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 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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how do I change the date/time format in the top panel in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I searched for this answer and have tried dconf-editor and gconf-editor per instructions and nothing changes the top panel time. When I change the format using the system settings menu it does NOT ...
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Extra items in panel after installing xubuntu over ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Thinkpad T60 and found out that Unity is too slow. So, I did sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop When I log into an Xubuntu session, the panel has a ton of junk ...
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Clicking on gmail from panel indicator opens new window instead of restoring

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I have Gmail installed as a web app. When the app is minimised, and I click on Gmail from the Panel Mail Indicator, it opens a new window instead of restoring the ...
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Updating appindicators label does not work from python thread

I am new to Python and GUI programming. I was trying to learning both by doing a small application. In my application, a background process should run always and show the user's some fictional quota ...
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Sound indicator issues after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded t 14.04 yesterday and now the sound indicator disappears every time I run Pithos. Also the media keys don't work. I tried showkey, and the system reads the keys fine, but nothing happens. ...
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Sound & Broadcast Icons Missing?

I had the sound icon in the main menu bar up top, along with the default Broadcast icon up there. All of a sudden they are missing and I can't find them. I can't find them in the Add to Panel menu ...
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How can I remove the Skype panel icon?

As I use the Docky Skype indicator, and the green Skype icon doesn't look good next to all the grey ones -- it would be nice to remove the icon from the system tray. Is this possible? How can I do ...
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Xubuntu strange behaviour panel-indicator and panel-notification applet

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 32bit on a Lenovo X200 and got some strange behavior from the panel-indicator and panel-notification applets. Both show blueman and I got multiple keyboard layout setting. ...
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Cannot remove Evolution indicator [duplicate]

I normally use Thunderbird as my email client, but the other day I accidentally started up evolution. Now the envelope icon in the indicator area contains information about both Thunderbird and ...
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location menu:hover which gtk3 class themes indicator-datetime

setting .menuitem:hover or .menu .menuitem:hover does not help. I checked the source code gtk3 theme code etc I did also read the source code of indicator. The menu section is 100% code compatible to ...
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Prevent VLC from always showing in the sound indicator [duplicate]

VLC, a program I use only rarely, has an entry in the sound indicator. I can remove it using dconf by following instructions from Webupd8, but each time I start up VLC, despite it being in the ...
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Is an Internet connectivity indicator applet available for the Unity panel?

Because my internet connection is very unstable at the moment, I'd like to use a small indicator applet for the Unity panel. Since I'm connected through a WLAN/Wifi Router, I can see in the ...
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Xfce top panel indicator problem

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit The output of xfce4-about is xfce4-about-Message: No vendor information found in "/usr/share/xfce4/vendorinfo However I believe I'm using 4.12 but... ...
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Asus sometimes boot problems

Usually my Asus notebook boots like it should. All drivers are working, everything runs smooth and I don't have any problems. However, sometimes it starts with my fan at 100%, and the battery ...
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How to install classicmenu-indicator or python-appindicator on Ubuntu 14.04 x64?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64. When I try to install classicmenu-indicator it says about unresolved dependency python-appindicator When I try to install python-appindicator it tries to install ...
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Gray blocks in applet menus

I've themed my Ubuntu, but now I'm having gray blocks in my applet's menus. For example in the messages applet, battery applet, volume applet and the calendar applet. It looks like this: I think ...
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Changing the language of date and time [duplicate]

I've installed UBUNTU 14.04LTS on my PC and I've selected ENGLISH(US) as my default language and selected the time zone as my country. But the date and time in my computer on upside right showing in ...
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How To Change Date/Time Format to English?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 and set my local time/date and its working, the only thing thats bugging me is that I cannot change it to English. I would like to do this because its hard to read and ...
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How to remove (or hide) Chat Status Icons from Messaging Menu

I would know how to remove or hide in Ubuntu 12.04 the Chat Status section (available, away, busy, invisible and offline) from Messaging Menu as I am not using any instant messenger. I do not want to ...
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nm-applet disappeared from awn indicator session area after installing d-bus-1.8.0

