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I'm using xmonad with xmobar, but I still use Gnome for some system services. I would like to remove all of the Gnome panels since I don't use them. I can remove all but the last panel. The "Delete This Panel" is gray out on the last one.

I've tried "killall gnome-panel" but it just pops back up. I've also tried auto-hiding and setting it to transparent. That's pretty close but still a little annoying to have something there which sometimes blocks clicks for the bottom part of the screen.

Is there any way to kill gnome-panel or remove the panels?

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You can use the following:

sudo mv /usr/bin/gnome-panel ~/.panel_backup
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The first suggestion worked, but the second did not. I removed the panel key but it still comes up. Can you update or remove that part of the answer? – oneself May 6 '11 at 14:49
Hmm, not certain why the second didn't work. – Blomkvist May 6 '11 at 14:57

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