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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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 ...
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Where can I find the gnome applets scripts that I can look at them?

How can I see the code of gnome panels? for example view the code is executed When I click on shutdown button in the panel.
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Sound applet has dissappeared

I recently removed and reinstalled pulseaudio and now I can't get my sound applet back on my panel. Any ideas how to get it back?
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How can I customize the gnome panels in Ubuntu NetBook edition?

I'm using Ubuntu Netbook edition, and I want to change the panel's layout (remove or move applets). But all applets are "locked" and I have no way to change that... Is there a way to make them ...
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Weather notification attached to clock applet

I am unable to get the weather notification that comes with the clock applet to work. I have it set to Ottawa, Canada. What seems to be the problem. Canada jokes to the minimum please :) Please ...
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Panel applet to show current network traffic in text?

I'm using the System Monitor panel applet to show me graphs of current ram usage and network traffic. However, I want something like iStat Menu's text version of this. If I hover over my current app, ...
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Is there a Gnome applet for IMAP mail accounts?

In the spirit of this question... Is there an indicator applet that tells me when I've received an email through any IMAP service? If so, where can I get it?
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Indicator Applet: How to get rid of the clock?

There is currently 2 clocks on my panel, one in the "Indicator Applet", and one in the "Clock". The one in the "Indicator Applet" is redundant, and isn't as good as the "Clock". Does anyone know how ...
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How to log out if the session applet is missing from the top panel?

For some reason, sometimes when I log in the top panel applets appear garbled. For instance the session applet is missing its icon, and the current username is repeated twice. This doesn't happen very ...
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Remove online status menu, but keep the logout menu?

In the upper right panel there is by default a drop down menu where you can set your online status, interact with Ubuntu One, etc. It is placed right next to the drop down menu which lets you logout, ...