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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Ubuntu 11.10 Classic Desktop opens all windows twice with same

All programs (incl Internet) appear twice in the bottom panel, once you close one tab, both close. How can I get this fixed? Thanx a lot in advance
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How can I show the CPU temperature in the GNOME panel?

I'm looking for a way to show my CPU-temperature in the GNOME 3 Panel in Ubuntu 10.10. I found a Screen on extensions.gnome.org : Is there an applet or something like that? Thank you!
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Bottom panel disappears when a new message arrives on Empathy in Gnome Shell Remix 12.10

Every time a contact sends a message (just when its window is closed), the bottom panel with message tray disappears. I have to press Alt+F2 and "r" and back to normal. Why it's happening?
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Xubuntu 12.10 Free disk space item in Panel

In Xubuntu 12.04 there was an item for the Panel that allowed to monitor free disk space on different media. I have upgraded (doing a reinstall) to Xubuntu 12.10 and I cannot find that item anymore. ...
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Strange space in Lubuntu desktop

As you can see on the image below, I have got a large space in the panel. In the preferences panel of the panel there is nothing here between the notification area and the battery control applet. How ...
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How can I remove username from panel in 12.10?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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How to start just the panel to show list of open windows?

I am on Ubuntu 10.2 (Amazon Cloud Box). When I minimize a window, it disappears and starts running in the background. When I click the mouse's middle button it comes back to the foreground. Is there a ...
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Can I display Chrome/Chromium tabs in the top panel?

Is it possible to display chrome/chromium tabs in the top panel of ubuntu 12.10?
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How to minimize or maximize windows from the Unity panel?

In the Unity panel, when you left-click on an application that has multiple windows or instances open, it displays the Spread Mode, but when you left-click on a solitary application, it does ...
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How can I add links/launchers icons to Gnome 3 panel?

I'm a Ubuntu 12.10 user, and I want to know how to place link icons in the Gnome 3 panel. Does anybody know how to solve this matter ? P.S.: In the Gnome panel I don't have the on/off button and the ...
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Ryhthmbox missing problem

I have a problem with ryhthmbox, After update packages, I missed ryhthmbox, It doesn't exists in panel (ryhthmbox menu) and even in software list . . . so what should I do? How can I install it ...
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Shutdown and User button missing in panel

I faced with a problem after update, I missed 2 buttons from above panel, System menu (including shutdown, suspend & …) and User (including log out & …) how can I restore them !?...
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Strange right click problem? [closed]

Last night I installed some applications and updated my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS,since then I encountered a strange right click problem, that is my right click is not working but when I open home folder from ...
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How to add Shutdown button to LXPanel and make it work?

I cannot seem to be able to add a shutdown button to my LXPanel. In /usr/share/applications there is a Shutdown (lubuntu-logout.desktop) containing the line Exec=lubuntu-logout but it would not run. ...
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How to relocate the Unity top panel to the bottom? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I move the panel from the top to the bottom? How can I relocate the Ubuntu 12.04 task bar (a.k.a. title bar) -- NOT the launcher bar. The task bar is currently ...
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How to add another panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Adding a indicator / panel in unity panel I want to add a new panel other than the Top one. Is that possible? If yes, how?
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Remove panel shadow in KDE 4.8+

It seems that panel shadow is somehow hardcoded in KDE 4 and devs do not have any plans to change it and/or make it customizable. So, what I'm actually asking is some kind of hack (if there is any) ...
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How do you hide the panels in 12.04 2d?

I run mythbuntu, and the panels in 2d apparently cannot be hidden? Is there a way to do this?
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How do I hide my custom Unity panel indicators from another user account on the same machine?

I created a second user account on my machine, making it a "standard" user account. When I log into that account, most of the panel indicators I've added in my own administrator user account show up ...
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How can I disable the faded title text in the top panel?

So I'm new to Linux but am basically blown away by Ubuntu 12.04 and could definitely see this becoming my main desktop over time One small annoyance for me is a tendency for the global menu on the ...
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How do I change Clementine's play/pause indicator icons?

This is how the Clementine indicator displays play/pause: It's a minor detail, but I feel that the play and pause icons just don't go with the monochrome design of the panel. In order to change ...
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How to show the Ubuntu launcher under Parallels

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Mac using Parallels, can you tell me how to display the Launcher inside Ubuntu? I am also having problems with the menubar as it appears to be invisible. My ...
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Window buttons on cinnamon top panel

Is it possible put the window buttons on the top panel of cinnamon like in Unity?
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Why doesn't indicator-cpufreq show up in panel? [closed]

I'm using 12.04 and I want to add "indicator-cpufreq" to my panel. It's installed and I try to launch it manually through Alt+F2. It just doesn't show up. Does anyone know why?
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How can I choose which menubar indicators are shown in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove the default indicators and add custom ones? I'd like to be able to tweak the set of shortcuts on the right side of the menubar in 12.04 (e.g. remove ...
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Menu Bar Time Disappeared

Hello can anyone help me, my time on the menu bar has disappeared, one day I noticed it was gone, in system settings I do not have a time and date option either. I am running Ubuntu 12.04, please ...
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Indicator applet in MATE

I hate gnome3, so I installed MATE (gnome2 fork) in my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. It's pretty good, but I have a problem: it doesn’t have (or I haven't found) a working indicator applet on the top panel. ...
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Can I theme the menubar to look different if a window is maximized?

