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Changing the GNOME Menu panel in openSUSE GNOME back to Gnome defaults

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Seems like lot of openSUSE Gnome users don’t like the new Gnome panel, which is radically different interface from the traditional Menu bar with Applications/Places/System entries. Personally I prefer the new style, perhaps because I’m used to the openSUSE Kickoff panel, and I really dig the search feature

You can go back to the default Applications / Places / System panel pretty easily. To do this:

  • Right click the bottom panel and choose add a panel
  • Now right click the top panel and choose Add to Panel
  • In the search input box type “menu”, and you will see about six entries, one of which is “Traditional main Menu”
  • Add the menu to the panel, move it to where you like, and delete the “original” menu.

And, you’re done!

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Sathyajith Bhat
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