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Unity no longer uses the old applet system. Instead, there are indicators. One such indicator is indicator-multiload, which shows CPU and memory usage. It is included in Ubuntu's repositories and can be installed using your package manager of choice. On a general note: Unity is not based on Gnome 2, it just uses GTK2-based programs like Gnome 2 did.
To compile with library, you have to install -dev version of this library, and -dbg version would not hurt too. Although, install qt4-default and qt4-dev-tools
Just figured it out. But well worth it as it CAN BE APPLIED TO MAKE ANY PROGRAM WINDOW A WIDGET!! 1) Finding Calculator Window Class: a) Load the calculator program. b) Then load a terminal window. c) To get the class of the calculator window, in terminal run xprop WM_CLASS | cut -d\" -f4 Your mouse will now look like a cross-hair. d) Now click on the ...
The most similar thing I've found is having a calculator in the unity dash. You can install unity-lens-utilities: sudo apt-get install unity-lens-utilities Then when you open the dash and type an operation, it gives you the result as a preview. Also the preview is linked to the actual calculator so if you need to do more complex operations you can just ...
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