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Several of the indicators don't work for me in Ubuntu 12.10. Specifically, indicator-sensors and the Skype indicator (I also used the ubuntuone indicator, but that hasn't come out yet for 12.10).

Indicators that do work include: sound, network, time, system, battery, empathy, indicator-multiload, and dropbox.

Thanks!

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Maybe you could try the official indicator-sync instead of ubuntuone indicator :) –  zebasz Oct 21 '12 at 19:55
    
Ooh, I didn't realize that indicator-sync existed. I tried installing it (sudo apt-get install indicator-sync), but after that, I couldn't figure out how to run it. It didn't appear in the menu, startup applications, or as a binary that I could run. Is this a bug, or am I missing something? –  Sam King Oct 23 '12 at 4:34
    
Might be a bug, I installed it, restarted unity and it just popped up. It is brand new, and probably not ready for primetime (that's why it isn't installed by default). –  zebasz Oct 24 '12 at 5:04
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According to the developer of the indicator sensor, there is no Quantal port for it yet.

indicator sensor ppa

The ubuntuone indicator has no quantal port either.

ubuntuone indicator

so I guess this is the case for all your missing/broken indicators.

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It seems now it's working. I installed indicator-sensors through this same ppa on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal right now, and it worked like a charm, just like it was on Precise.

I just had to go to Indicator Sensors' PPA, download .deb file for Precise manually, and then install it by opening the file on Nautilus File Explorer. You can download indicator-sensors' deb file for Precise from here.

But that's the solution that worked for me a few weeks ago. Now there's a Quantal version of indicator-sensors on this PPA, and now you can simply install it by adding this PPA to your system.

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