Padding 10 in gnome-panel
mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Oct 20 17:08:56 UTC 2009
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.
> >> Iâ€™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 wouldnâ€™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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