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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No indicators part of “indicator applets” on lxde pannel showing

As the question says, nothing from the network manager, to Uget, to Redshift to KDEconnect are showing. I, unlike other users with this problem,am not even getting the "no indicators" message. My ...
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How to install Calendar-Indicator in Ubuntu 15.10?

I followed the following steps to install Calendar-Indicator: add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao apt-get update apt-get install calendar-indicator It successfully installed but I cannot find ...
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Battery Status not updating

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (before I had Ubuntu 13.10), the battery indicator stopped working properly. It always shows the battery level that was at the start up (when I open the laptop and boot ...
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Fuzzy-Clock for Ubuntu

A long while ago, I had a clock set to say things like morning, day, evening, night, for time in a panel app. Broad stroke, not very specific, It might have been a KDE desktop. I am in Ubuntu Mate now,...
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Questions regarding AppIndicator

I am trying to build a JNI wrapper for using Ubuntu's AppIndicator in a Java application. I have some experience in C/C++, though no experience in GTK and Ubuntu development. I have already done some ...
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Virtual Harddisk LED in the Panel

With my PC out of my sight I'm happy to have a very silent System with no Sound whatsoever, even not from HardDisk. BUT this can be a hazard if you want to know about activity of the Disc. So, I'm ...
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How do I fix these indicator crashes?

I have the following error message frenzy greeting me every time I boot up my system. The errors seem to all have started at the same point, when I accidentally removed the current kernel while ...
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Show Date Before Month in Top Bar Applet

I'm running 14.04 and would like to have the Time & Date applet near the far right of the upper panel show the date as dd mmm rather than mmm dd, i.e. Fri 18 Mar 01:10 instead of the current: I'...
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Is there a way to make Caps Lock led indicator to indicate current keyboard layout?

In Ubuntu 13.10 and older there were a keyboard layout option "use keyboard led to show alternative layout", so I could use it to have caps lock LED indicating current keyboard layout. Now there is no ...
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Sound Indicator integration help

I have been trying to add my application to the Sound Indicator menu in Unity for about a week now. The lack of documentation on the subject is honestly appalling. Any links I can find which claim to ...
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Indicator-cpufreq

I'm a new Linux user and I'm having a bad time trying to make "indicator-cpufreq" work. It just doesn't show up on my bar, what am I doing wrong? I want to use it to set my CPU to maximum performance. ...
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Battery Indicator come and go

I've searched Ask Ubuntu and the web but couldn't find a similiar issue, so: After reinstalling Ubuntu 15.10 on my notebook (Toshiba Satellite U940-120), the battery indicator shows up after start ...
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Since I installed 14.04 I'm missing app indicator for sonata

I don't know if there ever was an app-indicator for Sonata. I had Linux Mint before. Does anyone knows how to restore / install it on Ubuntu 14 (unity)? As an alternative, is there a good (slim, ...
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Battery indicator shows opposite state: charging when discharging and vice versa [15.10]

So, pretty weird bug. As the title says, when my battery is charging, it says the power is draining (the symbol changes and it tells me how long is left until I'm dead), and when the power is not ...
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Dropbox indicator not working properly

The dropbox indicator is not working properly. The third funny looking icon is dropbox. I can confirm that because this icon disappears after dropbox stop, and it appears again after dropbox ...
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How can I hide Empathy's mail indicator icon?

Since I have configured Empathy, I have a new icon shown in the indicator icon bar. This icon remains visible even if I close Empathy. How can I have this icon disappear when not using Empathy?
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Mousepad doesn't reactive with touchpad-indicator

I am using touchpad-indicator to disable my touchpad when a mouse is plugged in. Until about four weeks ago, it works all fine, now it's only working half-way: When I plug in a mouse, touchpad is ...
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Dropbox icon corrupted on Xubuntu 15.10

I installed the latest version of Dropbox from the official site but when it starts the icon on the indicator appears corrupted: I don't have any way to set preferences or watch progress, however ...
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How to manage the “choose playlist” menu

Click on the audio indicator, you'll find "choose playlist". I want to make these playlists in alphabetical order, generally I want to be able to organise this menu. How does it work? Also, when I'm ...
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Indicator and notifications missing for Dropbox on Ubuntu 15.10

I've no appindicator icon for dropbox. Also, dropbox osd notifications are missing too. I've already tried this and it didn't help. I'm running dropbox 3.14.5 on Ubuntu 15.10.
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How can I customize the Ubuntu mail indicator/satus menu?

I'm using evolution as my email client. It shows me how many unread emails I have in the menu bar, can it also show subjects of all unread emails?
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Wifi indicator in status line missing [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 for quite some time now, and suddenly my Wifi Indicator in the upper status bar is missing. It disappeared by itself. I searched for solutions and tried these two: 1)sudo service ...
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How to automatically reposition my-weather-indicator desktop widgets for external monitor

My-Weather-Indicator is probably the best weather widget for Ubuntu desktop. However, one needs to manually reposition desktop widgets (e.g. aligned top right) every time an external monitor is ...
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Cannot connect to network but works in safe mode

I have had Ubuntu 14 on my computer for a few months and have had little problems connecting to my wired connection. Today I had a problem with booting from my machine that I could fix after booting ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad R61 on Ubuntu 15.10: Mobile broadband USB stick needs annoying number of trials until it eventually connects

