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I have a problem with a battery (power) indicator in Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Shell. The indicator disappears and shows every moment when the cable is pluged in. It's ok until I want to click on weather, volume or any other "applet" in the panel, because if I do that at the same moment as the battery indicator dissappears, I click on a wrong applet and that's annoying. Thanks for any suggestion

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have you tried to reinstall the applet that isn't working? (it's a package) – Alvar Jan 14 '12 at 23:19
yep, I had tried it and nothing changed – cloxy Jan 14 '12 at 23:56
is this a bug? if so is it reported at ? – Alvar Jan 14 '12 at 23:59
I'm not sure whether it's a bug, but I haven't find it reported anywhere. – cloxy Jan 15 '12 at 0:08

Try to install another battery indicator:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:iaz/battery-status
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install battery-status
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The software is apparently not in development any more. Last stable release is from 2010. It might not work on newer Ubuntu releases. – Nephente Sep 30 '15 at 9:06

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