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I'm trying to use battery-indicator on Oneiric 64bit. I downloaded sources, run "python install" in terminal but every time I try to start it, I get this error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/battery-status/battery-status", line 40, in <module>
import gnomeapplet
ImportError: No module named gnomeapplet

How can I make it work?

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ImportError: No module named gnomeapplet

In Gnome 2 - this python module would be installed by the package python-gnomeapplet.

However - this python module is not compatible with the Gnome 3 Panel - so the package has been dropped.

python-gnomeapplet is no longer being developed as Python developers need to use GObject Introspection instead of PyGTK to work with GTK3.


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