Really miss my panel applets.
atheoi at gmail.com
Sun Jun 5 04:12:41 UTC 2011
On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 7:59 AM, Conrad Knauer <atheoi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am starting to get used to the Unity desktop. It's still hard to find some things that were formerly easy, but I'm getting there.
>> At this point, the thing I miss the most are my panel applets, one for fun, three to monitor my computer.
>> (screen shot of "eyes" and "system monitor" applets)
>> How can I get equivalent functionality back?
> I was actually thinking about this the other day; why wasn't Gnome
> panel applet support included as part of the transition to Unity?
> Something like is currently available for XFCE:
One of the better suggestions out there is to just run gnome-panel in
addtion to Unity:
And considering in Natty that it is on the LiveCD already (can't
remember if it installs both though), this might be a good interim
BTW, I note on http://lists.debian.org/debian-gtk-gnome/2011/02/msg00000.html
that Debian was interested in porting the GNOME2 panel applets to
As an aside, does anyone else consider that since Ubuntu is switching
to Unity, we might now want a regular GNOME version? ('Gubuntu' ala
Kubuntu and Xubuntu) Mono-free please though O:)
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