Binary package “gnome-panel” in ubuntu oneiric

launcher and docking facility for GNOME

 The GNOME Panel is an essential part of the GNOME Desktop, providing
 toolbar-like “panels” which can be attached to the sides of your desktop.
 They are used to launch applications and embed a number of other
 functions, such as quick launch icons, the clock, the notification area,
 volume controls and the battery charge indicator, and utilities ranging
 from weather forecast to system monitoring.