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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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. ...
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No battery indicator when logged in as second (non-sudo) user

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. I have a setup with two users, one with sudo privileges for admin use, and one without for daily use. When logged in as the non-privileged user, there's no battery ...
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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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Text cursor color should change according to language

OK, there is a language indicator/selector at top of Unity (I am on Ubuntu 12.04). And I was thinking that text cursor color could be a nice way of current language indication. I'm using three ...
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how to disable unity-panel-service (top indicators panel) auto-hide option?

I alt+super+rightClick on the top indicators panel, and tested the auto-hide option. Now it wont un-hide anymore!! There is not option in dconf-editor for it; there is only option to disable ...
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Keyboard layout indicator just disappeared today!

Last night everything worked fine but today when I turned on my system I saw that keyboard layout indicator at the top of screen is disappeared!!! even I cannot change it by alt+shift like before!!! ...
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Where are the systray icons for Dropbox in Ubuntu desktop 13.04 (minimal)?

I reinstalled Ubuntu desktop using the minimal CD image and the following command: $ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop --no-install-recommends After that I used Ubuntu Software Center to make ...
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Interacting with appindicator icon and menus from LDTP

I'm using LDTP Python API in order to test desktop applications under Ubuntu (Unity shell, Ubuntu 12.04). I can't find if there's any available way to interact with appindicator icon and menus using ...
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Network Monitor applet in Xubuntu 13.04

Heyy there, I have the applet to show current traffic, it shows results in KiB format, Can I change it into Mbps? Thank you.
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Example of text entry in AppIndicator menu

I have written an App Indicator, which currently has a menu. I would like one of the menu entries to be a short text entry field instead. Is this possible, and if so, where should I look for an ...
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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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Indication of application loading in launcher

Is it possible to get an indication of an application loading when you open it from the a folder. i.e. opening a video with VLC takes a bit of time while VLS loads all the required bits. I end up ...
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what is mysterious cursor icon in unity top bar?

unity 12.04 2d. Out of nowhere In the top bar on the right, just left of the ubuntu-classic-menu indicator and just right of the ibus keyboard icon, a little arrow cursor icon has appeared. I click ...
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how can i move or arrange gnome shell extensions in the top bar?

http://i.stack.imgur.com/BAuaU.png my question regards the icons in the top right corner gpaste system monitor transmission indicator etc how can i arrange them in my own order, i want all the ...
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Sound Output devices don't show up

My audio output devices do not show up in the audio settings window, and system tray is showing lines through it. One thing that is odd though is using alsamixer I can still control sound just fine ...
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Hard drive indicator is slightly flashing all the time

My laptop's hard drive indicator is slightly flashing, even when idle. How do I figure out which process is causing the hard drive activity and stop it? I believe there shouldn't be any hard drive ...
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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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How do I remove the screencloud indicator?

How do I remove the screencloud indicator? I don't use it, and it bothers me somewhat so I was wondering if it's possible to remove. I wasn't able to find it in gconf-editor. Am I overlooking it, or ...
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How to make mail indicator show a number

I was wondering if it's possible to make the mail indicator show the number of received messages and/or e-mails somewhat like Skype is already doing. It's showing a color (blue) at the moment but ...
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Thunderbird's Indicator Doesn't Show the Bubbles in 13.04

I have tried the solutions that I found here. These two, mainly: Why won't Thunderbird report notifications to the indicator-applet on 12.04? and Why aren't certain indicators showing in ...
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Bluetooth mouse OKLICK 406S connects, but work as a battery level indicator, not mouse in Ubuntu 13.04

$ upower -d Device: /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/line_power_AC0 native-path: /sys/devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0A08:00/ACPI0003:00/power_supply/AC0 power supply: yes ...
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Bookmarks indicator

I just realized that I would like a bookmark indicator -- not a menu, but a stretch of buttons on the indicator taskbar on the top of the Ubuntu desktop that can directly be clicked to call a ...
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brand new L75D-A7280 battery reports 95% max when plugged in, 93% immediately after unplugged

Whenever my brand new laptop's plugged in, it reports 95% max. It never shows 100% or charged. Also, even though I'm not running in low power mode but am in high-GPU Catalyst mode, should it drop to ...
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After Installing Nvidia 301 again and lm-sensor hddtemp and pfsensor Unity is lost

First i would like to tell you, this is my 8th System error, I have reinstalled my Complete OS 7 times earlier than this, and Yet again new issue. I have lost my Unity Dashboard, and Indicator panel. ...
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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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Classicmenu indicator revert old icon after update to 0.08

Today I've updated the super-cool classicmenu indicator to it's latest 0.08 version. However I don't like the brand new icon at all. How do I revert it to the previous version? (the white circle ...
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xfce4-indicator-plugin is empty

I've installed xfce4-panel and xfce4-indicator-plugin and the indicator-plugin to the panel. For some reason the panel is empty. Any idea why this could be? I'm running openbox via an .xsession ...
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How can i create fancy app indicator with custom widgets in python?

