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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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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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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How do I get the Skype status icon back? (on panel/tray) [duplicate]

I installed Skype 4.0 following this guide. However my little Skype icon in the unity status bar (in the top right corner with clock, volume, etc.) is gone. How do I get it back?
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Panel Status Icons Wrong Color

Across the top of the panel, I have these status indicators: Language, Network Connection, Messaging, Volume, Time, and System. Upon format and fresh install of 13.10, I see that Language icon does ...
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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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Battery indicator doesn't change its status (but after reboot)

The problem is the same as here: The icon does not change when the power cord is plugged in or unplugged (the icon remains a battery if that was the power source on boot but won't change if ...
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Change HPLIP appindicator icon

I'm using a HP Printer and the app indicator icon form hp-systray doesn't quite fit with the Ubuntu Ambiance theme. I don't like disabling the indicator either. So is there a way to change it to a ...
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No battery indicator in Ubuntu 14.04

My new and recent setup of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7437 (laptop) shows some peculiar behavior in terms of the battery indicator: If the laptop is connected to its power supply, the indicator ...
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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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Email notification icon for panel

The standard Indicator Applet 0.4.6 on a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.10 doesn't achieve what I am looking for. Can someone recommend an alternative applet to notify when new emails arrive. It should ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install network-manager without internet access?

I have been trying to install some kind of network indicator to show my current bandwidth usage on the panel on top of the screen so I decided to install https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-...
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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 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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Add account on STACKAPPLET still broken?

I have installed StackApplet 1.5.2 with PPA and python-appindicator. But Still as mentioned in previous it is not working! Am I missing something?
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How to install Stack Applet?

I am trying to install Stack Applet. I followed the instructions in this question. To be specific I used the following sudo add-apt-repository ppa:george-edison55/george-edison sudo apt-get update ...
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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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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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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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How do I enable week numbers in calendar applet when settings are missing?

I really want the time/date indicator applet to show me week numbers on the monthly view, and found this answer on how to enable: ubuntu application to show calendar with week numbers However, my ...
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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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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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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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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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Menu Bar Time Disappeared

Hello can anyone help me, my time on the menu bar has disappeared, one day I noticed it was gone, in system settings I do not have a time and date option either. I am running Ubuntu 12.04, please ...
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Why is my blueman indicator missing?

I have just fresh installed Ubuntu 14.10. I want to use blueman instead of bluez, so I have disabled bluez in upper bar, by using option in system settings. However, blueman icon does not appear in ...
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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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No Skype tray icon in Ubuntu 15.04

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 and skype (4.3.0.37) I cannot get Skype indicator to appear in tray I've tried doing this: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/fix-for-skypepidgin-icon-missing-from-ubuntu-15-...
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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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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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Shutdown and User button missing in panel

I faced with a problem after update, I missed 2 buttons from above panel, System menu (including shutdown, suspend & …) and User (including log out & …) how can I restore them !?...
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A simple timer app, similar to timer-applet

I'm looking for a simple countdown timer application, something similar to timer-applet, which appears to be deprecated. (It's in the repositories but when I tried to install it there were dependency ...
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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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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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In Wired Connection settings save option is getting grayed out

Each time I switch to manual configuration, of wired connection in Ubuntu 12.10, the save button gets grayed out. As soon as I start setting it in Manually, it gets grayed out.Please help ! One ...