Questions related to panel(s), including appearance and customization. This could refer to gnome-panel, or a panel in another desktop environment. Use the "menu-bar" tag instead when referring to the top panel used in Unity.

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Unity is locked, you can not remove icons or move them

Issue the following, I can not change the order of icons on the unity, nor their sleep or anything to add that it would be "locked", the programs run.
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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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lubuntu panel showing multiple icons of apps

My lubuntu panel is showing multiple icons of apps. It all started out with two network icons - not something major. I did an update and after reboot started transmission which showed four icons on ...
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How can I remove an application indicator in the panel for Ubuntu 12.04?

The driver for my HP printer has installed an indicator in the panel. I have two problems with it. First, its design doesn't fit that of the panel, so it looks ugly. Second, it's not very ...
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Panel apps try to launch in xterm, even though it isn't installed

I have some panel applications that launch terminals, but when I click on them, they say xterm failed. Well yeah, xterm isn't installed, nor do I want it. I want mate-terminal to come up instead. How ...
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Where are panel applet information stored in mate?

I had an Ubuntu installation that no longer boots. I had mate-panel. There were useful bits of code I wrote into the custom panel applets. Where is the information about custom application launchers ...
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xfce panel with “close” button

I'm using xubuntu 13.1 with xfce 4.1 and i ask myself if it's possible to get something like a "close" button for each open application in the xfce panel. (Hope the image helps to understand what i ...
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make 12.04 look like 10.04, please! [duplicate]

I don't like the 12.04 panel. Is there a simple way to make it look like 10.04 which was perfect in its design? I installed gnome-panel and followed the instructions but nothing happened.
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Solutions for removing the Skype indicator in Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 don't work

My question is similar to this one, except that I have already tried those solutions with no success: I tried sudo apt-get remove sni-qt and it didn't work, also with sni-qt:i386. I also followed ...
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How can I remove the Ubuntu One icon from my panel bar?

I am new to Ubuntu, and am using Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. The Ubuntu One icon is between WiFi and keyboard icons. Here is a screenshot.
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Ubuntu 12.04 opening dialog hangs too long when opening files,folders, anything?

Every time i open any file, or folder, basically anything, there is an opening dialog on my panel, like Opening this and that. And even when file is opened, opening dialog hangs there for another ...
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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 accurately adjust KDE plasma panel height?

I can just drag it. But when I drag it I don't know the height of it in pixels. How could I adjust it accurately so that i know the height?
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What shows up in the Unity panel by default, and how to interface it?

So when I duplicate each of those interfaces, I could run “full” Ubuntu experience on whatever DE or window manager, see everything supposed to be seen on Ubuntu and do everything as expected. – ...
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Top Panel and Launcher question [duplicate]

I recently asked a question about my wallpaper being stuck under my launcher and top panel, here, but now I've a new question still pertaining to said topic. I've thought on it and realized it'll look ...
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How to use xfce4-panel add plugin command line

I can't find the proper documentation for using xfce4-panel --add. The --help says: --add=PLUGIN-NAME Add a new plugin to the panel So I can do: xfce4-panel --add=launcher ...
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My gear icon thing up in the top right corner has turned red.. why?

The gear icon on the top right has turned red. why?
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Empty messaging menu in Ubuntu 13.10

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10, I see that there isn't any item in the Messaging menu on panel. only "available, busy..." the status options. I've discovered that in new versions of Ubuntu, ...
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Panel problem on Toshiba Satellite c855-2gd

I'm currently using ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) and I'm facing an issue with this distro. First of all, I've heard that problems with ubuntu on toshiba satellite laptops often occur. Don't know whether it has ...
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Problem with Keyboard-indicator icon

I must logout and login to fix keyboard indicator icon. when system startup keyboard-indicator icon looks like this: http://s28.postimg.org/5zf5ud6q5/Screenshot1.png but after logout and login it ...
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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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How to add a 'RAM usage' icon on the panel in LXDE

Sp, I have a 'CPU usage' icon on my panel in LXDE in Ubuntu but want o monitor my RAM usage as my RAM is only 512 MB
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Handle Plasma Panel intersections

I'm playing around with Kubuntu a bit and am struggling with the following: I've got a top Plasma panel which stays there every time and a left-side panel with auto-hide. When moving the mouse to the ...
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unity-service-panel.log taking 18+ GB

Im having strange unity-service-panel.log file behavior in Ubuntu 13.10., which in 5-6 days filled up to 18.5 GB worth of space. Its located in /home/user/.cache/upstart . I have no idea whats going ...
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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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Showing incorrect application menu

The Application Menu in the top panel, where the close/minimize icons are, are often wrong. For example I use my email software (Lotus Notes), then I click on Chrome in the launcher - which puts ...
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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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Panel Ubuntu 13.10 Error

Sometimes, my panel on ubuntu 13.10 can't showing time and date, and sometimes, my user too, so i can't shutdown my PC with this feature. Why does this happen?? and how to fix it??
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What is the command to exit the LXpanel menu in Lubuntu?

