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Windows 7: ubuntu style navigation panel

22 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 build 7264 x64
ubuntu style navigation panel

hey i was just wondering if anyone knows of a navigation panel for windows 7 (64 and 32 bit) that is like the one from the default ubuntu installation.

Cairo Shell m1.1 and m1.2 don't work in 64 bit sadly.

any help would be appreciated

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23 Jul 2009   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

hi np0731 and welcome to the forums.

can you please post a screenshot of the ubuntu panel - i haven't got ubuntu to hand right now and do not know exactly what you are looking for...
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23 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 build 7264 x64

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23 Jul 2009   #4
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

that looks like the old 'classic' start menu behaviour in windows xp, for example.

this may help?
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23 Jul 2009   #5

Windows 7 7600.16384 x64

Yeah I agree. Change your theme to classic and drag it to the top.
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23 Jul 2009   #6

Windows 7 build 7264 x64

except that apps, places, and system each have a separate drop down menu.

look at
on the main page, there is a picture of their desktop idea.

the bar on top is what i want. like the mac menu, but it doesn't capture the menus of the program your in, it simply allows u to navigate through the os.
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25 Jul 2009   #7


why you do not use objectbar buddy ???
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26 Jul 2009   #8

Windows 7 build 7264 x64

i thought object bar was only for program menus.
excellent point.
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