Ubuntu :: Retrive Applications Running In Background To Panel

May 30, 2010

When we start some applications like skype though we close it , it will minimize into the panel, another one is amarock that will not quit the application . But now I am not able to see the icons. ( As the applications are already running in background I cannot relaunch it )I can take the minimized applications, but when we close , how can I retrieve it ?

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General :: GNOME Panel Applet That Is Terminating Running Applications

Feb 17, 2011

Do you know the GNOME Panel applet that is terminating running applications after clicking on them with the cursor and confirming the action with a Yes/No dialogue?I know about xkill, but it is not satisfying due to it has not confirmation dialogue.Instead, I would like to use xprop and kill and zenity

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Ubuntu :: After Adding 'killall Gnome-panel' To The Startup Applications Does The Panel Fail To Load Altogether

Dec 4, 2010

Regarding the gnome-panel in Ubuntu (64 bit).... I discovered some time ago that I wasn't the only one who routinely (every login) had their gnome-panel appear butchered, for which Alt-F2 then 'killall gnome-panel' would easily fix.

Having become impatient with this over the past 8 months, I decided I would automate the process and so cofiguring the startup applications seemed like a perfectly logical choice to me. Turns out I was wrong. After adding 'killall gnome-panel' to the startup applications not only does the panel fail to load altogether now, but Alt-F2 doesn't even work.

I tried Ctl-Alt-F1 and working with the graphics-free mode thinking I could somehow navigate to the startup apps config file and edit it, but I don't know where it is or how to edit it without logging in as root and I certainly don't know of any 'root password'.

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Ubuntu :: Panel Background Images?

May 8, 2011

I want to edit the appearance of my desktop by adding a background image to the panels but can't seem to find any sites with such images. Anybody know where to find them?

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Ubuntu :: Open Applications In The Background While Using Terminal?

Nov 25, 2010

it's really easy to launch an application using alt+f2 without having to worry about it while it's running but in terminal the window must remain open and you can't run anything else while the application is running e.g. firefox, rhythmbox. does anyone know how to run applications in the background while using terminal?

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Ubuntu :: Background Colors In Panel Apps?

Jul 23, 2010

Alright, this has been driving me bonkers for months now and I can't find the answer anywhere. I like the custom theme options with standard gnome just fine, plenty of adjustments that can be made, with only one adjustment missing which would create perfection (at least in my opinion).

How on earth is it possible to change the backgrounds of the "mini-panels" which are always grey by default? No matter which Theme I choose and customize, I can never get the background color of the time/date applet, monitors, evolution, garbage can, and so on to change. I'd like to make all of the backgrounds transparent, not just the main panels that contain the other stuff. Is this even possible, and if so, how?I'm assuming since all of those apps have the same default color that an adjustment "wherever" would then change those default colors on all of the applets (hopefully).

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Ubuntu :: Panel Background Doesn't Appear Behind Icons?

Sep 5, 2010

Say I set a background color or custom image to a panel. The notification icons (sound, net activity, clock, etc) and a few other icons (trash, desktop) appear to retain the default background. Looks kind of funky. Any way I can make these icons conform to my custom background?

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Ubuntu :: Alternate Panel Background For Ambiance?

Jun 20, 2011

having just begun using 11.04 I think this panel background, with its smooth gradient, gives the default theme a lift, especially on displays that aren't very flattering to the original background like my laptop's. This panel.bg file, dumped in my Ubuntu One storage and linked here, goes in usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/apps/img (press alt F2, type gksu nautilus and enter your password and then navigate there) and you might want to c&p somewhere the one that's there first in case you disagree with me... You need to reboot or login to see the change of course.It was made from cropping a screenshot of the Ambiance window border and then turning it upside down. [URL]

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Ubuntu :: Icons With White Background In Gnome-Panel?

May 3, 2010

I have a problem with Ubuntu 4.10 and gnome-panel. The new icons are very nice, but if I go to open software like vlc or banshee get similar results: (See at the end of panel the icons of VLC and banshee)

I think a screenshot is worth a thousand words, how to resolve?

