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Questions tagged [panel]

Questions related to desktop environment panel(s), including appearance and customization. This could refer to the Panel in Unity, GNOME and other desktop environments. The Panel has icons for clock, sound volume, networking, etc.

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Too many clocks on the Budgie Panel

I have 3 clocks on my Budgie Panel. One clock is on the left side of the top Panel and the other two are in the center. How to remove the two extra clocks, and keep the default clock in the center of ...
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How to show only the active desktop's applications in the taskbar? (Lubuntu 18.10)

The default setting is to show all open applications in the taskbar regardless of active desktop. I wish to show only the windows in the active desktop in that desktop's taskbar. How do I show only ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 panel position error (Openbox margins)

Noob here with Lubuntu 18.10. I set up a desktop with two panels - one at the lower display edge with several widgets and another at the upper display edge with just a Task Manager widget. All works ...
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Is the only way to add a quicklaunch in LXQt by mouse?

I try to add a quicklaunch item to the panel in Lubuntu 18.10. This seems only to work with drag and drop from the start menu and not via a menu for the panel setting.
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Missing applets 18.04 Gnome

I was messing about with Gnome Fallback/Flashback, it's fun but not what I wanted so I swapped back to Default Ubuntu Gnome Desktop. The stuff I have running no longer appears up in the top panel. I ...
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Display a specific interface on the xfce panel top bar without polling it using genmon

I'm running on Xubuntu 18.04 and I would like to put a text box in the top bar of the panel that displays a specific interface (a string) e.g. "enp9s0". Many people have suggested that I use xfce4-...
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Creating a python “applet” for ubuntu (gnome) utility panel

I'm interested in creating an applet for the gnome "utility panel" in python. I really don't even need any interactivity. I just want to display some text and have it change occasionally based on ...
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Show static user-set message in the notification bar on the Ubuntu panel (xfce)

I'm running on Xubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to add a specific text box to the notification taskbar on the top of the screen? i.e. but I don't need the dropdown menu or any of that fancy stuff. All ...
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MATE remove window list from panel using dconf write or

I see that I just have to find 'the right spot' to right click, but I fail and fail. Every where I click the click goes to the nearest window in the list. I've tried editing the dconf dump file to ...
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“UNPROTECTED” on the panel

I recently installed "Bionic Beaver". On the panel I have a big UNPROTECTED string: ] What should I do about it?
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How to make Ubuntu 18.04 dock panel preview order stable? [duplicate]

Let's say I have 2 Terminals open in the background. I click on the Terminal icon on the dock, it shows me the preview of two windows and I click on the first one. I discover that this is not the ...
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How to disable icon on the panel? (Screen) [duplicate]

I want to delete on the panel or disable this icon that figure on the screen? Because it looks like a message unread and it makes me uncomfortable :D Thanks a lot! screen
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Kubuntu activity switching problems

Coming from Ubuntu I'm trying out activities in Kubuntu/KDE to improve my workflow. Activities are separate sets of virtual desktops targeted for special tasks on a computer like default, coding, or ...
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Is it possible to have a panel on second monitor in Ubuntu Budgie?

Trying to place a new separate panel (or dock) in my second monitor I found out that this is not possible. Is there any workaround for that? Mind you that it't not a big deal as it will mostly be ...
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After log in, only wallpaper is shown in Xubuntu

I've seen threads similar to this and this isn't duplicate. I can't press ctrl+t because the shortcut key doesn't lead to anything. I am not sure what's gone. Whether it's thunar or the panel. I am ...
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How do I show memory usage information in top bar or as notification?

I have 4GB RAM. When I open Firefox, IntelliJ IDEA or VS Code and some other application my memory is about used up thus my machine hangs and I can't do anything. I can't even close any applications. ...
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xfce4: resizable panel separators?

Is there a way to have resizable separators on the panel in XFCE4? We either have a very narrow, fixed-width separator, or else we have one that is expandable, which means that it expands to the ...
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lightdm-gtk-greeter

I am using Lubuntu 18.04. It came pre-installed with lightdm-gtk-greeter. At login time, the following labels are not visible in top panel: Hostname Clock Session They are displayed but they ...
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Auto hide top panel in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

How to auto hide top panel in Ubuntu 18.04??
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How to remove Windows List form Ubuntu-MATE Top Panel

I managed to delete my top panel on an Ubuntu-MATE (14.04) desktop. Then I restored it, but by mistake I also added the Windows List indicator. How can I remove it? It's already in the bottom panel ...
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How do I hide “GNOME Desktop” text that appears on Ubuntu 18.04 Top Panel?

I want to know how can I remove the "GNOME Desktop" text from top panel.
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How to set top panel reveal pressure in Ubuntu Budgie 18.04?

I would like to achieve the opposite goal to the one of this question Unity launcher reveal pressure. I am currently using Ubuntu Budgie and in the top panel configuration (contained on Budgie Desktop ...
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Panel Transparency in KDE Plasma

Okay, So using Kubuntu/KDE Plasma 5.13, I can obviously change colors, add panels and do a lot of personalization stuff that I really like. But what I am really interested in is changing the ...
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How can I get rid of unused MATE panel icons/indicators? [duplicate]

I have 3 icons in my Ubuntu 18.04 MATE top panel. I can't get rid of them but they do nothing. The image below shows just part of the top panel containing the circular images. One contains a ...
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Can I remove doublet running program-button in Lubuntu panel?

