On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 12:21 PM, Andrew Farris <lordmorgul(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Reid Rivenburgh wrote:
> Hi. I currently have two gnome panels; a vertical one on the right,
> and a short one along the bottom. I use the one on the right for my
> pager, window list, and miscellaneous utilities like meters and clock.
> I currently have the system monitor applet in there, which works
> well, but I'm partial to gkrellm. Is there a way in gnome to tell it
> to add the full gkrellm window in the panel? Not a button to launch
> gkrellm or something like that, but gkrellm itself. I had a similar
> setup in KDE 3.5.
I'm not aware of any method to do this, and apparently (since noone else
answered) noone else is. You may be able to use a transparent panel and
something underneath it if you're running compiz, but I don't think the
gnome-panel normal transparency option will do (it copies a portion of your
desktop background as its themed background rather than truly making the
Thanks for the reply, Andrew. I suspected it's either easy and I was
just missing the obvious, or it's impossible. I've been avoiding
compiz, so I'll just keep using the system monitor even if your
suggestion were to work. Oh well.
I guess this is one of those areas where KDE's extreme configurability
let me do some unusual things. I think I had five panels of various
sizes and positions in KDE 3.5!