Remove The Clutter On Your Gnome Panels With Drop-Down Launchers

This isn't something new, but I for one didn't know what the "Drawer" Gnome panel applet does so I thought I'd write about it.

 

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If you're like me and want to have all the commonly used applications one click away, you probably have a lot of launchers on your Gnome panel(s) (I only have one which makes it even worse). But you can create drop-downs for these launchers, so that they take up a lot less space, and you don't even need to install anything. Here's how: