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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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 ...
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datetime vanishes from the indicator-datetime

datetime doesn't appear in the bar by default on Ubuntu 15.04. After installing indicator-datetime and running the following comment it starts working: $ dconf reset -f /com/canonical/indicator/...
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Why is the clock missing in Wily

I've just installed Wily (fresh install, but with shared boot partition and using existing home directory) and the clock seem to be missing. I've tried to enter settings, hide the clock, close ...
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How to make Dropbox indicator working in Ubuntu 15.10?

the Dropbox indicator doesn't work anymore in Ubuntu 15.10. Tried installing appindicator1 and restarting dropbox, but still no indicator appears. How to get it working?
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No time on gnome panel after messing up with system languages (14.04)

I had a few languages installed on my machine. I recently wanted to delete all of them and keep only English. Evidently something went bad in the process, because after deleting them, the applet ...
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How to develop a System Indicator for Unity?

This is not a duplicate of How to create Unity indicators?. I'm looking for system indicator not application indicator. Backgound: From these two questions: How do I add or manipulate Application/...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Keyboard Layout Scroll Lock/Caps Lock LED indicator doesn't work

installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. all works good, after few tweaks. but when i turn on keyboard layout indicator on a physical keyboard in gnome-tweak-tool it doesn't work :[ . any ideas? i need it. ...
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Make Chrome notification indicator icon stay permanently

Chrome provides the following notification icon indicator: The indicator context menu entry provides a useful option to temporarily mute notifications. However, the indicator icons disappears ...
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Indicator displaying current CPU frequency and usage

Unfortunately, it seems that cpufreq indicator is only showing an icon indicating proportional frequency instead of precise number I would like to see. Is there any indicator showing actual CPU ...
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Net speed indicator for Ubuntu 15.04

What are some net speed indicator available for Ubuntu 15.04 and how to install them?
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volume and brightness notifications not working but notify-send do

There is no notification while changing volume and brightness.Volume indicator applet is working fine. notify-send is also working. I think this happened after installing Theme Configuration app(to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Indicator menu doesn't close on icon click

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 to 15.04 last week. Since then, when I click on the Sound Indicator to display the sound menu, it does, but clicking on the same icon again sometimes doesn't ...
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Display kde-connect indicator in gnome top-bar

I've got kde-connect installed in Gnome 14.04. This is syncing fine with my mobile so it's all working ok. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vikoadi/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install indicator-...
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I want to create an indicator for “LXDE Panel”

I want to create an indicator for LXDE Panel that prints my GPU temperature by using the following command: watch -n 5 nvidia-smi --query-gpu = temperature.gpu --format = csv, noheader I just want ...
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Missing tray icon indicator in recent Spotify versions?

I installed the latest Spotify version 1.0.14.124.g4dfabc51. I noticed that version => 1.0 no longer seem to show a tray icon indicator, and thus their windows cannot be minimised. Is there a way ...
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A standby timer app for Ubuntu?

Is there an app, either as standalone GUI or tray indicator applet, to set a countdown timer after which the system is automatically turned into standby?
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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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Language indicator problem in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My language indicator doesn't show the current language , it change the languages with SHIFT + ALT , but it doesn't show the current language , how can I fix it? I'm using ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-...
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Mate desktop: missing indicator icons

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with all the latest updates on 64bit machine. I prefer to use Mate since it so far was the only desktop manager that did everything I wanted and did none of the things I do not ...
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Hide time but display date in task bar

Is there a way to display only the date (ie, do not display the current time) in the indicators/tray area in Ubuntu with Unity? In the settings panel at System Settings > Time & Date > Clock, ...
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How can I add image icon (e.g. national flags) to indicator-sysmonitor based on IP location?

I recently installed system indicator monitor by fossfreedom (https://github.com/fossfreedom/indicator-sysmonitor) and I am able to add a custom shell command. Since I VPN to many different servers ...
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Failed to add/activate connection. (32) Insufficient privileges

I am doing a fresh install of a minimal Ubuntu system with MATE desktop environment. When I click on NetworkManager's icon and then a wireless network to connect to, I receive a dialog box that says: ...
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no battery indicator (bug?)

