Any small application that performs one specific task that runs within the scope of a larger program, often as a plug-in.

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ungroup / explode new Gnome-shell applet menu

Since lasts Ubuntu and specially the 14.04, the gnome shell system menu is grouped in a very nasty way that force you to click on it a dozen of time before being able to do anything, I don't know if ...
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Gray blocks in applet menus

I've themed my Ubuntu, but now I'm having gray blocks in my applet's menus. For example in the messages applet, battery applet, volume applet and the calendar applet. It looks like this: I think ...
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I need a netspeed indicator for Ubuntu 14.04

I have a 3G mobile broadband connection that keeps changing network speed according to location and time and so I relied heavily on this applet ...
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Change the order of applet data and time numbers

Is there a way to separate date from time in some way? Or maybe make day number before month.I am now using 14.04 LTS, but on 13.10 I think it was kind of separately, because now as you can see it's ...
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Lost all my applets last time I upgraded (to 13.10). How can I get them back?

I upgraded my system to 13.10 from 13.04 and lost all the applets in the normal view of my desktop (I see that they are active when clicking on the workspace switcher, see this image: I remember ...
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How to disable “acpitz-virtual-0” bugged sensor?

When running "sensors", the acpitz-virtual-0 devices is always the same: shin@shin:~$ sensors acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +27.8°C (crit = +105.0°C) temp2: +29.8°C ...
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Battery applet when acpi=off

i had some trouble with bad internett connection when i pulled out my charger adapter. So i went into grub.cfg and and added acpi=off. I have tried to turn acpi on, and the applet comes back. but the ...
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time applet mising [duplicate]

On a randomly basis, the time applet on the unity top bar is missing. The time & date options on the system parameters are also greyed. If a restart session, time applet shows. Ubuntu 13.10. ...
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Panel apps try to launch in xterm, even though it isn't installed

I have some panel applications that launch terminals, but when I click on them, they say xterm failed. Well yeah, xterm isn't installed, nor do I want it. I want mate-terminal to come up instead. How ...
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Remove arrows on system tray menus in gnome

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 with Gnome and have found the behaviour of the context menus on icons in the system tray behaves differently. For applets which normally have a large number of ...
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Taskwarrior (task reminder) applet

I am trying to find a way how to integrate taskwarrior (aka task) reminders into unity and I understand the clock applet in ubuntu shows tasks from evolution-data-server. Is there a way to switch ...
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CalDAV supported task reminder

Is there a working Calendar in GNU/Linux that supports CalDAV, other than Evolution and lightning? - One that has native CalDAV support and desktop (applet) integration. Neither dates nor orage ...
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Volume control applet disappeared

I've just installed Xubuntu 13.10, played around with it to customize the GUI. I somehow lost the volume control applet from the notification area. How can I get it back? I've already clicked through ...
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How to install Jupiter in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander? [duplicate]

I used to use "Jupiter" on previous Ubuntu versions, but now I can't find a way to install it in the newer version of Ubuntu. Is there a way to download it?
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Disable the new keyboard applet in Ubuntu 13.10

A new keyboard applet is enabled by default in Ubuntu 13.10. I want to disable it and I didn't find any settings to do it. Can anyone give me some ideas?
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Does Ubuntu Touch support java applet on web pages?

The only drawback of currently existing mobile operating systems is they have no support for java applet. Will Ubuntu phone support java applets on web pages?
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Running Programs not showing in gnome fallback panel

Day before yesterday when booted my PC showed a dialogue box telling some applet is missing and it had two buttons 'dont delete' and 'delete', not sure what to do I clicked the close(X) button on the ...
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Network Monitor applet in Xubuntu 13.04

Heyy there, I have the applet to show current traffic, it shows results in KiB format, Can I change it into Mbps? Thank you.
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Run Java applet without granting full permissions

I have the following JRE installed: user@host:/$ java -version java version "1.7.0_25" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.3.10) (7u25-2.3.10-1ubuntu0.12.04.2) OpenJDK Server VM (build 23.7-b01, ...
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OAFIID:GNOME_FastUserSwitchApplet Error

I recently lost my GNOME desktop manager after uninstalling PulseAudio (see: GNOME/GDM not starting). After getting the desktop environment back up, I was presented with the following Error Message: ...
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Ubuntu Server + Window Manager + Network Applet

I'm trying to build a minimal desktop system on top of ubuntu server 13.04, and I've got the i3 window manager running. Apparently the standard nm-applet package is no longer in the ubuntu repos, and ...
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Does anybody know the name of this system monitor application?

Does anybody know the name of this system monitor application?
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Java applets not running in Ubuntu 12.04

I was recently messing around with my standard Firefox installation in Ubuntu 12.04 and ended up completely deleting it. Then I downloaded Firefox 20 from their site and things were going fine until ...
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How do I get the good ol' timezone world map back?

