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 it possible to update the app indicator from code?

I use ruby-libappindicator bindings to manage ubuntu application indicators. I want to indicate if port 3000 is used by any application. Port checking isn't a problem but I also need to update the ...
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Is there a sample project of an indicator which makes a call to a remote service in 13.10?

I'd like to look into making an indicator for 13.10 which keeps me up to date by pulling from data on a remote service, and, if possible, in future, allows me to interact with it, e.g. trigger a ...
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Ubuntu indicators in Mate or XFCE

Is there any chance to put Ubuntu indicators in XFCE or Mate. I want classic desktop environment like we had in Ubuntu before Unity came, but whichever DE I use it have ugly indicators
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Apple magic mouse battery indicator on Ubuntu 13.10

does anyone know how to display battery indicator in top panel for Apple magic mouse, on desktop computer, when i type in shell 'upower -d' i get info about device, battery and percentage, also if i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Indicator Applet for remaining HDD space?

I've looked all over google but have yet to find what i'm looking for. I just want a simple Indicator that shows the remaining HDD space for my drives. Doesn't need to be fancy because it's being used ...
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Battery indicator missing if I insert battery while the laptop is turned off or in sleep

Battery indicator is missing if I insert battery while the laptop is turned off. I'm using official ubuntu 14.04 with unity desktop. In system settings, the option "When the battery is present" is ...
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Caps lock indicator not synced

I have a laptop which I hook up to an external display when I'm at home. I also connected an external keyboard and mouse which makes it more comfortable for me. I have noticed that pressing caps lock ...
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Indicator Applet keyboard shortcut

I am using gnome classic on Ubuntu 12.04 and want to use a keyboard shortcut for accessing the Indicator Applet stuff in the upper right (mail, wifi, sound, time, users, etc.). I read through a ...
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Application Indicator icon not changing until clicked

I have an application indicator which shows the moon phase/orientation as its icon (along with a text label). When the indicator does an update (several times per hour), the icon is recreated (as an ...
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How can I convert a coloured icon to a monochrome one?

I recently compiled goldendict from source. To my dismay I discovered that there were no monochrome appindicator icons included. At the moment I am stuck with this: I tried converting the icons to ...
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How can I change Dropbox's indicator applet icon?

After installing Dropbox I was happy to see that although the installer said it would be version 0.6.7, it actually installed Dropbox 1.1.0. This version includes the new application indicator. ...
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How to deactivate the “network disconnected” popup?

We have network problems at our company and the network is often disconnected. At each disconnection Ubuntu (12.04) displays a pop-up in the right corner of the screen to inform me of this event. This ...
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Indicators Menu Missing In Ubuntu 14.04

Recently I have upgraded gedit to 3.12 ( gnome 3.12 , only Gedit ), My indicators menus are gone. I can see the indicator but no menu How do I fix it ? Indicators Show Menu ...
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How to revert from Gtk3 to Gtk2 indicators in xfce4-panel?

When with Saucy, I used this tutorial to have gtk3 indicators in xfce4-panel: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/Specifications/Saucy/Gtk3Indicators Now I upgraded to Trusty and I see a messed ...
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Update indicator label in c#

I've created a new indicator: indicator = new ApplicationIndicator ( "sample-application", //id of the the indicator icon "app-icon", //file ...
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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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Clicking Pidgin message in Ubuntu 13.10 indicator menu doesn't focus on message

When I get a message on Pidgin, if I click the notification in the indicator panel, it doesn't bring the message into focus. It highlights that the message has been opened in the Unity dock, but I ...
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Non programmable method to edit indicators

How could i edit or change some behaviors or appearance in indicators?! I know that there is questions about before but the questions is about creating new one so its not duplicate :) I need to ...
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AppIndicator documentation for Python

Where has the documentation for the Python bindings to AppIndicator gone? Visiting this official looking page, all the links are broken.
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No indicators showing up on 14.04

I can't seem to get any indicators on my new installation of Ubuntu, I'm on a laptop so seeing the battery is pretty important, along with it just being a nuisance. I've tried installing the ...
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How to remove bumblebee indicator?

Bumblebee indicator is enormous on my (xfce4) panel. Not sure why. Haven't been able to figure out how to eliminate it. Bumblebee preferences doesn't have any option to remove it, and clicking the ...
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How to write Appindicators in python?

