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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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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installing python-appindicator in 13.10

I'm trying to install python-appindicator in Ubuntu 13.10 but I'm receiving not found error: E: unable to locate package python-appindicator How can I install python-appindicator in 13.10 ?
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Remove options from messaging indicators Ubuntu 12.04

I want to remove some options from the messaging indicators as explained in this post. I did the procedure for the Broadcast option and also for Ubuntu One. After I log out and log back in I ...
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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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How do I show the outside temperature in the indicator bar?

I recently moved onto 13.10. After the upgrade, the current weather was no longer displayed with an indicator. How do I get that back? I've seen one potential duplicate but the indicator-weather ...
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How to add a scrollable time bar to the sound indicator

The Ubuntu sound indicator is nice because you can pause the playing song, go next or previous. Is there a way to add a scrollable time bar to that interface for the playing song? I got the idea from ...
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weather indicator applet 0.5.0

not sure how to set up this app it installed it is the panel but, when try to set prefrences for locations it freezes and screen does the grey thing when the system does not like something. Please ...
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Enable/disable touchpad indicators out of sync

My touchpad is not responsive after login. Once logged in, I attempt to enable the mouse using the dedicated hardware button or the fn+f3 key combination. There is an LED on the hardware button ...
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powering up r51 & z545 need help with onekey theater

I have 2 IBMs. My r51 will power up but nothing is working, such as the cd-rom, and the screen stays blacked out, but my fan is running and the indicator lights are working. It worked perfectly ...
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How can I customise my sound settings so that I can get alerts when my power reaches 12% or below?

Currently I'm having only visual alert..and these won't show up when I'm watching a movie or something..
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How to move one button from the left corner of the top bar on Ubuntu?

I'm trying discover the name of that button that is on the left corner of the top bar on Ubuntu. It has these items: "About this computer" and "Users session". What is the name of this button? I ...
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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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Why are there two network indicators with ubuntu-desktop in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 32 bit on my Yoga 2 Pro and after some days all window decorations were gone and I couldn't repair that, so I decided to install aptitude install ubuntu-desktop and use ...
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Modify indicator - increase distance between icon and text

This is my second question about theming an indicator-applet. With the theme I'm using (FlatStudio,it doesn't matter if Grey, Dark etc...), there is one small annoying bug: The distance between the ...
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Parcellite indicator in Ubuntu 13.10

I've been happily using Parcellite clipboard manager for some time now. But after upgrading from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, which also meant upgrading Parcellite from 1.1.4 to 1.1.5, I no longer have ...
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Permanently pin printer indicator to top toolbar? [closed]

Is there an indicator applet that I can pin to my toolbar which will allow me to view print jobs that are queued for printing?
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Ubuntu One paused [closed]

I'm not sure what to make of this one. I just reinstlled Ubuntu 13.10 x64 and the u1 indicator keeps showing that it's paused. No errors, it shows everything correctly in the folder, but 4 or 5 ...
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How do I display the battery status icon in the taskbar?

I have recently downloaded ubuntu 13.10 and am a first time user of this OS. How do I display the battery status icon in the taskbar in ubuntu 13.10. I am unable to see the battery percentage status ...
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System Load Indicator show different ram usage

I have installed System Load Indicator on my pc. First, it shows different RAM usage than internal ubuntu System monitor. I mean while Syetem monitor is showing 750MB of RAM usage, System Load ...
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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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Touchpad Indicator Troubles

I installed the Touchpad-Indicator as follows: sudo add-apt repository ppa:atareao/atareao sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install touchpad-indicator I can make adjustments, such as temporary ...
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time applet mising [duplicate]

On a randomly basis, the time applet on the unity top bar is missing. The time & date options on the system parameters are also greyed. If a restart session, time applet shows. Ubuntu 13.10. ...
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How to remove status options from Messages Indicator? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with Unity. I'm willing to have an indicator for my Gmail inbox. My current situation : I now use unity-mail, which works great with indicator-messages and is fully ...
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How can I remove an application indicator in the panel for Ubuntu 12.04?

