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Questions tagged [gnome-panel]

GNOME Panel is a highly configurable launcher and taskbar for GNOME

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Have to click power button in task bar twice to shutdown but doesn't hang

When I want to shutdown my computer, I have to click the power button in the task bar (not physical button on computer) twice until it does. The first time I choose whether I want to power off or ...
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Gnome-panel applet “Indicator Applet Complete” is missing icons

I have a Gnome session definition with XMonad as windows manager where I start the gnome-panel explicitly. The session definition looks like this: [GNOME Session] Name=GNOME + XMonad ...
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Creating a shortcut to create shortcuts?

So I've just installed "gnome-panel" and I've been using the "gnome-desktop-item-edit --create-new ~/Desktop" command in the terminal to create some shortcuts to my most-used webpages. I'd like to ...
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Pidgin show panel icon in Ubuntu 18.4 GNOME 3.2

Ubuntu 18.4 GNOME 3.2 When I click on Pidgin messenger icon it runs in background. But is no any indicators to see it connected or not, what is my current status.. Some solution to add icon into panel ...
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How to toggle window visibility with Ubuntu 18.04 dock?

In Windows, when you have a window on the foreground and you click on its taskbar button, it becomes minimized. Is there a setting which allows same behavior with Ubuntu 18.04 (Gnome environment) ...
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How to get world clocks to show on the task bar in Ubuntu 18.04

I make extensive use of the multiple timezone clock feature in 16.04. After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 I found various guides that installing GNOME Clocks and adding time zones I should see them in ...
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Is there a GNOME extension which can run a specific command and update its output as status in GNOME panel?

To give an example, I run series of commands which would output a number. I must show this on the GNOME panel. Font, color, size etc doesn't matter. I just need a small display on the panel.
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Ubuntu 17.10 Gnome-Panel- how can notifications be turned off? [duplicate]

Before I installed gnome-panel on Ubuntu 17.10, I had turned off all the notifications in system settings. The notifications were no longer showing. Then, I installed gnome-panel and made sure the ...
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How to change ubuntu gnome Logo in details panel

I have been customizing my Ubuntu gnome from last couple of weeks now but I can't find where is this logo located I want to replace it with my own please help? I have searched from files but no ...
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failed to add spyder 3 to dash (gnome-panel)

i installed spyder3 and tried to add its launcher to the gnome panel. i could not get this to work... i tried several things: i launched spyder3 and clicked on its icon in the panel hoping for an '...
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Access nautilus settings in Gnome Fallback/Flashback

I'm running Xenial, and file/folder settings are only accessible via the unity toolbar. However, I run gnome panel and so I can't access these preferences. Is there a way I can either get my menu ...
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close window icon in vanilla gnome

I switched to vanilla gnome shell using sudo apt install gnome-session. Then installed Pixel saver gnome shell extension. Now I have orange close button in maximized window mode that's stuck from the ...
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Bug in window list in gnome-session-flashback

When I right click on a window in the bottom gnome panel, the menu that pops up cover gnome panel. How can I change that in order to have the pop- up menu shows and covers the gnome-panel itself. It ...
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Drawers app on Ubuntu 17.10

I used to use Ian Berke's Drawers app before Ubuntu 17.10. Is there a solution to have this feature in Ubuntu 17.10?
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How do I disable the text/icon shade on the GNOME top panel?

When I maximize an application and unmaximize it with a custom GNOME theme, some of the shading in the GNOME top panel is inconsistent. But when I mouse over them they fix themselves. (Here are the ...
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remove links from gnome pannel - ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

how to remove icon links from gnome panel? Please see attached screenshot
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Can I run gnome-panel in Ubuntu 17.10?

I had Ubuntu 16.04 but was stupid enough to upgrade to 17.04 and then 17.10. In 16.04 I used Unity together with gnome panels. Not gnome shell but gnome panels. After the upgrade Ubuntu had switched ...
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gnome panel became ugly [duplicate]

yesterday I did a fresh install with ubuntu 17.10. Then I did some playing around with themes and extensions. Then I did a reboot and after the reboot the gnome-bar became very ugly. It should ...
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Remove Second Panel When Using Dash to Panel in 17.10

I have installed Dash to Panel in Ubuntu 17.10 as a GNOME extension. However, when I turn it on via the GNOME tweak tool extensions panel it appears but it is underneath my existing panel. Because ...
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How to change the abbreviations of layouts shown in keyboard layout indicator of GNOME panel?

The keyboard layout indicator in GNOME, which appears in the panel after adding more than one layouts, shows preassigned abbreviations for layouts. Is there a way to rename this abbreviations? For ...
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gnome 3 application menu silent on mouse click!

i have installed gnome 3 DE on my desktop over my ubuntu 16LTS that came with Unity. everything was fine suddenly when i realised that the application menu isnt respponding to mouse clicks, whereas ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 - panel icon refresh command?

I have two "homemade" indicators which change their icon on the top panel using pkill command and then restarting a python script, but unlike Unity top panel and also unlike "professional" indicators, ...
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How to change shutdown/Suspend/ off the main panel in Ubuntu MATE 16.04

I want to log off and then shut-down my computer and those buttons are deprecated for me, I would like to change that Power button for log-out instead and the menu items too. How can I achieve this ?,...
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How can I move the window options menu to the top bar in gnome?

