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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How to disable gedit side panel?

How do i disable this stupid side panel of gedit, that somehow appeared? There is nothing in the settings or plugins. Tried rm -r -f ~/.config/gedit as well, with no success. I don't have big screen ...
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How do I stop programs from closing when I right click them on the taskbar?

I'm using a laptop, and I keep accidentally right clicking on programs in the taskbar. As it's currently set up, when I right click an item on the taskbar, it closes that program. How do I change it ...
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Can I make window title bar merge with menu app in Xubuntu?

I just migrated from Windows to Xubuntu with XFCE. After using it for a while, there was something that stuck like the title bar didn't blend with the app menu, unlike when using Windows where the ...
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Hide panel for fullscreen applications

I use Ubuntu 20.10. When I play a Steam game full screen, the panel (the top bar) still shows up and goes over the application, as well as the window list from this extension. How can I hide them in ...
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Keep the Dash to Panel UI Hidden Using Shortcuts

In some applications the Intellihide doesn't work because the app doesn't suport fullscreen (so this option does not trigger): It's pretty uncomfortable getting interrupted by the Intellihide every ...
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Is It possible to add more “menus” in the top panel in gnome

I wanted to do a project involving the use of a toggle switch that I was hoping would be located on the top menu bar of gnome near were the network icon, time/date dropdown, power, etc and was ...
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Mate 20 panel widget won't show temperature even though the box is checked [closed]

On Mate 20 - Time and calendar panel widget won't show temperature even though the box is checked in preferences. Anybody know a workaround for this bug? Thanks.
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How to make grouped system tray icons into 1 group | Ubuntu 20.10 GNOME

How to group all system tray icons (qt tray and other tray) in Ubuntu 20.10 panel? (or in Dash to Panel) Somehow I did it in my main computer earlier, but I do not know how... :) This is what I want ...
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Losing indicator applet complete from my panel

Sometimes I lose the indicator applet complete from my panel. I looked in syslog, but there is no entry showing it closing down. I need help diagnosing how to fix that problem.
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Goldendict tray icon stopped appearing in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I really liked the functionality where you could highlight the word and goldendict would show the meaning in a small window right next to it, however this isn't working anymore and not even the tray ...
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How to “Add to the panel” items that are not in the Add to the panel window?

it's me again, i'm trying to add gimp and audacity but there don't apair in the search in "add to the panel" ;-; the version its 20.04 and the panel its the the above one steps made: I right-...
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How can we intelhide or auto hide or may be even remove the bottom panel in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

This bottom panel is somewhat killing the aesthetics of the desktop. The purpose of this panel seems to show which user applications are running right now. Can we remove this panel altogether? If we ...
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Plasma panel task manager disappears

I'm having problems with the task manager disappearing from my panels in Kubuntu. I have 2 monitors: My laptop + an external Monitor. I have a panel on each of them, with a task manager. This happened ...
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Delete or hide applications in the Unity panel

I want to delete or hide the items that are specified in the photo and the installed programs (Telegram, VLC, etc.) in the top panel of the Unity desktop (my operating system is Ubuntu 20.04.01 LTS) !?...
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How to customize panel plugins in xubuntu-20.04

I deployed Xubuntu-20.04 with kernel 4.4 on my RK3399 based board and used Network Manager to manage the network. But I found that the frontend tool nm-connection-tool does not work when I want to ...
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Panel Automatic hiding and Start Menu browsing on LXDE

After configuring LXDE panel and setting Automatic hiding to on, the panel disappears when I work with applications (this is the expected behavior). When I click on the start menu, and browse the apps,...
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Is there any way to create shortcuts to open specific section of top panel

I know that I can use ctrl+alt+shift+tab to go to the top panel. But I want to create a keyboard shortcut to trigger sections of it (for example the top-right menu in the panel). Is there any way for ...
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How do I change the look of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

This may seem like a basic question, but I have a small screen without a lot of real estate. When I have a website (Like Stack Exchange) open, about 20% of the screen is taken up by menus, bars, and ...
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Lubuntu 20.04 desktop-number panel widget missing

I managed to replace Lub. 18.04 by 20.04 with preservation of all custom menus and keyboard shortcuts. It all works fine except one minor problem. In LXDE, there was a panel widget showing the desktop ...
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The panel text is larger than normal on 20.04 after removing KDE

On 20.04 I recently removed KDE and an attempted install of polybar and returned to pure gnome. Now my panel (the top bar) has larger text. If I disable and enable large text the problem is persistent ...
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Reset bottom panel in Lubuntu 20 (restore default)?

I tried to setup hotspot (and failed, leading to How can I create a hotspot in Lubuntu 20? ), but I managed to somehow delete wifi panel from my bottom panel. What worse it is not appearing list of ...
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Dash to panel gnome extension icons grouped to left side of panel

I have the dash to panel gnome extension installed, and I don't know what happened, but for some reason all the apps and icons are grouped to the left side of the panel and wont move. The link to the ...
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Disable desktop panel ubuntu 20.04

My desktop is behind the black panel. How to remove it from the desktop?
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Remove GNOME panel Ubuntu 20.04

I cannot remove GNOME panel so the background is always black. I want to close it but it's disabled. Do you know how to enable this? I use Alt + Space
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Issue with auto-hide after full screen videos in Firefox

I'm assuming there is a setting that is causing the issue. The issue is that after I watch a video on YouTube, and open it full screen (via hitting "F" or the spot in the bottom right of the ...
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Context menu missing when right-clicking on top panel in Ubuntu 20.04

I did a clean install of 20.04 a couple of days ago and have been customizing my machine since then. When I right-click on the top panel, the context menu doesn't appear. I am used to using earlier ...
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Can not create launcher on desktop

I can add this to my panel as a launcher. But I can not create the launcher on my desktop? This is in my desktop directory, but it does not show on my desktop. #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] ...
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How to show kde panel at all monitors?

