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Questions tagged [gnome-panel]

Gnome Panel is the launcher/taskbar that comes with Gnome.

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Hide top panel bar in ubuntu 16.04 lts gnome desktop

How do I autohide the top panel in Unity? 2 answers How to remove/hide the entire top panel? I searched for it but could not find a solution.
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Linux: panel with mac-like menubar functionality?

I'm playing with my desktop appearance at the moment, and I would really like to save some vertical space. At the moment there is the Xfce top taskbar, the Firefox titlebar filling up space and the ...
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Unable to click GNOME Panel

I'm on a fresh Arch Linux install with GNOME Shell. I was able to install Chromium and am currently writing this post with it. Unfortunately I'm unable to click the GNOME Panel (where I would be able ...
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How can I show the output of a shell command in a gnome panel or the top menu bar?

The top bar in a classic gnome desktop shows menus (top left), then some freely configurable panel space, and on the top right a somewhat configurable panel space with system status icons, date/time, ...
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show minimized window titles in GNOME Panel

I'd like the titles of all the windows that are not focused to show up in the Panel (to the right of "Activities" and current window). Is that possible?
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Gnome Panel Launcher and Folder shortucut names in Ubuntu 14.04

I use Ubuntu 14.04 and Flashback(Metacity). I want to see Name field on Gnome-Panel itself for Shortcuts and Launchers created on it. There is no such setting when I press Alt+Right Click. I am not ...
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How to add keyboard indicator on Gnome panel?

I am testing Fedora 19. Desktop spin gnome doesn't have a keyboard indicator. Right click doesn't work. Should it or it is information from an "ancient" gnome version.
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How can I add panels to secondary monitor in Gnome 2.30.2 / Debian 6

I connected to my PC second monitor, how can I add Gnome panels to it. Method, described here ( Add panel to secondary monitor on Ubuntu 10.04 ) not works!
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Change chrome application shortcut icon on taskbar in linux mint

I use a lot of web applications on Linux Mint. I'm confused with the icons being the chrome-icon all the time i.e. the same icon for all running programs. So how can I change the Chrome application ...
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Gnome 3 fallback (gnome-panel): multiple copies of all UI elements

I just switched from an NVIDIA to an ATI graphics card and changed the graphics drivers on my Gentoo distro accordingly. Surprisingly, gnome-shell worked without any noticeable problems (I know there ...
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How do I customize the Ubuntu panel?

I want to customize Ubuntu precise. I've deleted the top panel and Applications and moved them to the bottom. Now what I want is to create a top panel with some application shortcuts such as gedit, ...
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Error loading “”OAFIID“GNOME_ClockApplet” in gnome-panel

I am a Software engineer studying Linux. I am using Windows 7 environment for Linux gnome-panel using Exceed onDemand. I configured Windows 7 using EOD to load gnome-panel. But I get this error ...
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Where are the gnome panel launcher logs?

I started adding shell-scripts as launcher to the Gnome panel, and it works like a charm. However, occasionally stuff in the scripts fail. When the script is launched from a terminal there is a ...
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add blinking network-monitor icon in GNOME / XFCE

I'd like to see if i have incomming or outgoing traffic via a little blinking network-monitor icon in my system tray, as it was usual for years within Windows XP, or Android nowadays. I want to see ...
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Using the middle mouse button to switch between workspaces in Gnome

In XFCE when I put the mouse over the workspace switcher in the taskbar and roll the middle mouse button, it switches the workspaces. When I do this in a Gnome session, nothing happens. So now what?
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move the gnome-panel to second monitor (Linux Mint 11/12, Gnome 2 & 3)

Introduction I'm new to Linux Mint but I do use Linux since 2003 (mostly debian and ubuntu). Up to now it was always possible to easily move a panel in Gnome to where ever I wanted it by pressing +...
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Embed terminal in a Gnome panel

I think it would be nice to have a command line that's always visible (and doesn't clutter the screen). GUIs like gvim and ooffice are quicker to open from terminal, since that allows you to skip ...
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Can the Panel in Gnome 3 be hidden?

Is there a known way to hide the Panel in Gnome 3? I want it to be hidden by default, and visible only when I zoom out. The same way as with the workspaces and application icons.
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dynamic GNOME panel configuration

I have no idea if this exists, but I'll give it a shot. in GNOME (specifically on Ubuntu, but i believe this persists), you can right click on a panel, and toggle "expand" which centralizes the panel ...
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No option to hibernate/shutdown in GNOME 3?

