cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

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cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

Postby MALsPa » Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:26 pm

I'm running LMDE 2, currently with Cinnamon 2.6.7. Not sure if I'm missing something or not, but I don't see anything in the configuration settings to do the following things with the panel:

1. Set the panel orientation to vertical instead of horizontal.
2. Set the panel width to less than 100% across the screen.
3. Make the window list icons-only.
4. Have the window list show icons from all workspaces.

I see the Cinnamon Window List All Workspaces applet at Cinnamon Spices, so I'm guessing that's the only way to accomplish item #4. Any way to do any of the other three things from within the default panel's settings?

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Re: cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

Postby Cosmo. » Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:00 pm

To my knowledge: No.

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Re: cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

Postby MALsPa » Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:44 am

Okay. Thanks!

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Re: cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

Postby mint57 » Sat Aug 22, 2015 5:47 pm

That's really bad.
3. Make the window list icons-only is a must, it's a user privacy issue. It displays the name of document currently open in an application. Anyone just taking 2 second peek at your monitor can see what you are doing.

I hope this is addressed asap.

New Mint user hoping to do away with Windoze for good. Mint is absolutely best distro for average Joe.

Thanks! :)

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Re: cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

Postby MintBean » Sun Aug 23, 2015 6:26 am

The applet 'Window List with app grouping' can be set up to show icons only.

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Re: cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

Postby mint57 » Sun Aug 23, 2015 6:06 pm

MintBean wrote:The applet 'Window List with app grouping' can be set up to show icons only.


Great tip, thank you.
Thankfully Cinnamon offers other ways to deal with window list. I can turn off Window list and use either Hot corners or Windows Quick list, and now your suggestion seems to do the job well too.
This is great, having choices :)
On another note, I finally figured out how to make Wine program a default for opening a file type.
Looks very good in one week using Mint.
Great job Mint!
Fills all my needs so far, I can safely say good bye MS.

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Re: cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

Postby MintBean » Sun Aug 23, 2015 7:51 pm

You could also try installing Cairo Dock from the repos. This can do a dock up the side of the screen and a doc not covering the full width of the screen.

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Re: cinnamon panel - 4 things i'd like

Postby mint57 » Sun Aug 23, 2015 8:25 pm

MintBean wrote:You could also try installing Cairo Dock from the repos. This can do a dock up the side of the screen and a doc not covering the full width of the screen.


Thanks again for another tip. Will give it a try.
BTW Window List with app grouping does exactly what I want.


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