How do I add apps to taskbar?

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How do I add apps to taskbar?

Postby mikeglaz » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:02 pm

Is there a way to add app icons to the taskbar right next to the show desktop icon? I know it's possible with cinnamon, unfortunately cinnamon crashes my computer.

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Re: How do I add apps to taskbar?

Postby remoulder » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:09 pm

Presumably you mean mint 12 but which desktop are you referring to?
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Re: How do I add apps to taskbar?

Postby mikeglaz » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:43 pm

Next to the Show Desktop icon in the lower lefthand corner which is next to Menu. And yes, I'm talking about Mint 12.

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Re: How do I add apps to taskbar?

Postby bimsebasse » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:46 pm

If you're in the default session "Gnome" you can do it by adding this extension: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/ ... favorites/ (site only works with firefox)
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Re: How do I add apps to taskbar?

Postby merc669 » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:40 am

Just installed Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon. I tried the link above to see if I can add apps to taskbar but says need an newer version of Gnome 3. Which I thought 14 had the latest. I want to add quick launcher to the task bar like Chrome or Word Processor to this tast bar like in Windows 7 or even Ubuntu 12.10 where you can lock the icon to taskbar and launch from there vice using start menu. Any ideas on how or where to look for this? Thanks!
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Re: How do I add apps to taskbar?

Postby altair4 » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:50 am

There's 2 ways in Cinnamon:

[1] Open the Menu and go to the app that you want on the panel. Right click that item and select: "Add to Panel"

[2] This way is far less intuitive:

Right click an existing panel launcher > Select "Add" :

But then you you will need to find the executable and find the icon associated with that application.
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Re: How do I add apps to taskbar?

Postby merc669 » Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:06 am

Thanks Much Altair! I read that and saw I must have had a massive brain-fart! It was too easy! lol. Thanks again!!

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