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Ubuntu for Non-Geeks, 4th Edition by Phil Bull, Rickford Grant

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Project 3B: Manipulating Menus

Now that you have learned about some of the cool and useful things you can do with your panel, let's now move on to the topic of menus. A very nice feature of GNOME is that it allows you to edit its menus. You can add launchers, remove items, move items, and even change the icons that appear within the menus. All in all, you have a lot of control over things, but for this project, you'll limit the work to two of these areas: changing icons and moving menu items.

3B-1: Changing Icons Within Menus

As you no doubt recall, one of the problems with the OpenOffice.org Writer and Calc launchers you added to the panel was that they shared rather similar icons. If you select ApplicationsOffice, you will see that the icons ...

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