The driver for my HP printer has installed an indicator in the panel. I have two problems with it. First, its design doesn't fit that of the panel, so it looks ugly. Second, it's not very ...
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Thunderbird indicator Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to 13.10 and noticed that when I get a new email via Thunderbird, the little indicator lights up blue as usual, but there aren't any bubble notifications that pop up. They are really ...
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Touchpad-Indicator not working

I installed touchpad-indicator for my HP Pavilion laptop, and now I'm having problems with hit working. I've searched but have not found answers for this specific problem. I really need to be able to ...
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Solutions for removing the Skype indicator in Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 don't work

My question is similar to this one, except that I have already tried those solutions with no success: I tried sudo apt-get remove sni-qt and it didn't work, also with sni-qt:i386. I also followed ...
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Problem with a Hard Disk partition

Today when I opened up my laptop, my network status indicator was missing. Also my fan has started running at full speed for about 5 mins at regular intervals even when laptop is idle. Thinking there ...
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Not able to locate package indicator-ubuntuone after installation

people I tried to install the app indicator for ubuntuone (as described here: How to add Ubuntu One icon as an indicator?), by adding the suggested ppa and the apt-get install command. It installed ...
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battery show percentage (and time if possible)

My battery has some broken cells making the battery drop from 60% straight down to 30% in a few seconds. This makes the estimated time remaining extremely unreliable for a full charge but the ...
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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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indicator-sound not visible at startup, 13.10

My indicator-sound is not visible at startup if and only if I start muted. If I start with sound enabled (i.e. unmuted) it is visible at startup. By increasing the sound with the hardware-keys, the ...
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Pulseaudio fails to run after disconnecting HDMI cable

After using a HDMI cable I lose the ability to control sound setting. The sound still works (I can play music or even watch videos and listen to them), but the speaker indicator is gone and I cannot ...
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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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Does geary have a command flag to compose new email?

I'm trying to update message menu indicator and i want to import some geary funtions as well, does geary have any flags similar to Thunderbird (--compose)? I tried geary --? but didn't find any ...
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indicator-cpufreq only runs as root, is this normal?

I installed indicator-cpufreq from the Ubuntu repository onto my system running 12.04. I can only get it to run if I launch it as sudo. Is this the way it is supposed to work?
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Non programmable method to edit indicators

How could i edit or change some behaviors or appearance in indicators?! I know that there is questions about before but the questions is about creating new one so its not duplicate :) I need to ...
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Make my own indicator [duplicate]

I have a script that notify me when some thing is modified on a directory. I need to make indicator that takes over the notifications instead of pop up at my screen. I want the notifications to be ...
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Skype indicator still showing after removing sni-qt

I'm using skype-wrapper to get Skype into indicator-messages. But the default skype tray icon is still showing up - even after uninstalling sni-qt. And yes, I've relogged... (service lightdm ...
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How can I hide the switch user part of Unity's top panel session indicator?

In Ubuntu 13.10's Unity Panel (the top panel, not the launcher), the session indicator (top right corner) shows the names of previously logged in users. This allows switching users, but for privacy ...
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Caps lock indicator is ON after wake up [duplicate]

Caps lock keyboard indicator is ON after waking up from suspension, but in fact it is turned OFF. So I have to press the CAPS LOCK button twice to make it normal. So the problem is with indicator ...
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ibus keeps getting restarted with panel indicator disabled in 13.10

When I upgraded to 13.10 I discovered that iBus (which I use to enter IPA characters) is completely broken so I manually downgraded it from 1.5 to 1.4.2 and locked it (I had to put a raring repository ...
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Problem with Keyboard-indicator icon

I must logout and login to fix keyboard indicator icon. when system startup keyboard-indicator icon looks like this: http://s28.postimg.org/5zf5ud6q5/Screenshot1.png but after logout and login it ...
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Limiting Pidgin indicator-messages in notification bar?

Ubuntu 13.04 here - notification-indicator for pidgin displays an enthusiastic amount of chat-history to the point where the panel scrollbar is a couple of screen heights. I'm sure some folks would ...
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Apple magic mouse battery indicator on Ubuntu 13.10

does anyone know how to display battery indicator in top panel for Apple magic mouse, on desktop computer, when i type in shell 'upower -d' i get info about device, battery and percentage, also if i ...
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How to remove “Ubuntu Help” and “About This Computer” from shutdown menu? (indicator-session applet)

I need to remove from shutdown menu: "About This Computer" "Ubuntu Help" I've been trying to figure out how, and I looked around on-line, but couldn't find anything. Thanks for your help.
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Change calendar language to English

The calendar in Ubuntu 13.10 is not in English. I've installed on two separate machines and the language is still the same. The language system wide is English.
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Battery indicator stuck at 98% percentage

Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, used to work fine but lately battery applet with percentage says 98% at boot but doesn't drain (though obviously battery is draining). How can I reboot the applet/make it work ...
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There is something similar to MailTab for Ubuntu?

I was using Mac OS for some days and this app (MailTab) is really usefull: http://screenshots.en.sftcdn.net/en/scrn/317000/317480/mailtab-for-gmail-5.jpg Anyone know anything similar?
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XDM floating icon on GNOME shell but not in Unity

So I installed XDM from this link, its already a DEB file. The problem is I got XDM floating icon which is always on top of anything in GNOME shell, but when I switched to Unity, I don't have this ...