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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Missing Dropbox indicator-applet icon, how do I get it back?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit and wanted to change my Dropbox indicator-applet icon to make it look more uniform with the other icons. I found this suggestion of a PPA and package to try ...
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How to sort the indicators [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and I was wondering if is there any way to sort the indicators like this(Image): The bottom bar is the default one and the upper bar is how I'd like to sort 'em. dbus-send ...
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Network icon dropdown menu missing some items

There should be more staff in the dropdown menu. Sometimes a restart will solve the problem. I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04.
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I s there an equivalent to the Netspeed Applet?

I use the netspeed applet to monitor all my internet connections, in particular when using mobile broadband where it also gives a total of the transfers during the connection. I understand that ...
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Is a brightness control widget available?

Is it possible to place a slider or some other GUI component on the desktop / Notification Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 to control the screen brightness? It's a little annoying to constantly have to go to ...
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How do I add 'Webcam' Back Under 'Attached Devices' in the session indicator? [closed]

I was wondering if there is a way to add 'Webcam' back under 'Attached Devices' in Session Indicator on Ubuntu 12.04 as I know it from 11.10 (image): I ask because it was a simple and intuitive way ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the indicator area?

There is a bunch of functionality that is available in the Unity system tray (open/show pidgin, show amarok, turn on/off wireless, switch wireless network, etc). I want to get access to that ...
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Will it be possible to autohide indicators in some way in the future?

Currently I have way to many indicators/icons on my system tray. Is it possible that auto hide will be added in future Ubuntu versions?
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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 ...
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Quickly ubuntu-application + indicator template don't work

I've started to work with quickly and python (because I wanted to have some GTk3 integration and create and appindicator), and so I create the projecto like this : quickly create ubuntu-application ...
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Why do indicator applets exist?

Why Ubuntu uses the Indicator Applet? It loses a lot of usability, why made it when Gnome already have one? Example Without indicator applet: Application is in the icon tray Left click opens the ...
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Why are Thunderbird-Lightning events not showing in Unity panel calendar?

This is very annoying as Evolution events were not only visible, but also clickable in the unity panel calendar. Isn't this possible with Thunderbird in Oneiric?
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Remove user session indicator in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Don’t display user name in panel Is there any possibility to remove my user session applet from the top pane of Unity in Ubuntu 11.10? I mean that with my name. It only ...
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How can I get a world clock indicator?

I am now running Ubuntu 11.04, but I remember that in previous versions of Ubuntu you had an interesting functionality in the clock indicator. You could see how late it was in some places in the world ...
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Battery indicator missing in gnome classic

I had upgraded to ubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu 11.10 and I am also using gnome classic. But the Battery indicator is Missing in the taskbar. So i followed the link ...
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What is the difference between indicators and a system tray?

What is so new about indicators? What did we have before? Are there technical or usability differences?
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Caps lock indicator not synced

I have a laptop which I hook up to an external display when I'm at home. I also connected an external keyboard and mouse which makes it more comfortable for me. I have noticed that pressing caps lock ...
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Time indicator is not showing the date/time

Yesterday I noticed that time indicator on the top pane is not showing the date/time, but is just saying "Time" (see attached screenshot). Does anyone know why is that so? How can I fix it and make ...
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Is there a tweak to show a percentage in the battery icon? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I set the power indicator to show battery percentage instead of time remaining? I'm use to not having to click on the battery icon to see what my battery percentage ...
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Why do I have 2 Bluetooth Icons on my panel?

Im not sure I should be reporting this as a bug as it may have been something I have have done to cause this. I have duplicate icons on my Panel for bluetooth and would like to remove them both. ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Software Center and indicator-sound from 10.10 on 10.04?

I wonder if I can manually install Software Center and indicator-sound packages from Maverick to Lucid? I don´t want to upgrade the whole system, because I´m satisfied with Lucid, but it would be ...
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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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How to get username back on the Unity panel?

Installed kdm and used it as default. After i login into unity through i do not see my username.But if i go back to using lightdm, i have no problems. Anyone knows how to use kdm as default and ...
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Where is the UIM notification area icon in Unity?

When I was using Maverick, it was possible to switch the input method from a UIM indicator applet. Now that I have upgraded to Oneiric, I can't seem to switch the input method even when I open ...
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How do I get rid of double battery monitor status? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Two battery indicator symbols, how do I get rid of one? It seems there is a bug that displays an extra battery monitor in Oneiric. From what I found, it is not right in ...
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how to have a clock indicator highly visible?

