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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Light alternative for Unity clock applet (netbook)?

Default clock applet is heavy based on evolution ( I think it is provided by this package )indicator-datetime. For this reason, on on Ubu 14.04, it is sucking about 30mb of ram ( as for htop info ) ...
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Lost all my applets last time I upgraded (to 13.10). How can I get them back?

I upgraded my system to 13.10 from 13.04 and lost all the applets in the normal view of my desktop (I see that they are active when clicking on the workspace switcher, see this image: I remember ...
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Indicators do not appear at unity panel

I noticed that applications indicators are no longer appear at the unity panel, only default ones (language, sound, battery...) are displayed. When I try to load system load indicator from terminal, I ...
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XFCE Indicator Applet Completely Messed Up

I recently had to reinstall Xubuntu 14.04 after Windows wiped it out. After a mildly painful (mostly caused by the installer seeming a lot more confused than usual) installation process, I was up and ...
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Chrome Notifications indicator not showing

Chrome Notifications indicator not showing. Package libappindicator1 is installed. I remember having notifications in the past, I haven't paid much attention to it, so I might have disabled it(via gui ...
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Battery charge indicator malfunctioning on Acer netbook (14.04 LTS, 32-bit)

My nephew has an Acer Aspire One series netbook, model ZG5. So it's old hardware. I replaced Windows XP with 32-bit 14.04 LTS and it runs quite admirably. The one bug we've found, though, is that ...
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How to display the skype indicator on the status top-bar?

How do I to display the Skype indicator on the top bar, please? I'm actually running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Unity. Architecture: 64 bits. And, I haven't customized my theme. I've tried to follows ...
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Alternative/Indicator to Dash search bar

Is there any Alternative/Indicator to Dash search for searching and opening applications & files? How to install it in Ubuntu 14.04?
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No Time in Top Panel (Gnome Classic)

I've been using Ubuntu with Gnome Classic for a while and I've noticed recently that in the "Indicator Applet Complete" in the Top Panel, my name and the clock have disappeared. I think it happened ...
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App indicator not showing properly (Sigram)

I've installed Sigram and the app indicator is showing at the left top corner of the "panel" as you can see in this photo: I'm looking for some info but I can't find anything related with this ...
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QT applications indicator and appmenu don't work / ubuntu 14.04

I'm not sure when this happened,but form yesterday,I found my VLC player's indicator and appmenu dont work. there is no indicator icons and appmenu doenst appears on the top bar. Not only VLC but ...
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How to prevent Java applications from creating tray icon?

With Ubuntu 13.04 the possibility to whitelist (and consequentely blacklist) certain applications from creating a tray icon is gone. Since then the tray icons of Java applications and Wine icons are ...
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Screencloud Tray Icon Disappeared, Already Installed libqt4-svg

I was messing around with a lot of programs and files last night trying to get some things to work. Then, when I turned my computer on this morning, I noticed that my screencloud tray icon had ...
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How can I get System Monitor Indicator to display temperature?

System Monitor Indicator comes with options to display CPU load, memory usage, and other system stats, but currently does not include an option to display temperature (of the CPU, HDD, SSD, GPU, ...
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Remove Thunderbird from the indicator-messages

Ubuntu 14.04. I accidentally started Thunderbird once, I do not use it. Now I cannot remove Thunderbird from the indicator-messages menu. As per the doc, I have tried to: copy the file ...
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How to change workspace switcher icon when using more workspaces?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I would like to see current workspace position while using more than 4 workspaces. When I changed number of WS with compiz-config/unity-tweak/ubuntu tweak I realized that ...
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Can't get iconify() and deiconify() to work properly

I'm writing app for Ubuntu with C++ and Gtkmm. In my app i use libappindicator to show icon with simple menu in notification area. Icon and menu works ok, i can minimize window to panel (using ...
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Network Indicator icon in system tray is missing in 12.04

My Network indicator icon is missing in 12.04. I have tried all answers of askubuntu but no luck. When I run nm-applet or nm-applet & in terminal it gives message as ** Message: applet now ...
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xfce4-power-manager not updating; ACPI finding an unknown battery but working fine?

I recently upgraded my Asus S56CA Ultrabook and unfortunately my battery indicator in xfce4 stopped working. However, the battery indicator in the system tray is not updating at all. If I start the ...
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How to find and star/stop or hide/display indicators?

I am using Ubutnu 14.04 (LTS) and have following indicators: Now from above indicators (like: Bluetooth, Classic-Menu, Indicator-synapse, Network, Laungage, Message, Sound , datetime or calendar and ...
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Fixing options after switching to another desktop environment

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) and recently installed xubuntu-desktop environment. After switching to Xubuntu , There are some option not working like: Here following not works: About This ...
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How to restore battery status indicator in landscape mode?

On an Ubuntu 12.04 system, I rotated my beagle board screen display to landscape mode and now the battery status indicator applet is disappeared. Is there any simple applet program to display the ...
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How do I adjust the Clock Indicator format?

