Indicators are the icons that sit in the upper panel, doing things like estimating the battery level, displaying the current time, letting you adjust your volume, etc.

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How to integrate an Xfce panel indicator into the Unity panel?

Coming from the question Is there a tray icon indicator to quickly access recent files in Ubuntu 16.04 Unity?, the related question occurred how to integrate an Xfce panel indicator into the Ubuntu ...
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Is there a tray icon indicator to quickly access recent files in Ubuntu 16.04 Unity?

I am looking for a tray icon indicator that - upon click on the icon - shows me the list of my recent files. This would be a great way to quickly access these files.
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Are there any power consumption indicators?

I would love to see how much power my notebook is consuming all the time. Therefore I want an indicator that constantly (interval of 1 second maybe) monitors the current power consumption (measured ...
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Indicator-multiload at 100% CPU after power disconnect

I'm on Dell Latitude 3440 using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit. Whenever I disconnect power plug from the laptop the system almost freezes with indicator-multiload taking 100% of CPU. When I kill indicator-...
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What is the difference between appindicator and AppIndicator3

Ubuntu indicators written in python can be done with two APIs : appindicator and AppIndicator3. What is the difference between them and is there any advantage to using one over the other ?
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Indicator systemtray: only showing icons on laptop display?

I am using the indicator-systemtray-unity for quite some time; and initially, it worked really good for me: I clicked the indicator, and it would display a little array below the indicator; containing ...
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Touchpad-indicator chrashes on start (Ubuntu 16.04)

When starting Touchpad-indicator over the dash it crashes and shows an error message. Is it not supported for Ubuntu 16.04? Is there an alternative? I think i did the installation completely correct ...
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Keyboard LED panel indicator for MATE Desktop

I was inspired by this question as I also have no indicator LEDs on my keyboard to show whether Caps-Lock is on (I don't have Num-Lock and Scroll-Lock keys so the best option would be to have an ...
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Keyboard LED panel indicator for Unity Desktop

I own a notebook running Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity DE that does not have any keyboard LEDs to indicate NUM-Lock or CAPS-Lock states. It would be useful for me to see them anyway, ideally through an ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth Need a System Restart to be Activated

I've got a problem on my bluetooth. When system startup there is no bluetooth indicator. I'm opened System Setting-Bluetooth tick 'Show bluetooth status in menu bar' bluetooth indicator still not ...
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Messages indicator missing

I don't know what happened but messages indicator in my Ubuntu disappeared.I've tried to reinstall indicator-messages but it didn't help. Can anyone help me ?
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16.04 with Unity - Icon with sound indicator icon is gone. How to activate it?

Since a few days the sound indicator icon is gone. I still have the network indicator icon, the time/calender and the user icon. But the main one with the volume controls is gone. How to activate it? ...
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network connection indicator fails after suspend and resume on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS. Network manager indicator on panel stop listing available connections after resuming from sleep. I tried restarting network manager, however not the right ...
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Battery icon is fuzzy in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit Gnome

My battery icon is fuzzy in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit Gnome 3, but at the same time, if I click it, it can present battery life in percentages. So what would be the problem with it?
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Wired conncetion icon is displayed instead of Wifi icon - Ubuntu 16.04

I am connected to a WiFi network but wired connection icon is shown: Screen-shot of the problem: I also can't see other available WiFi networks in order to connect to them. Output for lspci -knn |...
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Synapse Application search bar indicator?

I would like to synapse search bar indicator on ubuntu 16.04. I am using the following command, but its not working: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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indicator-power status change delay

I recently migrated to 64 Bit 16.04 LTS from 32 Bit 14.04 LTS on my Toshiba L645 laptop. I am facing an issue with power indicator on the unity panel. When I change the power source to battery from AC,...
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Thunderbird indicator in 16.04 LTS Unity?

I recently started using Thunderbird again, but I cannot seem to get that indicator icon, i.e. minimize it to tray so that I could receive new message updates. d.conf editor shows it should be OK: ...
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How do I get KMail system tray icon into XFCE4 panel?

I'm trying to use KMail from KDE4, but with XFCE4 panel instead of Plasma panel. So far I get most of the icons from other applications, but no icon from KMail. It seems it's because KMail uses ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Network Indicator shows wrong status

After fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 I am facing issues like Network indicator showing wrong status even though I have connected to dongle. Sometimes it shows connected to LAN icon. What could be the ...
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How do I write a Unity sytem indicator in python?

Background: This is NOT for application-indicators but system-indicators. Picture: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopExperienceTeam/ApplicationIndicators The objective is to find a final solution ...
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Looking for a light weight website monitoring tool

I am looking for a tool that can help me monitor the availability of my website. Basically, I should input my website URL to the tool and it should monitor whether the site is up and send the ...
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Clock disappeared from top panel. Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460. After installing the kernel from http://linuxdaddy.com/blog/install-kernel-4-4-on-ubuntu/ (that should have solved another problem), the clock ...
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Show Wine (Windows) System Tray in Ubuntu 16.04

I cannot figure out how to see and access Wine apps minimised to the windows system tray. Any ideas? I have a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a windows application running on Wine and ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - Move icons around the indicator

