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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weather indicator applet 0.5.0

not sure how to set up this app it installed it is the panel but, when try to set prefrences for locations it freezes and screen does the grey thing when the system does not like something. Please ...
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How to remove chat icons from messaging menu in 13.10 saucy

Upgrading from 13.04, the chat items (Available,Away,Busy,Invisible,Offline) re-appeared in the messaging-menu. I use Pidgin for chat, the icons do not reflect pidgin status changes. For Thunderbird I ...
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How to re-enable tray icons for applications in ubuntu 13.10?

Unfortunately in Ubuntu 13.10 there is no tray icon and whitelisting is removed. The older solutions do not work for me, e.g. I get the message: No such schema 'com.canonical.Unity.Panel' when I try ...
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How can I hide the switch user part of Unity's top panel session indicator?

In Ubuntu 13.10's Unity Panel (the top panel, not the launcher), the session indicator (top right corner) shows the names of previously logged in users. This allows switching users, but for privacy ...
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Enable/disable touchpad indicators out of sync

My touchpad is not responsive after login. Once logged in, I attempt to enable the mouse using the dedicated hardware button or the fn+f3 key combination. There is an LED on the hardware button ...
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powering up r51 & z545 need help with onekey theater

I have 2 IBMs. My r51 will power up but nothing is working, such as the cd-rom, and the screen stays blacked out, but my fan is running and the indicator lights are working. It worked perfectly ...
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How can I customise my sound settings so that I can get alerts when my power reaches 12% or below?

Currently I'm having only visual alert..and these won't show up when I'm watching a movie or something..
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How to move one button from the left corner of the top bar on Ubuntu?

I'm trying discover the name of that button that is on the left corner of the top bar on Ubuntu. It has these items: "About this computer" and "Users session". What is the name of this button? I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 no top right bar buttons (power, network, calender)

The top right corner of the screen which previously housed the power, network, calender indicators are nowhere to be seen now. I had an upgrade yesterday from 13.04 and cannot find them anywhere. I ...
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Ubuntu One paused [closed]

I'm not sure what to make of this one. I just reinstlled Ubuntu 13.10 x64 and the u1 indicator keeps showing that it's paused. No errors, it shows everything correctly in the folder, but 4 or 5 ...
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How do I display the battery status icon in the taskbar?

I have recently downloaded ubuntu 13.10 and am a first time user of this OS. How do I display the battery status icon in the taskbar in ubuntu 13.10. I am unable to see the battery percentage status ...
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System Load Indicator show different ram usage

I have installed System Load Indicator on my pc. First, it shows different RAM usage than internal ubuntu System monitor. I mean while Syetem monitor is showing 750MB of RAM usage, System Load ...
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How to add event in Ubuntu calendar?

I tried to add an event in Ubuntu 13.10 default calendar using the "add event" option. When I press that button, nothing happens. Can anyone tell me a solution to this?
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How to use ALSA instead of pulseaudio without uninstalling pulseaudio?

So when pulseaudio is installed on my computer, there is no sound. However, if I uninstall pulseaudio, the ubuntu sound indicator has to be uninstalled too. How can I use ALSA by default without ...
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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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Touchpad Indicator Troubles

I installed the Touchpad-Indicator as follows: sudo add-apt repository ppa:atareao/atareao sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install touchpad-indicator I can make adjustments, such as temporary ...
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time applet mising [duplicate]

On a randomly basis, the time applet on the unity top bar is missing. The time & date options on the system parameters are also greyed. If a restart session, time applet shows. Ubuntu 13.10. ...
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Battery Indicator Missing, Cannot Install Because No JDK 7

I'm really new to the whole linux deal, but I'm on a laptop and a battery gauge would be extremely helpful. Whenever I try sudo apt-get install indicator-power it gives me: `Reading package ...
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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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Thunderbird indicator Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to 13.10 and noticed that when I get a new email via Thunderbird, the little indicator lights up blue as usual, but there aren't any bubble notifications that pop up. They are really ...
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Touchpad-Indicator not working

I installed touchpad-indicator for my HP Pavilion laptop, and now I'm having problems with hit working. I've searched but have not found answers for this specific problem. I really need to be able to ...
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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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Problem with a Hard Disk partition

Today when I opened up my laptop, my network status indicator was missing. Also my fan has started running at full speed for about 5 mins at regular intervals even when laptop is idle. Thinking there ...
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Not able to locate package indicator-ubuntuone after installation

people I tried to install the app indicator for ubuntuone (as described here: How to add Ubuntu One icon as an indicator?), by adding the suggested ppa and the apt-get install command. It installed ...
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battery show percentage (and time if possible)

My battery has some broken cells making the battery drop from 60% straight down to 30% in a few seconds. This makes the estimated time remaining extremely unreliable for a full charge but the ...
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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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What happened to the weather-app in the panel?

it was so easy to show the weather in the panel, without installing an app. why won't that be possible anymore in 11.04?
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indicator-sound not visible at startup, 13.10

My indicator-sound is not visible at startup if and only if I start muted. If I start with sound enabled (i.e. unmuted) it is visible at startup. By increasing the sound with the hardware-keys, the ...
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Incorrect internet time in Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10 set to use the time "automatically from the internet" (whatever that means). However it is running 3 minutes slower than the actual time. How can I fix this permanently? I thought ...
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Does geary have a command flag to compose new email?

