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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Power management does not recognize removal of power supply! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Battery management doesn't recognize removal of power supply I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z370 with Ubuntu 11.10 and the battery status indicator shows wrong information. ...
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Why does Network Manager always ask for my keyring password?

This is a small nuisance I've had in Ubuntu forever. When I set my computer to login automatically, Network Manager asks me for my keyring password every time it boots and it refuses to connect to the ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to open the Indicator Applet?

How can I get here using keyboard shortcuts?
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How do I migrate from systray to AppIndicators?

I am considering forking Parcellite and making it use AppIndicators now that Ubuntu has dropped support for systray. How different are these, and are there any "getting started" guides on ...
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Has the Appindicator or GtkMenu API changed in Saucy? [on hold]

I've written a custom application indicator, which isn't working properly on saucy. The menu is initialised with a few items, then updates regularly, adding or removing menu items. This worked fine ...
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How to sort the indicators [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and I was wondering if is there any way to sort the indicators like this(Image): The bottom bar is the default one and the upper bar is how I'd like to sort 'em. dbus-send ...
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Differences among Weather Indicators

To my knowledge there are two different weather applications with indicators for Unity -- what are the main differences and which one do you prefer over the other and why? Weather Indicator ...
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How to Restore Session Menu to Unity Panel?

For reason(s) yet unknown, the Session Indicator has disappeared from my Unity Panel (ver. 11.10.) Short of reinstalling, is there a way the Session Indicator can be restored, perhaps through a ...
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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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Is there a keyboard shortcut for the indicator area?

There is a bunch of functionality that is available in the Unity system tray (open/show pidgin, show amarok, turn on/off wireless, switch wireless network, etc). I want to get access to that ...
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Override Built-In Maverick Keyboard Shortcuts

Having used the Command+M keyboard shortcut to minimize windows in OS X, I'd like to use the same functionality in Ubuntu 10.10. When I try, though, it only brings up the "communications" section of ...
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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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I can't turn on my bluetooth?

Ubuntu 12.04.01 - i can't turn on my bluetooth. I am on a dell vostro 1500 with wireless 355 bluetooth module (bluetooth 2.0 + EDR). When i turn the bluetooth on from the indicator and then click on ...
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Can I rearrange the messaging menu list?

This is my current messaging menu layout in Ubuntu 12.10: I was wondering is there a way to change the list? I would rather have Thunderbird moved to the bottom. I tried uninstalling Thunderbird, ...
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Battery Status In Panel Does Not Change Or Give Low Battery Warning (Ubuntu 12.04)

I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 Precise (first point release) on my laptop (an MSI machine). I've resolved several minor issues but can't figure one out and have searched here and on google to ...
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How to format datetime indicator in Unity's panel to show in two lines?

Is it possible to format datetime indicator in Unity3D to show in two lines? I tried this: how-to-customize-indicator-datetime-to-two-line-configuration But that seems to work only when I run my ...
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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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Pidgin ignores preferences

I've tried to get Pidgin working the way I wanted, namely to disable all notifications. Which means that I do not want the IM-window to appear if a new message arrive, and to disable the blue ...
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How would I make a simple indicator program to record timestamps?

I would like to make a button to sit up next to my sound/wireless/etc indicators which, when toggled, will change color and write the system time with the word "begin" to a file, then, when toggled ...
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Indicators showing the wrong color icons

I dont know whats wrong with My Ubuntu but my top panel was gone its proper look .Help me to restore it . i am giving you the sample image .
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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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Two Ubuntu One cloud icons in the top bar [duplicate]

EDIT: I did some digging around and it turns out that the command provided before was incorrect. Here is the command you'll need to get rid of the OLD Ubuntu One icon: sudo apt-get purge ...
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How do I make a rich menu for an appindicator?

I'm adding menu items to an appindicator in pygtk. I don't want them to behave like ordinary menu items: I want them to have normal appearance, but not to respond to mouse hovers and mouse clicks. The ...
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Is it possible to have a small indicator showing that updates are available (red for security updates) instead of having the update manager pop up?

I'm on ubuntu 12.04 with unity. I've been googling for an answer to that question for several weeks and found nothing. What I want is the old behaviour where a small indicator icon shows that there ...
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How do I adjust the Clock Indicator format?

