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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Menu Bar Time Disappeared

Hello can anyone help me, my time on the menu bar has disappeared, one day I noticed it was gone, in system settings I do not have a time and date option either. I am running Ubuntu 12.04, please ...
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Why is my blueman indicator missing?

I have just fresh installed Ubuntu 14.10. I want to use blueman instead of bluez, so I have disabled bluez in upper bar, by using option in system settings. However, blueman icon does not appear in ...
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How to create App Indicators using glade and c

I have to create an app indicator for my project. After several research I found that libappindicator is an option. But it seems depriciated. Also I am doing my project in gtk-3. Is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 battery indicator showing status of the mouse battery

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64-bit and the battery indicator always shows the status of the mouse battery when my laptop is plugged in. I tried every setting possible and even re-plugged the nano ...
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How to make udev update battery status more often?

Ubuntu battery icon uses about 1-2 minutes before recognizing charger being plugged in or out. How to make the battery status update more often so that it recognizes the charger immediately. The ...
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Battery behaving erratically

I have got Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion g4 2049tx laptop. The battery indicator is behaving erratically. It goes to critical mode (<10%) immediately after reaching 57%. It charges up pretty ...
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Shutdown and User button missing in panel

I faced with a problem after update, I missed 2 buttons from above panel, System menu (including shutdown, suspend & …) and User (including log out & …) how can I restore them !?...
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A simple timer app, similar to timer-applet

I'm looking for a simple countdown timer application, something similar to timer-applet, which appears to be deprecated. (It's in the repositories but when I tried to install it there were dependency ...
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Adding applications section under “Sound” as an indicator

May i learn any way to achieve that via a GUI indicator and have a sound mixer for each of the applications (such as spotify and skype) to set the volume differently?? Think the section shown on ...
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Battery Indicator does not show correct state

My battery indicator does not show the correct state. The battery indicator, and the indicator in power settings, both remain unchanged from the state the machine is switched on. If I switch on ...
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Annoyances with appindicator icon positions (Ubuntu 14.04.2)

I have a niggling problems with appindicator icons. The first problem is with the positioning of one particular icon, I've managed to change the order of all but one of my user indicators using the '...
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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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Time missing from panel

How to get the time back in the systray? I had it in the middle of the toolbar at the top of classic 11.04 but upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 and it is gone. I have set whitelist to "all" already.
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System tray icons disappeared after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have many applications with tray icons like davmail, hardware monitor. I miss this feature on Ubuntu 14.04. Does anyone have a solution? There are some tools like Skype indicator, but I need a ...
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14.10: Battery indicator stuck on 64%

Yesterday I saw that when I plugged my laptop the battery indicator still showed me that I was on battery life instead of direct power. The percentage was 65% and after a few hours on power the ...
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How to fix Indicator Plugin problem in Ubuntu 14.04

A pop-up message shows indicating that Plugin "Indicator Plugin" unexpectedly left the panel, show this message.
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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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Cant Download Deluge due to Application Indicator and Panel Indicator Applet

Cannot download Deluge due to the following problem, Ubuntu Software Center indicates these items must be removed: Application Indicator Panel Indicator applet
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Logs scrolling applet/app

Does there exist some panel or desktop applet or X application to show various logs of my system, as they scroll? I know I can open multiple terminals and then tail -f all the logfiles I am interested ...
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Set Chromecast with wifi 64x created in ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with the connection between Chromecast and ubuntu, and I have shared the Ad-Hoc wireless network but I can not chromcast that connect to the wifi? Does anyone know how to do it?
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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 to refresh Indicators?

If I add or remove an Indicator (my adding or removing a package) I currently have to logout or restart to see the effects of my changes. How can I refresh my Indicators from within my session to ...
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Text cursor color should change according to language

OK, there is a language indicator/selector at top of Unity (I am on Ubuntu 12.04). And I was thinking that text cursor color could be a nice way of current language indication. I'm using three ...
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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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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 does one find out which application is associated with an indicator icon?

It is trivial to do this in Ubuntu 10.04. The question is specific to Ubuntu 12.04. A composition using the dbus with implementation details in followup is missing for some reason so an alter ego ...
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How can I add items to the indicator-session menu?

Is it possible to add to or edit the Session Indicator menu items? Is there an easy way to do this, or would it involve recompiling a custom build? I cannot find much relating to this online.
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Adding icon to the system tray (notification area) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to program a status icon that will display in Ubuntu 11.04 as well as in other distributions? Hello, I have a small audio recording application programmed with GTK/GDK. ...
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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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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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Battery indicator has disappeared from Gnome panel

I'm using Gnome Flashback (still the best!) on Ubuntu 14.04. In the Indicator app, it used to always show the battery level indicator. Now, it's missing entirely: I've looked in the power settings ...
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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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Hide Disk read/write from System Monitor indicator

For some reason, my System Monitor indicator is now showing textual disk read/write speeds along the graphs: I cannot figure out how to remove it. When I open the preferences, only "Processor" and ...
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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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Why don't I see network manager icon on the GNOME top bar?

I just started using Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS. From the 'Help' application I see that there ought to be certain icons if I am using a wired connection on my GNOME top bar as shown below: But there ...
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Connecting the envelope indicator in panel to my GMail account in 13.10

I have one question. Is there a way of connecting the envelope in the upper panel in Ubuntu 13.10, to notify me when i get mail on Gmail? I mean this little thing: http://i.stack.imgur.com/lY1Gt.png ...
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How to Add a Monochrome Spotify Indicator Icon?

Spotify's green colored "tray" icon looks out of place on Ubuntu's Unity bar, next to the other monochrome icons. In addition to the color, the size of the icon is a bit too large. How can an ...
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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 ...