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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Is there an easy way to view the print queue?

With the (apparent) loss of the print indicator in Natty, I'm having a little trouble keeping track of my print queue easily. At the moment to bring up a print queue, I bring up the "Printing" ...
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appindicator icons not shown in cinnamon

I had a small python script that used to work from the appindicator on unity. Here is what it looked like I now installed cinnamon. The same code looks like this now. How do I get the icons back? ...
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List of files modified between perticular time period

I am trying to get list of files modified between particular period of time as explain in this answer. I stored date and time in two variables [nn and nn1 (stupid naming)] and tried with find ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Indicators icons from choosen theme don't what to load

Indicators icons from default themes ubuntu-mono-dark/light don't want to load and system is loading others icons ( few indicators icons [precisely: power,sound,keyboard] not all in the theme ). It ...
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How to remove extra classic menu indicator from the menu bar?

I am a new user of Ubuntu. I installed classic menu indicator through Ubuntu Software Center and then I found an icon of Ubuntu appeared on launcher bar. I tried to open it so I click on it, I didn't ...
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WiFi indicator applet permissions

I am trying to use Ubuntu 14.02 to setup as just a free game and internet machine. So far everything is dialed in correctly except for one thing. The wifi indicator-applet (I believe that's what it's ...
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Where are the stock-icon-names defined for the unity-panel-service indicators and notify-OSD?

Layout cases in the Notification | Ubuntu App Developer document states that ... using non-existing (stock-)icon-names ... use one of the new icon-name (see icons) ... and that this (icons ...
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Indicator-Weather hangs when trying to change Location

I have always used Weather Indicator (indicator-weather) for all my weather-related needs on Ubuntu, since 10.04. I now use 11.10 and have indicator-weather installed from the Ubuntu repositories. I ...
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GUI Firewall status display

I'm looking for a panel item or screenlet or something to display the status of my firewall. /usr/bin/firewall-applet appears to be the right thing and it is already in "Startup Applications" ...but I ...
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How are panel applets launched?

I have a misbehaving panel applet, which should launch an ssh session. I also have an applet which should launch Chrome. Yet, other panel applets work. the path to the launcher applets is ...
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Suddenly cannot switch keyboard layouts

All of a sudden the keyboard layout icon disappeared from my bar, and even the keyboard short-cut that I usually use to switch between german and russian layout stopped working. The "Text Entry" ...
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Why does the Unity keyboard layout indicator not always show, and how can it be fixed?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 with the Unity interface. There are three keyboard layouts I normally switch between. In the beginning everything was fine, but as of recently when I restart my system instead ...
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Active Application indicator prevents Lock Screen from engaging when screen turns off

Using Ubuntu desktop 14.04.2 x86_64, Unity 7.2.3. When the screen is set turn off after a period of inactivity in System Settings->Brightness & Lock, the Lock setting is set to on, the Lock ...
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I can connect to the network even though the network indicator says “disconnected”

When I disconnect from the network using the network manager tray "disconnect" command, I can still browse the Web and ping servers even while the menu shows me as being "disconnected". I have only ...
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How to get temperature indicators in the panel in 14.04

I was formerly using 10.04, where I had nice temperature indicators for my dual core like this : I am now trying to have the same feature with 14.04, but I haven't succeeded yet. I tried so far : ...
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displex indicator not working in Ubuntu 11.10

I have installed Displex 0.7.2 from Source Forge. But I am not getting any indicator when i run indicator-displex instead I get the following error spv@matrix:(~)$ indicator-displex ...
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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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Dropbox icon in the wrong place

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Yesterday when I logged in, I found out that the Wi-Fi indicator disappeared. However the main problem is that Dropbox indicator is located on the left, above the Dash ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 power manager not working

The power manager has suddenly stopped working on my Ubuntu. It shows plugged in and 100% charged all the time. I'm using dual-boot with Windows 7 and the Windows power management tool is working ...
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Indicators do not appear in gnome-flashback session

Recently, the indicators on the Gnome panel no longer appear when using a gnome-flashback session. It happened after I installed indicator-applet (indicator-applet-complete was already installed) ...
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bluetooth indicator and other settings not working after updating kernel to 3.16

So, today there was this update for the Kernel to 3.16 on LTSEnablementStack. I ran the command for the update. I notice that a lot of packages are removed, like the bluetooth indicator, but it seems ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 In tray Icon -> “Edit Connections…” not clickable

I am use ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-panel, I press network tray icon then Open following small menu, Last "Edit Connections..." not clickable how can I edit my wired and wifi connection?
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How to prevent unwanted indicators from appearing on the panel

I had a problem on Ubuntu 14.04, where some of my Unity indicators were not appearing (such as Dropbox, Caffeine, my-weather-indicator). I somehow managed to fix my problem, but new panel indicators ...
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indicator-multiload - Always display cpu at least 2 digits

I'm getting a bit seasick with the indicator-mulitload as it constantly cycles between cpu usage less than 10% and greater than 10% which means all the other icons in the tray get pushed back and ...
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Rhythmbox keeps putting itself back into the sound indicator

I am new to this forum and a relatively light linux user- so please be concise. I have used dconf editor to blacklist 'rhythmbox.desktop' and 'rhythmbox'. I have deleted it from the ...
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indicator-session user list 14.04 source code

