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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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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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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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. ...
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Running java applets in the browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? With my 12.04, if I point my browser (either firefox or chrome) to http://www.java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp it will say that java is not ...
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Java Applet not working

I cant use any Java applets. I installed icedtea-7-plugin, and it is even activated under Add-Ons, but if I for example click: www.java.com/de/download/testjava.jsp The test-screen remains grey. I ...
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No keyboard layout switch after reboot

Since the "Applications -> Settings -> XFCE Settings Manager -> Keyboard" dialogue does not allow to assign a new key for the "Change keyboard layout" action, I have added a "Keyboard layouts" plugin ...
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shutdown bar is not appearing anywhere

i am using ubuntu 11.10 in GNOME interface and there is no shutdown bar/option appearing on desktop . I have also used some solutions just like: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3 ...
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Are there search and dictionary panel applets available for Unity?

Is there a search applet like OS X's and is there a dictionary applet like in Xubuntu and Kubuntu? If so, how do I get them? By applets, I mean the ones on the panel
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Displaying output of arbitrary command on Unity panel

In my current setup running Ubuntu Natty and GNOME 2, I use the COMPA applet to display information on my top GNOME panel that I wish to always be visible on my desktop. I really like this ability to ...
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Add custom location in weather applet

I am trying to add a custom location to the Weather Report applet (also known as libgweather) in Ubuntu 11.04. I am using libgweather 2.30.3-1ubuntu1.1, the latest available version for Ubuntu 11.04. ...
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looking for a Gnome panel applet which can open and close the dvd/cd tray

I am looking for a Gnome panel applet which can open and close the dvd/cd tray , I am on Ubuntu 11.04 and use Gnome Classic desktop environment. Thanks
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Why do I get a “LiveConnectPermissionNeeded access denied” error when using Java applets that record audio? [closed]

I'm using OpenJDK and the IcedTea Plugin for Firefox. Java Applets generally work, but those trying to record audio are crashing with this error message: Error on Java side: ...
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Network up and down usage indicator

Is there an applet that shows an indicator on the top bar that shows the network up and down usage in kb/mb (not %) I have come across "indicator-network" but apparently it has device issues? ...
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How do I get the Wicd manager to appear in the system tray?

I have a Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) on which network Manager does not work. I have replaced it with wicd, and accepted work·around. With the traditioanl Gnome, the wicd connection would appear in the ...
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How can I add a “force quit” button to my Unity top-bar?

The title says it all. In olden times, one could right click the bar, go to "add to panel", and then add the "force quit" applet from the list. Apparently that doesn't work any more.
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In there an indicator applet for Gnome Panel 3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't add a Indicator Applet to Panel in Gnome-Classic I've been exploring Gnome Panel 3 in 11.10 for a while now, and I think it's really great. However, I would ...
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What's new in Gnome Panel 3.2?

Gnome Panel, also known as Ubuntu/Gnome Classic, is available in a brand new version for Gnome 3. One of the things I like about it, is that when you use vertical panels, applets are made vertical as ...
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How can I switch users from within XFCE?

I am using xubuntu 11.10. I'd like to be able to switch users, and I'd like to be able to do this within the xfce user interface. I read somewhere that there might be an applet I can install, but I ...
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How can I get a temperature sensor on my gnome panel in Ubuntu?

I would like a gnome applet that shows the current temperature inside the laptop. Currently I use gkrellm but it takes up too much space on my desktop. I tried installing 'sensors-applet' but the ...
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missing inhibit sleep applet for unity

I am looking for an INHIBIT SLEEP applet for Ubuntu 11.10 unity, to enable me watching movies on Google without having to move the mouse or change power management.
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How do I run gshutdown as root?

How do I run gshutdown as root. In 11.04 , I modified the comand line via the main menu, by adding, su-to-root -X -c /usr/bin before the command line. I can't find an equivalent to 'main menu' in ...
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My network manager applet is dumb?

