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Re: Padding 10 in gnome-panel

On Tue, 2009-10-20 at 19:04 +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
> On 10/19/2009 02:36 PM, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-10-19 at 15:15 +0400, Alexey Torkhov wrote:
> >> Hi.
> >>
> >> I’m wondering why was padding 10 added to default gnome-panel
> >> configuration? My panel at 1280x1024 with bunch of elements has now
> >> difficulties to fit them all. And at smaller resolutions, for example,
> >> at netbooks that wouldn’t be useful at all.
> >
> >
> > The padding was added because it makes things look less crammed
> > together.
> Wow. FWIW, I think it sucks. In any case padding 10 is far too large as 
> I can fit an icon in between every other icon -not to mention stuff not 
> fitting in the screen's width.

I didn't know our panel would shrink down to a height of 10. But be that
as it may, to make a system-wide gconf setting change, do 

gconftool-2 --direct \
   --config-source =xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.system \
   --type int --set /apps/panel/toplevels/top_panel/padding 0

and so on.

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