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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Annoyances with appindicator icon positions (Ubuntu 14.04.2)

I have a niggling problems with appindicator icons. The first problem is with the positioning of one particular icon, I've managed to change the order of all but one of my user indicators using the ...
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Printing indicator does not appear in Ubuntu 14.04.2

After some update printing indicator does not appear when I print. To view and stop printing tasks I have to go to System Settings -> Printers. How to return it?
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missing indicator-datetime in Ubuntu 14.04.2

[Running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2 x86_64 -- 3.16.0-41-generic -- on an Intel DuoCore T9300] My Unity bar indicator-datetime disappeared suddenly about a week ago. No warning and no other problem apart ...
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Some indicators do not show in unity panel (Unicorn)

The default mail indicator that ships with 14.04 does not show up when I upgraded to 14.10 using dist-upgrade. There are several other indicators that do not show in the panel as well like system load ...
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Deluge torrent download progress in the application indicator bar

Is there a way to have Deluge show the progress of a torrent download in the application indicator bar ? If yes, how can this be achieved? At present it allows for torrents to be resumed or paused ...
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Is there a way to get notifications from StackExchange sites in the mail indicator applet?

I'm one of the few people who quite like the mail indicator applet. I was wondering if there was some sort of plugin to receive notifications from StackExchange sites (e.g. stackoverflow.com) in said ...
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Indicator-Power-Message: exiting: service couldn't acquire or lost ownership of busname

Sometimes I see my battery indicator and sometimes I don't. I've attempted every fix in this thread with no results. I might have found the source of the problem, though. When I run ...
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battery indicator missing in Ubuntu 14.04

I am not able to see the battery indicator on the panel in my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I changed the power setting to 'When battery is present', used dconf-editor to check if the power-daemon was ...
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IP Messenger not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Already tried given solution from this and this question. Do anybody got success using IP Messenger in ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? I'm getting error while launching ip-messenger. FileName:ipmsg.c ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 remove app indicator from upside panel

I have Skype installed for my Ubuntu 14.04. And I have added it to indicator-messages (com>canonical>indicator>messages). But now I can't find a way to remove Skype icon from unity panel. I tried to ...
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Set system clock to local sidereal time (the time needed for astronomy)

Basically if you don't already know, the world is round, so we have timezones as an agreement. I want my system time to be set to LST. I want to know what the local (determined from gps coords) time ...
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How do you add applets in Gnome 3/Ubuntu 15.04?

I have installed Gnome Ubuntu 15.04 AMD64 on my Dell XPS 13. I would like to add an indicator next to the wifi and sound icons that shows network bandwidth usage. It appears that netspeed fits the ...
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Missing battery/power indiciator

I'm on a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04, and the battery indicator seems to not be present. It doesn't appear on the login/lock screen either. I found this answer from back in 2011, however none of ...
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System Load Indicator does not display any data

System Load Indicator does not display middle section between the menu "Open System Monitor" and "Preference" for couple of weeks. Please see the image: I have uninstalled and reinstalled but it is ...
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How to make indicator-sysmonitor as a default indicator

The Ubuntu 14.04 currently have at the top right corner these indicators shutdown,lock button, calender time details, battery details, Input format (English) as the default indicators. Is it possible ...
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Conky won't show weather information

I am using the Harmattan theme. this is how it looks: (On Xubuntu 14.04 LTS release with XFCE 4.12) For some reason the weather info won't show up. ashesh-pc1@A1315IN:~$ Conky: desktop window ...
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How to add panel indicators on a locked ubuntu

How should we add indicators on a locked ubuntu panel. In a default configuration when we lock ubuntu it will also stops showing indicators and shows this kind of windows. I want to know is it ...
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Wifi connection indicator missing from Unity Panel

Where in the heck is the Wifi connection strength indicator?! This is a screenshot of my Network Settings.
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Battery indicator disappears on connecting the power

I removed Unity and installed Gnome on Ubuntu 14.04. Now the battery indicator disappears on connecting power. The indicator-power-service appears to be there but it isn't working. On running it from ...
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Problem with battery indicator in Lubuntu 15.04

I have a Toshiba NB300 with a 1GB RAM and the latest version 15.04 of Lubuntu didn't show up the battery icon. How can I resolve it? Thanks in advance.
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Unity indicators missing

I messed something up while using CompizConfig. All of the indicators in the top-right (session management, time, Internet connection) are gone. How can I bring these back?
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Why is the application indicator for LanSchool not showing?

I am trying to setup LanSchool on Ubuntu 14.04 MATE. Everything installs and I can verify that studentwnd and student-indicator are running. However, there is no indicator in the top panel. The ...
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Icons missing and misbehaving in Gnome Panel since 15.04 upgrade

This is the top right corner of my screen, where my Gnome Panel displays notification icons. I am using Flashback or Fallback or Classic or whatever it's called right now. It is missing the Dropbox ...
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How to disable scrolling arrows in the sound indicator area

Does anyone know how to disable these two up/down scrolling arrows? They're forcing me to scroll down whenever I need to access the music player controls. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS.
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Add account on STACKAPPLET still croken

I have installed StackApplet 1.5.2 with PPA and python-appindicator. But Still as mentioned in previous it is not working!
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How to Add a Monochrome Spotify Indicator Icon?