The problem is actually the date time is very hard to read on the systray. The font is black with white outline in a blue background, so basically what I see there is just blurred unless I glue my ...
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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 install Jupiter in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander? [duplicate]

I used to use "Jupiter" on previous Ubuntu versions, but now I can't find a way to install it in the newer version of Ubuntu. Is there a way to download it?
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Can I temporarily hide indicators to reduce clutter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I blacklist an appindicator? I currently have 9 indicators (old-style and new-style appindicators) sitting in my Ubuntu taskbar. In time I'm sure some of them will ...
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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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How do I integrate Dropbox in Sync Menu Indicator?

Is there anyway to integrate Dropbox in the Sync (cloud) Menu Indicator?
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Writing indicators with Python, GIR and GTK3

I'm writing an application that needs to use an indicator. I've done this in the past using PyGTK and GTK2, using as reference this document: ...
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Where are the stock-icon-names defined for the unity-panel-service indicators and notify-OSD?

Layout cases in the Notification | Ubuntu App Developer document states that ... using non-existing (stock-)icon-names ... use one of the new icon-name (see icons) ... and that this (icons ...
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How can I get Gmail notification in my indicator applet (without leaving Evolution open)?

I'd like to have a Gmail notification service in my Epiphany indicator applet, without leaving Evolution open in the background all the time. Right now I only get notifications if Evolution is open. ...
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System tray icons disappeared after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have many applications with tray icons like davmail, hardware monitor. I miss this feature on Ubuntu 14.04. Does anyone have a solution? There are some tools like Skype indicator, but I need a ...
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How do I create a working indicator with Qt/C++?

I am using Qt IDE in order to build my application so as to participate to the Ubuntu Showdown contest. In my application, I've done the following: void show_app(MainWindow *data) { //this works ...
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Why do my clock, indicator applets, and notification area sometimes move around when I restart? How can I prevent that?

I have all of them locked to the panel, but they keep moving around upon logging out and back in. So, for example, sometimes the Indicator Applet Session is farthest to the right, but sometimes the ...
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“Enable Wireless” option is disabled in network settings

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (dual booted with Windows 7) but I'm unable to access Internet wireless even though I can do so on Windows 7. The output for rfkill list all is given below: rfkill list all ...
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How to know the name of the systray applications in order to add it one by one on the systray-whitelist?

Using the systray-whitelist ['all'] I got two battery indicators!!! how to know the name of the systray applications in order to add it one by one on the systray-whitelist ?
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Is there a shortcut to force close an application?

Back in 10.10, I was able to force close an application by clicking the force close icon on the panel on top. Now, with Unity, I am not able to add new icons on the panel. So is there like a keyboard ...
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Why won't Thunderbird report notifications to the indicator-applet on 12.04?

Just upgraded to 12.04 from 11.04, using the default Unity desktop. I don't seem to be getting anything from the Messaging indicator applet. I'm running all the default things that I installed this ...
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The battery indicator& Power setting panel shows wrong battery state

My laptop is Thinkpad E420 with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit installed, the kernel version is 3.2.0-33-generic. I have set the battery threshold as 60% via windows7. It seems that the threshold auto effected ...
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How to permute various icons in indicator-applet?

I'm using Gnome classic in ubuntu 12.04. I can only move the indicator applet as a whole. As in, I cannot individually change the positions of the battery icon, bluetooth, network-manager, date and ...
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Time missing from panel

How to get the time back in the systray? I had it in the middle of the toolbar at the top of classic 11.04 but upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 and it is gone. I have set whitelist to "all" already.
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Why are two indicator-network versions being worked on?

Some months ago, on the road to Ubuntu Maverick, a new system indicator, network (with connman as a backend), started to be developed. The plan was to get it into UNE and release it with no ...
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How do I run Tomboy in the notification area at startup?

I tried adding tomboy in System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications, but this causes the "Search All Notes" window to appear every time I log in. I just want it to run in the notification area so ...
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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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Remove ubuntu one from messaging indicator

I have been trying to find a way to remove the Ubuntu One entry from the indicators' panel. I have removed the ubuntuone file from /usr/share/indicators/applications and edited it out of the ...
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Remove online status menu, but keep the logout menu?

In the upper right panel there is by default a drop down menu where you can set your online status, interact with Ubuntu One, etc. It is placed right next to the drop down menu which lets you logout, ...
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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 ...