I have kubuntu 18.04 on my laptop. And I use additional 2 monitors. The default kubuntu panel only shows up at primary monitor. For now I just created new panel, but they are different. And I should ...
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Top panel icons disappear after sleep/suspend (Ubuntu 20.04)

I have been having this problem since prior to the Ubuntu 20.04 upgrade, so I don't think it's release-dependent. When my laptop (Lenovo Yoga 720) comes back from sleep mode, many of the dock icons on ...
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How can I change the format of the panel clock in Ubuntu Mate 20.04?

The default format is XX:XX AM/PM How can I change it to XX:XX AM/PM Weekday Month Date ? Searching offers up dconf-editor solutions that don't apply to 20.04
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Added trash can to panel but it opens Gimp

I added Trash to my panel using Add To Panel. When I open it, it opens Gimp saying, Gimp Message Opening 'trash:' failed. Can not recursively copy directory. What is causing that and can it be fixed?
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Remove items from panel to give more space

I need more space in my two panels for more icons. I do not want to add a third panel. Is there a way to remove any of the circled items. I still want System if that is possible.
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Show application menus in top panel XFCE

Hope you all doing well. My purpose is to have MacOS like application menu in xfce4 (Xubuntu 20). I mean this (I founded from the forum): I googled a lot (even I searched a lot in this forum) and I ...
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MATE - add new custom menu to panel

I can see how to add a prepackaged menu through the Panel.AddItem feature and how to add a new subtree to an existing menu through the menu editing function but I want to add a new root node to the ...
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icons image are missing on dock panel

I have recently installed ubuntu 20.04 LTS and then I have installed virtualbox but when I open some VM, icons do not show up on the dock panel: I have installed a custom shell and its icon is ...
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Pin dropbox to ubuntu cinnamon 20.04 panel

Does anybody know how to pin a dropbox folder into Ubuntu cinnamon panel at the bottom? I pinned nemo, but it keeps opening "home" by default. Maybe changing the default launcher properties of nemo (...
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Well the workspace panel suddenly disappeared and workspace indicator came on top bar

So basically there was an update and when I restarted after the update, the workspace panel on the right side of activities panel was gone and I had to enable the workspace indicator in the top bar to ...
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“Starting Home Folder” in panel for about 10 seconds in Ubuntu Mate 18.04 LTS

If I start my Home folder it will open as expected but there is this "Starting Home Folder" message in the panel for about 10 seconds until it disappears. I did not find any way how to fix ...
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Parts of top bar are vertically offset

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 (GNOME desktop) and parts of the top bar are vertically offset, appearing outside the bar. As a result it overlaps with my open windows and I find it frustrating. Is ...
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Panel application menu icon location in BUDGIE

Does anyone know the location of the panel menu icon in budgie? I know you can change it using Budgie desktop settings but I just want to change it back to the original.
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How to start a script properly from a starter terminal executed script in Ubuntu?

Assume you have a starter in your panel which starts a script called foo.sh in terminal mode. foo.sh than starts another script called bar.sh in background. I run into problems: First: the name of ...
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Distance between icons

Anybody knows how to change distance between icons in top panel ubuntu 18.04? I need to do it smaller
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How to fix missing panel in Ubuntu Studio 19.10?

The top panel in Ubuntu studio vanished from my system. I have tried several suggested methods to restore it, but none have worked. Today, I reinstalled the OS, but the panel is still gone. When I try ...
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How to (easily) change Lubuntu applications menu icon

How to (easily) change Lubuntu applications menu icon? I checked this question here on askubuntu.com, but I could not find any answer. I am still trying to find a simple way to do that.
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Xfce4 panel launcher – how to hide arrow for multi-launchers (gtk.css or gtkrc)

When I was using Xubuntu 14.04, some how I had a GTK theme that, when the ‘Arrow Button Position’ was set Inside Button, the arrow was completely hidden but now, with XFCE 4.14 and Xubuntu 19.10, a ...
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Auto-hiding plasma panel vs visual changes while hidden

I have my main plasma panel hidden by default to remove visual clutter and not get distracted. This works fine. What would make it even better: if visual changes to the panel would happen even when it'...
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Beside kwin, what main parts of the Plasma DE can be separately installed on a different desktop (LXQt, etc)?

I like KDE/Plasma but on an older laptop the plasmashell process gets sometimes abruptly high and the desktop becomes unresponsive for some time, especially during internet browsing, but not ...
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Where has the panel editor gone

This question is about ubuntu mate (gnome 2). When you wanted to change the layout of a panel you would right click and select the settings for that panel to edit the contents of that panel in the ...
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Kubuntu panel clock display in 12-hour format but without AM/PM?

I have the Kubuntu panel positioned vertically and that doesn't leave a lot of room for horizontal text strings. The clock is in 12-hour format, and the AM/PM text after the HH:MM makes the text ...
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Show open windows on top panel

Is there a way to show all OPEN apps/windows on the top panel in Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME DE? Similar to how it displays ACTIVE windows?

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