I know there are similar posts (I even post this question two months ago with no replies) but I could not figure out a solution. Also, searching in Internet did not give anything useful. I am not ...
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Is there a wake-on-lan indicator?

I'm using gWakeOnLAN, but what I'd really like is an indicator that will list my remote machines and let me send packets with a quick click. Surely one exists?
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apt-get remove indicator-bluetooth removes lot of packages

I want to remove indicator-bluetooth, but it shows me, that all will be removed? indicator-bluetooth ubuntu-desktop unity-control-center unity-control-center-signon webaccounts-extension-common ...
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Whow to integrate kmail with unity mail indicator applet?

I am using kmail in Ubuntu 15.04. I want to integrate the kamil in email indicator applet as we do for thunderbird. Is there a way to do that? If I activate the system tray icon in kmail some broken ...
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Unable to add any indicator to panel in Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to add this indicator. At first it worked well. I was changing some stuff in dconf-editor and now I have only the date, time, sound and power indicators. All the other indicators have ...
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DropBox icon not appearing in AppIndicator section top right in GNOME 3.16

I have followed what @A.B. said here, and it worked for Shutter, Skype, and Steam, however it seems to have no affect on the DropBox icon, how come? And is there any fix for this? OS Information: ...
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Xubuntu indicator plugin background

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 and my indicator plugin has white background in most themes. It looks like this (Numix). But in Adwaita and High Constrast themes it works properly. Screenshot here. ...
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Battery percentage jumps down to 6% from 50% or 60%?

So, as the title says, I have checked Power Stats in Ubuntu and Energy when Full and Energy (design) are the same which is 37.2 Wh but the percentage is funny with actual battery life left in my ...
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Why does nm-applet icon still animated after connection?

I am running Ubuntu 15.04. From time to time, the nm-applet icon (in the upper right part of the screen) keeps animated, even after the wifi network is connected and working fine. It does not seem to ...
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How to change the ugly chrome/chromuim tray icon

I'm writing a script to fix hardcoded indicator icons, and i'm having a problem fixing the google chrome/chromium indicator icon. There's two icons that are shown in the tray; i managed to fix the ...
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How to get rid of panel indicator in Lubuntu 14.04?

The indicated icon, when right-clicked, presents a menu that is completely redundant to the right-click menu of the battery icon right beside it. In addition, hovering over the battery icon gives a ...
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Gnome shell in Ubuntu displays very blurry and small battery icon

I want to use gnome shell on ubuntu 15.04. However, the battery icon is displayed as a very small blurry image in the panel which does not look well. Can it be fixed? Is it a known polish issue with ...
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Autostart script to notify me on connection issues

My network connection is sometimes not very stable and starts to drop packages or entirely break every now and then, which requires me to restart the network connection or sometimes temporarily unplug ...
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14.04 Can I create a sound indicator item for a script?

I have made a script to interact with MPC on the command line and would like to add to it so that I can control it in the Ubuntu sound menu. I have added my .desktop file (Below) to the sound menu. ...
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How to get AppIndicator icons on the top right hand corner again on Gnome 3.16?

Ever since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04 I have found that my icons that would go in the top-right-hand corner go in the bottom-left-hand corner, is there any way to change ...
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How to get skype window/indicator back

On Ubuntu 12.04 Older version of skype, I used to get indicator on top right and I could activate skype by clicking appropriate items. With newer skype version (4.3.0.37), I don't get indicator/icon....
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Why does indicator-sound-service use so much memory?

What can it possibly be doing to require that much memory? Thanks. -Erik charm /etc/xdg/xfce4 282# cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=vivid STAT ...
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Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible using Libra theme

I have applied Libra theme to my Ubuntu 14.4 and it looks very neat but it has an annoying bug : Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible so it's hard to use audio players control buttons from ...
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Chrome indicator not being displayed in the system tray anymore

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity front end. Last time I checked, google chrome stable used to have an indicator icon on the system tray. If chrome was closed using the cross button, it would minimize ...
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Sports score tracking software?

I am looking for a software to track result or live stats of sporting events like Football, Hockey and Cricket ( if possible more sports ). Reason: Like weather-indicator and typhoon widget on ubuntu ...
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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-...