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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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What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity?

I'm used to have System monitoring in the top Gnome Panel: CPU, Temperature, Net, Fan-Speed. (see screenshot below) In Unity, the Top Panel is locked for window name and global menu, so I can't add ...
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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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How do I remove an icon from the top panel in GNOME Fallback mode?

When I right click the Filezilla icon, the only options are "launch" and "properties". How do I remove it from the top panel?
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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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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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gnome-panel has multiple rows — how to undo that?

On Ubuntu 12.04 I use openbox with a single "gnome-panel" started. But after trying to configure my two screen in Xinerama mode I got additional rows of panels each time X restarted. And despite I ...
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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 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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How to delete Gnome Panel?

I am trying to get rid of my Gnome panels so that I can go to a purely Docky/Gnome-Do environment. I have got rid of everything, except for a single remaining panel which I cannot delete. The text ...
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Resetting gnome panel

How does one reset the gnome panel to the initial state? During use, gnome panel applets move and get replaced with the ones users like. After some time the panel becomes so cluttered that it ...
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Visual corruption affecting several panel applets

This happens occasionally, and I never know how to fix it without deleting the panel and adding a new one. Any help would be appreciated.
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When starting or log off/on, add'l panels show and some panel applets are duplicated

After upgrading to 12.04 Gnome Classic amd64,every time I log on a new additional blank panel appears on the top and bottom panels - which I delete every time. In addition, the default panel applets ...
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How to remove shadow from gnome-panel?

How can I remove this shadow: from gnome-panel?
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Why can't I see the menubar in some applications?

I don't run gnome-panel normally. Most menubars work correctly. However, with wxMaxima and Audacity, they are not showing. When I start gnome-panel and add an appmenu, I can see the menus again. ...
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How do I delete my last panel?

The last panel on gnome is being a pain to delete. I've tried the gconfig editor or whatever and going to desktop -> sessions and deleting the required applet text. Then when I kill it through the ...
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gnome-flashback panels not starting in ubuntu 14.04

After upgrading to 14.04 LTS, my gnome-flashback session starts, but without the top and bottom panels. Logging with compiz, I can use CTRL+SHIFT+T to start a terminal and run "gnome-panel", which ...
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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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Can't open Panel settings with super-alt right-click in gnome-classic after resize

In 12.04, I just tried the pane-setting 'resize' (or autoshrink or what it is named). Now, I don't like it any longer and I would like to switch back. But since the panel is shrunken, there is no ...
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Gnome Panels not Visible

Sometimes, when logging into my PC, some or all of my Gnome panels fail to appear, so I'm left with a blank screen and no way to log out/shutdown or run any programs. Why haven't the panels appeared? ...
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How to delete/disable GNOME panels? (Existing solutions not working.)

I would like to remove the GNOME panel completely. I spend most of my time in a (tmux) terminal or a browser. Synapse and a small hidden AWN panel fit the rest of my needs. I have tried all ...
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Panel settings not appearing on right-click in gnome

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I switched to Gnome classic from unity as I'm more comfortable with the former. However, I couldn't find where the panel setting are. Usually a drop down menu appears on ...
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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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How do I get Mint Menu in my Gnome Flashback panel in Ubuntu 14.04?

I tried installing the Mint Menu package following these instructions. However, when I get to the step of actually installing, I get these errors: $ sudo apt-get install mintmenu Reading package ...
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How do I configure the gnome panel from a script?

I can easily set the number of workspaces and the workspace names with the gconftool-2, as follows: gconftool-2 --type int --set /apps/metacity/general/num_workspaces 4 gconftool-2 --type string ...
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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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Can I disable the alt+window+right click behaviour for editing panels in Gnome Classic?

In Gnome Classic 11.10, when you want to make edits to the Gnome Panel, you have to press Alt + Super and then right click. I believe in some cases it's just Alt and right click, but because of ...
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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 ...
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How can I hide extra volume controls?

Currently I have sound controls in both the indicator applet and the notification area applet. Does anyone know how I to hide the audio controls in the notification area?
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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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How to force GNOME panels et. al. to display on a different monitor without mirroring?

So, I recently purchased a new 23" monitor for my PC. However, I can't use it with the PC currently as I am waiting on a replacement heatsink. In the mean time, I wanted to use it with my Dell laptop. ...
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Can't add to panel nor delete panel

I cannot add any applet to any (top or bottom) panel, cannot delete any panel nor create a new panel. When I right-click on the panel the only options available are: Properties, Help or About panels. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic problem - multiple top and bottom bars

I'm using ubuntu 12.04, with gnome classic. I was using it with no problem. Then after I logged in once I saw 4 bars at the top of the screen and 4 at the bottom instead of 1. How can I fix it? I ...
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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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Hide the gnome-panel on one of the workspaces

I'm currently using 2 workspaces on Ubuntu 10.10, and compiz. Is it possible to completely remove the gnome panel from one of the workspaces? I'd like to have a clean desktop to work with on the ...
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How do I get the clock to show the date?

I tried what was mentioned here to no avail. When I update the values in gconf (any of the values, not just custom and custom_format) nothing changes. Is this a netbook edition problem? Is there ...
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How to add indicator-datetime to the panel?

I'm using maverick desktop edition and I'd like to use indicator-datetime instead of the usual clock. I installed it using software center but even after restarting I don't find it in the "Add to ...
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Where does GNOME 3 store panel orientation?

What file does Gnome3 (without Unity) store the top/bottom panel "orientation" settings in? This sort of thing used to be available in the gconf-editor under apps/panel, but there doesn't seem to be ...
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Show/Hide either top panel or NetworkManager Applet from command line

We're deploying application specific netbooks to users at a variety of sites. These are basically mobile kiosks that have very limited functionality. Since we can't predict everyone's connectivity ...
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Why don't 8.04 panel launchers work on 10.04

I copied my panel launchers verbatim from 8.04 to 10.04, residing in both systems in the same path: $HOME/.gnome2/panel2.d/default/launchers However, for some reason, they are not visible on ...
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Is there a way to completely remove the keyboard layout from the indicator?

I need to completely remove the indicator, no flags, no abbr. nothing! I was able to do it in 10.04 using a gconf key that has no scheme and I heard that a proper scheme will be available in 10.10 but ...
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Empathy icon not displayed in gnome panel

when I closed the empathy messenger client, a little icon used to show up as a notification. When I got incoming chats, the icon used to start flashing. I reorganized content on my panel and now that ...
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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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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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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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Missing evolution mail and chat icons from panel in oneric ocelot

I had Ubuntu 11.04 installed on my machine. Upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 and installed weather-indicator. After this, my evolution mail and chat(empathy) icons that were placed in the panel (at right-up ...
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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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Gnome-panel sync between different systems? [closed]

Is there a way where I can get/sync all the content/shortcuts of which lies in my Gnome panel to another computer(laptop) an back? I've has look a little to gconftool but it seems not really to copy ...
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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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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?