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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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 ...
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How to get back top panel after it disappears while using Firefox?

My web pages are being displayed without the Mozilla Firefox borders, and I cant view the applications, places and system bar on the top. I accidentally pressed some button and I cant get the default ...
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How to hide the Panel 1 with key combination in Xubuntu?

I want to disable Panel 1 (the one that is at the bottom of the screen at default) and have it only appear when I hit certain keys
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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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Indicator problem

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Well, I installed System Monitor Indicator to show the internet transfer speed in the top panel. But it shows that indicate kind of in the middle of all the icons. So, when ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 Panel

I have Xubuntu 13.04 installed on my laptop. I uninstalled Abiword and installed LibreOffice. My question is how do I add Writer, Calc and Impress to the panel? I've gone into add new items but it ...
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Is it possible to move the top activities bar of gnome shell to the bottom of the screen?

I have set up a normal user account in my computer as a guest account, which lots of my friends use. I love the gnome shell, and I set it as the desktop environment. The problem users of my computer ...
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Can the Nvidia control panel save changes?

for seeing right images and letters in my monitor I have to use it at 60 hz, the only way (i know) for changing this is from the nvidia panel,but when I restart it moves back to 75 hz,so each time ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 icon panel - 1 icon for 2 windows

Where do I change so that two windows don't merge into one icon? I hate having to click more than 1 time.
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Unity Global Menu Integration missing for some programs

First of All I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I don't remember this problem has ever been produced by the previous releases. Unity Global Menu Integration is missing not for all the applications but some ...
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Unity launcher and panel disappeared after login in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

My unity launcher and top panel disappeared after login. When I type this command (setsid unity) in terminal, unity launcher and top panel appear but I have to type mentioned command in every time ...
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Unity launcher and top panel disappeared after use of boot repair application [duplicate]

I have installed UBUNTU alongside Win7. This morning when I turned on PC, noticed that UBUNTU was not in list. Then I booted PC with UBUNTU Live DVD and rapaired boot menu with Boot rapair ...
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Creating a desktop panel with python, html, and javascript

My goal is to create a custom desktop panel for ubuntu. I am using pygobject (gtk3) to create the dock window and python-webkit for rendering the panel on the screen. Currently, I have been able to ...
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desktop icons and launcher are unavailable in ubuntu 12.10

I have upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 online, in this new version, it is not showing any launcher,desktop icons for battery,network etc. i tried to create the launcher using terminal but its ...
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Borders around panel icons. What do?

I've tried switching to many themes to see if it will fix it, but there are still borders around. On certain themes it's completely unable to read. I'm using ambiencep at the moment. Here's a ...
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Make mate 1.6 look like lucid lynx default theme

I happened to like the way Lucid Lynx looks. This is not a lucid lynx question, I just want the panels on mate 1.6 to look like the ones of Lucid lynx. I went to the properties of the panel, but it ...
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Gnome Panel Menu Erratic Behaviour

I am a new Ubuntu user. I do like it much better than Fedora. However the lack of a window menu in Unity made it a non-starter, so I use Gnome Classic. My problem, which I have not encountered with ...
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Can't see default icons and the panel on the top

Unfortunately I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I can't see default icons and the panel on the top. But the most fustrating that some of the icons sure in there place, because if i move my mause over ...
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How can I tell how a panel item was set up

I need to do some major surgery on a user account that has somehow sustained configuration damage to the point window decorations are gone, some apps don't listen to the keyboard, etc etc. I run ...
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How to refresh an icon that has been changed so the new one shows up?

I want to customize two icons in the top right indicator of the unity-panel, the one for everpad and the one for deluge. I found this solution: How do I merge two icon sets? ...and love it, it's ...
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How to remove the Skype panel icon in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

This question has been answered a couple of times on this site for other versions of Ubuntu, but the proposed solutions no longer work in Ubuntu 13.04. Specifically, I tried the solution described ...
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Remove Evolution integration from Gnome 3

I have just installed Gnome 3 for the first time, and I quite like it. However, there is one really annoying detail: Evolution. It's essentially a total, buggy clusterquack. I'd like to have it ...
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Mail icon (app indicator) on the panel not working

Don't know what happened but the message indicator hasn't been working since yesterday. Even Empathy and Pidgin are not working. Help.
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How to add year in date section on top panel from christian to buddhist year?

From tutorial in http://choorucode.com/2010/04/02/how-to-change-the-date-and-time-format-of-clock-in-panel-of-ubuntu/ According to strftime format, I have only %Y for full 4-digit year in Christian ...
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Add icons to top panel Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

How can I add icons to the top panel like dropbox, mail, wi-fi, etc. I'm using 13.04. EDIT: The given answer is about what applications when installed make a panel icon and not how to add a custom ...
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How to force Nautilus to open with side panel

New Nautilus 3.8 doesn't open with side panel. Even if I turn it on (F9 key), then close the window and reopen it - panel disappears. Can i force Nautilus to start with panel? Ticking proper option in ...
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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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Lubuntu / LXDE make the panel like in Ubuntu / MacOS

How to make Lubuntu or LXDE panel to be on the top and behave like Ubuntu / MacOS panel (having the application menu placed to panel) I have a small laptop screen and I like this ability of Ubuntu ...
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Missing Top/Bottom Panel in Gnome on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.03 and the system recently installed some updates. Then I logged back in, the top and bottom panels (System, Time, etc) were missing from gnome. I thought it might be an issue ...
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How to get KDE Taskbar to display notifications icons on right

I was trying to fix some settings on the taskbar panel and all the tray icons, such as the clock, the clipboard, the search service etc have all now moved to the left side of the taskbar. Is there ...
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Second monitor missing skype and guake panel icons (indicators)

I have a dual monitor set up. On the primary monitor I have my launcher and my panel as always. The panel shows all my usual indicators for volume, network manager, skype, everpad, dropbox, etc. ...
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How to auto hide the panel on the left? (Unity) [closed]

In Ubuntu there is panel on the left, Unity. One can easily change settings so that it hides automatically and appears only if the mouse cursor hits the left border of the screen (this is what I did). ...
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Gnome 3 on 12.10 notification panel disables bottom of screen

I can't cilck on anything in the bottom 2cm of my screen, which I think is due to the Gnome notification panel - how can I disable this or stop it deactivating my screen?
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How to get a clock in Unity top panel?

I installed Ubuntu 12.10, 64-bit, I had a clock up in the top right of the top menu panel. I noticed the other day that it is no longer there. I've scoured all the settings and everything in Ubuntu ...
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How do I move the top bar down? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity Desktop. I would like to move the top bar/panel down. How can I do that?
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How can I change panel font color to white and change background on Ubuntu 12.10 (unity)?

I've been looking for this on 12.10 version, but I just found for 11.10 tutorials. I use radiance theme, and used Ubuntu-tweak to make the panel less opacity, but the font is black and now its kind ...
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Can I change the look of the panel icons in XFCE?

I'd like to make the notification and workspaces symbols (all in the so-called Panel 1) a bit brighter. Or change them to whatever makes them a bit more distinguishable. Currently, it looks like ...
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XFCE panel overlaying windows

I have set up a panel (panel no.2, from 0,1,2 ) in xfce ubuntu, and I want it to be at desktop level - covered by windows. I found something about it on the archlinux wiki. ...
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Unity without panels [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn’t load, no Launcher, no Dash appears today I rebooted my laptop after several days of activity (meaning I don't know which updates were installed, although I ...