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oddparticle
January 26th, 2009, 07:55 PM
Pretty much as it says in the title. I accidentally removed some of the things on my top panel whilst trying to remove the ugly rectangular divider, and I can't get them back. I seem to have lost the icon for rhythmbox that previously appeared on the top panel when I was listening to music and showed the artist & title when the track changed, and also the internet connection icon thing has gone. Basically everything to the left of the date on the top panel. Neither of the things I lost seem to be in the 'add to panel' list. Is there any way I can reset the panel to its default arrangement or something?

theozzlives
January 26th, 2009, 07:59 PM
I'm pretty sure you just lost your notification area, just right click on the panel and go to add to panel, then select it from the list.

oddparticle
January 26th, 2009, 08:09 PM
Yep, that seems to be it. Thanks :D

ubuntu27
January 26th, 2009, 08:11 PM
Like theozzlives says, you deleted the "Notification Area"


Right click on a panel
Click on "Add to Panel"
Choose Notification Area
Click on Add.
Close.

metallicamike
January 26th, 2009, 08:28 PM
Like theozzlives says, you deleted the "Notification Area"


Right click on a panel
Click on "Add to Panel"
Choose Notification Area
Click on Add.
Close.


I don't know if you saw but theozzlives beat you to it. ;):p:lolflag:

ubuntu27
January 27th, 2009, 07:27 AM
I don't know if you saw but theozzlives beat you to it. ;):p:lolflag:

Yes, I saw the he beat me for 30 seconds ><;

cdtech
January 27th, 2009, 07:40 AM
Just a bit of advice for thought:

I reset my panel and could not figure how to get it back to the way I had it. Luckily I had backed up my configuration for the panel. The config file is located in the directory:

~/.gconf/apps/panel
Back it up if you plan on doing anything to the panel configuration.

################################################## #################

Here is a method for restoring your panel to default:

Press ALT+F2 and in the run dialog box, type "gnome-terminal" then click on Run.

When the Terminal window opens, enter the command:

sudo apt-get install gconf2
gconftool-2 --recursive-unset /apps/panel
Then enter:

rm -rf ~/.gconf/apps/panel
And enter one more command:

pkill gnome-panel
This will retore to its original state.

Hope this helps ya.........