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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How to install Jupiter in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander? [duplicate]

I used to use "Jupiter" on previous Ubuntu versions, but now I can't find a way to install it in the newer version of Ubuntu. Is there a way to download it?
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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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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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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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How do you copy date and time displayed in the top panel?

I remember that some versions back, you could copy the date and time displayed in the top panel. All you had to do was to click the right mouse button, select Copy date and time and you could paste it ...
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Network manager applet in Gnome 3 .1X disappears when connected to the Internet

When using a wired connction to connect with the Internet, the network manager applet in the system status(tray) disappears. It comes back when the wired connection is disconnected.
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Ubuntu 13.10: Input language indicator in login screen disappeared, how can it be restored?

In Ubuntu 13.04, while on the login screen there was an indicator which shows which input language your keyboard is set on at the moment but after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 it's gone. Is there any way ...
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How can I get System Monitor Indicator to display temperature?

System Monitor Indicator comes with options to display CPU load, memory usage, and other system stats, but currently does not include an option to display temperature (of the CPU, HDD, SSD, GPU, ...
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Getting Internal Server Error while accessing the libindicate documentation!

I'm building an indicator app and I'm trying to connect to http://developer.ubuntu.com/api/ubuntu-12.04/c/indicate/ for getting reference documentation. However it gives me the Internal Server Error, ...
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Date shows in incorrect language

There are a little problem. I had download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my native lang, but, 'cause translation incomplete and inaccurate in some places, I switched to English (without reinstalled). Mostly it ...
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Where did the menu bar clock go? [duplicate]

I like having a clock showing the current time and date in the menu bar, but this morning when I logged in it's not there anymore. Everything under System Settings > Time & Date > Clock is greyed ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 bluetooth is not working [closed]

Blue-tooth is not working it is giving error like GDbus erro... One solution to this i found is to install Blueman from app centre, but then I’ve two blue-tooth icons on indicator, i tried to remove ...
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Setting the icon_theme_path in python script

I've made a python script to add a new indicator in the systray on Ubuntu Unity. When i set a specific folder for the icon, the icon appears in the systray. Exemple : ...
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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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Xubuntu 13.10 pulseaudio indicator still loose

There is this common bug on xubuntu 13.10 that is fixed here: Volume indicator issue after xubuntu 13.10 upgrade Except this fix doesnt work here, I tried to execute ...
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Remove/add indicator icons

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.10. I would like to remove some of the default indicator icons in the upper right corner. Is there an easy way to do it? And then I would like to add some other icons ...
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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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Keyboard locale indicator shows en-US even though I set it to be pt-BT

I am having an issue with my keyboard. My keyboard is pt-BR layout, and I set on the configurations to be pt-BR by default. But when I login on my system, it is set on en-US, but the applet shows ...
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How to make Nautilus and Unity panel respect screen boundaries?

I'm having a problem with Nautilus and the Unity panel indicators. My display looks like this: which makes the viewport a large rectangle one that encompasses both screens. Thus, the icons on the ...
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Date and time panel is greyed out, how do I restore it?

Date and time is showing in the login screen (unity-greeter) but not when I login to my session. When I go to date and time settings the panel is all grey : Any idea how to recover from this ?
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 - Workspace switcher icon doesn't indicate the workspace I'm currently in

first of all, English is not my native language, so please bear with any mistakes I make. The title says pretty much all. The workspace switcher works fine so far, but the icon behaves as if I were ...
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Dropbox indicator icon dissapears right after login

Even though Dropbox's app indicator dissapearing from the tray area seems like a recurrent enough problem, my issue is a litte different. When I login, I can see the app panel populating, and the ...
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How do I hide the icons on the top panel? [duplicate]

Hey guys, I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Asus U46E-BAL6 laptop. There are a few icons in the tray up top that I dont use, and I was wondering how I could remove them. For example, I never need ...
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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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Sound indicator shows as muted in 13.10

As in the title, what has happened to it? Not that it is not working, albeit it is sort of annoying seeing that your computer's volume is allegedly muted when it is not at all. Please see the image ...
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12.04 session-fallback-mode application icon

I'm trying to make my application show it's systray icon in Ubuntu 12.04 session-fallback-mode. It shows ok in Unity's systray. Have tryied to look in gconf-editor, but couldn't find any relevant ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Unity Sound Indicator - Won't display changes

So, interesting problem. What I have done: I click the sound indicator and adjust the volume with no problems. I can use the sound keys on my keyboard and it works without an issue. I can adjust ...
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Two Wifi Icons in Panel

I have the exact problem in 13.10 as this user Why are there two Wifi indicators in the panel?. Here are some screenshots: Here are some screenshots from another user: ...
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Has the Appindicator or GtkMenu API changed in Saucy? [closed]

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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Unwanted systray icons

Is there any way to manage the icons in your systray? It's not highly important, but it annoys me having icons there that I don't want or use. It seems a little strange that it's so easy to customise ...
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How does the drop-down calendar in the panel work? New event button does not do anything

I just found out that in 13.10 there's an "add event" button in the calendar that drops down from the panel. Yet i couldn't figure out how to make it work? For me clicking it does nothing. Does it ...
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Network connection icon has disappeared from the panel in Ubuntu 13.10

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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Click on indicator to open app window on top

When I click on indicator icon on panel, for example qbittorrent, clementine,...etc, the app window opens in background so I have to click on Unity launcher icon or use Alt + Tab to get the windows ...
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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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13.10 session-fallback-mode clock day/seconds

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 in an old computer that is too slow for unity, so I had to leave it in session-fallback-mode. How can I show day and seconds in the indicator applet ? it shows hour and ...
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indicator menu via 'alt' in 13.10 / saucy

I used to be able to access the various indicator menus via the app/global menu by pressing 'alt'. That allowed me to fire up a VPN, change the screen birghtness etc. After upgrading to 13.10 that no ...
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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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Network doesn't work after upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10, and a number of things stopped working. Most importantly, I don't have internet access anymore. When I go to the network settings, I receive the following error: The ...
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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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Hibernation is still missing from menu in 13.10 after enabling via polkit. How to enable?

I know that since 12.04, we need to add a policykit rule to enable hibernation (see question How to enable hibernation? and the Official Documentation). I can successfully bring my laptop into ...
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How to remove chat icons from messaging menu in 13.10 saucy [duplicate]

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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Is the Indicator documentation removed?

At the start of the week I started developing my indicator program and the documentation has disappeared since then. Is there plans to remove the functionality or something like that?
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How to disable mouse power status in indicator-power?

Today I have updated to Ubuntu 13.10 and got mouse power status. But I didn't need it. And also Ubuntu doesn't know how long the mouse will work and shows an ugly "estimating...". How do you show ...
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Battery Not Present XPS 15z U13.10

So I recently reopened my old laptop which was running ubuntu 12.04 lts. When I opened it, i noticed the battery was stated has ''Not Present'' in the top menu bar. When I click on that label, it ...
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uGet not showing in System tray

I have Ubuntu 13.04 with uGet 1.10.3 the problem is simple : uGet AppIndicator not visible,uGet tray icon not visible And this key was not found in my system settings: ...
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Can indicator actions be accessed via the HUD in 13.10? [closed]

In 13.04 and before, it was possible to access the indicator’s menus via the HUD. E.g., in order to establish a VPN connection through network manager, it was sufficient to open the HUD and type ...
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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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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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Is there a program like NetStumbler for Ubuntu (to display the channels of local wifi networks)?

NetStumbler is a program that show the local wifi networks and the channel they use. This is useful if one needs to choose a somewhat free channel for one's wifi connection. But this is in Windows. ...