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Ubuntu :: Desktop In Panel - Leaves The Background Clear

Sep 13, 2010

Is there anyway to have like a desktop icon in the panel, that like shows all the items on the desktop but leaves the background clear, similar to how it is on windows? I keep creating new folders and i hate it when my desktop gets full.

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Ubuntu :: Panel Icon Boxed (background Not Transparent)?

Dec 11, 2010

The CheckGmail icon's background is not transparent...is this an application issue or there is something I could do to fix it?

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Ubuntu :: Changing The Color Of The Panel Menu Background?

Jun 25, 2011

I know how to change the colors of the panels. But on the parts were the ubuntu symbol, the menus (Applications, Places, and Systems), the date and time, and the indicator applets is, they do not change at all. And pretty much the same problem on the bottom panel.

I tried Gnome color changer but only works for the texts and the drop down menus. I use Gnome classic (hated Unity). My goal is to make ALL of the panel background black.

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Ubuntu :: How To Retrive The Login Name

Nov 27, 2010

By mistake I enabled the login password option, without noting the username of the PC. Is there any way that I can retrive the login name. Ubuntu version is 9.04

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Fedora :: Gnome: Applications/Windows Starting Always In Background?

Feb 12, 2011

all programs and windows that I start on my F14 x64 machine getting either started in the background or minimized. This is driving me insane. My Gnome (no compiz) has that annoying behavior since F13 and I've already gone through any windows/appearance/effects settings - w/o any success.

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Ubuntu :: Right-click On Panel Icons Displays Strange Background Pattern

Apr 30, 2011

There's a strange thing with the Gnome desktop. When I right-click on the trash icon or on icons in the panel, I get this: How can I fix this?

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Fedora Installation :: No Menu - No Panel - Just Plain Background After Install

Aug 8, 2010

I've installed Fedora 13 from DVD and selected some extra features (php, mySQL). After the installation and user creation, I rebooted and logged in - clean clean desktop. No menu, no panel nothing. But I can run some commands (like firefox) from ALT+F2. It looks as if the commands works fine, but no menu.

I've re-installed my whole system.... same thing after logging in. I can see the bottom panel before log in.

Whatever I should do, I can only through command line as I'm able (from ALT+F2) to open a terminal. I suspect my resolution or something.

I'm working from a Acer laptop who's monitor is broken, connected a Samsung SyncMaster 943nwx to it. Its a 17" wide monitor.

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Fedora :: Mail-notification Icon Background Is Not Using Panel Opactiy?

Oct 16, 2010

i've scoured the internet for notification alternatives and have found none that will just play a sound and open thunderbird when you click on it.

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OpenSUSE :: Change The Background Color Of The Bottom Kde Menu Panel?

Oct 16, 2010

How can i change the background color of the bottom kde menu panel? I tried with systesettings>Advanced>Theme,it's not changing anything.

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Ubuntu :: Apt-Get Always Running In Background

Mar 7, 2011

Every day I use the top command to check the processes running on my Kubuntu 10.10 system. Every day I find that apt-get is running under the root account and using 100% of the CPU. It'll run forever if I let it but I use "killall" to stop it. Pressing the "c" key in top shows the command used to start the process and doing that I see that apt-get is being started with "apt-get -qq -y update". The -qq param is for quiet mode and the -y is to answer yes to any questions. The important thing is the update parameter. It seems that some "feature" of Ubuntu is starting apt-get in update mode for me on a daily basis. I installed Kubuntu only 3 days ago and I don't recall turning this "feature" on anywhere. How can I disable this "feature" and prevent the system from auto-starting apt-get.?

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Ubuntu :: Terminal Running In Background - Put More?

