Questions tagged [top-bar]

Refers to a panel at the top of the screen in which indicators and menu icons may be displayed in some desktop environments.

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Add app to top bar

I created a simple script in Go (this), and I would like to add it to the top bar (Ubuntu 20.04) with an icon and a menu to configure the app or quit it. How can I do it? Is it possible to do it in ...
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Ubuntu bar font change after install fontforge and birdfont

I install fontforge and birdfont from apt, and I didn't realize the font had changed. After purge these two and sudo apt autoremove --purge and sudo fc-cache -fv font not fix. Before: After: ...
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Top Bar with rounded corners in Ubuntu 19.10

I want the top bar on Ubuntu 19.10 to have rounded corners, like Fedora for example. I have searched a lot but without any answers.
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Top bar customization with dconf-editor in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS [duplicate]

I've made Ubuntu dock transparent with dconf-editor by changing background-opacity value to 0 in the path /org/gnome/shell/extensions/dash-to-dock/. But I don't see a path to edit top bar transparency ...
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I can change font size in top bar but not font weight (20.04)

As explained in the title, I can edit the css file /usr/share/Yaru-dark/gnome-shell/gnome-shell.css and write: stage { font-family: Ubuntu, Sans-Serif; font-size: 12pt; font-weight: bold; } ...
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top bar items misplaced needs help

Ubnutu 20.04 & gnome 3.36 I installed new ubuntu and tried some gnome extensions but now my top bar items are at wrong positions even after multiple reboots and uninstalling all the extensions. I ...
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Change font size of top bar in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

Has somebody tried change the font size of top bar in Ubuntu 20.04? It looks like approach to modifying has been changed compare to Ubuntu 18.04. I've done recommendations from this question. I've ...
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How to show the microphone status in the top panel

I'm running Ubuntu Focal with the standard Yaru gnome theme. The speaker icon is okay with showing the status (muted/low/high/boosted), but the microphone icon doesn't, it just shows the static mic ...
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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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How to separate system icons in top bar

I would like to separate the system icons in the top bar, that is wifi, bluetooth, sound and battery, to have 4 different clickable icons. I saw this extension https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/...
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Show Alt menu of apps in top bar and modify battery icon

I would like that the alt menu (the one that pops up when Alt key is pressed) is always shown in the top bar, like it is in MacOS. I want this menu https://imgur.com/a/X3VQbjs to go up on the top bar ...
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How to fix the black gradient on the top bar when windows are maximixed?

I installed the Zorin OS theme on my gnome-shell. When I maximie any window the top bar transitions into a off putting white-black gradient color which I do not desire. A semi transperent top bar ...
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How to change color of the top bar (including menu bar) of terminal in 18.04.3?

I'm using 18.04.3, how do I change the top bar and menu bar's color in terminal? I don't like the default one.
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Is there a way to show external IP in top bar using GNOME 3.28.2 in Ubuntu 18.04

Using some answers I found here: Add a custom text to GNOME panel I have tried making my own applet but I have not succeeded. Does someone know of an application that works in Ubuntu 18.04? There ...
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Hide top bar works incorrect

image problem How to fix? Folder and file climb to top bar. Disabling the extension helps to solve the problem, but I would like it to work as it should. extension = Hide top bar https://extensions....
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Can I move the GNOME top bar (and status icons) to the side?

I would like to have as much vertical screen space as possible, but I like having the status icons and time visible. Is there an extension to move the "top bar" to the left or right side, perhaps as ...
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Bold font for activities part of top bar when active

A while back I was playing with the top bar of a particular gnome-shell and I was wondering how would one make the activities part (or the activities panel button's text) bold when using the MacBuntu ...
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Further customizations — top bar and desktop icons [duplicate]

Bit of a general question here. Is it possible in Ubuntu 18.04 to move things around on the top bar? For example, the date and time in the center -- can it be moved to the right to sit next to the ...
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How do I add stuff to top bar?

This is more of a asking for direction. What are the means of developing programs that can add something to the Ubuntu top bar? Let's say I want to make a program that shows the network traffic on ...
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Weird top bar duplication

When I connect my HDMI along with my second monitor and built in display, I get this from my top bar, a weird two-row duplication. How do I get rid of it?
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How do I change the top bar font in GNOME 3.30.1?

I am desperately trying to change the font of my top bar, but editing the gnome-shell.css in my currently installed theme (Canta-dark-square) does not work somehow. My .themes folder is in the /home/...
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Empty menu entries (instead of greyed out) in some programs

I encountered the problem described in the title on Ubuntu 18.10 using the Unity desktop. I've tried restoring defaults on Unity Tweak Tool in case my theme was causing the problem, but it didn't fix ...
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Time zone for Gnome Top Bar Ubuntu 18.10

Ubuntu 18.10 My Gnome Top Bar is displaying UTC time. I want local time. Ubuntu Time and Date Settings are correct and show Timezone: America/Chicago $ date shows the local time I installed "...
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How to display custom formatted clock in top bar on multiple displays in Ubuntu 18.04?

I have a pretty specific problem, that I have had no luck trying to find a working solution to. I have a laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 docked using 2 external monitors resulting in 3 screens. I want to ...
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The pixel saver applet for Budgie is not working. What might I be doing wrong?

