GNOME Panel is a highly configurable launcher and taskbar for GNOME

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Gnome task bar - No menus visible

Gnome doesn't display any of the icons on the top right hand side of the taskbar i.e. the messaging, network,system tools etc. Please help me with that. There's an image link. Gnome: Unity:
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How to reload Variety wallpaper changer?

I have installed Variety desktop wallpaper changer. Its a good app. But sometimes when I start Ubuntu and login to my account it fails to load. I try to manually start the app by clicking on variety ...
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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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Is there a way to edit the places menu in Ubuntu 12.10 gnome fallback?

There is applications and places menus in the gnome fallback ubuntu 12.10, What I found that I only can edit the applications menu, and there is no way to edit the places menu, in gnome 2 there is a ...
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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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Script adding launchers to the top gnome panel

For a large number of machines running 12.04 with gnome-classic. I'd like to script adding launchers to the top left of the gnome panel. I know how to add them manually but this is a tedious ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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panel in 14.04 is not fully transparent

There are two images just to show what I mean. In 12.04 top panel was 100% transparent. See the picture below. 12.04 In 14.04 the settings are the same, but there is no 100% transparency. See the ...
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Two gnome panels at the top of the screen

I have two gnome panels on the top of my screen, was trying to add another monitor and this happened. How do I move the panel back to the bottom of the screen?
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Upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04; No desktop, no panels appearing

I am able to log in to Gnome(Classic) and I can use a terminal command there. However, whenever I try to log in to Ubuntu, my terminal command doesn't work. My guest session does not work either. I ...
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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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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?
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Removing gnome panel to the right on ubuntu 10.04

I accidentally added a panel by right clicking on the bottom tool bar and clicking add panel. I then tried to delete this, but, the option does not appear when right clicking. I have looked in ...
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user name is missing in top panel in ubuntu

username is missing in top panel in ubuntu 12.04 in Gnome Classic don't know why, i have tried to show it using dconf-tools but no success at all. How to show it back, i have tried to reset panels, ...
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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 ...
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I got rid of unity but have gnome-panel: blank screen

I got rid of unity in my Ubuntu 11.10 on a dell mini following the steps as in this post. I had ensured that I installed gnome-panel before I did this and removed unity from within gnome-panel. When ...
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How to setup extended desktop to untilize 12 monitors?

We have a 12 monitor setup and we're trying to make the GNOME panel display across all the monitors. But we don't know where to start. How can we use this 4x3 setup to use the full combined ...
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Multiple panels appear when restart or log-in

When I log-in or restart a gnome session all of the items in my panels are duplicated. I get an additional 'Applications' and 'Places' menus, additional screens buttons and additional top and bottom ...
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How to add a launcher to a program/script inside my home dir?

I'm still using Gnome 2, and I want to add a launcher to gnome-panel that will run: ~/bin/foobar.sh. However, when I tried that, it gives me: Failed to execute child process "~/bin/foobar.sh" (No ...
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Indicator Applet keyboard shortcut

I am using gnome classic on Ubuntu 12.04 and want to use a keyboard shortcut for accessing the Indicator Applet stuff in the upper right (mail, wifi, sound, time, users, etc.). I read through a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I upgraded ubunta 14.04 the video is very slow I installed gnome panel

When logging in it did not give me an option to choose anything. Someone please help me. I'm so new at this so make it simple. I have an Intel integrated gen 2 video
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How to add rows (so to have multi rows) bottom panel in gnome-session-flashback in ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I'm experiencing Ubuntu 14.04LTS 32bit with gnome-session-flashback very, very useful for me! Just I need to double rows in bottom panel 'cause I use a lot of opened windows/apps but I really I don't ...
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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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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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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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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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Changing gnome-panel colors while on openbox

So I tried customizing gnome-panel's colors, but it doesn't seem to apply when on openbox. I'm using gnome-color-chooser, and it seems to be able to change the GTK theme inside the gnome color chooser ...
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How to add panel indicators on a locked ubuntu

How should we add indicators on a locked ubuntu panel. In a default configuration when we lock ubuntu it will also stops showing indicators and shows this kind of windows. I want to know is it ...
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How to prevent key grabbing by unity-setting-daemon and indicator-applet-complete?

Issue description With Ubuntu 14.10, using Metacity (flashback/fallback). I've the Logo key set to Meta, the Alt key set to Alt. I'm unable to use Meta-s and Meta-p (as far as I can tell, other ...
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Can't get panel icons to work in UbuntuGnome

I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS. No matter how hard I try, I cannot get panel icons working (those little helpful icons for your applications that are at the top right of your screen). ...
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panel applet launches xterm in mate

I have ubuntu with mate, and an ssh panel applet set to launch application in terminal. My default terminal application is mate-terminal. when I click the panel applet, an xterm opens! I would like ...
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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 ...