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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Missing of gnome-panel applets after upgrade

After the upgrade to natty I am missing various applets for the gnome-panel. Thy do not appear in the »add to panel« dialog although they are probably installed. These do I miss: netspeed tomboy ...
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Monitor CPU usage in unity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity? Back when I used gnome-panels, I really liked the System Monitor applet. It let me keep an eye on ...
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Where is the Tomboy panel applet?

I just installed Natty on my laptop and I noted that my Tomboy applet is missing. I click over panel and choose Add to panel to try find it but it isn't there. Are there some way to restore this ...
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App for Syncing between Ubuntu and a very restricted Win7?

I have a school issued laptop running Windows 7 on which I cannot install anything or run .exe. Apart from just using a USB, any recommendations for syncing text files or am I dreaming?
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Getting the PID of the process showing a particular window

I want to know the process ID of a particular window. I have seen and used the Force close panel applet, and I'd like something similar that would report me the process ID of the window I select. If ...
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How can I debug panel applets?

So I've got an issue with Natty's Gnome 2 panels. Short story: most of the panel applets are either missing or crashing out. Something's unhappy and I can't work out what or why. So how do you get ...
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The panel date/time Applet doesn't show the evolution agenda's events

Ubuntu 11.04 Classic desktop Beta 2: When the user click (unrolls) the applet located on the top panel (date/time/weather) doesn't show the evolution calendar events. (It shows just the time and ...
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How to leave only the icon in the Me Menu?

I have a question, is it possible to display only the icon in Me Menu? It is interesting, since I do not see much utility that contain the name, and let the cleaner look. I realized that only appears ...
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“Simple” gnome applets in Unity - stickynotes

I guess this is a related question to Can I use GNOME applets in Unity? (moved by suggestion of @Jorge Castro) I'd like to use stickynotes_applet in Unity.. Now in Gnome, this applet gets added to a ...
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Is there a vertical clock applet?

I want to keep my panels down to one, running vertically along the left side of my screen. I'm using the DockBarX applet for launchers and open application access, and have an applet main menu ...
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How to add cardapio to panel?

I followed the instructions shown for downloading (I'm on Maverick) at the launchpad site for this main menu replacement: https://launchpad.net/cardapio It indicates that once you do this, it should ...
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Core usage of my Dell studio 1557

I've notices that the sensors-applet (that measures the temperatures of CPU) is giving me 4 measures and only 2 of theme seems to indicate the work temperatures. Here is the applet output. i'm ...
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How do I add the System Monitor applet to Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity? Prior to using Unity, I had several Gnome Panel Applets running in a panel. I used the Dictionary ...
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How to add a rich control(not just MenuItem) for a applet like Rhythmbox [closed]

I want to write a small tools in the form of Applet, but not just a "applet". I want to show a listview or anything in the applet, unfortunly it seems that ONLY Menu/MenuItem can be add into applet. ...
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How to get a windows close/minimize buttons in top GNOME panel?

I want to get any application's close/minimize button in top gnome-panel. Please note that my top gnome-panel also has global-menu applet. Is there any app which can do that?
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How do I reload the clock applet?

It seems I am running this bug. Sometimes my clock applet just stops running, and I have a pop-up window saying 'The clock has quit unexpectedly'. Between 'Reload' and 'Close', I have unfortunately ...
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How do I add System Monitor applet to the Gnome panel in Netbook Edition?

I need to add the System Monitor applet to the Gnome Panel in Ubuntu Netbook Edition. My setup is as following: 10.10 (upgraded from 10.04) with Netbook Edition interface installed instead of Unity. ...
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Custom GNOME applet in Python needs to have root privileges

I've written a custom GNOME panel applet in Python that needs to write to some root-owned files. Is there a way to make it start with root privileges without using suid?
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Why does Network-Manager close when it cannot bind to any connection?

When Network-Manager is not able to bind my Ubuntu to any connection, after a while it closes. The icon in the notification area (or indicator area) disappears, and it does not run any more. For ...
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Why does my clock applet calendar appear in the wrong place?

I have a clock applet on the right hand side of a panel at the bottom of my screen. When I click on it for some reason the calendar box appears at the top right hand corner and is partially off the ...
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Setting Workspaces in Gnome without activating gnome panel (and workspaces applet)

I'm using Avant Window Navigator and don't have any gnome-panel. But, I wanna resize my workspaces from 4x1 to 2x2. But in the help and other documentation, to do this, I must right click in ...
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Will Unity launcher have applets? [closed]

The panel applets have been removed from gnome3 and unity. Will there be some applets for unity launcher, like the applets on awn and Docky?
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Can you change the update interval for the hardware-monitor applet?

I want to change the update interval of the hardware-monitor applet. There's no setting for it in preferences...
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How to add weather forecast on desktop?

