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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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

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. ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...