I am currently running Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 LTS in a VirtualBox VM. I installed the "pixel saver" Budgie applet v 4.0 and verified in the applet menu and command line that it is installed. I've ...
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Ubuntu dock - display time and battery

Is there any way through which we can display the top bar date and battery percentage in ubuntu dock ?
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Customize top bar ubuntu 18.04 gnome 3 [duplicate]

I try to remove parts of the top bar in Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome 3. First I have removed the whole top bar with a part of CSS because we didn't used it at all, but we have installed the TopIcons plugin ...
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Gnome tweaks is missing `top bar' menu option

18.04 with gnome-flashback. The menu on the left side of Gnome Tweaks configuration tool does not have the entry 'top bar'. (Nor does it have 'extensions' or 'workspaces'.) How could I get these ...
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How to add Top Bar menu; File, View, History, Tools…for applications in 18.04? [duplicate]

I am aware Unity is no longer the default desktop and is replaced by GNOME desktop starting 18.04 LTS. Since 15.04 I have been using Unity. Now I want to use the default GNOME desktop for 18.04 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 show date and time on every screen

Since the update to 18.04 from 16.04, i see top bar with date and time only on the primary screen of my notebook. On the other screens the top bar is not shown. Another anoying thing is i see only ...
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MacBuntu gnome-shell top bar [duplicate]

I want to edit my Gnome-shell Top bar look like this: Then mine is like this: Is that possible to have my gnome-shell looks like MacOS Style? I mean after Activities in Gnome-Shell I want to add the ...
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How to hide top bar in Ubuntu 18.04?

How can I hide top bar in Gnome 3.28 Ubuntu 18.04? How can the hide-top-bar extension be installed?
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Top bar like unity

When are you will make top bar like unity? A lot of space is occupied by these buttons. Gnome, Unity.
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How to disable the button next to Activities in GNOME?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 version, there is a GNOME extension that allows you to disable the 'close button' next to "Activities" corner on the left side of top bar. I really dislike to see a button which ...
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How to remove app icons in system tray Ubuntu 18 GNOME

Maybe a duplicate, but I couldn't find this anywhere. How can I remove the apps in right top corner (Google Chrome, flux, TeamViewer) Before my update from Ubuntu GNOME 16 these were even more ...
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After Upgrade to 17.10, panel clock is no longer transparent

After Upgrade, my transparent clock in the top panel is gone. How can I change this to transparent again?
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What is this icon on top right of screen?

How can I identify what the icons on the top bar (right hand side) are? I'm specifically interested in the leftmost icon.
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How to change “Activities” text on Ubuntu 17.10

I want to know how can I change the "Activities" text to my own text for example "Task Manager", or is it possible if I can change it to an image icon?
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Ubuntu 17.10 custom top bar and dual monitor?

Clock is placed in middle. I want it in left. Because middle is distracting me. And when i using dual monitor top bar's only displaying one of it.
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How do I customize the date/time display in GNOME Shell's top bar?

Time indicator is shown as "%a %H:%M" in the center of the top bar. How do I move it back to the right where it belongs, and make it include the full date and time ("%Y-%m-%d %s %H:%M")?
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How do I show output from a script or program in Ubuntu 17.10 top-bar the way BitBar does for Mac OS X?

The BitBar app lets you put the output from any script or program right in your Mac OS X menu bar. Image for reference: I'm trying to add icons/data on Ubuntu top-bar the way BitBar does for Mac. ...
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Icon(s) missing from top bar after an upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10, some icons are missing from the top bar. For example, I have been using clipit for quite sometime. Previously, once launched, a icon appeared in the top bar ...
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How can I change the font of the top bar without changing the shell theme?

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 17.04. I want to change the font of the GNOME top bar from the default font by Adapta to Fira Sans. I already have all the fonts, I just want to change the font of the top bar ...
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Can we get the Gnome3-Extention: Pixel-saver to be added into Ubuntu 17.10? How can we petition for this addon? [duplicate]

Our handicapped users really cannot live without this extension: Gnome 3 Addon: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/723/pixel-saver/ Just as DashToDock will be adopted into the new Ubuntu, can ...
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How do I move the position of the Open Weather extension in the top bar?

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 with the Open Weather extension. The indicator is in the center of the top bar, but I see screen shots with it moved to the right. How do I do that?
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GNOME extension to make top-bar items have their own status menus?

Is there a GNOME extension which would make all of the top-bar items have their own separate pull-down menus rather than being group into 2 or 3 big menus? I am running Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 with GNOME ...
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Gnome top bar extension placement

Is there an easy way to move the extensions to the other side of the clock in Gnome? As you can see in the screen shot, the right side is really cluttered, while the left is rather empty. Also, is ...
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How to change name in top bar for an application in GNOME?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 and I would like to be able to change the text for an application in the top bar. So for instance how would I change this: To just Firefox?
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How can I move the top panel to the bottom in Gnome 3?

Is there a way to move the top panel to the bottom in Gnome 3? It is very annoying to have this panel at the top, because then I have to aim for the close button when I want to close a window. When ...