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 change the date format?

Presently the date is showing as mmm dd hh:mm:ss. Is there any way that I can change it to as per my liking. For example : dd mmm, hh:mm:ss.
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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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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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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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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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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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How to get temperature indicators in the panel in 14.04

I was formerly using 10.04, where I had nice temperature indicators for my dual core like this : I am now trying to have the same feature with 14.04, but I haven't succeeded yet. I tried so far : ...
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displex indicator not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I have installed Displex 0.7.2 from Source Forge. But I am not getting any indicator when i run indicator-displex instead I get the following error spv@matrix:(~)$ indicator-displex ...
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Thunderbird New Mail Notification pop up Xubuntu 13.10

I just started using Xubuntu and I have been pretty impressed so far. I use Thunderbird as my e-mail client and I have been having a tough time getting the email notifications to show up again. They ...
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Dropbox icon in the wrong place

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Yesterday when I logged in, I found out that the Wi-Fi indicator disappeared. However the main problem is that Dropbox indicator is located on the left, above the Dash ...
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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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Indicators do not appear in gnome-flashback session

Recently, the indicators on the Gnome panel no longer appear when using a gnome-flashback session. It happened after I installed indicator-applet (indicator-applet-complete was already installed) ...
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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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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 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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Network manager indicator missing

I recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. My first attempt failed, and I received an error stating that not all of the required packages were downloaded. Before (successfully) attempting again, I ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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How do I remove the Me-User-Indicator from the Panel?

How do I remove the Me-User-Indicator from the Panel in 11.10? The indicator contains two items: the written user name and the icon of a human.
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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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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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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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nm-applet does not work Ubuntu 14.04

The network manager nm-applet has disappeared from the unity panel of my Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to run it from the commas line, I receive an error: $ nm-applet nm-applet-Message: using fallback ...
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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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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 show time in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10. Everything went fine but I don't see the time in the top right corner of the 'top bar' anymore. I tried to right click on it so I could get some options but ...
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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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cron job to run google-musicmanager and have its indicator showing up in the menu bar

For some reasons, I need to periodically run a script with cron in order to start Google Music Manager (and to perform some music folders/files and config management stuff, which poses no problem). ...
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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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WICD tray icon doesn't show

I installed WICD and it works fine, but the tray icon doesn't show. I've tried with wicd-client but only a notification shows up. root@prat-VGN-NR21M-S:~# wicd-client Has notifications support True ...
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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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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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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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Network Manager Icon disappeared 14.04

So a couple of weeks ago my network manager icon stopped appearing; I still get automatically connected to my saved networks and the internet works fine, etc. If I go into System Settings and look at ...
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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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Battery indicator has disappeared from Gnome panel

I'm using Gnome Flashback (still the best!) on Ubuntu 14.04. In the Indicator app, it used to always show the battery level indicator. Now, it's missing entirely: I've looked in the power settings ...
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How can unity-panel-service be disabled?

From the unity-panel-service manpages: DESCRIPTION The unity-panel-service program is normally started automatically by the Unity shell (which gets started as a compiz module) and is ...
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How do I get my power indicator to reliably warn me before shutting off my laptop?

A while back I was having trouble because my power indicator for my laptop running Ubuntu never warned me when the power was about to go off. That was when using Ubuntu 14.04, and to be honest, I ...