Project 3A: Customizing the GNOME Panel

The GNOME Panel is not a static thing. You can add launchers (respectively known as program shortcuts or aliases to Windows and Mac users), utilities, and even amusements to make it do almost anything you want it to—within limits, of course. In the various stages of this project, you will customize your panel to get some hands-on experience working with it and to make things more convenient for you as you make your way through the rest of this book. You are, of course, free to change any of the customizations I ask you to make (though you won't have a say in the matter if you're working in a live session from the desktop CD, as you won't be able to save your settings).

Each of the following subprojects is ...

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