I know you can theme the Unity menubar in GTK+3 using CSS, but is there a way to theme it differently depending on whether a window is maximized? This would be useful for e.g. themes where the ...
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How can unity-panel-service be disabled?

From the unity-panel-service manpages: DESCRIPTION The unity-panel-service program is normally started automatically by the Unity shell (which gets started as a compiz module) and is ...
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How can I prevent window title from appearing in the top panel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove the application title from global application menu? I want to keep the global menu (actually prefer it) I've disabled auto-hide and the menu is always ...
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Is it possible to get the old workspaceswitcher back in the top-panel?

I just updated my Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 yesterday and so far I'm very satisfied with it. There is only one thing which is still missing to get back just the same comfort as I had with the ...
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Right click to add icon into unity 2d panel not working

I updated to 12.04 from 10.04, and had problems with sound. Now the sound works but I can't add icons to the top panel. I've tried all these and they don't have any effect: just right click alt + ...
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Add Unity 2d panel to XFCE

How to add Unity 2d panel to XFCE environment, but only Unity 2d panel, not the dash
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unity 12.04 black bar below panel

Using Unity 12.04 I have a black bar, a few pixels wide, appearing below the panel. This over-writes the top of a window which is immediately below the panel. Although this may seem a minor problem ...
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Modifying the Gnome Classic panel

How can I modify the panel (in classic Gnome mode) such as adding items, moving, etc. in Ubuntu 12.04? I had the same problem with an earlier version of Ubuntu here, which received an answer to press ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 - change orientation of workspace switcher on a vertical panel

In Xubuntu 12.04 I want to place workspace switcher on a vertical panel to give myself more space on the top panel for the window list buttons. The problem is that the workspace switcher is still ...
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How can I get bigger Ubuntu logo at the top menu in 11.04

I have made my panel bigger and all the icons also get bigger except one, the logo on the left of the main menu that says "Applications Places System". Is there a way to make that logo/icon the same ...
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How do I make the panel transparent in GNOME Classic mode?

Hi I don't know to make the top panel in Gnome classic transparent, I tried to right click then properties then change the transparency there but the indicator applet menu complete stays in the ...
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Add folder as menu to Gnome panel

I would like to add a folder to a Gnome panel (Gnome Fallback on ubuntu 12.04). In Windows this can be accomplished by right-clicking the taskbar, selecting "New toolbar", and browsing for a folder. I ...
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In Ubuntu 12.04, how can I fix application icons to the panel? and a question about tomboy

Sometimes, I really like to put quick launch apps in the panel like VLC Player to play my music just by one click. Sometimes, I like to keep tomboy in the panel to be in hand. But I don't know how to ...
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Is the alteration in appearance of indicators in the menu-bar when Dash or HUD is being used an intended feature?

If the change in appearance is intentional, will someone kindly point me to some reading material about why it is so? Edit: I haven't installed CCSM or fiddled with Compiz settings. Normal With the ...
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Missing tabs on taskbar

I got shifted to a new workstation shortly. The system is using Ubuntu 11.04 - the Natty Narwhal - released in April 2011 and supported until October 2012. I found the bottom taskbar missing in it. I ...
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How to edit unity's panel launchers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the Unity Launcher .desktop files? I would like to know if there is an option to edit/know where it points/what's the command that it launches - the Unity's ...
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Unity bar doesn't hide

After switching the 'auto hide' function on and off under behaviour in appearance settings, the Unity bar doesn't automatically hide anymore! It's always visible at the left side! Here is a ...
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How do I run the Unity panel only?

I was wondering whether there is any way to use Unity independently of the dash and hud, use just the panel with the indicators to be more exact. Is there such a feature provided by default or way ...
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add apps to top panel in ubuntu 12.04

Is there any way to add any app I wish to the top panel in Ubuntu 12.04? e.g, I have dropbox, mail, wireless and sound icons there. I'd like to add for example terminal, google earth or any app there. ...
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How to disable bottom panel/message tray in Gnome Shell 3.4?

Running Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Shell 3.4. After enabling Bottom panel extension (to remove annoying Message tray/bottom panel/hot-corner at the bottom; You know what I am talking about(: ), still a ...
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Dash Blur effect

I am facing a probem with my Dash Blur effect. It was working normally before but when i updated Software in ubuntu 12.04, dash does not give any blur effect. If i change the wall paper then the blur ...
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How can I move the panel from the top to the bottom?

I am coming from Windows 8 and want to test new Ubuntu 12.xx. How can i change the position of the panel from top to bottom?
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How to deinstall top panel or allow programs/windows to be ontop of that panel

As the title says. The problem is my screen size is 1080p, and i need a program to run in 1080p in window mode, but the top panel is forcing the programwindow out of the screen how to fix that. or ...