I'm on a Lenovo Thinkpad R61 running Ubuntu 15.10 and have been doing so since 8.04 with this machine. Since a few weeks, maybe 2-3 months I've been experiencing troubles with the wireless broadband ...
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How to Change When Battery Turns Red 15.10 [duplicate]

I was wondering how to change the settings so it shows the battery as critical (red) at 10% instead of 30% since 30% is still over an hour of usage on my laptop. Thanks!
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Workaround for program with memory leak

The caffeine indicator (which keeps my screen from turning off when I'm watching something), over time uses increasing amounts of memory, such that at the moment (having run for a week or so) it's ...
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My power/battery indicator applet is a red exclamation point

I've just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.10 and my power indicator applet is messed up. It shows up on my panel as a red circle with an exclamation point in it. I've tried it with different icon themes, ...
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Ubuntu touch meizu mx4 how to switch off led notifications?

What would be the right way to switch off the led notifications? At night the mx4 blinks illuminating a dark room completely ;) which can be very much annoying.
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Lubuntu 15.10 secure network indication missing

I installed latest Lubuntu 15.10 and I can not see in the list of WiFi which one is protected and which one not as it was in previous versions. Anyway, the locker icon is presented in the folder of ...
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Network icon on unity panel gone in Ubuntu 15.10

I recently noticed that the Network / Wifi icon is missing in Ubuntu 15.10 unity panel. The network is working perfect, the only problem is that I cant see if I'm connected or not, and if I want to ...
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How to create App Indicators using glade and c

I have to create an app indicator for my project. After several research I found that libappindicator is an option. But it seems depriciated. Also I am doing my project in gtk-3. Is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 battery indicator showing status of the mouse battery

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64-bit and the battery indicator always shows the status of the mouse battery when my laptop is plugged in. I tried every setting possible and even re-plugged the nano ...
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How to make udev update battery status more often?

Ubuntu battery icon uses about 1-2 minutes before recognizing charger being plugged in or out. How to make the battery status update more often so that it recognizes the charger immediately. The ...
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indicator-kdeconnect-master.zip

I am using Elementary OS Luna (Based on Ubuntu 12.04). I want to install KDEconnect and all I've found is these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vikoadi/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Battery behaving erratically

I have got Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion g4 2049tx laptop. The battery indicator is behaving erratically. It goes to critical mode (<10%) immediately after reaching 57%. It charges up pretty ...
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Adding applications section under “Sound” as an indicator

May i learn any way to achieve that via a GUI indicator and have a sound mixer for each of the applications (such as spotify and skype) to set the volume differently?? Think the section shown on ...
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Battery Indicator does not show correct state

My battery indicator does not show the correct state. The battery indicator, and the indicator in power settings, both remain unchanged from the state the machine is switched on. If I switch on ...
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How to fix Indicator Plugin problem in Ubuntu 14.04

A pop-up message shows indicating that Plugin "Indicator Plugin" unexpectedly left the panel, show this message.
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Cant Download Deluge due to Application Indicator and Panel Indicator Applet

Cannot download Deluge due to the following problem, Ubuntu Software Center indicates these items must be removed: Application Indicator Panel Indicator applet
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Logs scrolling applet/app

Does there exist some panel or desktop applet or X application to show various logs of my system, as they scroll? I know I can open multiple terminals and then tail -f all the logfiles I am interested ...
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Set Chromecast with wifi 64x created in ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with the connection between Chromecast and ubuntu, and I have shared the Ad-Hoc wireless network but I can not chromcast that connect to the wifi? Does anyone know how to do it?
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Battery status indicator showing but “load” icon is missing

Here is the power indicator : On load : On battery: Recent changes : I just paired a new logitech device using Unify. I reinstalled solaar and solaar-gnome3, paired, reboot, then the issue ...
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How do I make the battery indicator always show my laptop battery by default instead of the mouse battery?

Using Ubuntu 14.04. If I plug in my USB wireless Logitech mouse (M185) it will show its battery status instead of the laptop's battery, but only when the laptop is plugged in. The battery level of ...
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Cannot select output device from sound indicator

Using 15.04 on a Lenovo Flex 14, new install. Chrome had no sound,while FF and chrome did. to get it working, sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base pulseaudio indicator-sound then sudo apt-get ...
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How to create an App Indicator icon in Ubuntu 14+ without using libappindicator?

I'm trying my hand at writing simple desktop utility apps in PHP and wxWidgets using wxPHP. After some substantial effort (and 20+ minutes of compilation time) to generate the PHP wxwidgets.so module, ...
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Does Python AppIndicator3 on KDE support labels?

I've just moved from Ubuntu to Kubuntu and I have a small script written in Python that used to display a brief status indicator message (how long a service on our network has been up) on my screen ...
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ubuntu indicator applet that has a dynamic menu item

I'm working on a simple indicator in Ubuntu with python and I want the menuitem to display the return of a function and refresh every "n" second. Here is what I have: def build_menu(): menu = ...
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How can I restore a disappeared battery tray icon indicator?

My battery tray icon indicator suddenly disappeared: I didn't install or remove any software. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10.
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Visual indicator for nautilus?

When using terminal(byobu), there is modeline to indicate whether we are looking at local system files or remote files like this. Local: Remote: This is quite useful if you are shuffling between ...