Currently Ubuntu shows the weather information of your selected cities in the calendar indicator. There is also an applet for GNOME Panel that shows forecast for US & Canada cities only. What is ...
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Problem with indicator-applet-session

I'm Brazilian. I have a problem with my indicator-applet-session. One day the user-name simply disappeared. so I don't know what i do to back a normal state.
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Can't add NetworkManager applet to gnome panel

I have researched this problem extensively and I can't seem to find an answer. In Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, I want to connect to my VPN through the NetworkManager applet. I installed all the network manager ...
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AWN displaying window icons even when Display Launchers Only selected [closed]

I'm using AWN with the DockbarX applet.I have Display Launchers Only checked in the awn dock properties, but I'm still getting window icons displaying for certain apps when they're open. Any ideas? ...
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Simple gnome panel applet to fetch data periodically over http?

I'm looking for simple gnome-panel applet that can fetch data (text) from URL and display that on gnome panel. Loading data every 30 seconds. I would like to use this for display data from personal ...
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Why isn't my applet initializing in Face Book games?

Whenever I want to play games on face book I have to use windows. I cannot get the applet to initialize on Ubuntu. I have my drive partitioned to use both. Any ideas will be most helpful. Thanks.
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Stack applet was not starting automatically

I am using stackapplet v1.4 it's not getting started automatically.Every time i want to start it manually from Application>>Accessories>>StackApplet.I am sure i have enabled the option Start ...
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Me Menu is broken

The Me Menu on the top panel does not let me type a status to post to Gwibber or Pidgin. It simply is a grayed-out box that says "Post message..." I cannot type into it. Also, the status selector only ...
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What the best solution for Dropbox in Indicator Applet?

I need a solution for Dropbox, i would like to put in Indicator Applet! what the best solution? Tks!
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Indicator applet and sound manager for OSS sound system

Alsa wasn't functioning well on my laptop. The open source OSS sound system also failed to install. So I installed the closed source version of OSS and it is working fine. But the volume indicator ...
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How to change the icon for Network Monitor Applet?

I want to change my network monitor applet to this icon.Currently my network monitor applet has this icon .I am using ubuntu 10.04,how to do this?
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Stop Super+M from opening Messaging Menu

How can I make Super+M and Super+S work for compiz effects and not for indicator applet & indicator applet session in Lucid?
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Window list Panel Applet mouse shortcuts

Is there a way that I can customize the Window List Panel Applet so that middle clicking closes a program or group of programs?
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How to program a status icon that will display in Ubuntu as well as in other distributions?

The application in question does some action (here connecting audio to network streams) and runs minimized if these actions were successful. Therefore a status icon is needed to display the state of ...
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Understanding the Sensors Applet

I just installed the package sensors-applet and I'm having a hard time reading the outputs. It's giving me 4 different temperature readings: The first two (TZ01 and temp1) always give exactly the ...
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How can I hide extra volume controls?

Currently I have sound controls in both the indicator applet and the notification area applet. Does anyone know how I to hide the audio controls in the notification area?
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Need an applet to report web sites unavailability

Is there a gnome applet that will let me configure a list of URLs to be verified and report when some is unavailable ? Preferably using notifiations. The validation must use HTTP GET or HEAD .
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How do I change the Deskbar Applet panel icon?

Is there any way, to change the Deskbar-applet-panel icon? I have checked in /usr/share/deskbar-applet/art, but none of those icons seem to change the panel icon or is there a different path for the ...
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Can I use GNOME applets in Unity?

Applets are small programs that you attach and start from the GNOME's toolbar. See picture: http://www.futuredesktop.com/audio-recorder/recorder-applet.ogv My favourite applets are: rec-applet: ...
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Why do indicator applets exist?

Why Ubuntu uses the Indicator Applet? It loses a lot of usability, why made it when Gnome already have one? Example Without indicator applet: Application is in the icon tray Left click opens the ...
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How to drag and drop files to a places applet. (Like trash can)

I made a shortcut to my home folder by dragging and dropping it to the panel. Is there a way that I can drag and drop files to that applet in order to save the file in the folder location? What I ...
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Cebu City not an option in weather applet

I don't get it. Why does the options for cities under Philippines not include Cebu City when it is the 2nd largest city next to Manila? How do we get this included in the weather applet options?
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Gwibber is not using Indicator Applet or loading on start up

I'm currently using the 10.10 beta of Ubuntu with the most recent updates installed. When I boot up the computer, gwibber fails to start up and when I do open it, it shows an icon in the notification ...
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Panel applets are jumbled on login

Sometimes when I login, I see that the applets (notification area, evolution applet, session applet, indicator applet and workrave applet) are jumbled up - they appear in some random order. Only ...
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Moving application windows from one workspace to another by dragging in the workspace chooser?

The old workspace chooser allowed you to move application windows between workspaces by dragging them around in the workspace chooser. I much prefer that to the new workspace chooser's method of ...
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How to change the highlight color of the workspace chooser toolbar applet?

A recent update to Ubuntu changed the way the workspace chooser panel applet worked. It used to highlight the choosen workspace as orange, and other workspaces would be not colored. Now it is the ...
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How do I enable the Ubuntu One tray applet?

I am running 10.04 and I am unable to get a tray applet to appear for Ubuntu One. I am sure there was an applet in 9.04 (Jaunty) and 9.10 (Karmic). I have the package ubuntuone-client-gnome installed ...