got issues with the networkmanager under Ubuntu 12.04. To be concrete it is the nm-applet itself. I can connect via LAN or WLAN without problems, but some entries ...
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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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Are gnome-session-fallback and metacity + gnome-panel the same?a

Are installing gnome-session-fallback and installing metacity and gnome-panel the same? To me, they seem to both install metacity and gnome 2? Thanks.
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Why do 15.04 gnome-shell topbar icons stop working

Ubuntu 15.04 using Tweak-tool, autohide, topicons, workspaces dock extensions are all activated. The problem occurs after topbar autohide. Dropbox and Libreoffice drop down menu both disappear. The ...
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Icons missing and misbehaving in Gnome Panel since 15.04 upgrade

This is the top right corner of my screen, where my Gnome Panel displays notification icons. I am using Flashback or Fallback or Classic or whatever it's called right now. It is missing the Dropbox ...
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Gnome Panel too Narrow

My Gnome Classic Panel in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was too narrow. Is there a way to make it wider? Usually the panel is as wide as the whole screen. I was able to fix the problem by resetting the whole ...
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network icon disappeared in gnome-panel

Today I dragged a photo to the gnome-panel.Then the panel background changed,but after a reboot i got an error saying "reload gnome-panel". I reloaded, but it asked 10 times. After that my network ...
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Indicators do not appear in gnome-flashback session

Recently, the indicators on the Gnome panel no longer appear when using a gnome-flashback session. It happened after I installed indicator-applet (indicator-applet-complete was already installed) ...
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No way to show seconds in Gnome Classic clock

I cannot force clock in Gnome Classic to show seconds. Tried within dconf-editor, changing all available clock settings: com > canonical > indicatior > datetime There I was trying by changing custom-...
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Gedit tries to open everything!

I am having a huge problem. Whenever i try to open a file gedit tries to open it. For example I download something with firefox, i click on the file to open it and gedit opens! Even in when I want to ...
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Can't edit connections/connect/disconnet in Gnome NetworkManager applet

since a few days I'm seeing a weird behaviour of the NetworkManager-applet in Gnome. The "Edit Connections" line is greyed out, so I'm not able to call the nm-connection-editor. From the command ...
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How to make xprop -set manual changes permanent

I am trying to permanently reserve space for my top edge panel in the middle of a dual display screen, where the two monitors are above and under each other, like this (the smaller lower one has the ...
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How to get rid of the bottom panel in gnome 3 classic session

I know questions that sound like this one have been asked before, but none of the "solutions" are working for me. I am using Gnome Classic option. I could not find any extension that does what I ...
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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 desktop)...
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How can I get a network applet in MATE panel?

I have Ubuntu MATE 14.10. Today, I accidentally removed the applet from the panel which lets me choose the WLAN network. How can I get it back? (The same applet seems to have shown the battery status)...
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How to remove indicator from gnome-shell panel

How to remove the keyboard indicator from gnome-shell in Ubuntu 14.04? I hate everything about it