This is the biggest thing I miss from Gnome 2 – the world map with daylight and location markers of favourite cities, followed by a list of timezones with weather status! Shame on whoever thought it ...
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No bluetooth applet visible in ubuntu 12.10 with mate desktopk environment!!!

i have installed ubuntu 12.10 recently and also installed mate desktop 1.6 .....my problem is when i plug-in my usb bluetooth device ..no bt manager or applet appears on my mate panels ( my bt device ...
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How does java check version online

i'd like to know how does java check his version when facing an applet online. Does it phonecalls a particular site? How can i get that site?
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not able to install javaws

I need to use java web start to run TopCoders ContestAppletProd.jnlp. When I try to run the the arena I get Java not found error. Upon selecting the option "using Java Web Start" the jnlp file ...
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Can't see LOCAL java applets in my browser

So I setup the Java plugin for Firefox, and can see applets that are not stored locally. But whenever I try to run applets that are stored on my machine I get an "Application Blocked by Security ...
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Any “To Do” applet for Unity?

For gnome shell - a simple extension exists. Is there any similar extension for Unity as well?
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A more feature filled mintmenu like applet for Xubuntu 12.04

I do not want to install the mintmenu. I am requesting anything that is XFCE NATIVE. I'd love to see something like Mintmenu written for XFCE. I can't install MintMenu because the Mate desktop ...
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My-Weather-Indicator alternatives?

I've just removed the applet "My-Weather-Indicator"... this applet is really cool, but once or twice a day crashes on my ubuntu 12.10, so I decided to remove it. Is there any valid alternative ? I ...
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Gnome-sound-applet mouse wheel function is broken

I'm using Gnome Classic session in Ubuntu 12.10 and am running the gnome-sound-applet in order to have a volume control in the systray (tint2). Mouse wheel scrolling to change the volume doesn't seem ...
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How to have gnome-applet's functionality with unity?

with gnome-fallback and classic gnome shell, we had gnome applets available, but not in Unity. There was a system monitoring applet there that I could see may CPU and network bandwith used. I'm pretty ...
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Add a custom text to GNOME panel

I want to add some text to the GNOME panel in GNOME Classic. I got a suggestion from this blog but it dates back to 2008 and doesn't seem applicable now. In Ubuntu 12.10 and GNOME classic, the ...
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Are there any alternative time and date applets for Gnome Panel?

The default time and date applet for Gnome Panel (in Gnome Classic) is buggy and leaks memory. Are there any alternatives I can download? I'm looking for something that will display the current date ...
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Easy brightness control

I came from linux mint they had a really nice applet for adjusting the brightness. Is there something like that, or can it be done by hotkeys or something? I am on ubuntu 12.10.
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How to install Banco do Brasil security solution?

Banco do Brasil uses its own security solution. There's a lack of resources on getting that specific site (Brazilian's largest bank) working on Ubuntu, even in askubuntu.com, so I'm opening this ...
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Is it possible to read from a file from a Cinnamon applet?

Is it possible somehow to read from a local file (or a file in name@domain directory) some info from the applet? So, i need to extract information from local file, that will be created in local ...
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Ubuntu One indicator applet not showing in XFCE

I have recently installed the Xubuntu desktop alongside Ubuntu on my netbook, as it's lighter. I also have the Ubuntu One indicator applet, which shows up fine in the Ubuntu desktop but is replaced by ...
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missing sound-volume-applet

I am using ubuntu 12.10. I had some problems with my skype and audio. So I did the following and it's working fine now: sudo apt-get purge pulseaudio sudo apt-get autoremove sudo reboot After this ...
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The language changer applet disappeared

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and my language changer applet just disappeared for all users. Every user has more than 1 keyboard layout, but on login the applet does not appear. The configured key ...
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nm-applet gone?

nm-applet seems to have disappeared from my system. I am running 12.10. Here's what I get when I check my package manager logs: ☁ ~ grep network-manager /var/log/dpkg.log ...
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Is there any Ubuntu translation indicator?

For more precision: I'm runnning Ubuntu 12.04 I'd like an indicator which shows up to the left of the date/volume/wifi icons If possible I'd like to be able to change the translation language The ...
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How do I write applets for Cinnamon?

I'm very excited about the cinnamon desktop environment and want to write applets for it. How can this be done? Where can I find information and tutorials about it? (I have searched in google, but ...
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How to disable Spotify indicator in the top panel?

The Spotify indicator icon clashes with the native Unity theme, and is redundant, since it is already listed in the Sound indicator menu. Is there a way to remove or disable the Spotify indicator? Or ...
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Satellite L640 Battery Applet Problem

Hayy guy i got a satellite l640 and i installed ubuntu 12.04 on it and i dont get the battery percentage ive tried a fair bit but this is my first time using linux. Ive gone into the power option and ...
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Is there a Pomodoro app available?

Is there a pomodoro app that's available for Ubuntu 12.04 that can be installed using sudo or from the package manager?
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NVIDIA graphics card memory usage applet / application?

I am looking for an application to display in real-time the memory usage of my NVIDIA graphics card. Ideally I would like to have something similar to the little applet graph you can get through the ...
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Is the CPU power management set permanently to Performance mode in 12.04?

after installing 12.04 from 11.04 and using the gnome-fallback desktop I installed the CPU scaler app in the top bar. It shows that my laptop is always running in Performance mode and never goes to ...
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gnome-panel custom menu

I just reinstalled 10.04 and I can't for the life of me remember how I did this. I used to have an icon on my panel which, when clicked, would roll out a specific sub-menu found int he main menu. ...