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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System tray icons and dconf-editor in 14.04

In 12.04 I could use dconf-editor to edit the icons that were visible in the system tray as well as whitelist any applications that I wanted to be up there (such as XChat, Bomgar, Shutter). This ...
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What Application Indicators are available?

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on one of my systems and I am using the Unity interface. Unity is working quite well so far but I really miss panel applets for net speed, cpu temp, and system monitor. ...
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NM-Applet Wi-Fi Icon Missing

I have a Lubuntu (now 14.04) installation. Recently, I logged in to find that the Wi-Fi icon had disappeared, and there was some sort of a keyboard icon in it's place. I have restarted multiple times, ...
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Is an Internet connectivity indicator applet available for the Unity panel?

Because my internet connection is very unstable at the moment, I'd like to use a small indicator applet for the Unity panel. Since I'm connected through a WLAN/Wifi Router, I can see in the ...
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Xfce top panel indicator problem

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04, 64 bit The output of xfce4-about is xfce4-about-Message: No vendor information found in "/usr/share/xfce4/vendorinfo However I believe I'm using 4.12 but... ...
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No Dropbox icon in Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 ?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 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 ...
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Asus sometimes boot problems

Usually my Asus notebook boots like it should. All drivers are working, everything runs smooth and I don't have any problems. However, sometimes it starts with my fan at 100%, and the battery ...
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How to install classicmenu-indicator or python-appindicator on Ubuntu 14.04 x64?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64. When I try to install classicmenu-indicator it says about unresolved dependency python-appindicator When I try to install python-appindicator it tries to install ...
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Gray blocks in applet menus

I've themed my Ubuntu, but now I'm having gray blocks in my applet's menus. For example in the messages applet, battery applet, volume applet and the calendar applet. It looks like this: I think ...
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Sound indicator issues after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded t 14.04 yesterday and now the sound indicator disappears every time I run Pithos. Also the media keys don't work. I tried showkey, and the system reads the keys fine, but nothing happens. ...
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CPU temperature monitor for 14.04LTS?

Is there a way to configure psensor so the temperatures read out in real time in the panel so it could be read at a glance? So far, in order to read the temperature I have to click on the applet ...
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How to change the date format?

Presently the date is showing as mmm dd hh:mm:ss. Is there any way that I can change it to as per my liking. For example : dd mmm, hh:mm:ss.
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Light alternative for Unity clock applet (netbook)?

Default clock applet is heavy based on evolution ( I think it is provided by this package )indicator-datetime. For this reason, on on Ubu 14.04, it is sucking about 30mb of ram ( as for htop info ) ...
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Changing the language of date and time [duplicate]

I've installed UBUNTU 14.04LTS on my PC and I've selected ENGLISH(US) as my default language and selected the time zone as my country. But the date and time in my computer on upside right showing in ...
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How To Change Date/Time Format to English?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 and set my local time/date and its working, the only thing thats bugging me is that I cannot change it to English. I would like to do this because its hard to read and ...
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Sensor Indicator for Ubuntu 14.04

Is there any repo for stable version of indicator-sensor ubuntu 14.04? Or are there any other alternatives to indicator-sensor for ubuntu 14.04?
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How to remove (or hide) Chat Status Icons from Messaging Menu

I would know how to remove or hide in Ubuntu 12.04 the Chat Status section (available, away, busy, invisible and offline) from Messaging Menu as I am not using any instant messenger. I do not want to ...
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nm-applet disappeared from awn indicator session area after installing d-bus-1.8.0

I have Ubuntu 13.10, since glib 2.32 failed to compile some newer applications I compiled and installed glib 2.38 and its dependencies d-bus-1.8.0. When I booted in the morning I noticed that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Indicator Applet for remaining HDD space?

I've looked all over google but have yet to find what i'm looking for. I just want a simple Indicator that shows the remaining HDD space for my drives. Doesn't need to be fancy because it's being used ...
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Remove ubuntu one from messaging indicator

I have been trying to find a way to remove the Ubuntu One entry from the indicators' panel. I have removed the ubuntuone file from /usr/share/indicators/applications and edited it out of the ...
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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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prevent java applications from creating tray icon

With Ubuntu 13.04 the possibility to whitelist (and consequentely blacklist) certain applications from creating a tray icon is gone. Since then the tray icons of Java applications and Wine icons are ...
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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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Shut down/log out, me menu absent in panel

I upgraded my Lucid installation to Maverick today via an alternate CD. Everything went fine but the shut down icon which provides the options to log out, suspend, hibernate etc. in the top right ...
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Shutdown and User button missing in panel

I faced with a problem after update, I missed 2 buttons from above panel, System menu (including shutdown, suspend & …) and User (including log out & …) how can I restore them !?...
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How can I get an indication if my music is paused/played?

