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I am running a pretty peculiar setup right now with LXDE, plank and the XFCE4-panel. This works fine, but I can't seem to find the messaging menu under the system tray options:

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Is there any service I have to add to my autostart apps for the messaging menu to show?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Try installing

sudo apt-get install xfce4-indicator-plugin

and make sure that you install

sudo apt-get install indicator-application indicator-appmenu indicator-messages

to get the messaging menu. (Indicator-messages will put up the Messaging menu on the panel)

Hope this helps.

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xfce4-indicator-plugin - That was it, thank you (already had the other ones installed through Unity) – Glutanimate Oct 5 '12 at 20:27
@Glutanimate Glad that it helped you :) – devav2 Oct 5 '12 at 20:32
I have all those packages installed but the "envelope" doesn't show. How to solve? – jasmines Oct 30 '13 at 11:10

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