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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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 ...
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Ubuntu's appindicator using QML

Is it possible to create a Unity indicator for my app which is written in QML?
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indicator-multiload - Always display cpu at least 2 digits

I'm getting a bit seasick with the indicator-mulitload as it constantly cycles between cpu usage less than 10% and greater than 10% which means all the other icons in the tray get pushed back and ...
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Rhythmbox keeps putting itself back into the sound indicator

I am new to this forum and a relatively light linux user- so please be concise. I have used dconf editor to blacklist 'rhythmbox.desktop' and 'rhythmbox'. I have deleted it from the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 In tray Icon -> “Edit Connections…” not clickable

I am use ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-panel, I press network tray icon then Open following small menu, Last "Edit Connections..." not clickable how can I edit my wired and wifi connection?
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How do I remove duplicate programs in Classic menu indicator? [Ubuntu 14.04]

I have installed Cisco Packet Tracer Student 6.2 in Ubuntu 14.04. It works, but it has been shown for three times in the Classic MenuIndicator. You can check my situation by clicking the link to see ...
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Way to remove unwanted/unused wifi networks from Network Indicator Menu? [NOT a duplicate]

This original question has NOT been answered and is NOT a duplicate question so I am reasking it: Way to remove unwanted/unused wifi networks from Network Indicator Menu? There should be a way to ...
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indicator-session user list 14.04 source code

I am having problems with the length of my users list on the indicator-session on 14.04.2. I was reading the source code and I saw a variable that don't understand. In service.c line 1340 I expected ...
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Way to remove unwanted/unused wifi networks from Network Indicator Menu? [duplicate]

There should be a way to stop the Network Indicator menu from displaying completely unused/unwanted Wifi network entries in the dropdown. On my indicator menu, there are more than a dozen networks ...
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power indicator stuck after standby

As said, my power indicator gets stuck every time when my laptop wakes from standby (and I guess from STD, too), if I removed or plugged in the power adapter in the meantime. It displays the last ...
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How can I make coinprice-indicator open from startup?

I have coinprice-indicator, it is an indicator applet that shows the price of the BTC using API's from Kraken, BitStamp or BTC-E. It refresh form 3 to every 60 seconds. I start this applet from the ...
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bluetooth indicator and other settings not working after updating kernel to 3.16

So, today there was this update for the Kernel to 3.16 on LTSEnablementStack. I ran the command for the update. I notice that a lot of packages are removed, like the bluetooth indicator, but it seems ...
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How to remove the list of users in unity on Trusty [duplicate]

I have been trying the following link But it doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04 Any suggestions? Proposed solutions in link doesn't work in 14.04. I'm looking for a system wide solution, as falconer ...
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Battery indicator ALWAYS says Using Battery Power - even when plugged in - ASUS laptop

I have an ASUS N550JK laptop (BIOS version 204) running Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-43-generic kernel). My issue is that the battery indicator ALWAYS shows that it's using battery power - even when plugged ...
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Pause music on middle click at sound-indicator

Is it possible to change middle-click action of sound indicator? I want to be able to pause/resume playback of gmusicbrowser by middle-clicking (or using another mouse combo) on it. Current behavior ...
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Volume level indicator plugin

I may not be best at terminilogy but i am looking for a GNOME plugin allowing me to see the mater volume indicator in real time, like this one: In new gnome, the "indicators" are hidden and you ...
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VLC starts automatically but no visual elements

So, I got a good surprise today. I was playing VLC and I hide the GUI but I still had the indicator on top pannel while it was playing. So far everything is fine. Then I logout from my session without ...
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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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How to permanently remove unused/unwanted access points appear in the network menu item Ubuntu 14.04

As shown in the image below, all the access points above the connected network are unused. I want to remove this unused entries from the menu indicator. And I have already tried the solution ...
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What happened to indicator-multiload? Is it safe to install it from ppa:indicator-multiload/stable-daily?

I have always needed to monitor the system resources. I guess this must be unusual, this is not easy to find. The monitor is very stable and if I remember correctly was easier to install and even ...
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What is the system tray equivilent in Ubuntu?

Simple question; title says it all. What is the equivalent of the system tray in Ubuntu? I've heard the icons in the upper right hand corner referred to as indicators. Are these the same thing as ...
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inspiron 1720 ubuntu 14.04 no battery switch over after removing power. power indicator is at 52%

Basic problem: NO battery switch over after removing power. It just dies. My battery indicator is gradually going down - currently its at, 52%, over the last five weeks from 62%. All suspension ...
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What applications register icon in Indicator Applet?

In addition to XFCE - Unknown Tray Icon I'd like to now how to get information about what application provide what icons in the indicator applet in xfce4.
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How to remove default bluetooth application in Ubuntu 14.04

I found that the default bluetooth manager that stays in the application indicator lacks of features, such as: Sending files without pairing Browsing files in device I've found that blueman (Gnome ...
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The indicator-netspeed is not displayed

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to install this indicator https://github.com/mgedmin/indicator-netspeed So, I pasted this into my Terminal sudo apt-get install build-essential ...
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How do I show daily computer usage (in minutes) in the indicator panel?

I've been searching for something that does this for a while, i.e. if you've used the computer for 2 hours today, it will show 120 minutes in the indicator panel. And then it would reset daily. If ...
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Skype and network indicators missing from

Recently I lost network and Skype indicators from top panel. I still have language, and battery indicators and clock, but these two are gone. When I tried to run nm-applet i got this message using ...
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Wifi icon is not displayed

My networking status is on which is shown in first figure But the Networking icon i.e. the wifi icon is missing. How do I bring it back?
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What are the icons on the top bar called? [duplicate]

What is that called? The reason I'm asking is that I'm creating a desktop application in Java (using the gnome java library - with GTK support) and I want my app to be visible there as well with a ...