I want to create App Indicator that would contain buttons and entries. How can i do that? I see there are some indicators that are complicated like that.
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Is it possible to make the indicator menu background color a different color than the rest of the menus?

I'm using the Numix theme and have been trying to change it so that menus (right click and drop down menus) are a light color (#f6f6f6). Doing that was easy enough but it also changes the indicator ...
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Inconsistent notification from gm-notify with multiple indicator-applet-complete

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and Gnome Classic with two monitors. The second monitor did't get any gnome-panel, so I added one there and added all the items that the first panel had, including ...
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Several indicator apps removed on 13.04 system tray

I recently upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and I know that during the upgrade Ubuntu removed some of my indicator apps (weather app, Xpad, Artha dictionary, Banshee). Can I still restore them on my ...
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Indicator problem

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Well, I installed System Monitor Indicator to show the internet transfer speed in the top panel. But it shows that indicate kind of in the middle of all the icons. So, when ...
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Universal appindicator wrapper

Suffering from ditched system tray support in 13.04. :( Is it technically possible to create universal appindicator wrapper for arbitrary application which supports only system tray icon? Maybe there ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Battery Indicator Issue

I have an HP pavilion g6 laptop with Ubuntu 13.04 installed. Recently I installed jupitor for ubuntu 13.04 and uninstalled in due to some issues. I don't know whether it is the reason but now my ...
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Netflix and Pulseaudio Conundrum

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 with the netflix-desktop installed. However I have a situation with it as it is causing problems with my pulseaudio. More specifically, the desktop app has a bug, which has ...
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network indicator missing after resume from suspend

I run it on Unity. After resume from suspend. I connect my modem to internet, after connected suddenly network indicator missing. Any idea to solve this probelm? Sorry my english is bad.
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ACPI on Asus NV56V Ubuntu 13.04

i'm rather new to ubuntu and just made a fresh install of ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 on my new asus N56V, however i couldn't make it shut down, reboot or logout properly which i taught was odd, ...
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Help with System Tray Whitelisting?

I'm running 13.04 stock. I use Cryptkeeper and Davmail for access to things. How to get the systray Whitelist back in Ubuntu 13.04 is the method I used to get it working. Everything was going ...
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How to fetch “keyboard layout indicator” when it get disappeared

I'm not a native born English speaker. So I write in two languages on the web. I added both layout (English and the other) and it works good. When I log out the system and log in again, "keyboard ...
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How do I open Shutter's main window after closing it? [closed]

Shutter is running: How do I open its main window?
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error opening calendar from calendar-indicator [closed]

It worked a few days ago and now it throws me this error, while I click on show calendar: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/calendar-indicator/calendarindicator.py", line 361, ...
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Unable to connect ethernet in ubuntu

Sir, I am beginner to Linux. I have been trying to get internet access via Ethernet in my Ubuntu 11.04 but have failed to do so. Whenever I attach ethernet cable, it starts scrolling (signaling that ...
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Gnome 3 panel shrinking application indicators

today I added a couple of indicators to my gnome-shell panel, like Skype, weather and some sensors. The problem that I'm facing is that indicators that take a considerable amount of space, like the ...
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Is there a gui to show real time who is connected to my network?

Is there a gui to show real time who is connected to my network? By name or ip address is what I am interested in. So I can track usage. Because there is a teenager on here and I need to know
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What options do I have to track UbuntuEdge fundraiser progress?

I guess we all are very excited about Ubuntu Edge, and hope for the best that the 32 millions will be reached. I would love to track the progress, but loading and refreshing the fundraiser site is ...
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Language Indicator missing on Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

After last update, I couldn't find my language indicator, it has disappeared. Is there any possible way to fix this?
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Power Indicator gone missing Ubuntu 13.04

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit for quite some time on Acer Aspire One AOD255 netbook and today I found out that power indicator icon is missing from unity panel. Also, I didnot get any low power ...