Show your username on the panel in Ubuntu 14.04

Enable user name display on panel on your Ubuntu 14.04 system

Image credit: Noobs Lab

Here's how you can show your username on the panel in Ubuntu 14.04.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following command then hit Enter.

gsettings set com.canonical.indicator.session show-real-name-on-panel true

3. You can turn off the user name display in the panel with this command.

gsettings set com.canonical.indicator.session show-real-name-on-panel false

By default current logged-in username doesn't show on panel, so you can enable it easily.

More at Noobs Lab

Additional Ubuntu Resources

Ask Ubuntu

Ubuntu Documentation

Ubuntu Downloads

Ubuntu Forum

Ubuntu Site

This article is published as part of the IDG Contributor Network. Want to Join?

From CIO: 8 Free Online Courses to Grow Your Tech Skills
View Comments
Join the discussion
Be the first to comment on this article. Our Commenting Policies