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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Kubuntu Panel working on Menu and trashcan only

After removing firefox from my snaps, my panel no longer allows me to start my applications - except for Menu and Trashcan. What files do I need to re-install to fix that? Operating system: Kubuntu 22....
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How to remove the border between panel and application

Ubuntu 22.04 Original yaru-dark-red theme from ubuntu. How to remove the border between the panel and the applications. See picture attached. Is it a border or a drop-shadow. From the panel? (gnome-...
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Ubuntu Mate theme has no "Traditional" option after update to Jammy

I updated my computer, and now the theme is all screwed up. The panel applets in Mate don't work, the icons are wrong or missing. In Mate-Tweak, the option I would usually choose, "Traditional&...
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Panel blur settings at lock screen brake every time after sleep

I use this css code: #panel{ background-color:rgba(0,0,0,0.01); } #panel .panel-button{ background-color:rgba(0,0,0,0.5); border-radius:2em; } to blur panel. when I lock screen myself and open it ...
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How to add an applet to the panel under jammy?

I did install gnome-applets and now would like to add one of the applets to the panel. But I don't find any way to do that. I first tried a simple click on the panel. Then a right click. Then a middle ...
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How do I add items to panel?

How do I add items to panel? I was told that if I right click I should be able to add items but If I right Click I only get Remove from panel?
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MATE drawer config

I have a number of panel drawers on a Ubuntu MATE system (20.04.5 LTS) which contain a number of application launchers with fairly complex command arguments. I have another system running MATE (22.04....
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Can mate-indicator-applet-complete be started from the command line?

I am trying to help someone with a problem he is having with mate-indicator-applet-complete. It's an indicator applet for Ubuntu Mate. For him, it's uses an increasing amount of memory and he has to ...
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Budgie - Panel, Dock mode; customization, modification

Please, is it possible to modify the corners of the panel in dock mode, but only the dock, keeping a top panel straight? Themes like Mojave or Plata seem to have this. If I create a gtk.css (with ...
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Add Bluetooth to Menu Bar

I use Bluetooth earbuds, and I want to add Bluetooth settings/configuration to the Menu Bar, like in Windows. How can I do this? I am on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS using Gnome 42.1
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Add workspace matrix to panel [closed]

I'm setting up a laptop with Ubuntu 22.04. I'm used to showing the Workspace Matrix on the bottom panel, and being able to drag windows across to different workspaces. Is there a way to do this with ...
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Wifi Controller Not working and showing from Panel on Ubuntu 22.04 Lts [duplicate]

After installing the NVIDIA driver on my laptop (Dell Vostro 15 3500 i7 11 gen, Nvidia 2g Mx330 ). created a multi-problem Like Black-Screen After This I use recovery mode on ubuntu I return to using ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04, how can I add additional panels?

My old computer is loaded with 18.04.5 LTS and the panels on the side, top, & bottom of the screen are dynamic and I can drag and drop most any icon/program to the panels and I have an instant ...
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Remove Lock Option from Top Panel

I am running GNOME 42(22.04 LTS) on my lenovo ideapad D330 convertable tablet(only one which works out of the box with orientation of touch and screen giving least issues). However one of the main ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 won't move. See 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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