I recently installed Lubuntu 13.10, and i am in the process of customizing it. I have set Super+space as the key-binding for showing the LXpanel menu. I would like to set the same key-binding as ...
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Netflix not taking up full screen

I have been having problems using Netflix with Pipelight in Ubuntu. I have tried looking for answers online but I have had no luck finding anything helpful. I can maximize Netflix using Pipelight. ...
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Unity Panel has wrong icons

I upgraded to 13.10 and installed ubuntu-desktop to try Unity (I have been using KDE). Whenever I log in, the Unity panel icons are wrong - they don't follow the Ubuntu theme and a couple show up as ...
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Change menu bar size unity 7.1.2 - Ubuntu 13.10

I'd like to slightly edit the size of the bar that has the wifi, date and time on it. The unity panel, or menu bar. This post: Increase Menu Bar Size demonstrates how to do exactly what I'm talking ...
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How does the drop-down calendar in the panel work? New event button does not do anything

I just found out that in 13.10 there's an "add event" button in the calendar that drops down from the panel. Yet i couldn't figure out how to make it work? For me clicking it does nothing. Does it ...
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Network connection icon has disappeared from the panel in Ubuntu 13.10

I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.10 from Ubuntu 13.04. When I tried to install Java in the terminal, I got a message that said: some repository files failed to download. They have been ignored, or ...
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Click on indicator to open app window on top

When I click on indicator icon on panel, for example qbittorrent, clementine,...etc, the app window opens in background so I have to click on Unity launcher icon or use Alt + Tab to get the windows ...
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Automatically move Xubuntu panel to external monitor

I am using xubuntu 13.04 with a dualmonitor setup. (external monitor as primary, laptop als secondary) I am using xandr to makeup my monitorsetup. However I recognized that the xubuntu panel on the ...
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Panel power status problem

Instead of showing my laptop battery status it showing me my mouse battery, how can I change it? I have ubuntu 13.10. *-battery description: Lithium Ion Battery product: DELL P8TC7275 ...
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No menu bar shown on the top panel after upgrading to 13.10

Recently I upgrade my Ubuntu to 13.10 from 13.04, I just find the menu bar is not shown on the top panel. The Alt key is also not working! Can anyone help me by guiding me to install some packages? ...
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How to fix missing panel indicators in 13.10 [duplicate]

After moving from 12.04 to 13.10 (with unity), the majority of my applications no longer have panel indicators. e.g: - xchat - sonata xchat gets a link in the mail menu, but this is useless because ...
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Help! My panel in Xubuntu disappeared!

Was sitting here working on the computer when the power restarted for some reason. When my computer rebooted and I signed back in my top and side panel are missing. All the rest of my desktop seems to ...
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how to disable unity-panel-service (top indicators panel) auto-hide option?

I alt+super+rightClick on the top indicators panel, and tested the auto-hide option. Now it wont un-hide anymore!! There is not option in dconf-editor for it; there is only option to disable ...
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Add shut-down/logout indicator to panel

I tried to remove the weather icon from the panel. I found an instruction on Ask Ubuntu (can't find it now) that I followed. The problem is that it also removed the "shut down"-icon, the ...
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“No-entrance” icon remains in top panel [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10. In the upper right hand corner, instead of the gear icon, a no-entrance icon keeps being displayed, even after reboot. What does that mean? It looks like this:
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how to restore top level menu on panel in ubuntu 13.04

I tried to install "Macbuntu" which is not compatible with 13.04 and I don't know why? But I used force option on command line nothing changed so I uninstalled "macbuntu". Now the problem is that the ...
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Costumization of Desktop Panal Bars

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts installed. I did some un-installing to get rid of Unity and now I use a Gnome Classic theme. It has been a couple of years since I last used Ubuntu but I remember that it use ...
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I Cannot Remove Items From My Panel

I just cannot remove items from my top panel. I see the option to remove it, but its slighty darker than the other options. So its unavailible to remove it for me. I use a 12.10 Ubuntu LTS system ...
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Unity launcher,top panel,Dash and title bar disappeared [duplicate]

I have installed UBUNTU 13.04 32bit,afer installing CCSM and NVIDIA drive,Unity launcher,top panel,Dash and title bar disappeared. Now what should I do?
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Skype Nofitication Icon on Gnome Session Fallback (12.04)

I have the Ubuntu 12.04.2 installed on my machine. I also have Skype 4.2.0.11 installed. Skype icon won't appear on the notification panel (upper right). I can't see a way to get it working. Anyone ...
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Xubuntu 13.04. Dual monitor top panel

One top panel for two monitors. App menu button appears on top left corner. When I push it the drop down list appears on top right corner... How can i fix it?
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Why're two separate panel icons, when opened, grouping under the same icon

I have two separate .desktop files locked to the panel. Both of them opens terminal windows and runs a series of commands (with user input). Trouble is, while one is opened already, opening the other ...