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I am using openbox and my panel of choice is tint2. Everything is working fine with tint2 except nm-applet.

Problem I am facing is nm-applet icon shows fine when I am not connected to any network but as soon as I get connected to a network it disappears. nm-applet is working because I can still access all its option by right-clicking on it but the icon is invisible.

Before connecting :

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After connection:

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tint2 config file

So as you can see in the above two images the icon disappears after the connection is established.

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Which Ubuntu version? – izx Jun 17 '12 at 11:11
@izx: ubuntu 12.04. – RanRag Jun 17 '12 at 11:29

Try and change your icon-theme. Or alter the size of the panel/systray icon size and see if that works. Maybe your theme can't find the right icon and draws a blank (systray_icon_size = xx)

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