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The standard (and easiest) way to display your user name in the Unity panel is to launch System Settings and go to User Accounts. You can see a checkbox at the bottom of the window that says Show my login name in the menu bar Simply enable that checkbox and your display name appears in the top right corner of your screen.


The username of the currently logged in user can easily be placed in the top panel by using either: A purely command line method A gui method 1. Command line method: Open a Terminal window with the key combination Ctrl+Alt+T and run the following command: gsettings set com.canonical.indicator.session show-real-name-on-panel true Below is a screenshot ...


Right click on the panel and select Properties in the dialog box uncheck Expand and the panel will compress to the centre, removing the gaps


A way to do it without Devil's Pie (2): Do: xprop | grep "CLASS" and click on the window you want to remove from taskbar. This will return something like WM_CLASS(STRING) = "name", "name" Make a program startup script or run once, depending on your preference: wmctrl -x -r -b add,skip_taskbar Sources:


Use the TopIcons Gnome extension: Go to Allow the website integration Flip the switch to "On" Accept Immediately, the indicators move to the top bar, and the left-bottom bar disappears

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