GNOME2 function comes to GNOME3, with a third party extension package
lukekuhn at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 6 21:52:24 UTC 2011
The pertinant extensions, from the author's website are listed below:
"Move the clock: Move the clock from the centre of the panel towards the right. This isn't a very significant change, but it was the first extension I wrote. One minor annoyance is that the width of the clock changes with the time so the indicator icons move about a little.Favourites in panelPlace a launcher for each favourite application in the panel. It isn't possible to manage the list from the panel: instead you can add, remove or move favourite applications in the dash and the panel display will update to match."
"Applications menu in panel: Replace the Activities button in the panel with an Applications menu. The menu is implemented using facilities supplied by the shell so it doesn't behave exactly like a normal menu."
"Shut Down menu: Replace the Suspend item in the status menu with Shut Down. The dialog that this invokes includes all available shutdown options: suspend, hibernate, restart and power off.
An a really big one:
"Bottom panel Add a bottom panel, including a window list, workspace switcher and message tray button. Because the workspace switcher is arranged horizontally the keybindings for changing workspace have been altered to ctrl-alt-left/right. The message tray button shows and hides the message tray, as the hot corner is hidden by the panel. Right clicking on the workspace switcher invokes a dialog to set the number of workspaces."
I am not using the "disable dynamic workspaces" extension, as dynamic workspaces, always one more than in use, are reliable on my systems.
Here's the author's website:
Here's the package:
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