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 get network manager indicator in Gnome Classic No Effects?

I have found (and attempted) many recipes (all shockingly different) for getting the Network Manager indicator to show at the top of the screen, but they have all failed. More precisely, all these ...
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I have trouble turning on wifi

I have a Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop running Ubuntu 13.04 with a custom desktop (I hate Unity). Every time it goes into suspend the wifi stops working until I reboot. The icon in the notification bar ...
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How do I get the good ol' timezone world map back?

This is the biggest thing I miss from Gnome 2 – the world map with daylight and location markers of favourite cities, followed by a list of timezones with weather status! Shame on whoever thought it ...
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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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Ubuntu Web Apps Application Indicator not going away

By this I'm talking about the little Mail icon in the top right corner. I accidentally allowed webapps integration for Reddit but I subsequently removed Reddit from the list of allowed domains ...
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Battery indicator not showing up on Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

So I have tried many different solutions and researched everywhere on what could fix this issue. The battery is set to be appearing in the power settings and dconf settings. This has been leading to ...
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Two Ubuntu One cloud icons in the top bar [duplicate]

EDIT: I did some digging around and it turns out that the command provided before was incorrect. Here is the command you'll need to get rid of the OLD Ubuntu One icon: sudo apt-get purge ...
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Move dropbox-client appindicator

I know, that it's possible, to re-arrange the ordering of the appindicators in the tray (this question has been asked a few times) /usr/share/indicator-application/ordering-override.keyfile and I ...
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Appindicator doesn't refresh label

In my application I am quite often changing label of AppIndicator. But sometimes it doesn't refresh until I change AppIndicator icon as well. I am sure, that app_indicator_set_label is called as I ...
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Is it possible to hide arbitrary panel indicators?

Is there a way to hide arbitrary indicators (like messages, keyboard layout)? I don't have enough screen resolution to have 10+ indicators, so I want to remove some that I don't feel are necessary.
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indicator-messages absent in 13.04 fresh install

I can't find a way to show the "blue mail" indicator What I think : this indicator is called "indicator-messages" Ubuntu change some things (like removing the whitelist) I tried : to ...
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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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Bumblebee indicator icon on unity bar does not show up Ubuntu 13.04

I installed and configured bumblebee and the bumblebee indicator once before on Ubuntu 13.04. It worked fine. I had to reinstall and did the exact same thing as before. Now the indicator on the ...
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Keyboard layout indicator not showing in Cinnamon

I have tried to install default Cinnamon, and from ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable, in both cases the keyboard layout (input language) indicator is not showing, instead there is empty space, ...
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Python unity indicator applet and glade child window exits at the same time

Since I don't have much reputation. The original question has been posted in stackoverflow and here is the link: Python unity indicator applet and glade child window I have created an unity ...
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Are there PHP bindings for indicators and notifications?

Are there already some projects/extensions or wrappers to allow easy creation of ubuntu unity indicators with PHP before I try and 'reinvent the wheel'. A basic Python template that would interface ...
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disk usage statistics tools

I'm looking for a tool that gathers disk usage statistics over time and can display the data. It will be nice to be able see the data in a table and in a graph. I basically want the info df -h over ...
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User pixmap in user applet is not appearing

I am newbie to Ubuntu and I got a problem with indicator applet that in user pixmap is not appearing; instead a blank image is appearing. I don't have enough reputations. See below image: Sorry for ...
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How to remove the Skype panel icon in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

This question has been answered a couple of times on this site for other versions of Ubuntu, but the proposed solutions no longer work in Ubuntu 13.04. Specifically, I tried the solution described ...
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Select monitor for indicator information

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on a computer with two monitors. The indicators are visible in the upper right corner of both monitors, but if an indicator has notifications to show (such as the arrival of ...
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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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What do people use instead of the discontinued weather-indicator in 13.04?

The weather-indicator package have been removed from Ubuntu 13.04 (it crashed all the time and did not display forecasts). What is the replacement package?
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My Ubuntu Precise 64 Bit PC's Boot Time is Two Minutes. Isn't that too much? Any Idea? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu PC boots up in 2 minutes. First minute goes for greeter session and the second minute goes for user login session. Is this normal? My PC's main spesifications are as below: Ubuntu ...
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Alternative to Gwibber with message indicator support

On Ubuntu 13.04 it's impossibile to install Gwibber, you get Friends-app instead. This one lacks of message indicator support, can you suggest me an alternative to Gwibber with this function?
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How can I change the desktop volume indicator color in GNOME 3.8?

Right now, whenever I use my volume up and down buttons in GNOME 3.8 on 13.04, it displays a white volume indicator. I'm wondering if there is any way to change this to use a black & white ...
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Battery indicator missing for amd 64 raring

I dont find the battery indicator for my amd 64 Toshiba Satellite. It points to this resource which is not found: ...
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Appindicator Icon Animation

I'm writing a software using pygobject for GTK+3 (Ubuntu 12.04, stable repo package versions for all dev tools) and I'd like my application to have animated AppIndicator icon. It's easy to make ...
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Why is DropBox not included in sync indicator in 13.04? [duplicate]

Why is Drop Box not included in sync indicator manu in ubuntu 13.04? Ubuntu one is, but there is no Drop Box. Now I have two indicators. One for Ubuntu One and one for Drop Box. Is there a way to have ...
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What are the design guidelines for appindicator icons?

