gnome-panel

Ubuntu 23.10 – No running apps on top bar

Ubuntu 23.10 – No running apps on top bar Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 23.10, currently running applications are no longer visible on top bar. Is it a bug or feature? Opera and terminal in this case: Asked By: overflowed || Source This is a feature, not a bug. The Gnome Shell developers have retired …

Total answers: 2

Where is the location of application shortcuts in Gnome?

Where is the location of application shortcuts in Gnome? For shortcuts in the Applications drop-down Menu and on the title bar of the Gnome Desktop, where is the path to their directories? Asked By: ddzzbbwwmm || Source You are looking for the .desktop files, which are located in /usr/share/applications (or sometimes /usr/local/share/applications). Some applications may …

Total answers: 3

GNOME: Bottom task bar is missing/blank after upgrade

GNOME: Bottom task bar is missing/blank after upgrade I am running kali linux, which has gnome. I just updated with apt-get update && apt-get upgrade and that completed without incident, only a little while after did I realise that my bottom taskbar was missing(well technically just blank(black)). The one where running programs are displayed as …

Total answers: 8

How to stop gnome from forcing me to logoff / logout?

How to stop gnome from forcing me to logoff / logout? From time to time my Gnome 3 shell or some parts of it are crashing. Gnome sees a time out and is forcing the user to logout without other possibilities. “Oh no! Something has gone wrong.” See superuser for a screenshot. (Fail whale is …

Total answers: 1

Add a custom text to GNOME panel

Add a custom text to GNOME panel I want to add some text to the GNOME panel in GNOME Classic. I got a suggestion from this blog but it dates back to 2008 and doesn’t seem applicable now. In Ubuntu 12.10 and GNOME classic, the option of /apps/panel/applets/clock_screen0/prefs/custom_format in gconf-editor is missing. So is there …

Total answers: 3

Panel settings not appearing on right-click in gnome

Panel settings not appearing on right-click in gnome I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I switched to Gnome classic from unity as I’m more comfortable with the former. However, I couldn’t find where the panel setting are. Usually a drop down menu appears on right-clicking the top and bottom panels. But it doesn’t happen now. I …

Total answers: 6

How to customize the gnome classic panel

How to customize the gnome classic panel First the picture: As you can see in the image, the colors used for the icons and the words Applications and Places (In spanish in this case) have a different background dark gray color than the rest of the panel. Also the icons look rather bigger in that …

Total answers: 6

How to add panel applets to classic gnome panel?

How to add panel applets to classic gnome panel? Because of Unity’s inability to use any Gnome panel applets, I changed back to the classic gnome panel. However, even in the classic interface, I’m finding I can’t right-click the Gnome panel to change anything. How do you add applets to the Gnome panel in the …

Total answers: 1

How do I use the GNOME Panel in Unity?

How do I use the GNOME Panel in Unity? I really need to use the GNOME Applets, is there a way to do it? Asked By: Haguilar91 || Source The original author included this in the Question body rather than as an answer. As such I’ve made this a CW Answer. Basically run gnome-panel and …

Total answers: 3

On Unity: What can replace Gnome 2 system monitoring in the top Panel?

On Unity: What can replace Gnome 2 system monitoring in the top Panel? I’m used to having System monitoring in the top Gnome Panel: CPU, Temperature, Net, Fan-Speed. (see screenshot below) In Unity, the Top Panel is locked for window name and global menu, so I can’t add panel applets. So my question is: Is …

Total answers: 10

Deactivate volume amplification?

Deactivate volume amplification? I would like to deactivate the amplification feature on my sound volume slider. Using any amplification makes the sound really bad with clipping sounds taking over. It’s really annoying to have to worry about where the amplification starts/stops when adjusting the slider from my keyboard or through the Gnome panel (sound thingy). …

Total answers: 7

Gnome panel and menu bar can't be clicked..!

Gnome panel and menu bar can't be clicked..! I am using Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. I installed it using the feature ‘Install within Windows’. I got a simple though difficult problem. The touchpad and external mouse movements are working fine. I am able to : Maximize, minimize, and close an opened window using the buttons on …

Total answers: 6

Resetting gnome panel

Resetting gnome panel How does one reset the gnome panel to the initial state? During use, gnome panel applets move and get replaced with the ones users like. After some time the panel becomes so cluttered that it requires a cleanup. The easiest way would be to reset the panel to the original state that …

Total answers: 4