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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nm-applet wifi-issues on Lubuntu 14.04

on my 64bit installation of lubuntu (lxde) nm-applet has been working fine but since my latest installation of several updates (haven't updated for some weeks) it seems something broke and i can't ...
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Can't edit connections/connect/disconnet in Gnome NetworkManager applet

since a few days I'm seeing a weird behaviour of the NetworkManager-applet in Gnome. The "Edit Connections" line is greyed out, so I'm not able to call the nm-connection-editor. From the command ...
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Apparmor problem: Icedtea plugin freezes firefox (35.0.1)

EDIT5: finally it's probably is an Apparmor problem. /usr/lib/firefox/firefox{,*[^s][^h]} is indeed in complain mode, but /usr/lib/firefox/firefox{,*[^s][^h]}//browser_java ...
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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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How to remove the many nm-applets

In 12.04.01 I am using the WLAN via the nm-applet (this is the default way). When the Hotspot is removed, the nm-applet tries to offer alternate connections and asks for their password, and after a ...
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digital tablet which is capable of giving input to my applet?

I have java project , which is currently developing and will be deployed in ubuntu only. Here i need a digital tablet which is having both mouse and pen, which is capable of giving input to my applet ...
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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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Lubuntu nm-applet fails to start

I thought this was fixed back in 2014 but it has popped up again. After some recent updates, the nm-applet in the LXPanel has once again failed to appear. The last time this happened after the ...
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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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indicator-applets(File Edit View etc) and window titlebar overlaps in gnome panel

i have installed the Gnome panel in ubuntu 12.04 lts along with indicator-applet and window titlebar and window controls(maximized and minimized buttons). after activating these applets both of these ...
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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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Blueman indicator missing

I have just fresh installed Ubuntu 14.10. I want to use blueman instead of bluez, so I have disabled bluez in upper bar, by using option in system settings. However, blueman icon does not appear in ...
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Use 32 Bit java plugin in 64 bit firefox

I am unable to run a self signed applet in firefox that had 64 bit java installed. I understood that it may be the case with my java being 64 bit as the same was working in windows environment which ...
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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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How can I bring gnome sticky note back in unity?

If I'm right, panel applet is no longer supported in Unity. How can I bring sticky notes back? Is there any application or AppIndicator that has the same functionality (like show all notes when logged ...
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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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No image output after gnome-applet purge

Okay, so I was trying to get my flash player to work on Amazon prime video's DRM protected content. I Google's some things and it said I should install a thing called hal. I tried it using apt-get ...
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How to reposition Viber Application Indicator/System Tray Applet? [duplicate]

I have just installed Viber on Ubuntu 14.04 Application Indicator/System Tray Applet is stuck on the upper left corner where close button of windows appears. How can I move it to right with other ...
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How do I add applets to the top panel in Ubuntu 14.04?

I recently installed the following applet / indicators my weather indicator by: sudo apt-get install my-weather-indicator and calendar indicator sudo apt-get install calendar-indicator These ...
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CPU Freq Indicator only runs if I leave the terminal open

I installed indicator-cpufreq and it is in my startup applications. My problem is it only will start if I start it in a terminal and leave the terminal open. It doesn't start when logging on and ...
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How to restart the network manager applet

I'm on LXDE. Sometimes my network manager indicator (applet) shows as if I'm not connected to wifi (no bars) and when I right click it it says "networking disabled" although I am connected to the ...
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Multiple clocks on desktop

I need to constantly check time for multiples timezones, I run kubuntu and I need to change the timezone every time to do that (or check on the web). I couldn't find any app that could show multiples ...
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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 find and star/stop or hide/display indicators?

I am using Ubutnu 14.04 (LTS) and have following indicators: Now from above indicators (like: Bluetooth, Classic-Menu, Indicator-synapse, Network, Laungage, Message, Sound , datetime or calendar and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Download/upload speed indicator applet for 14.04

I need a net speed indicator applet for Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 I installed it as shown in: How to display network upload / download speed on the panel in Ubuntu, but this is not working in ...
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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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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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How to install Stack Applet?

I am trying to install Stack Applet. I followed the instructions in this question. To be specific I used the following sudo add-apt-repository ppa:george-edison55/george-edison sudo apt-get update ...
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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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Java applet “Your security settings have blocked an untrusted application from running” AFTER setting security settings to medium

I am trying to run an Applet I created on 14.04 but it keeps getting blocked. I opened the control panel and added my applet file to the exception list and set the security to medium. I have ...
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Cannot use any applets in Settings

Settings launches as normal, however when I try to open any applet within Settings the Settings window freezes. I am able to move the Settings window around the screen but I cannot select any other ...
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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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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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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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Does anybody know the name of this system monitor application?

Does anybody know the name of this system monitor application?
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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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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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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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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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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: ...