Recently I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04. The clock indicator on the panel is not following my regional settings format. I edited locales and in all applications I have the right format of date and time ...
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Systray icons missing ubuntu 14.04

We use Druva inSync for backups at the office. However after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 , we have been struggling to get the tray icons working. We have followed all steps we used in previous ...
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No “Date and Time” Gui Tab [closed]

The time is displayed on the top panel on my Ubuntu 13.10. When I click there, a menu opens as usual. But, when I click on "Date and Time Settings", it does not open "Date and Time" window, rather ...
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Make sniqt recognize all tray abilities (or create a working indicator in Qt)

There is this old thread of mine: How do I create a working indicator with Qt/C++? where I was suggested to use the QSystemTray library for making a tray icon in Ubuntu for my application. Sniqt is a ...
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Is it possible to change the order of icons in the indicator applet?

Is it possible to change the order of icons shown in the indicator applet? With Tomboy indicator, Weather indicator, Clipboard-manager indicator, Ubuntu One and Dropbox indicators and a Battery Status ...
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Network manager applet in Gnome 3 .1X disappears when connected to the Internet

When using a wired connction to connect with the Internet, the network manager applet in the system status(tray) disappears. It comes back when the wired connection is disconnected.
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How to make Thunderbird notify of new email like Evolution?

In Ubuntu when new mail arrives Evolution changes message indicator to green color. I have migrated from Evolution to Thunderbird and that is why looking for how to make Thunderbird react like ...
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How I can resize icons from system tray?

My system tray now : Zeal, Spotify, google notifications, skype and many more apps that they have a app indicator by default, has a horror icons with over size. I searched on google, ask ubuntu ...
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Why don't I see network manager icon on the GNOME top bar?

I just started using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS. From the 'Help' application I see that there ought to be certain icons if I am using a wired connection on my GNOME top bar as shown below: But there ...
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Ubuntu Tips applet not working in 11.10

I have downloaded the Ubuntu Tips applet .deb from here and installed it. But I am not getting any indicator. When I tried to run it from termial I am getting following error spv@matrix:(~)$ ...
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Internet Connectivity Indicator on Unity

How can I check whether my internet connection is active on Ubuntu. If I am connected to a wired or wi-fi network, the indicator applet shows that I'm connected. But there is now way to find out the ...
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How to run an action when clicking on an appindicator

I'm looking at writing a simple app indicator and I need it to update it's information whenever it's clicked on to open the menu. Is there any kind of on_click action thing? Let me rephrase it then: ...
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Change position of user-triggered-indicators in unity top-bar [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit Unity Kernel v3.0.13.24-generic I have indicator-synapse installed and it starts automatically on startup. I also have shutter, cpu-freq, etc., which are started up after I ...
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Workspace indicator that works with more than 4 workspaces?

I'm using ubuntu with more than the default 4 workspaces. The workspace indicator icon in the left sidebar only shows 4 workspaces. So i can't see in which workspace I'm currently are. Is there a ...
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Weird behavior of Copyq top panel icon?

I use copyq as my clipboard manager and it works fine, but whenever I try to cleaned my system using BleachBit(as normal user) top bar icon changes like below image and most of time when i click that ...
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XFCE4 Missing Indicator Icons for Apps

I have had this problem now with two apps, they both use the libappindicator to display their indicator icons (I believe). First time I had this problem was with Ubuntuone-indicator app, now I have ...
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Getting Internal Server Error while accessing the libindicate documentation!

I'm building an indicator app and I'm trying to connect to http://developer.ubuntu.com/api/ubuntu-12.04/c/indicate/ for getting reference documentation. However it gives me the Internal Server Error, ...
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How can I get the current network traffic broken down by subnet

I'm trying to modify one of my extensions that shows network traffic from my computer (For an indicator). I'd like to be able to quantify how much of the network traffic I see is coming/going to the ...
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How do I get the good ol' timezone world map back?

This is the biggest thing I miss from Gnome 2 – the world map with daylight and location markers of favourite cities, followed by a list of timezones with weather status! Shame on whoever thought it ...
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Taskwarrior (task reminder) applet

I am trying to find a way how to integrate taskwarrior (aka task) reminders into unity and I understand the clock applet in ubuntu shows tasks from evolution-data-server. Is there a way to switch ...
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Hack to get system tray applets into the app indicator (without sni-qt)

According to many the system tray is legacy software that these many do not wish to further support. At the same time many useful applets do not work with the application indicator and there are no ...
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How to monitor network speed of remote system on unity panel?

I have a linux-based dd-wrt router that connects my home network with outside world. I'd like to see, what is the current network load on the router in a convenience of the tray (a.k.a. indicator ...
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why indicator-weather does not work in ubuntu 12.04

I installed the weather indicator by using sudo apt-get install indicator-weather Then I started its configuration. However at the last step of configuration, I pressed Apply and nothing happened. ...
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Download/upload speed indicator applet for 14.04

I need a net speed indicator applet for Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 I installed it as shown in: How to display network upload / download speed on the panel in Ubuntu, but this is not working in ...
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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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How to use the default calendar indicator more effectively in 13.04

How to sync all my calendar events to the calendar indicator in ubuntu 13.04? I have got a calendar indicator on my panel next to volume but it never shows any of my events. I have got thunderbird ...
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Custom widgets/controls in application indicators

I want to develop an app for ubuntu, that integrates inside the calendar indicator/menu. It should allow to enter info right from it, and have several controls like input boxes, drop downs, spinners ...
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Unable to show correctly symbolic icons with appindicator

I'm creating an app under Ubuntu 12.04 and using libappindicator and Vala. I want to use a symbolic icon, to ensure that the colors are adapted to the background in the status bar. Unfortunately, I'm ...