I use Lubuntu, it works good. But one thing is strange. I don't know how it happened but I get doublets "buttons" in the panel (in the bottom) for each program I run. I.e. two Firefox "buttons", two ...
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Color-palette/theme for Ubuntu 18.04

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed and I like it, but I'm not a big fan of the aubergine and orange color scheme. I tried to change it by changing the theme with the gnome-tweak-tool. The Adwaita-dark ...
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Some icons in Panel have background color, some don't

If you look in the upper right corner you'll see that the battery icon has no background color while the bluetooth, sound, and wifi have a different color background than the rest of the panel. It's ...
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what is the original Unity panel bar color?

I want the panel color to be in the same as in Ubuntu Unity 16.04.
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Weird iPhone entry in Connections

In Ubuntu 17.10, from some time to now I see a new weird iPhone entry in my top bar's status menu (see screenshot) My questions are: 1) Why did this show up? I don't own an iPhone nor have ever used ...
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Multiple Taskbars

I have two sets of taskbars. I want to remove the gray ones from the top and bottom of the screen and keep the black one at the top and the narrow black tray at the bottom. FYI, the gray one at the ...
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Hide Accesibility icon from Panel

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and set the Scaling Factor in Tweaks to 1,10 because the 1920x1080 resolution makes stuff on my screen look a bit too small for my taste. That toggled this stickman icon, which now ...
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18.04 Hide Panel and keep clock [duplicate]

Is there a way to hide the Panel and keep the clock somewhere else in Gnome?
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Where is config information stored for LXDE panel's application launch bar?

My system is Ubuntu with LXDE desktop installed. I upgraded to 18.04 (did a Something Else install, formatted and installed /, didn't touch /home) Now there are "broken icons" in the application ...
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The budgie app panel doesn't load on startup sometimes, how do I run it manually?

The little app panel that appears on the left of Ubuntu Budgie's desktop has started to sometimes not load on startup. How would I run this manually? I'm running Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.
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Set a shortcut to un-hide kde panel on Plasma 5

I have a panel with task manager on the left side of the desktop. It is set to auto-hide mode. I want to know if there is a way to set a shortcut which un-hides the panel as long as the key is pressed ...
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Panel date format not reflecting Language & Region Settings (Ubuntu 18.04 Minimal Installation)

The Language & Region Settings I configured for the UK, as follows: Yet the Panel shows the Date in format: 'Tue May 8' Is there a trick I'm missing? Also, I don't see anywhere to further ...
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how do I restore the network applet to the mate panel in bionic?

how do I restore the network applet to the mate panel in bionic? I recently upgraded Ubuntu Mate to the bionic version, and at some point the default network applet as vanished from its top right ...
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Launch Ubuntu Budgie Desktop Settings from Command Line-Cannot Open Start Menu

I installed Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 recently and made the mistake of removing the start/search menu icon from the panel. Now I cannot open the start/search menu at all and so cannot open Budgie desktop ...
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How do I move the date and time to the far right of the bottom panel in Ubuntu 18.04?

I've looked for Gnome extensions to no avail. I'm using Dash to Dock to make icons maximize and minimize whenever I click them (like in Windows), but this extension doesn't support moving the clock. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Top Panel only on one monitor

I've just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 and now I only have the top panel (where Activities, clock, etc. sit) on my primary monitor, is there any way to replicate this so I can have it on both like in ...
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Lubuntu: How to change panel applet icon?

So I'm kinda new to Linux, just installed Lubuntu and love it. I have this "minimize all windows" button in my panel (next to bluetooth, battery, wi-fi etc...) but it's kinda ugly and I'd like to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 no Launcher or Panel [duplicate]

It's now 2 days when I boot on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 the desktop has no Launcher or Panel. Ctrl+Alt+T doesn't work. I have to right-click for the terminal to appear which is also useless can'...
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Ghosting on Panel

I'm not sure is it called ghosting but the menu options from closed programs still exist as a shade on the top bar. An image describes it better. This is how it looks: As you can see I'm not hovering ...
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Add Airplane mode to System menu

How to add the airplane mode to system menu? quick shortcuts.
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Add shadow color for Panel

how to add shadow to Panel color, view screenshot below. My Panel color is different than default windows color.
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Ubuntu 17.10 double Top bar (overlapped)

I'm running Ubuntu 17.10 on Ubuntu Xorg and facing double top bar issue as shown in below snapshot:
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Launcher and Panel don't show after March 22/2018 [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu for the last 5 months. For the last two days the Launcher and Panel no longer appear on my desktop. I have tried many times to fix this without success.
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How to bring the Ubuntu 17.10 top panel to bottom? [duplicate]

I have seen in some Linux distributions they have the panel on bottom. As I think it is good. So I would like to bring the Ubuntu top panel to the bottom. I don't want to install a DE like mint or ...
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How can I display time according to ISO 8601 in ubuntu 17.10? [duplicate]

The date in the middle of the Panel shows "sön 14:20" I want it to be shown as 2018-03-11 14:20 (ISO 8601) The date of files in the terminal are also written in a weird format "aug 29 2017", I want ...
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Too many Show Desktop extension icons under GNOME Panel

I used the GNOME extension at Gnome shell "show desktop" shortcut and now see too many desktop buttons. I think I might have tried to install it multiple times, apparently/maybe due to "...