Spotify's green colored "tray" icon looks out of place on Ubuntu's Unity bar, next to the other monochrome icons. In addition to the color, the size of the icon is a bit too large. How can an ...
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Customize indicator-cpufreq behaviour

I am using indicator-cpufreq for changing CPU speed on my laptop. I am not sure is that particually related to the indicator plugin, but is it possible to change the preset automatically depending on ...
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How to give an applet shutdown privileges?

I'm using the Mate Sensor Applet (/usr/lib/mate-sensors-applet/mate-sensors-applet) and to prevent high temperatures I added this shutdown command: shutdown -h 1 But it doesn't has an effect... I ...
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What disk does System Load Indicator track?

I have two disks, but System Load Indicator (indicator-multiload) tracks only the read/write operations for one of them. Which of the two does it track? Is there a way to show the operations for both? ...
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How to re-enable the systray (indicator panel) after latest updates

After Suttleworth's bizarre decision to hard-code the whitelist for the systray, a developer created a patch to allow people to continue to use applications that use the systray with Ubuntu. ...
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appindicator icons not shown in cinnamon

I had a small python script that used to work from the appindicator on unity. Here is what it looked like I now installed cinnamon. The same code looks like this now. How do I get the icons back? ...
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skype and thunderbird indicators missing after 14.04 updates

I recently (max 5 days ago) installed few updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 and now both thunderbird and skype indicators are missing from my top bar. I were using dconf editor and I inserted 'All' (lowcase ...
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Need battery applet for Awesome WM and Ubuntu 14.04

Today I made a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was using Ubuntu 10.04 previously. So far I have restored everything except for I cannot find an applet for Awesome WM that shows the battery ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Indicators icons from choosen theme don't what to load

Indicators icons from default themes ubuntu-mono-dark/light don't want to load and system is loading others icons ( few indicators icons [precisely: power,sound,keyboard] not all in the theme ). It ...
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How to remove extra classic menu indicator from the menu bar?

I am a new user of Ubuntu. I installed classic menu indicator through Ubuntu Software Center and then I found an icon of Ubuntu appeared on launcher bar. I tried to open it so I click on it, I didn't ...
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WiFi indicator applet permissions

I am trying to use Ubuntu 14.02 to setup as just a free game and internet machine. So far everything is dialed in correctly except for one thing. The wifi indicator-applet (I believe that's what it's ...
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What are the names of the icons that LightDM uses?

I'm currently trying (and failing) to make a system icon theme for the Ubuntu LightDM login screen. I really hate the default ubuntu-mono-dark icons, and would like to use my own set of icons. After ...
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How do I add or manipulate Application/System Indicators in the login screen?

I would like to remove several of the Indicators that usually appear in the upper-right-hand side of the login screen. In particular, I would like to remove the accessibility, keyboard layout, power, ...
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Why does the keyboard indicator show my custom keyboard on a dark gray background?

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 with the Unity interface, and I have created a custom keyboard layout by manually creating an xkb symbols file. I put the file in /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ and I have also ...
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GUI Firewall status display

I'm looking for a panel item or screenlet or something to display the status of my firewall. /usr/bin/firewall-applet appears to be the right thing and it is already in "Startup Applications" ...but I ...
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How are panel applets launched?

I have a misbehaving panel applet, which should launch an ssh session. I also have an applet which should launch Chrome. Yet, other panel applets work. the path to the launcher applets is ...
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Why does the Unity keyboard layout indicator not always show, and how can it be fixed?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 with the Unity interface. There are three keyboard layouts I normally switch between. In the beginning everything was fine, but as of recently when I restart my system instead ...
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Suddenly cannot switch keyboard layouts

All of a sudden the keyboard layout icon disappeared from my bar, and even the keyboard short-cut that I usually use to switch between german and russian layout stopped working. The "Text Entry" ...
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Error: “The system network services are not compatible with this version.”

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 since 3-4 weeks now, and I suddenly encountered this error upon starting my computer today. It should be noted that the internet works, but I am unable to see the Wifi ...
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Active Application indicator prevents Lock Screen from engaging when screen turns off

Using Ubuntu desktop 14.04.2 x86_64, Unity 7.2.3. When the screen is set turn off after a period of inactivity in System Settings->Brightness & Lock, the Lock setting is set to on, the Lock ...
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I can connect to the network even though the network indicator says “disconnected”

When I disconnect from the network using the network manager tray "disconnect" command, I can still browse the Web and ping servers even while the menu shows me as being "disconnected". I have only ...
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14.10: Battery indicator stuck on 64%

Yesterday I saw that when I plugged my laptop the battery indicator still showed me that I was on battery life instead of direct power. The percentage was 65% and after a few hours on power the ...
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Ubuntu Phone carrier disappeared

I had my Ubuntu Phone configured with a carrier and working. After enabling / then disabling flight mode, the network never returned on my device. Seems to be related to this defect: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 power manager not working

The power manager has suddenly stopped working on my Ubuntu. It shows plugged in and 100% charged all the time. I'm using dual-boot with Windows 7 and the Windows power management tool is working ...
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How to prevent unwanted indicators from appearing on the panel

I had a problem on Ubuntu 14.04, where some of my Unity indicators were not appearing (such as Dropbox, Caffeine, my-weather-indicator). I somehow managed to fix my problem, but new panel indicators ...