I am having problems with the length of my users list on the indicator-session on 14.04.2. I was reading the source code and I saw a variable that don't understand. In service.c line 1340 I expected ...
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Volume level indicator plugin

I may not be best at terminilogy but i am looking for a GNOME plugin allowing me to see the mater volume indicator in real time, like this one: In new gnome, the "indicators" are hidden and you ...
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Way to remove unwanted/unused wifi networks from Network Indicator Menu? [duplicate]

There should be a way to stop the Network Indicator menu from displaying completely unused/unwanted Wifi network entries in the dropdown. On my indicator menu, there are more than a dozen networks ...
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power indicator stuck after standby

As said, my power indicator gets stuck every time when my laptop wakes from standby (and I guess from STD, too), if I removed or plugged in the power adapter in the meantime. It displays the last ...
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How to remove the list of users in unity on Trusty [duplicate]

I have been trying the following link But it doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04 Any suggestions? Proposed solutions in link doesn't work in 14.04. I'm looking for a system wide solution, as falconer ...
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How can I make coinprice-indicator open from startup?

I have coinprice-indicator, it is an indicator applet that shows the price of the BTC using API's from Kraken, BitStamp or BTC-E. It refresh form 3 to every 60 seconds. I start this applet from the ...
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How do I remove the Me-User-Indicator from the Panel?

How do I remove the Me-User-Indicator from the Panel in 11.10? The indicator contains two items: the written user name and the icon of a human.
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Is it possible to change the order of icons in the indicator applet?

Is it possible to change the order of icons shown in the indicator applet? With Tomboy indicator, Weather indicator, Clipboard-manager indicator, Ubuntu One and Dropbox indicators and a Battery Status ...
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Pause music on middle click at sound-indicator

Is it possible to change middle-click action of sound indicator? I want to be able to pause/resume playback of gmusicbrowser by middle-clicking (or using another mouse combo) on it. Current behavior ...
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How to permanently remove unused/unwanted access points appear in the network menu item Ubuntu 14.04

As shown in the image below, all the access points above the connected network are unused. I want to remove this unused entries from the menu indicator. And I have already tried the solution ...
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The indicator-netspeed is not displayed

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to install this indicator https://github.com/mgedmin/indicator-netspeed So, I pasted this into my Terminal sudo apt-get install build-essential ...
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VLC starts automatically but no visual elements

So, I got a good surprise today. I was playing VLC and I hide the GUI but I still had the indicator on top pannel while it was playing. So far everything is fine. Then I logout from my session without ...
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Lubuntu nm-applet fails to start

I thought this was fixed back in 2014 but it has popped up again. After some recent updates, the nm-applet in the LXPanel has once again failed to appear. The last time this happened after the ...
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How to show time in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10. Everything went fine but I don't see the time in the top right corner of the 'top bar' anymore. I tried to right click on it so I could get some options but ...
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cron job to run google-musicmanager and have its indicator showing up in the menu bar

For some reasons, I need to periodically run a script with cron in order to start Google Music Manager (and to perform some music folders/files and config management stuff, which poses no problem). ...
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WICD tray icon doesn't show

I installed WICD and it works fine, but the tray icon doesn't show. I've tried with wicd-client but only a notification shows up. root@prat-VGN-NR21M-S:~# wicd-client Has notifications support True ...
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Ubuntu Tips applet not working in 11.10

I have downloaded the Ubuntu Tips applet .deb from here and installed it. But I am not getting any indicator. When I tried to run it from termial I am getting following error spv@matrix:(~)$ ...
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How do I show daily computer usage (in minutes) in the indicator panel?

I've been searching for something that does this for a while, i.e. if you've used the computer for 2 hours today, it will show 120 minutes in the indicator panel. And then it would reset daily. If ...
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Network Manager Icon disappeared 14.04

So a couple of weeks ago my network manager icon stopped appearing; I still get automatically connected to my saved networks and the internet works fine, etc. If I go into System Settings and look at ...
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How do I get my power indicator to reliably warn me before shutting off my laptop?

A while back I was having trouble because my power indicator for my laptop running Ubuntu never warned me when the power was about to go off. That was when using Ubuntu 14.04, and to be honest, I ...
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How to get the 'normal' Xubuntu/Xfce panel indicator?

I have used the method linked here to replace Unity with Xubuntu/Xfce and all went perfectly. The only problem is the way the indicator plugin looks in the Xfce panel. It is this version: But it ...
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What are the icons on the top bar called? [duplicate]

What is that called? The reason I'm asking is that I'm creating a desktop application in Java (using the gnome java library - with GTK support) and I want my app to be visible there as well with a ...
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Accessing message menu with my ubuntu phone click apps / Apps in background

in sdk's API documentation https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/apps/qml/api/ https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/apps/html-5/api/ I cannot find examples how to send notifications to central message menu. ...
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Language indicator doesn't show current language

I have chosen to write in 3 languages. I change them with the command Shift + Alt and it changes, but I cannot see in what language I write in the language indicator in my panel. Can you help?
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How can I add a custom python indicator to the unity-greeter login screen?

I've installed a custom indicator called PRIME Indicator and it shows up in the top panel (next to date time etc) after I login. I would like to show the indicator before login on the unity-greeter ...