I installed Xubntu 16.04 on my laptop and started customizing it to make it blend into environment. Anyways I ran into one issue. How do I move the app indicator icons. I tried the ordering-...
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How to troubleshoot install of Hardware Sensors

Attempted to install 'Hardware Sensors' app per instructions sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexmurray/indicator-sensors sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install indicator-sensors user@hostname:~$ ...
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Unable to install and run App/Panel Indicator in Ubuntu 14.04

I have developed an app indicator for Ubuntu 14.04 using Python. I followed this tutorial and I was able to push my app indicator to my PPA successfully. When I run the following commands - sudo add-...
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Insanely high battery discharge rate while charging

Having a strange issue with my battery meter in Ubuntu 16.04. I had the same issue in Debian, so it's possibly an issue with the battery itself, but let's see what you think. These are screenshots ...
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How to display KDE lock screen time in 24-hour format

Running Kubuntu with the Plasma desktop, 16.04. I have my desktop configured to 24-hour time, which is what I vastly prefer. But when the lock screen comes on, it shows me the detested AM/PM ...
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How to customize the date format on the desktop (16.04)?

Short statement of the problem: short-format date shows as 6/5/16 on my desktop under the clock. I want it to say 2016-06-05. (Or maybe something else.) I'd like to find the place I tell it "Use %...
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Change order of electron tray icons

A few questions regarding ordering of the tray icons already have been asked (see here for example). This usually works great, electron apps behave somehow differently. When running an electron app (e....
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How to change bug status on launchpad?

There is this bluetooth bug present in 16.04, that has been fixed for 14.04, so on launchpad its status is "Fix released". What should I do in such situation to notify people of regression? Here is ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Indicator Synapse

I am in love with the synapse spotlight indicator and I noticed that none of the PPA's offer a working version for 16.04. I have tried the following: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gotwig/weekly sudo ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 panel indicator applet fails in vertical mode

LXPanel 0.8.2 in Lubuntu 16.04. The indicator applet in the panel works flawlessly in a horizontal panel, but in a vertical one it still displays the application icons next to each other horizontally ...
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Invisible indicator appeared on my unity panel

why I getting this invisible indicator applet? How to get rid / remove from my unity panel? I already disable all startup and reboot. But it still there. Currently I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Here ...
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Viber indicator not working

So I installed Viber on my Ubuntu 14.04 and had the realisation that the notification icon was at the wrong place (top left instead of with the other icons on the tray). I followed the instructions ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - indicator applet area of the LXPanel won't work

The icons of the indicators and applications (e.g. nm-applet or Telegram) disappeared from the LXPanel's indicator applet area (but the area is still there but doesn't show anything). How can I ...
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How to change the date/time format to English from the command line?

Following the steps in the thread How to change Date/Time format to English? I got my Language Support app crashed, so I wonder if it is possible to change the language of the calendar from the ...
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Dropbox problem in Indicator applet in Gnome classic

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and as I am more comfortable with Gnome classic, I have installed gnome-session-flashback and happily using that. It has some issues that can be tolerated. However, ...
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Change Time & Calender to English

I have installed "Ubuntu 16.04 LTS"in My Lenovo-E40-70 laptop And Location I choose Riyadh Saudi Arabia. I'm getting Calender and time in Arabic not English. How do I change to English?
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indicators not showing up in 16.04

I have a number of programs set to start automatically (skype, whatsie, etc), but their indicators are not showing in the top panel. I have checked the system monitor and they are indeed running, but ...
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Python 3 AppIndicator3: What is the dependency?

I'm packaging an app I wrote in Python 3 which uses: from gi.repository import AppIndicator3 As I'm listing the dependencies, I have been unable to determine what package contains AppIndicator3. I ...
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Claws mail does not minimise to notification/indicator applet

I am using Claws Mail v3.13.2 on Ubuntu 16.04. Before upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10 the claws mail plugin Notification managed to minimise and/or close claws mail to tray (i.e., in this little mail ...
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(Gnome, libappindicator) AppIndicator disappears when indicator-application-service is started

I'm using this example: https://gist.github.com/davidboy/1045233 on Ubuntu 14.04 [Gnome Classic]. The system tray icon is shown. But it disappears when the indicator-application-service starts. After ...
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AppIndicator3: Set indicator icon from file name or GdkPixbuf

I'm writing a small Python 3 app which uses AppIndicator3 to place an icon in the top bar, and then change that icon in response to user actions. Simple, right? Because the app is small, it needs to ...
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How to change sound indicator player's icons size

Where can I change the size of icons in the portion of volume control? view screenshot
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putting a battery status icon into my stalone

I'm running Trusty-tahr using fvwm, so I don't automatically get access to the battery status icon that's available in the standard ubuntu desktop manager. I'd like to put the standard icon into my ...
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How can I make “Add event…” use the default Calendar of 16.04?

Add event: Default Calendar app in Ubuntu 16.04:
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hide org.kde.StatusNotifierItem appindicator

In my Xfce4 panel I have an Indicator Plugin displaying three indicators: appindicators, power indicator, sound indicator. Among the appindicators, there is an annoying icon showing a black window ...
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Locate user name after gear icon

I want to ask something about customizing my Ubuntu panel. Default panel for the Ubuntu is like this 'gear icon' is default at the left of the name, but i want to change it, i want to place 'gear ...