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Two battery indicator symbols, how do I get rid of one?

It's a notification area icon (I've set the systray whitelist to 'all'.) It's completely superfluous, unresponsive, and appears not to be associated with any process I can find. Removing the power indicator does not affect it. It appears in every icon theme.

extra power indicator

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Marco Ceppi Nov 7 '11 at 15:29

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You shouldnt whitelist simply removing everything in gconf/dconf and substituting "all" - reset your settings as per… – fossfreedom Nov 7 '11 at 11:43

Try sudo apt-get remove indicator-power and restart the session. I had the same problem and that fixed it.

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