GNOME Panel is a highly configurable launcher and taskbar for GNOME

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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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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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Where do I find a site that provides indicator applets like weather indicator?

I am looking for a site that I can find applets for gnome-panel just like gnome-shell has this extension.gnome.org Any idea?
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Problem with minimized window to bottom gnome panel

It's difficult to explain, because English is not my native language, but here you have a few screenshots. Didn't work for me Why It becomes white and how to change it? I'm using : Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How to stop GNOME from adding bars, clocks, menu, etc. every time I restart X or log in?

I have two monitors and want for each display its own Xscreen (i.e., Twinview feature must be off). Turned out that Gnome has been duplicating clocks, bars, workspace, etc. every time I log in or ...
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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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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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How can I make the Unity 2d Shell dodge GNOME Panel when running both simultaneously?

I'm using GNOME Fallback in 12.04, and I'm running the Unity 2D Shell (WITHOUT THE UNITY 2D PANEL) and GNOME Panel. I've done this by logging in using GNOME Fallback, and then running unity-2d-shell. ...
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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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12.04 Gnome Classic Launcher Icons on Gnome panel, size and spacing

I've been searching the forums and google for a while and nothing seems to work. I have a top and bottom panel in ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic using the default ambiance theme. My top panel has all my ...
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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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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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Deleted the folder /usr/share/icons/ and now all icons are 'white' for anything, how to change it to “gray”?

I deleted my folder /usr/share/icons/ and now every icon is a white icon no matter what it is. I kind of like it this way, but I want to modify this white icon so it's gray. Can this be done, and ...
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Gnome 3 panel shrinking application indicators

today I added a couple of indicators to my gnome-shell panel, like Skype, weather and some sensors. The problem that I'm facing is that indicators that take a considerable amount of space, like the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I get Mint Menu in my Gnome Flashback panel in Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed the Mint Menu package following these instructions. It seems to have installed okay, but when I right click on the Gnome Panel and select "Add to Panel", I see no option in the list of ...
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help gnome-panel

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Inconsistent notification from gm-notify with multiple indicator-applet-complete

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and Gnome Classic with two monitors. The second monitor did't get any gnome-panel, so I added one there and added all the items that the first panel had, including ...
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What is the name of the network status indicator applet that appears on the panel?

I'm trying to troubleshoot using it (I can't get it to actually turn off the networking) but don't know exactly what it is called.
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OAFIID:GNOME_FastUserSwitchApplet Error

I recently lost my GNOME desktop manager after uninstalling PulseAudio (see: GNOME/GDM not starting). After getting the desktop environment back up, I was presented with the following Error Message: ...
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GNOME panel buttons not working on with GNOME 3

I am running under Ubuntu 13.04, I installed GNOME 3.8 and working perfectly. However, I this superior bar where I can log out and see the sound, bluetooth and network settings, if I click on either ...
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Gnome. I've duplicate top / down panels after activate Ati Drivers. How to restore default Gnome interface?

04 with gnome-shell and ATI Radeon graphics card. I activated the proprietary driver to handle the dual monitor with Catalist. The result was the duplication of: the buttons in the upper left ...
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Recent Update - problem with Gnome Fallback (No Effects): Task Panel, menus broken by last update from Ubuntu 13.04 Software Updater:

I am using RR, Gnome Fallback (No effects) UI - I prefer it to the Unity desktop. Late last week - 7/3 or 7/4 - the 13.04 Software Updater pulled in some updates (was running Gnome Fallback (No ...
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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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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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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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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 ...