I have installed Fedora 15 Alpha with GNOME 3. Everything is working fine. However, I can't see any option to hibernate or shutdown. In the top panel when I click my user name, I only have one option ...
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Can you add the close, minimize and maximise buttons to the gnome panel?

I saw a post on a forum mention an app or applet you could use to add the close, minimize and maximise buttons to the gnome panel (similar to the global menu, but for window controls). However, I can'...
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Change Gnome-Panel profile at startup according to number of displays

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Laptop. I have a startup script which enables external displays, if they are connected. It runs at GDM startup, configured in /etc/gdm/Init/Default. When i'm running ...
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MintMenu and openSUSE

I've download the MintMenu rpms for openSUSE. Overall, I like it way more than the default GNOME Main Menu openSUSE provides. But there's a few openSUSE options, like Install/Remove Software and YaST,...
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Panel doesn't show at startup at Ubuntu 10.04

Hey guys, i recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 in a rather old computer, a Compaq Presario 5300. Everything went fine, the OS had no problem in the process. But when i started the computer again, the ...
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Shortcut key in Ubuntu for accessing the Panel

What is the shortcut key in Ubuntu for accessing the Panel? (The one with "Applications", "Places", etc.)
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Why Shutdown menu in Ubuntu disappeared?

When I log on to the system I see Shutdown menu like this: alt text http://lh5.ggpht.com/_DK4gO8ys6jI/TC5gKkHYhNI/AAAAAAAABow/r-_5I5HHxC8/snapshot2.png but when my wife logs on to the system with ...
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Gnome's shutdown menu disappeared

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and my shutdown menu suddenly disappeared (the menu on the top where you click it and get options such as "shut down" and "suspend"...) how do I bring it back?
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Add GMail to Ubuntu Indicator Applet

How do I add GMail to the "Me" menu, aka the Indicator Applet, in Ubuntu 10.04?
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Lost current user (shutdown/logoff) widget after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04

I've upgraded to 10.04 from 9.10. Everything went fine until I've rebooted. After reboot, I've received some message about status panel and being sleepy, dismissed it. However, I haven't seen the user ...
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Cannot access/unlock top panel in Ubuntu 10.04 (Netbook Edition)

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 (Netbook Edition) on my NC10 netbook and now I can't seem to access/unlock the top panel and add/delete programs. Right clicking doesn't bring up the options to let ...
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Add panel to secondary monitor on Ubuntu 10.04

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx and I was wondering if it is possible to put a panel on a secondary monitor. Here are methods I have tried which did not work: Click and drag the panel from the ...
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Running Ubuntu with multiple monitors having a panel each

I have just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to set up a correct configuration for having multiple monitors. I want the two monitors to have their own workspaces, yet the ability to drag a window from ...
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No new mail icon in panel when using evolution

I am using Ubuntu 10.04, kernel 2.6.32-21-generic, with Evolution 2.83.3. I have noticed that when I get a new email, it never shows a new mail icon in the panel. I had the same problem with 9.10, ...
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Removed Empathy icon from panel, how do I add it back?

I installed Ubuntu 10.04 and got Empathy IM client configured. The icon on the panel next to the clock, n/w was not functioning as expected, so I accidentally removed it from the panel. Now I am ...
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Gnome wont start after removing “gnome-panel”

After removing gnome-panel, Gnome doesn't start at all any more. I get a black screen and terminal upon turning the PC on. It would seem no problem but the wireless network doesn't start too. So I ...
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Ubuntu 9.10/Compiz swap windows on workspaces (like taskbar shuffle for workspaces)

How can I move all the windows on one workspace to another workspace (all at once)? It doesn't seem to be possible from the gnome-panel applet (workspace switcher). Separately, can start me on the ...
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Use only icons for Ubuntu 9.10 gnome menu

How can I get replace the "applications places system" buttons with just icons?
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I accidentally hid my Gnome Panel

I got a new tablet pc, and in attempt to hide the empathy mail icon, accidentally made the entire panel dissappear. (The one at the top that has applications/places/system, and battery life/network ...
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Glipper Panel application doesnt load on startup

I like to use Glipper, a clipboard history remembering Gnome panel application. But each time my system boots, this application gives an error. However, if I manually add it after that, it adds ...
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How can I make a gnome panel only appear if I have a second monitor hooked up?

I have a laptop with Ubuntu installed on it and I'm constantly switching from just my laptop to also having a monitor. When I'm using the laptop screen and monitor, I have a panel on each monitor ...