I'm looking to try and develop some simple indicators, for numlock/capslock and brigthness, etc. How would I go about creating indicators in python? Are there any tutorials that walk me through ...
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Battery status not refreshing

It was working fine, but after upgrading Unity to last version, it is not refreshing anymore. The percentage and charging status remains on what it was on system startup. acpi command in terminal, and ...
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Sensor Indicator for Ubuntu 14.04

Is there any repo for stable version of indicator-sensor ubuntu 14.04? Or are there any other alternatives to indicator-sensor for ubuntu 14.04?
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ACER ASPIRE ONE, WIFI Atheros Communications Inc. AR9462 problem with 12.10

I have an Acer Aspire One AO756-Series, equipped with a wifi controller Atheros Communications Inc. AR9462 Everything worked fine on 12.04, but when I upgraded to 12.10 I experimented some issues : ...
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How move indicators in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How can move panel indicators and order them at my leisure? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Thanks!
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Xubuntu-possible to change the icons of the application indicators separately?

I was wondering if it is possible to change how to icons look in the top panel (application indicators?) separately. I am in love with the Numix Circle icon package, but unfortunately, its application ...
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How can I get the Skype notification back in the system tray?

I am running 11.04. I have Skype running but it does not show up in the notification tray. It was working until I added Skype to auto-start when I log in. Does anyone know how to make it reappear?
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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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Permanently pin printer indicator to top toolbar? [closed]

Is there an indicator applet that I can pin to my toolbar which will allow me to view print jobs that are queued for printing?
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How to get back language icon that disappeared from my system(14.04)? [duplicate]

In the Ubuntu 14.04, when I reboot my machine, the language icon keyboard disappeared. How can I solve this problem?
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No Dropbox icon in the indicator panel?

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my machine and everything has been working fine, except I don't see the Dropbox indicator. I have installed and re-installed Dropbox multiple times and can confirm ...
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Panel icons disappear at startup

Icons sometimes disappear from the Panel notification area when Ubuntu 14.04 starts up. Not the same icon disappears every time, and only one icon disappears at a time. This happens infrequently, and ...
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What does indicator-application-service do?

My attention was brought to a process named indicator-application-service because it was idling at 28% CPU usage. What does this program do?
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How to install Stack Applet?

I am trying to install Stack Applet. I followed the instructions in this question. To be specific I used the following sudo add-apt-repository ppa:george-edison55/george-edison sudo apt-get update ...
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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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My clock has disappeared [closed]

So I have looked online (believe it or not) and I can't seem to find anything to help me with my issue. My clock just disappeared. Here's a screenshot!
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deskcon-server and deskcon-indicator errors

I've installed both software on my Ubuntu 14.04, using the instructions here: http://screenfreeze.net/deskcon-ppa/ Everything worked, but after a restart I see deskcon-indicator in the taskbar, but ...
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How to install network-manager without internet access?

I have been trying to install some kind of network indicator to show my current bandwidth usage on the panel on top of the screen so I decided to install ...
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Weather Indicator - Can't apply location setting

After choosing location I cannot apply all the settings. When pressing apply, nothing happens. Does anyone have any idea why that is?
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How to add a Skype indicator? [duplicate]

I've installed Skype, but the icon is not shown at the top panel (tray). As "tray-whitelist" was removed from dconf, I can't add icon by myself.
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The indicator icon of Copy.com disappeared or the menu is unreadable

Copy.com is a commercial service offering free space (much like Dropbox and, once, UbuntuOne). Starting with version 13.10 and continuing with 14.04, two bugs plague the Copy.com application on Ubuntu ...
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Modify indicator - increase distance between icon and text

This is my second question about theming an indicator-applet. With the theme I'm using (FlatStudio,it doesn't matter if Grey, Dark etc...), there is one small annoying bug: The distance between the ...
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indicator icons not visible or not responding in 14.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 I noticed that indicator icons were missing in AWN dockbar. I also tried Cairo dock, it shows network icon and it's functioning but all the rest such as Wally, CopyQ ...
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Could Touchpad-Indicator be conflicting with Dropbox?

OK, I've done a fair bit of searching on this topic, and while I've found several similar situations, I can't find any information on my specific issue. I'm running a relatively new/clean ...
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How to display the status icon of skype

How do I get the Skype status icon on the main bar of ubuntu? I've tried to follow this answer, but it wouldn't work. I don't have the panel menus. So, I'm here looking for another way to proceed. ...
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Insert text instead of icon in an indicator application

I want to develop an indicator app using mono c#. I want to display text instead of icons in the indicator, how can I do it ?
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Problems with tray icon from Teamspeak (14.04)

Last day I installed Teamspeak on my new Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). At first, I saw that the tray icon wasn't there, and in TS settings was activated, the icon. So I googled for that problem and I found a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unity-control-panel System Settings not working properly

I am not able to see battery indicator on the main title bar. And when I go into System Settings->Power section I'm not able to see the settings which allows me to turn on/off this indicator. Also ...
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How Do I Edit Unity Top Panel [duplicate]

I don't want to add apps to the Unity top panel. I just want to move a shortcut to the right end of the panel. Can I move the pre present shortcuts within the panel? So I want to move the circled ...