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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Thunderbird New Mail Notification pop up Xubuntu 13.10

I just started using Xubuntu and I have been pretty impressed so far. I use Thunderbird as my e-mail client and I have been having a tough time getting the email notifications to show up again. They ...
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indicator-sound not visible at startup, 13.10

My indicator-sound is not visible at startup if and only if I start muted. If I start with sound enabled (i.e. unmuted) it is visible at startup. By increasing the sound with the hardware-keys, the ...
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Pulseaudio fails to run after disconnecting HDMI cable

After using a HDMI cable I lose the ability to control sound setting. The sound still works (I can play music or even watch videos and listen to them), but the speaker indicator is gone and I cannot ...
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Taskwarrior (task reminder) applet

I am trying to find a way how to integrate taskwarrior (aka task) reminders into unity and I understand the clock applet in ubuntu shows tasks from evolution-data-server. Is there a way to switch ...
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Does geary have a command flag to compose new email?

I'm trying to update message menu indicator and i want to import some geary funtions as well, does geary have any flags similar to Thunderbird (--compose)? I tried geary --? but didn't find any ...
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indicator-cpufreq only runs as root, is this normal?

I installed indicator-cpufreq from the Ubuntu repository onto my system running 12.04. I can only get it to run if I launch it as sudo. Is this the way it is supposed to work?
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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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Make my own indicator [duplicate]

I have a script that notify me when some thing is modified on a directory. I need to make indicator that takes over the notifications instead of pop up at my screen. I want the notifications to be ...
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Skype indicator still showing after removing sni-qt

I'm using skype-wrapper to get Skype into indicator-messages. But the default skype tray icon is still showing up - even after uninstalling sni-qt. And yes, I've relogged... (service lightdm ...
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How can I hide the switch user part of Unity's top panel session indicator?

In Ubuntu 13.10's Unity Panel (the top panel, not the launcher), the session indicator (top right corner) shows the names of previously logged in users. This allows switching users, but for privacy ...
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Caps lock indicator is ON after wake up [duplicate]

Caps lock keyboard indicator is ON after waking up from suspension, but in fact it is turned OFF. So I have to press the CAPS LOCK button twice to make it normal. So the problem is with indicator ...
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ibus keeps getting restarted with panel indicator disabled in 13.10

When I upgraded to 13.10 I discovered that iBus (which I use to enter IPA characters) is completely broken so I manually downgraded it from 1.5 to 1.4.2 and locked it (I had to put a raring repository ...
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Problem with Keyboard-indicator icon

I must logout and login to fix keyboard indicator icon. when system startup keyboard-indicator icon looks like this: http://s28.postimg.org/5zf5ud6q5/Screenshot1.png but after logout and login it ...
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Limiting Pidgin indicator-messages in notification bar?

Ubuntu 13.04 here - notification-indicator for pidgin displays an enthusiastic amount of chat-history to the point where the panel scrollbar is a couple of screen heights. I'm sure some folks would ...
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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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How to remove “Ubuntu Help” and “About This Computer” from shutdown menu? (indicator-session applet)

I need to remove from shutdown menu: "About This Computer" "Ubuntu Help" I've been trying to figure out how, and I looked around on-line, but couldn't find anything. Thanks for your help.
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Change calendar language to English

The calendar in Ubuntu is not in English. I've installed on two separate machines and the language is still the same. The language system wide is English.
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Battery indicator stuck at 98% percentage

Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, used to work fine but lately battery applet with percentage says 98% at boot but doesn't drain (though obviously battery is draining). How can I reboot the applet/make it work ...
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There is something similar to MailTab for Ubuntu?

I was using Mac OS for some days and this app (MailTab) is really usefull: http://screenshots.en.sftcdn.net/en/scrn/317000/317480/mailtab-for-gmail-5.jpg Anyone know anything similar?
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Indicator, notifier and blocker of Internet traffic

Which traffic monitor applications currently available can do the following things? (or some of them, in the worst case) start recording how much Internet data is downloaded and uploaded with a ...
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Power-indicator shows 15% when not on AC power [closed]

When I plug my PC (Dell Latitude E5430) to power source, Ubuntu 13.10 always shows 15% in power indicator, but I know that battery is fully charged. When I disconnect the power source, it shows the ...
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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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Rhythmbox missing from sound applet on tray after reinstall on uhuntu 12.04 gnome classic

I had an rhythmbox in sound applet on tray but i had a problem in rhythmbox recently, when i wanted to play something rhythmbox was just playing some weird noise so i reinstalled rhythmbox And after ...
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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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append entry widget to appindicator PyGtk

i'm using Python+PyGtk, Is there any way to append entry widget to appindicator? there is appindicator called "synapse indicator" that has text widget in its appindicator.
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How can I restore the Time and Date to the panel?

After upgrading to Saucy Salamander which I think is v 13.10 my date and time usually disappears after boot up. I have seen some solutions on older questions one of which is: Using the terminal type ...
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How to display resource usage gadget on my Unity desctop?

I am confused. So, Unity is a set of tools, put on top of Gnome 2, and giving it a new look and feel? And Gnome 3 is something different. All I manage to do is create quick-launch favourites, as ...
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Text justification in gtk.MenuItem

I'm writing an appindicator python script for my Gnome panel (under Ubuntu 12.10, English as the system-wide language) with a gtk.Menu, containing MenuItem's with Hebrew labels. The text is correctly ...
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How to change my notification tooltip theme?

After installing LXDE to my Ubuntu 13.10 system, the notifications tooltip theme changed and it remains after uninstalling LXDE. Also before that, pressing Fn + Arrow Keys in my laptop I could ...
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Remove keyboard indicator in Gnomebuntu 13.10

I'm running the new Gnomebuntu in a VM and would like to disable the keyboard indicator from my task bar as it looks pretty ugly. Does anyone know how I go about doing this? There are plenty of posts ...
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XFCE battery indicator

I'm searching for a battery indicator applet for XFCE4, does anyone know one? I already tried xfce4-battery-plugin but the battery icon is horrible. I was looking for something like the gnome2 ...
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indicator-datetime stops the disk from spinning down

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a laptop, and have laptop-mode-tools installed. I've noticed that, while running on battery, the laptop's hard disk is not spinning down successfully. About every five ...
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How to add event in Ubuntu calendar?

I tried to add an event in Ubuntu 13.10 default calendar using the "add event" option. When I press that button, nothing happens. Can anyone tell me a solution to this?
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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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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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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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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 ...