Recently I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04. The clock indicator on the panel is not following my regional settings format. I edited locales and in all applications I have the right format of date and time ...
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How can I make Indicator Session only show my username and not my full name?

My panel has a lot of indicators, and my full name is large. Is there a way to set Ubuntu 11.10 to behave like Ubuntu 11.04 and only show my username?
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How can I access the systray whitelist? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access and enable more icons to be in the system tray? I already tried: gsettings get com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist and it didn't work.
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Is it possible to alter and update the status icon of a running indicator applet?

I'm trying to create a simple application indicator that mimics the CPU load applet for the gnome-panel. I currently do this by updating (overwriting) the status icon of the indicator with the new ...
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Do AppIndicators work on Xubuntu?

I don't have access to an Xubuntu install right now so I thought I'd just ask this here. Does Xubuntu (or more specifically, the XFCE panel) support AppIndicators? I'm porting an application to use ...
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Any way to exclude accounts from mail indicator?

I only want one of my accounts to make the mail indicator go blue when I get a new message, but I don't want it monitoring the second account I also have in Thunderbird. Possible?
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Adding Banshee to the sound indicator

How to put Banshee into sound the indicator?
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Why are indicator applets not working?

The indicator applet and the indicator applet session are not showing anything for some reason. Last time I was on ubuntu they were working fine. Does anyone know why this might happen? The last ...
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Why does removing gwibber-service get rid of indicator-me

I don't use gwibber at all but when I go to remove gwibber-service it wants to remove indicator-me. I still use empathy so I like the indicator being in place. Is there any way to have this removed ...
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Will Audacious support the Sound Menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to integrate Audacious in the sound menu? Is there any plug-ins already available? I couldn't find any
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How to customize indicator-datetime to two line configuration?

Before we used to be able to customize the gnome panel clock to two line style. How could we do the same for indicator-datetime? I understand there's dconf-editor from dconf-tools. And by going to ...
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Using AppIndicators with the Qt framework

Is there a class or library somewhere that makes it easy to use the new AppIndicator framework from within a Qt application? It seems strange that I should have to include GTK headers / libraries ...
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How to add indicator-datetime to the panel?

I'm using maverick desktop edition and I'd like to use indicator-datetime instead of the usual clock. I installed it using software center but even after restarting I don't find it in the "Add to ...
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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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App indicator for software RAID running degraded?

Anybody know of a Unity indicator that will indicate if any of my software RAID arrays are running in degraded mode? Really would be awesome...
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Is there a way to completely remove the keyboard layout from the indicator?

I need to completely remove the indicator, no flags, no abbr. nothing! I was able to do it in 10.04 using a gconf key that has no scheme and I heard that a proper scheme will be available in 10.10 but ...
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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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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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I cannot see the time in the menu bar

Since I re-installed Ubuntu 13.04, I can't see the time next to the volume control. I installed Unity Tweak but the show time box is already checked. What can I do?
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Ubuntu 12.04 gnome issue, no clock is shown, strange starter icon cannot be removed

i am finding nowhere a solution I am running UBUNTU 12.04 and using GNOME desktop, which I installed additionally. Logging into classic GNOME I see the following: WHAT is this "earth globe" icon ...
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How to make an indicator for Ubuntu? (Because tray is useless )

So as more of you know, ubuntu has dropped the whole thing about tray and bringed something new called indicators.. As far as i know Qt Creator (IDE) is able to make only a tray and not an indicator ...
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How can the application that makes an indicator icon be identified? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can menu bars that require a right click be activated like Ubuntu versions <10.10? It used to be possible to identify the application that was responsible for an ...
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How to make work Indicator-Chars app?

I downloaded Indicator-Char and unzipped the files. I added the characters there I wanted perfectly. When I run the python script it loads the daemon and I can see this characters. But the problem is ...
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How to restore session / application indicator in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using classic GNOME. While trying to restore sound, I somehow removed the whole indicator area on the right side on the system menu. There is no cog, ...
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Is there any way to get an indicator for Ubuntu One? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add Ubuntu One icon as an indicator? I would like to see an icon so that I know if Ubuntu One uploads/downloads are going on. Haven't found it yet. [EDIT] I ...
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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 ...