I have Ubuntu 13.10, since glib 2.32 failed to compile some newer applications I compiled and installed glib 2.38 and its dependencies d-bus-1.8.0. When I booted in the morning I noticed that ...
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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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XFCE battery indicator

I'm searching for a battery indicator applet for XFCE4, does anyone know one? I already tried xfce4-battery-plugin but the battery icon is horrible. I was looking for something like the gnome2 ...
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Shut down/log out, me menu absent in panel

I upgraded my Lucid installation to Maverick today via an alternate CD. Everything went fine but the shut down icon which provides the options to log out, suspend, hibernate etc. in the top right ...
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How can I get an indication if my music is paused/played?

On my keyboard I can press fn and a pause/play button, but the issue is that there is no indication if it was paused or not. Like when I press the next song button a pop up shows the new song that is ...
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Why do I see two network indicators in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

After some updates, I noticed that there are 2 network indicators shown in the top panel. The first network-indicator on the left is the original one which is present in all Ubuntu 14.04 systems. The ...
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Which icon does indicator-power use when fully charged?

This is a minor annoyance. Using Xubuntu 14.04. I installed the latest Faenza icon set. Unfortunately, it's missing the icon for when the battery is fully charged (adapter is connected). It looks ...
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Why are there two Wifi indicators in the panel? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 en noticed that I have two indicators for WIFI in my upper panel. In my 'panel' (where the clock is) I can see the time, a little envelope, a battery, an icon to adjust ...
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Display current layout (language code/country flag) in keyboard indicator

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, and the keyboard indicator applet no longer displays the two-letter country code for the active layout. This is terrible. Is this the default behaviour? Anyone ...
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Getting Cyrillic around Ubuntu - Unwanted

I'm new to Ubuntu and I choose Kosovo as my country during the set up. That's my country indeed, but my language does not include Cyrillic symbols at all. I guess this is a misunderstanding that Linux ...
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Can I set the power indicator to show battery percentage instead of time remaining?

It's great that the indicator applet tells me I have 2 hours and 12 minutes of battery left, or that it will be charged in 1 hour 8 minutes, but I might well change my pattern of usage during that ...
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How to remove keyboard indicator?

/desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/general/disable_indicator in gconf is set to yes Additionally I restarted, but it's still there. Maybe there is some setting buried in CCSM? here is screenshot ...
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How do I show the date in the clock indicator?

There is no GUI way to show the date or the day (or adjust the time format) in Unity's indicator-datetime application in Natty.
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How do I replace the MeMenu username with my actual name?

Whilst I like the MeMenu, one thing has always bothered me about it; rather then use my actual name, it uses my username. So, is there anyway to change this?
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How do I get my Sound indicator back

I run Xubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo S10 Ideapad Netbook. I have 200GB HDD Space and 1GB of ram. I wanted to give ubuntu a second chance but I installed it using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I was ...
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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 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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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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Integrate Dropbox and Ubuntu One in the same menu

Since Dropbox and Ubuntu One do the same thing, I would like to have their indicators in the same menu. Is this possible? I should say that I am on 13.10.
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indicator-notifications history [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to view all the entries in indicator-notifications. I have it installed already and running. By default, it shows just five recent notifications even when you have more than ...
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What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity?

I'm used to have System monitoring in the top Gnome Panel: CPU, Temperature, Net, Fan-Speed. (see screenshot below) In Unity, the Top Panel is locked for window name and global menu, so I can't add ...
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How do sensors-indicator colors work?

I have been using lm-sensors for a while now, and decided to try sensors-indicator not to enter the command manually on Terminal each time I want to take a quick look at my laptop's temperature. My ...
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Is there a weather indicator? [duplicate]

I recently replaced the indicators in the gnome panel with the Indicator Applet Complete, as can be seen in the screenshot below. However I really miss the weather which used to be displayed with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Looking for CAPS LOCK/NUM LOCK and HDD activity indicators

I've purchased a Dell Inspiron 1545 for my wife. Due to some really bad judgement from the design team, the only indicator you have is the power one. What do you guys recommend in terms of having ...
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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.