On my keyboard I can press fn and a pause/play button, but the issue is that there is no indication if it was paused or not. Like when I press the next song button a pop up shows the new song that is ...
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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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Why do I see two network indicators in Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

After some updates, I noticed that there are 2 network indicators shown in the top panel. The first network-indicator on the left is the original one which is present in all Ubuntu 14.04 systems. The ...
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Which icon does indicator-power use when fully charged?

This is a minor annoyance. Using Xubuntu 14.04. I installed the latest Faenza icon set. Unfortunately, it's missing the icon for when the battery is fully charged (adapter is connected). It looks ...
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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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Display current layout (language code/country flag) in keyboard indicator

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, and the keyboard indicator applet no longer displays the two-letter country code for the active layout. This is terrible. Is this the default behaviour? Anyone ...
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Getting Cyrillic around Ubuntu - Unwanted

I'm new to Ubuntu and I choose Kosovo as my country during the set up. That's my country indeed, but my language does not include Cyrillic symbols at all. I guess this is a misunderstanding that Linux ...
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Can I set the power indicator to show battery percentage instead of time remaining?

It's great that the indicator applet tells me I have 2 hours and 12 minutes of battery left, or that it will be charged in 1 hour 8 minutes, but I might well change my pattern of usage during that ...
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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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How to remove keyboard indicator?

/desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/general/disable_indicator in gconf is set to yes Additionally I restarted, but it's still there. Maybe there is some setting buried in CCSM? here is screenshot ...
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How do I show the date in the clock indicator?

There is no GUI way to show the date or the day (or adjust the time format) in Unity's indicator-datetime application in Natty.
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How do I replace the MeMenu username with my actual name?

Whilst I like the MeMenu, one thing has always bothered me about it; rather then use my actual name, it uses my username. So, is there anyway to change this?
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How do I get my Sound indicator back

I run Xubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo S10 Ideapad Netbook. I have 200GB HDD Space and 1GB of ram. I wanted to give ubuntu a second chance but I installed it using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I was ...
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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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Menu Bar Time Disappeared

Hello can anyone help me, my time on the menu bar has disappeared, one day I noticed it was gone, in system settings I do not have a time and date option either. I am running Ubuntu 12.04, please ...
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Panel Status Icons Wrong Color

Across the top of the panel, I have these status indicators: Language, Network Connection, Messaging, Volume, Time, and System. Upon format and fresh install of 13.10, I see that Language icon does ...
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How to add a scrollable time bar to the sound indicator

The Ubuntu sound indicator is nice because you can pause the playing song, go next or previous. Is there a way to add a scrollable time bar to that interface for the playing song? I got the idea from ...
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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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Integrate Dropbox and Ubuntu One in the same menu

Since Dropbox and Ubuntu One do the same thing, I would like to have their indicators in the same menu. Is this possible? I should say that I am on 13.10.
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indicator-notifications history [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to view all the entries in indicator-notifications. I have it installed already and running. By default, it shows just five recent notifications even when you have more than ...
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What can replace system monitoring in the top Gnome Panel in Unity?

I'm used to have System monitoring in the top Gnome Panel: CPU, Temperature, Net, Fan-Speed. (see screenshot below) In Unity, the Top Panel is locked for window name and global menu, so I can't add ...
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Change Datetime format

I'm using Gnome 3 / Gnome-shell, and Ubuntu 13.10. I'd like to display the timestamp (as in, the number of seconds since 1970/01/01 00:00 UTC) next to the clock in the top bar. I figured out I just ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 keyboard applet off-color in Radiance theme

Has this been fixed yet? If not, how do I report it?
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How do sensors-indicator colors work?

I have been using lm-sensors for a while now, and decided to try sensors-indicator not to enter the command manually on Terminal each time I want to take a quick look at my laptop's temperature. My ...
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Lost all my applets last time I upgraded (to 13.10). How can I get them back?

I upgraded my system to 13.10 from 13.04 and lost all the applets in the normal view of my desktop (I see that they are active when clicking on the workspace switcher, see this image: I remember ...