Currently, the window menu is displayed inside each window like in Microsoft Windows: What I want to do is to move that menu ("File", "Edit", et.c.) to the top bar like in unity and macOS: How can I ...
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16.04 Flashback Metacity: ALL upper-right applets now missing

I'm on 16.04. 3 Monitors. NVidia card. Station has been upgraded from 14.04. I'm using the Flashback metacity theme. There are a lot of people experiencing this issue in these forums [ which I've ...
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Why is the window description coming like this when I press Super key?

The window title should appear beneath the window, not on the top. How do I fix this ?
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How to make the search panel non-transparent in 16.04?

In unity-control-center and unity-tweak-tool I did not find this option. MyUnity is not avaliable anymore. If there is a way to get rid of all panel/window (semi)transparencies in Ubuntu, it would be ...
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Change Gnome panel icons to oversized faded style?

How do I change the icons that show in the panel for apps? I've tried different themes, but perhaps I'm just missing a specific one? I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and my icons on the panel look ...
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Change GNOME Flashback panels configuration for new users

I'm going to make unattended installation of Ubuntu 14.04 (with GNOME Flashback session - migration from 12.04), on about 100 machines. Because I have to personalize their out-of-the-box experience, I ...
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xubuntu not showing minimize, maximize and close buttons

After latest update application window doesn't display minimize, maximize and close button But it show minimize, maximize and close button when application is not maximized I have installed gnome-...
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Where is the location of application shortcuts in Gnome?

For shortcuts in the Applications drop-down Menu and on the title bar of the Gnome Desktop, where is the path to their directories?
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gnome-panel context menu missing

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome-Flashback (Compiz). I believe that I messed up gnome-panel when replacing Rhythmbox with Clementine. Now I cannot get context menu to add/remove/move launchers from ...
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Per Application Menu Bar (like Unity) in Gnome

I know Unity is based on Gnome and has the application-specific menu bar at the top (which can be set in the settings). I am running Ubuntu Gnome and was wondering if it was possible to get that in ...
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How can I have taskbar at the bottom of the screen in Ubuntu 15?

I just installed Ubuntu 15 GNOME, and the taskbar is missing! How can I place the taskbar at the bottom of my screen? Where is it?
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Put icon on desktop

How do you add a program icon to the desktop in version 14.04? I thought you could search for the program in the Dash, then drag the icon to the desktop, but I can't get it to work. I can add it to ...
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How to remove the bottom panel of Gnome Classic in Unity?

I switched to Unity environment and there is a bottom panel of Gnome Classic that is not natural of the proper Unity. How to remove it?
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old classic gnome on ubuntu 15.10

I'm coming back to linux. When I was using it before it was old good looking familiar gnome time. I'm trying to get this great useful look back on my new system - ubuntu 15.10. I'm installed classic ...
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How to add a new drop down menu in top panel in Ubuntu 15.10

I googled but couldn't find anything. Specifically I would like to add a new drop down menu with shell scripts as menu items. If adding a new drop down menu is not possible, how to add shell ...
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No time on gnome panel after messing up with system languages (14.04)

I had a few languages installed on my machine. I recently wanted to delete all of them and keep only English. Evidently something went bad in the process, because after deleting them, the applet ...
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UTC gives wrong time?

When I do this: sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata And I chose "none of the above" then "UTC", the time changes from Eastern to . . . GMT/London? UTC should be 4 hours ahead of me, not five. I had this ...
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How do I Customize the 'Top Panel'?

I would like add some Files\Programs to Top Panel as shown below When I Click on that Icon (Hand), it should show my customized add-on Files\Programs Ex: Calculator,Dictionary, Units etc., just ...
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Dropbox icon missing in Gnome Panel

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04, Gnome Panel(gnome-session-flashback) and Dropbox. Dropbox icon is missing in the top panel. However, it is displayed corectly when I run Unity. I tried stop and start ...
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Where are panel launchers stored in Ubuntu 14.04?

In earlier versions of Ubuntu, user-created launchers for the top panel were stored in the directory ~/.gnome2/panel2.d/default/launchers. This is no longer the case in the current versions. The ...
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Restore panel in Ubuntu 14.04 gnome-session-fallback

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 gnome. To make it more classic I installed the gnome-session-fallback. It worked fine, but accidentally I deleted the top panel. When I search for a solution, answers from ...
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Classic workspace switcher for Ubuntu-gnome 14.04.2 LTS, want row of 12 workspaces

With too much baggage on my Ubuntu 12.04, I did a format and new install of Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.2 LTS, an official Ubuntu distro using the Gnome desktop. The Nvidia drivers for the GPU seem to work ...
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Why do 15.04 gnome-shell topbar icons stop working

Ubuntu 15.04 using Tweak-tool, autohide, topicons, workspaces dock extensions are all activated. The problem occurs after topbar autohide. Dropbox and Libreoffice drop down menu both disappear. The ...
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Icons missing and misbehaving in Gnome Panel since 15.04 upgrade

This is the top right corner of my screen, where my Gnome Panel displays notification icons. I am using Flashback or Fallback or Classic or whatever it's called right now. It is missing the Dropbox ...
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Gnome Panel too Narrow

My Gnome Classic Panel in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was too narrow. Is there a way to make it wider? Usually the panel is as wide as the whole screen. I was able to fix the problem by resetting the whole ...
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Are gnome-session-fallback and metacity + gnome-panel the same?a

Are installing gnome-session-fallback and installing metacity and gnome-panel the same? To me, they seem to both install metacity and gnome 2? Thanks.
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network icon disappeared in gnome-panel

Today I dragged a photo to the gnome-panel.Then the panel background changed,but after a reboot i got an error saying "reload gnome-panel". I reloaded, but it asked 10 times. After that my network ...