[gnome] How to take away bottom bar and customize top bar? 12.10 gnome classic

view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm sporting Ubuntu 12.10 with gnome classic session How do i take away the bottom bar in the desktop? How do i customize the top bar? I want to have my running programs shown in the top bar and i want to be able to add and REMOVE shortcut i put in the top bar. Please share your wisdom! (Hardware)