Trying to get an indicator working to show UbuntuOne progress, like the Dropbox one.
This helped: Is there any way to get an indicator for Ubuntu One?
Also this http://www.webupd8.org/2010/10/ubuntu-one-indicator-applet.html actually gave me the command to run -
However this ties up the terminal so I want to run it in the background and ideally have it in my .bashrc to start on startup.
However when I try
/usr/bin/ubuntuone-indicator & the indicator comes up... but the terminal is tied up and doesn't return the command prompt.
I can interrupt it (ctrl-c) and the indicator actually stays, so it seems like the job was actually in the background. Stopping it at this point requires a
So how can i get this working in the background ok so that I can add it to my .bashrc shell?
At the command line:
If I try
/usr/bin/ubuntuone-indicator it starts, but the terminal is hung and indicator gets killed with a ctrl-c
If I try
/usr/bin/ubuntuone-indicator & it starts the icon indicator but still hangs the terminal. If I ctrl-c, that works (exits) and the process is left in the background (requires kill to stop it). This is good... except that I can't "ctrl-c" for the .bashrc script.