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 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 ...
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Hide Thunderbird- and Skype indicators

Suddenly I have Skype- and Thunderbird indicators: (Frozen in this image) But they shouldn't be there... They should be hidden by default. But I was using a ppa software to manage indicator ...
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Indicator, notifier and blocker of Internet traffic

Which traffic monitor applications currently available can do the following things? (or some of them, in the worst case) start recording how much Internet data is downloaded and uploaded with a ...
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Power-indicator shows 15% when not on AC power [closed]

When I plug my PC (Dell Latitude E5430) to power source, Ubuntu 13.10 always shows 15% in power indicator, but I know that battery is fully charged. When I disconnect the power source, it shows the ...
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AppIndicator documentation for Python

Where has the documentation for the Python bindings to AppIndicator gone? Visiting this official looking page, all the links are broken.
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Rhythmbox missing from sound applet on tray after reinstall on uhuntu 12.04 gnome classic

I had an rhythmbox in sound applet on tray but i had a problem in rhythmbox recently, when i wanted to play something rhythmbox was just playing some weird noise so i reinstalled rhythmbox And after ...
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Ubuntu indicators in Mate or XFCE

Is there any chance to put Ubuntu indicators in XFCE or Mate. I want classic desktop environment like we had in Ubuntu before Unity came, but whichever DE I use it have ugly indicators
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append entry widget to appindicator PyGtk

i'm using Python+PyGtk, Is there any way to append entry widget to appindicator? there is appindicator called "synapse indicator" that has text widget in its appindicator.
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question about browser mail app

I have an outlook.com email account so when I open outlook.com with firefox it asked me to install an email app (same happens for twitter, reddit ..) Now that I have this I have this (not so) fancy ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Bluetooth won't work after update (Toshiba L845)

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my Toshiba Satellite L845 and I installed blueman to get the bluetooth working. After updating to Ubuntu 13.10 I can't see my phone with either blueman or the default ...
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How can I restore the Time and Date to the panel?

After upgrading to Saucy Salamander which I think is v 13.10 my date and time usually disappears after boot up. I have seen some solutions on older questions one of which is: Using the terminal type ...
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How to display resource usage gadget on my Unity desctop?

I am confused. So, Unity is a set of tools, put on top of Gnome 2, and giving it a new look and feel? And Gnome 3 is something different. All I manage to do is create quick-launch favourites, as ...
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Text justification in gtk.MenuItem

I'm writing an appindicator python script for my Gnome panel (under Ubuntu 12.10, English as the system-wide language) with a gtk.Menu, containing MenuItem's with Hebrew labels. The text is correctly ...
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Remove “Time & Date Settings” button from panel

Is it possible to remove "Time & Date Settings" button and not removing time, calendar http://i.cubeupload.com/JToI6p.jpg Ubuntu 12.04
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Desktop interfacing with existing application indicator - Network

We build new drivers for Ubuntu for the mobile broadband card that is USB based. Once the device is enabled, we want to change the application indicator to indicate the device is available or device ...
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how to chance color of calendar date in indicator applet

I am dissatisfied with the date time calendar in the indicator applet for gnome classic as it doesn't show the current date in a different color. I want it to look like the calendar of my android ...
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How to change my notification tooltip theme?

After installing LXDE to my Ubuntu 13.10 system, the notifications tooltip theme changed and it remains after uninstalling LXDE. Also before that, pressing Fn + Arrow Keys in my laptop I could ...
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Remove keyboard indicator in Gnomebuntu 13.10

I'm running the new Gnomebuntu in a VM and would like to disable the keyboard indicator from my task bar as it looks pretty ugly. Does anyone know how I go about doing this? There are plenty of posts ...