May 13, 2011

Ive got my webserver linked up to my ubuntu computer, and i want it to act like a server controller (for srcds games or w/e) Basically, When i click the start button, the SSH launches 'css.sh' by doing this 'sh css.sh'... Anyway, the .sh file has this inside it cd sourceds/srcds_1/orangebox clear ./srcds_run -console -game cstrike +map de_dust -maxplayers 16 -autoupdate

But either way, that is becides the point. When it launches i dont see the terminal window, its invisible.... (but its running) How do i see it when i go to my ubuntu desktop and how to i put more commands in it once its launched in the background.

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Ubuntu :: Applications Panel Bar Error

Sep 12, 2010

I was customizing my desktop and I decided I wanted to try out a dock so I installed docky, cairo dock, and awn via ubuntu tweak. Fortunately for me, docky decided it wanted to boot at startup. When this happened, my applications panel bar appeared right in the middle of the screen.So I uninstalled docky through ubuntu tweak and it seemed to resolve the problem. Unfortunately for me, I kept trying out the other docks. Opening cairo dock brought about the same problem for the applications panel bar. Something that should be noted is that I do not expand my panel bar. This problem doesn't happen if the panel bar is expanded.I've uninstalled AWN and Cairo Dock via ubuntu tweak but the problem remains.

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Ubuntu :: Lost Applications In Panel

Sep 18, 2010

I can't see the applications that are running in the "system tray", How do I turn it back on? When I minimize Transmission to system tray the icon doesn't show up (program continues to run).

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Ubuntu :: Placing Applications On Panel In 11.04

Apr 29, 2011

Want to move/place applications to the panel, in 11.04. Can't seem to locate where/how to do it? Should be very simple and I bet my face will be red.

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Ubuntu :: Applications Do Not Shink To Panel?

May 14, 2011

Ubuntu 11..04 64-bitI hate unity. I set my desktop back to classic view. I managed to get the scroll bars back. But now, when I click on the button to shrink applications, the apps are not available in the panel. The apps seem to just close.

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Ubuntu :: There Is No Side Applications Panel In 11.04

Jun 11, 2011

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop and was looking to do the same onto my desktop.However, when I installed the 11.04 download and put it onto a disk and booted my Desktop from the disk, I went into try and the side panel that is on my laptop isn't on this one. It has the Applications, Places and System menus on the top as it was in 10.10.Is this just in the try version side of things, or how can i change it to the new side panel.....thing?

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Ubuntu :: Firefox Constantly Running On The Background?

Mar 23, 2010

I'm running Ultimate Edition 2.0 64bit. When I'm running Firefox and I'm not doing anything on it it starts to use the disk intensively. I checked on terminal using the top command and it IS Firefox using up to 85-90% of the resources. Anyone know what the problem is here? Can it be hacked? I already uninstalled and installed back again and it still doing it.

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Ubuntu Security :: Running TCPDump In The Background?

Apr 1, 2010

I was wondering how one could set up tcpdump to run in the background, dumping all output to a file until I terminate the process.Here is the dilema... I SSH into the box that will be listening (using tcpdump)...

ssh> sudo tcpdump -i eth0 > dump_file
yadda yadda...

then if I exit my ssh session, tcpdump closes.

If I do a...
ssh> sudo tcpdump -i eth0 > dump_file &
[1] 12938
yadda yadda.

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Ubuntu :: Running A Bash Script In The Background?

Aug 29, 2010

I have a basic script that watches my server, and informs me if it has gone down. I need to know how to run it without a console being open all of the time, I tried executing it with a trailing &, but to no avail.

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if ping -b -c 1 chatify.net


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Ubuntu :: Pidgin Running In Background In Natty?

Aug 3, 2011

In Ubuntu Natty with Unity desktop, how can I close the Piding window such that the program will continue to run in the background and I will get notifications when someone sends me a PM?

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Debian Configuration :: Debbootstrap Not Retrive Modules?

May 7, 2011

I have installed an images using debbootstrap command. The problem is there is no module in /lib/modules.For example I have installed lm-sensors but when I run sensors-detect, in the middle of detection I get these:FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/2.6.32-24-server/modules.dep: No such file or directoryFailed to load module i2c-piix4

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