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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Option to add application launcher to panel "as widget" (not pin) is absent in Kubuntu 22.04

There is a difference between pinning an application launcher (to the taskbar) and adding as a widget (to panel): the pinned icon goes away when you open the application, the widget icon stays there ...
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How top reset menu panel back into the applications in Kubuntu 20.04

I found a question that sounds a bit similar. I think its not the same: How to reset top panel on Ubuntu 12.04 to Upgrade Standard (Classic View)? Last week suddenly (maybe with an upgrade) some of my ...
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How to bring the panel back

I was trying to add shortcuts to the panel, and I accidentally deleted it. I am using Lubuntu 20.04, if that makes a difference. How do I bring it back? Thanks.
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Redirect (secure bypass)

I have my web hosting panel on the domain panel.xxx.pl I can also access it via IPv4 (bypass Cloudflare). Can I redirect from https://198.x.x.x/auth/login to https://panel.xxx.pl? How? Ubuntu 18.04
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Ubuntu 21.10 starts with search bar opened

I have several machines all running Ubuntu 21.10. One of them starts with the search bar opened, like when you press the "windows" key: The machine is an embedded PC (ApolloLake-based) with ...
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Top bar/Panel customization orange line

I've been trying to customize the panel to my liking but I can't figure out how to remove or at least shorten the orange line that you see in the screenshot. enter image description here This is the ...
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sometimes Thunderbird doesn't quit properly and switching windows with ALT+TAB doesn't work: how to solve?

Sometimes Thunderbird freezes on the Panel after quiting the program and simultaniously switching windows with ALT+TAB doesn't work anymore. On my computer I can reproduce it this way: Ubuntu 21.10 ...
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How to set workspaces in Ubuntu 21.10?

How can a row of six workspaces be set in the top panel in Ubuntu 21.10?
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Top Bar to the bottom

Title says everything. I am used to throwing my mouse to the top right corner and then closing stuff. In Ubuntu, I always have to aim. I see no benefit in having the bar at the top, the bottom is just ...
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Icons are doubling in my panels

Something is really screwed up with my panels. When I add icons, the next day some of them have doubled. When I remove one of the two icons, they both are deleted. Any clues as to what is wrong? ...
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How to disable windows key, to not pop out the Advanced MATE Menu?

I use MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04. Advanced MATE Menu is at the left corner of the top panel. Compared to the classic menu, the advanced menu has search ability, which I feel is more convenient. But ...
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kde panel blinks all the time when I move mouse over it fast in kubuntu 20.04

When I move my mouse fast it causes the panel to blink (rapidly disappears and appears). When I move the mouse slowly over panel it does not blink. Probably this is related to render of window ...
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How to show indicators in top panel in ubuntu 20.04.3?

I have ubuntu 20.04.3. What i want is basically small graphical icons and then some sensors values, like cpu and ram usage percentage, cpu and gpu temp, network up/down speeds What I've tried sudo ...
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Why is the date and time flashing on the panel? (blinking when I choose to show)

I am changing from windows to linux. I alredy have and I am using the Ubuntu 20.04 lts OS. But I disabled show the date and hour because it blinking all the time on panel, other icon information like ...
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Xfce - How can I change the default icon pack and default theme, so that all users created will have the new theme and icons

I want any and all new users to have the same theme, icons, panel configuration etc. Is there any way to do this? I assume there has to be considering each distribution has its own themes and panels. ...
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Unable to create native thread, Pterodactyl Panel, Minecraft servers

Linux panel 5.4.0-80-generic #90-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 9 22:49:44 UTC 2021 x86_64 x ...
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How to remove xfce-panel popup/popdown delay if select autohide allways?

I use XUbuntu 21.04 - before this I used XUbuntu 20.04 The Auto-Hide does not work any more as expected. There is a delay between hidden and unhidden. This is very annoying. In the XFCE-panel-...
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How to remove current opened app icon from the top bar? [duplicate]

i want to remove google chrome (or the current opened app) icon on the panel but i want to keep the text. Is there any extensions to do that? Or can it be removed with some code on /.config/gtk-3.0/...
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Microphone slider missing in top right panel after update. 20.04

After updating nvidia driver, Microphone Slider in top right panel is missing. It shows and works fine in the settings app but lacks the easy access. I've tried re-installing utility software, ...
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Autohide panel?

Is there any way to get a panel to ALWAYS stay auto-hidden? I have Ubuntu Studio 21.04. I have my panels set to autohide. EVERY TIME I open a program, the panel un-autohides itself and intrudes onto ...
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How to diagnose lxpanel crash (18.04)?

I have a 18.04 Ubuntu (not Lubuntu) system with LXDE installed. It's been pretty trouble-free for years (since I installed it in April 2018). About a month ago lxpanel started crashing on the first ...
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Why all these similar looking audio devices, and how to edit the items on the panel to reflect the ones I use?

On my Thinklpad X1 Carbon I have several similar looking audio devices available. Only three are in use. I'm sure the others are for something, but I would like to edit that menu so I am left with the ...
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xfce panel clock - where is the clockface stored?

hi this is a simple query for anyone who knows the Xfce panel (Xfce added to Ubuntu Studio 20.04) I'm setting up a pc for small children to use and would like it to have a usually-visible analogue ...
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Duplicate panel items after upgrade to 21.04

Hi folks. I just upgraded from Xubuntu 20.10 to 21.04 and seem to have loads of dupes in my panel icons. Including 2 copies of redshift twice. Is this because I had indicator plugin and the upgrade ...
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How to create a custom launcher in the panel?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS and I placed the panel on the top of the screen. I would like to add a custom icon in the top panel so every time I click on it it runs a terminal command. I'm coming from ...
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how to remove widgets from the panel

I can't seem to figure out how to remove a widget from my panel. I added a link for Libre Math to my panel by mistake and want to remove it. It's seems very easy to add a quick link to the panel but ...
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How can I change the date and time format in GNOME Shell's top bar?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I want date and time in GNOME Shell's top bar to have the following format: Sun Jun 13 07:26AM IST 2021 instead of the current: Jun 13 12:53 PM How can I achieve this?
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Ubuntu MATE 20.04 - How to remove Reminders indicator from panel [duplicate]

I tried out evolution and decided I didn't care for it. During the process this Reminders indicator appeared on the panel. I've now uninstalled and purged evolution but I still have this, now non-...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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