I'm trying to update message menu indicator and i want to import some geary funtions as well, does geary have any flags similar to Thunderbird (--compose)? I tried geary --? but didn't find any ...
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Writing indicators with Python, GIR and GTK3

I'm writing an application that needs to use an indicator. I've done this in the past using PyGTK and GTK2, using as reference this document: ...
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Remove keyboard indicator in Gnomebuntu 13.10

I'm running the new Gnomebuntu in a VM and would like to disable the keyboard indicator from my task bar as it looks pretty ugly. Does anyone know how I go about doing this? There are plenty of posts ...
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indicator-cpufreq only runs as root, is this normal?

I installed indicator-cpufreq from the Ubuntu repository onto my system running 12.04. I can only get it to run if I launch it as sudo. Is this the way it is supposed to work?
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Volume control indicator is not working [closed]

When I try to control the volume from the indicator, nothing happens. I have to individually set each application's volume (like Audacious or Totem) from their controls or use the hard controls. I ...
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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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Make my own indicator [duplicate]

I have a script that notify me when some thing is modified on a directory. I need to make indicator that takes over the notifications instead of pop up at my screen. I want the notifications to be ...
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How do I access and enable more icons to be in the system tray?

So I'm messing around with Natty a little, and I noticed that all the apps that would normally use the system tray (or "notification area"?) aren't displaying there. Is that a bug, or is that the way ...
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Skype indicator still showing after removing sni-qt

I'm using skype-wrapper to get Skype into indicator-messages. But the default skype tray icon is still showing up - even after uninstalling sni-qt. And yes, I've relogged... (service lightdm ...
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Caps lock indicator is ON after wake up [duplicate]

Caps lock keyboard indicator is ON after waking up from suspension, but in fact it is turned OFF. So I have to press the CAPS LOCK button twice to make it normal. So the problem is with indicator ...
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How do I add (mail) programs to the messages indicator?

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 with unity, i just wonder why gnome-default-applications-properties only show me the evolution program. There was no customize option before? Just would like to launch ...
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ibus keeps getting restarted with panel indicator disabled in 13.10

When I upgraded to 13.10 I discovered that iBus (which I use to enter IPA characters) is completely broken so I manually downgraded it from 1.5 to 1.4.2 and locked it (I had to put a raring repository ...
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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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Problem with Keyboard-indicator icon

I must logout and login to fix keyboard indicator icon. when system startup keyboard-indicator icon looks like this: http://s28.postimg.org/5zf5ud6q5/Screenshot1.png but after logout and login it ...
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Bluetooth indicator disappears on turning off bluetooth [closed]

Everytime I turn off my bluetooth, the indicator icon in the system tray disappears, as opposed to just greying out as expected. Next time I need to go to the settings select bluetooth to turn it on, ...
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How to indicatorize a systray-only app?

I just realized that under 13.04 it isn't possible any more to add applications which are using the systray to a whitelist. I found the suggestion of downloading a patched version of Unity but I'd ...
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How to disable Spotify indicator in the top panel?

The Spotify indicator icon clashes with the native Unity theme, and is redundant, since it is already listed in the Sound indicator menu. Is there a way to remove or disable the Spotify indicator? Or ...
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How do I remove players I don't use from the sound indicator?

how to remove installed Xnoise, rhytmbox on my sound indicator? I am not using these 2 music player anymore I want to remove it
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Is a brightness control widget available?

Is it possible to place a slider or some other GUI component on the desktop / Notification Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 to control the screen brightness? It's a little annoying to constantly have to go to ...
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Need to show year in menubar

I need to take a screen shot in ubuntu 12.10 with the whole time stamp including the year in it. Is there any way to do this ? Clicking the time opens the calendar, with year, but I cannot take the ...
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Limiting Pidgin indicator-messages in notification bar?

Ubuntu 13.04 here - notification-indicator for pidgin displays an enthusiastic amount of chat-history to the point where the panel scrollbar is a couple of screen heights. I'm sure some folks would ...