I'm using a modem to connect to internet, may be because of poor signal strength my internet gets disconnected often, but when it does network manager applet have to show that I've been disconnected ...
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Where is the openJDK console window?

I am used to java-sun JDK on windows and its console: It is very convenient to debug an applet. Is there such console with open-jdk on ubuntu?
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Restore logout GNOME applet in the classic session? [closed]

Determined to get the excellent original clock applet back from a few releases ago, I followed the instructions here. ... and removed indicator-datetime I now have the wonderful world-clock + map ...
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How do I install the Hamster applet?

I want to add Hamster applet to my Ubuntu 11.04 installation, I am not able to right click panel and add applet to it. Please let me know the exact method. Sorry, But I am novice to linux. Mandar
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Countdown applet, capable of counting down long periods of time?

I want to add an applet to my panel, which would count down time for one event in the near future - ~12 days from today. Standard timer-applet does not work - it is not possible to set timer to more ...
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How do I get started writing an applet for the panel?

Currently I am personalizing my Ubuntu installation and i want to write a small applet to add it in the top left corner of the screen. This should be a "main menu" like in Mac OS X where i have a menu ...
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How to get deskbar-applet in Xubuntu?

How to get deskbar-applet in Xubuntu? Or is there any alternative box where I can type for programs/files and they appear? I've installed deskbar-applet but I don't think I can pin it to the Xubuntu ...
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What happened to the classic calendar applet?

You know, the one that was in 10.04 and before, before Unity. The new one is missing so many nice features such as showing the location on a map, showing the night on said map and having an overall ...
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no application icons (quicksynergy or florence) in “Indicator Applet Complete”

i'm running ubuntu 11.04 classic. in previous versions of ubuntu i had florence or quick energy staying in the indicator applet after i close or minimmize them. but now only drop box shows up. as ...
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ALSA mixer applet? [closed]

I have recently installed Narwhal. Everything seems to look good so far, but as usual sound via PulseAudio is deeply unsatisfactory; scratchy sound from Skype, choppy sound from command line apps, ...
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Login in to the classic mode still runs Unity

yeah yeah I know I should log out and select Ubuntu Classic when I want to log back in but that doesn't work! I can still see the unity launcher and none of my applets work!!! what is the problem ...
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Gnome “Character Palette” applet alternative for KDE [closed]

I recently turn to KDE, and I love plasma. The only think I miss is the Character Palette applet (http://library.gnome.org/users/char-palette). It is not a matter of accents or so, I use to mail ...
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Isn't the calendar applet supposed to show today's date under the clock? [closed]

I haven't used my computer for weeks, so I'm asking here before I report a bug. If I click on the clock, it shows yesterday's date above the calendar, but highlight's today's date. Did I do ...
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Indicator Applet Icons Spacing Too Large

I'm using Gnome Classic , Ubuntu 11.04. The icon spacing for the indicator applet icons is just too large. Is it me or has this happened to someone else? Has anyone found a fix? Back in 10.10, a ppa ...
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Have to click at the Date to enable the other applets [closed]

The problem I am having is that sometimes I have to click at the Date applet to enable the access to the others. For example, if I want to adjust the volume I do these: Left Click at Date > Move the ...
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Why do my applets randomly crash?

Ever since my upgrade to Natty Narwhal, applets (e.g, clock, weather indicator, indicator applet.) will crash the second I reach the desktop after logging into Ubuntu Classic. Which one is rather ...
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Hamster applet in UNR 9.10

How do I add the hamster applet in Ubuntu netbook remix? If I start /usr/lib/hamster-applet/hamster-applet -w it works in a window fine. It is written, I should go on the panel and add, but I guess ...
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Is it possible to change the size of icons in the indicator applet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Indicator Applet Icons Spacing Too Large The width of the icons in the gnome panel indicator applet is taking up too much space. Is it possible to specify the width of ...