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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Remove Shutdown, Suspend, Restart, and Hibernate from the user switcher menu

I'm using a desktop as both a router for my local network and as a normal desktop with multiple users. I have Maverick running on it. Occasionally, one of the desktop users will accidentally press ...
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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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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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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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Network connection icon has disappeared from the panel in Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.10 from Ubuntu 13.04. When I tried to install Java in the terminal, I got a message that said: some repository files failed to download. They have been ignored, or ...
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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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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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How do I install indicator-workspace?

I receive this error when I install the software. Basically I want to know which space am I working on. $sudo apt-get install indicator-workspaces Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats sub-menu is not visible on Skype AppIndicator

Each time I move my mouse point to Recent Chats and Bookmarked Chats on Skype AppIndicator, it did not appear any sub-menu. I just see a dim patch in there. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Skype 4.3 I ...
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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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Is there an application indicator for CPU usage by core?

I love System Load Indicator (indicator-multiload), but it doesn't reflect the usage of the individual CPU cores, just the overall CPU usage. Sometimes I'll have an application max out a single core ...
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How to apply a patch to indicator applet?

I have a patch named "incator.patch". How can I apply that to the application "indicator applet" and get it running? The bug will solve a bug with key-binding caused by "indicator applet". Patch is ...
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How to find and start/stop or hide/display indicators?

I am using Ubutnu 14.04 (LTS) and have following indicators: Now from above indicators (like: Bluetooth, Classic-Menu, Indicator-synapse, Network, Laungage, Message, Sound , datetime or calendar and ...
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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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How to make indicator-sysmonitor as a default indicator on the login screen

The Ubuntu 14.04 currently have at the top right corner these indicators shutdown,lock button, calender time details, battery details, Input format (English) as the default indicators. Is it possible ...
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How can unity-panel-service be disabled?

From the unity-panel-service manpages: DESCRIPTION The unity-panel-service program is normally started automatically by the Unity shell (which gets started as a compiz module) and is ...
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How can I find Application Indicator ID's?

I want to change the display order of several apps in the top panel of Ubuntu 11.10 (logging into Unity 3D) but I am amazed that there appears to be no easy way to do this. However, I have read that ...
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Change spacing of icons in Indicator Applet Complete, preferably by editing a config file?

Changing icon spacing within Application Indicator Complete. If at all possible, I'd like to space them with about 1-3px between each one. https://launchpad.net/indicator-applet [Website] I'm ...
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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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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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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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IndicatorAppletFactory::IndicatorApplet Warning

When I boot, I often encounter this warning. How can I get rid of this? The panel encountered a problem while loading "IndicatorAppletFactory::IndicatorApplet". Do you want to delete the ...
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Move Indicator Notification panel to extreme right in XFCE desktop session

I need help setting up indicator notification panel to extreme right. I have set up a global menu I found here. This is what I m getting: and this is what I want it to look like, with ...
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Keyboard layout switching behavior isn't right

I have two keyboard layouts: Hebrew and English. The preferences are set to allow different layouts for individual windows and to open new windows with the default layout, but it doesn't work that ...
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Missing date & time from top panel of Unity Desktop - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 an my machine and since the last upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 the date&time is missing in the top panel of Unity. This machine was originally installed with Ubuntu 12.10. I ...
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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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Add volume control to desktop panel indicator?

I recently upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04 and I noticed that I'm no longer able to add a volume control to my desktop panels. When I right click the panel and choose "Add to panel" there is no longer a ...
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Is there a way to add a window list on the panel in Unity?

Is there a way in Natty with the Unity shell to add a Window List (or, even better, something like Talika) to the top bar? Or, failing that, some sort of appindicator for open windows? Ultimately, ...
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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 ...
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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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Is there any way to show vnstat as indicator Unity?

I tray indicator-netspeed but show sum of download and upload, I want to show each one seperate, Then tray system-monitor-indicator and show total network, I want to show just ppp0 bandwith. Is there ...
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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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How do I set the panel whitelist back to the default?

I set this option: gsettings set desktop.unity.panel systray-whitelist "['all']" and now I am having all sorts of weird problems with my panel like double icons and stuff, how do I reset this ...
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Ubuntu Phone carrier disappeared

I had my Ubuntu Phone configured with a carrier and working. After enabling / then disabling flight mode, the network never returned on my device. Seems to be related to this defect: ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Is there a hardware temperature sensor indicator?

Well, just like the title says : is there any hardware sensors indicator so i can add it to unity's panel? I only found applets for the older gnome panel.
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CPU temperature monitor for 14.04LTS?

Is there a way to configure psensor so the temperatures read out in real time in the panel so it could be read at a glance? So far, in order to read the temperature I have to click on the applet ...
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Printing indicator does not appear in Ubuntu 14.04.2

After some update printing indicator does not appear when I print. To view and stop printing tasks I have to go to System Settings -> Printers. How to return it?
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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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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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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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What is the gnome command for the battery applet?

It used to be gnome-power-manager or something of that sort, but now I can't seem to find it. When I run gnome-session from within awesome, it loads all the applets, i.e. nm-applet and the keyboard ...
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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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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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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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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 ...