On 28 May 2012 22:42, John R. Sowden <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 05/28/2012 02:38 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> On 28 May 2012 21:52, John R. Sowden<firstname.lastname@example.org> Â*wrote:
>>> How do I access the Gnome features selections? How do I put icons on the
>>> bar? Â*How do I delete an icon from the top bar? Â*Why is there no icon on
>>> top bar indicating that I am connected/not connected to the net, as per
>>> Ubuntu documentation? Oh yes, and why is "Ubuntu" not in the spelling
>>> dictionary? Â*
>> What version of Ubuntu?
>> If you are running Unity, you can'd put applets in the bar any more.
>> That functionality is gone. However you can have an assortment of
>> "indicators" as they are now called.
>> There is a Network Manager icon, much the same as before.
>> As for the dictionary - I had not noticed that but if so it's an
>> amusing omission!
> Version 12.04. Â*I am using Gnome, the the smartphone look-alike, Unity
In that case, you're a bit outside the remit of ordinary Ubuntu
support, since you've installed your own desktop!
If you are in GNOME Shell, I don't think you can add or customise the
top panel. I can't say more; I tried it for a few weeks and /really/
did not like it.
If you're in Fallback Mode, the old 2-panel-style desktop, then you
have to hold down a modifier key - I can't remember if it's Alt or
Shift - while you right-click. Beware that as GNOME 3 is based on
GTK3, GNOME 2 applets won't work - they're based on GTK2 - and there
are almost no applets available for Fallback Mode, as it's only meant
to be a standby if you don't have working 3D acceleration.
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