I am creating a Unity AppIndicator using Python + PyGObject, but I wish for it's icon to be in standard Ubuntu style. Where can I find appropriate guidelines for using colours (or is it just ...
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How to get Ubuntu AppIndicator icon coordinates

I'm working on Ubuntu Linux 12.04 and create software built on top of GTK+ 3 using pygobject. I've got a task of showing popup windows just below the app indicator icon of my application and I can't ...
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XFCE4 Missing Indicator Icons for Apps

I have had this problem now with two apps, they both use the libappindicator to display their indicator icons (I believe). First time I had this problem was with Ubuntuone-indicator app, now I have ...
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“E: Unable to locate package touchpad-indicator” even after adding repository and enabling sources

I'm trying to install the touchpad-indicator discussed here: http://www.webupd8.org/2011/02/touchpad-indicator-now-automatically.html but I keep getting this error, even after using Software Center ...
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How do I minimize stuff to the System Tray?

In 13.04, How do I make applications (specifically, pidgin, nicotine+, lifeograph, evolution etc..and more) to the indicator area as icons? I need them to be running but need to clear the space in the ...
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How to change menu entries in AppIndicator, when it is running?

There is a similar question at StackOverflow, but it didn't help me: Changing items while running. I tried asking at StackOverflow, but people there where not too active: How to change GTK menu in ...
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How do I install indicator-workspace?

I receive this error when I install the software. Basically I want to know which space am I working on. $sudo apt-get install indicator-workspaces Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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System Tray replacement? [duplicate]

A lot of my favourite applications used to have icons in the system tray on Ubuntu 12.10 Liferea, Pidgin, Smuxi It was IMPORTANT to have their icons always visible. Because they showed whether ...
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Bluetooth won't enable on Lenovo G560 under Ubuntu 13.04

I used to dualboot Win 7 and Ubuntu. When bluetooth was enabled under Win7, I had no problems using bluetooth in Ubuntu. Now, Ubuntu 13.04 is my only OS and there is no bluetooth. All I can do is ...
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How to make Pidgin display an indicator? [duplicate]

Pidgin's page in Software Center says I should install one of gnome-panel or kdebase-workspace-bin or docker to achieve this. I installed docker but nothing happened. Needless to say, I have "Show ...
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Caffeine on Ubuntu 13.04

I installed caffeine using a deb file (PPA cannot install caffeine) on 13.04 It installed and indicator was showing but it did not work. Any alternatives ?
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How to add a Skype indicator?

Ubuntu 13.04 x64. I've installed Skype (4.1.0.20-1). But icon is not shown at the top panel (tray). As "tray-whitelist" was removed from Dconf-editor in 13.04, I can't add icon by myself. Edit: ...
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How to show full date and time in Nautilus/Files 3.6+ list view?

The list view of Nautilus 3.6 shows the dates files were modified in a variety of ways: the hour and minute if modified on the current day, and the month and day if modified during the current year, ...
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How can I uninstall the new Ubuntu One systray indicator?

I though the new Ubuntu One indicator for 13.04 would mean good news, but the truth is that I think it's not as good as the one I use in 12.10. Is there some way of removing it and just keep the one I ...
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How to see the indicators only for apps in current workspace?

This worked fine in 11.10, but today I upgraded to 12.10 and I can't remember what I had to do to get this to work correctly. What I want is: When in a workspace, the only icons in the taskbar should ...
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Weather Indicator Unity/12.10 [closed]

As the title suggests, I am looking for a weather indicator for Unity on 12.10. I tried indicator-weather and I can't click apply after adding a city (apparently I am not the only one with this ...
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Unity Mail. How can I open a new message by clicking on it?

How to make unity-mail to open new massages by clicking on it? I mean not opening the GMail page, but open the message.
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How can I get the network manager indicator?

I've tried the suggestions in Network manager indicator missing (and rebooted), but I still don't have a Network Manager indicator. How can I diagnose the problem? For what it's worth, I'm using ...
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Remove menu entries from indicator-applet-complete

I would like to remove shutdown entry from indicator-applet-complete in gnome-classic session in Ubuntu 12.04. Is there a way to achieve that? I don't want to prevent shutdown but just remove entry so ...
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Second monitor missing skype and guake panel icons (indicators)

I have a dual monitor set up. On the primary monitor I have my launcher and my panel as always. The panel shows all my usual indicators for volume, network manager, skype, everpad, dropbox, etc. ...
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why indicator-weather does not work in ubuntu 12.04

I installed the weather indicator by using sudo apt-get install indicator-weather Then I started its configuration. However at the last step of configuration, I pressed Apply and nothing happened. ...
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Why aren't certain indicators showing in Unity?

I've upgraded to Raring a couple of days ago, and noticed that certain indicators are not appearing in my Unity panel, while all other do. Essentially I'm referring to: pyAlienFX (from ...