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What is X-Ayatana? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the Ayatana Project? I've heard of the X-Ayatana mailing list or something like that.. Also when we create .desktop files adding quicklists needs the one line ...
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The new QT GUI for existing applications will be integrated with the Ayatana overlay scrollbars?

With the last updates in Ubuntu 12.04 at least two new GUI in QT for existing applications are landed: Ubuntu One Control Panel, and Checkbox (the system testing tool). These new GUIs are pretty good, ...
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Top left window corner pixel without clickable function

From 11.04 getting used to quickly push the mouse into the top left corner to make the launcher appear, I have to realize that in 11.10 only the Globalmenu appears. What's the intended functionality ...
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Merging with notify-osd

I've written a program that uses Notify-OSD but occasionally messages from my app will stack up in the queue. I've read about Notify-OSD merging However, it doesn't do this automatically - how can I ...
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When do things in the new Unity Panel turn blue?

I've noticed a couple surprising blue icons in the new Unity panel. I think I noticed the envelope glowed blue when I had a new message, and I think the BFB glowed blue when I had a wiggling ...
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Application indicators don't seem to have tooltips — is this due to conformity to touch interfaces?

I very much liked the weather details showing up simply by way of mouse over the weather icon of the datetime applet. (The indicator-weather shows similar infos only via click, currently as menu items ...
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With Unity, Evolution calendar alarms are not persistent. How can I make them so?

I use alarms attached to events in my Evolution calendar. With Unity, I get the usual notification at the appropriate time, but unlike in 10.10 or previous versions, there is no persistent reminder of ...
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How to use application indicator for KDE application?

How can I use libappindicator to create an application indicator for a KDE app in C++ without using GTK? The example shown here uses GTK to create the menu. Is this necessary? Is there a KDE ...
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Are there any goals for the update manager behavior with Unity?

The notification tray approach to the update manager has been discarded in favor of a pop-under window to increase awareness of updates. With a complete redesign in shell behavior upcoming are there ...
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How do I migrate from systray to AppIndicators?

I am considering forking Parcellite and making it use AppIndicators now that Ubuntu has dropped support for systray. How different are these, and are there any "getting started" guides on ...
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Other devices in the battery power indicator?

Every now and then, I encounter some mention of other devices being shown in the power indicator. For example, along with the laptop battery, listing the battery level for an iPod being charged over ...
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Are there plans for a progress indicator?

Status menus seem to be intended, among other things, to streamline indications. Some of these indications are not confined to the old Notification Area: others can be found on their own windows and ...
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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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Problem with me menu and google talk [closed]

Every time I restart the computer, or resume from standby the MeMenu goes offline and won't let me change my status. The only way to make it work again is to disable Google talk and then re enable it. ...
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“Key” Panel Indicator Missing

I'm hoping I'm not imagining things, but I'm fairly sure that I saw a clean 10.04 install with a key icon displayed in the menu bar. I believe it appeared when sudo was active for updating, etc. I ...
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How do I integrate an application in the sound menu using python?

I don't necessarily expect a whole tutorial for creating a sound indicator entry here on askubuntu, but I've searched and searched, and I can't seem to find any documentation on creating a sound ...
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How do I control the position of an indicator created with appindicator.Indicator?

I've created a simple indicator in python using the appindicator module. However, it always shows up to the left of the existing indicators. Is there some way to control what position the indicators ...
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Where do I find Indicator Applets?

Looking at a number of screenshots from various ubuntu articles namely the one below from OMG Ubuntu the user has applets for an array of programs such as Dropbox, Transmission, etc. Is a resource for ...
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Sound & Broadcast Icons Missing?

I had the sound icon in the main menu bar up top, along with the default Broadcast icon up there. All of a sudden they are missing and I can't find them. I can't find them in the Add to Panel menu ...
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How do I correctly disable a mac-style application menu in classic desktop edition?

I installed "indicator-applet-appmenu" and tried the same for "global menu". It does not work for the most of applications and does not seem convenient with my monitors configuration. The problem ...
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How do I enable a mac-style global application menu in classic desktop edition? [closed]

How do I enable a mac-style global application menu in classic desktop edition of Ubuntu 10.10?
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How to remove username from “Me” menu (right near to power button on the top panel)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I replace the MeMenu username with my actual name? My user name takes approximately as long as would 6 icons. I don't need to see my username, I am the only user ...
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How do I get multiple workspaces in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I reduce or increase the number of workspaces in Unity? This video from a Unity developer shows him clicking on the workspace button in the launcher to use ...