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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Are there any power consumption indicators?

I would love to see how much power my notebook is consuming all the time. Therefore I want an indicator that constantly (interval of 1 second maybe) monitors the current power consumption (measured ...
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Indicator systemtray: only showing icons on laptop display?

I am using the indicator-systemtray-unity for quite some time; and initially, it worked really good for me: I clicked the indicator, and it would display a little array below the indicator; containing ...
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KDEConnect Indicator in Ubuntu 16.04 does not show up

I have installed kdeconnect along with the indicator and I have noticed that the indicator does not work in ubuntu 16.04 with unity. I have tried to launch it from dash and terminal unsuccessfully. ...
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Indicator-multiload at 100% CPU after power disconnect

I'm on Dell Latitude 3440 using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit. Whenever I disconnect power plug from the laptop the system almost freezes with indicator-multiload taking 100% of CPU. When I kill indicator-...
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Keyboard LED panel indicator for Unity Desktop

I own a notebook running Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity DE that does not have any keyboard LEDs to indicate NUM-Lock or CAPS-Lock states. It would be useful for me to see them anyway, ideally through an ...
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Keyboard LED panel indicator for MATE Desktop

I was inspired by this question as I also have no indicator LEDs on my keyboard to show whether Caps-Lock is on (I don't have Num-Lock and Scroll-Lock keys so the best option would be to have an ...
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What is the difference between appindicator and AppIndicator3

Ubuntu indicators written in python can be done with two APIs : appindicator and AppIndicator3. What is the difference between them and is there any advantage to using one over the other ?
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Touchpad-indicator chrashes on start (Ubuntu 16.04)

When starting Touchpad-indicator over the dash it crashes and shows an error message. Is it not supported for Ubuntu 16.04? Is there an alternative? I think i did the installation completely correct ...
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No Skype tray icon in Ubuntu 15.04

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 and skype (4.3.0.37) I cannot get Skype indicator to appear in tray I've tried doing this: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/fix-for-skypepidgin-icon-missing-from-ubuntu-15-...
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Where are the stock-icon-names defined for the unity-panel-service indicators and notify-OSD?

Layout cases in the Notification | Ubuntu App Developer document states that ... using non-existing (stock-)icon-names ... use one of the new icon-name (see icons) ... and that this (icons ...
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In Wired Connection settings save option is getting grayed out

Each time I switch to manual configuration, of wired connection in Ubuntu 12.10, the save button gets grayed out. As soon as I start setting it in Manually, it gets grayed out.Please help ! One ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth Need a System Restart to be Activated

I've got a problem on my bluetooth. When system startup there is no bluetooth indicator. I'm opened System Setting-Bluetooth tick 'Show bluetooth status in menu bar' bluetooth indicator still not ...
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How to move all the indicators from bottom panel to top panel in GNOME 3.2.0?

I want to work with GNOME 3.x instead of Unity 3D. I find it more comfortable but the only thing missing for me is that all of the indicators are now located at the bottom panel in contrast to Unity ...
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Messages indicator missing

I don't know what happened but messages indicator in my Ubuntu disappeared.I've tried to reinstall indicator-messages but it didn't help. Can anyone help me ?
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16.04 with Unity - Icon with sound indicator icon is gone. How to activate it?

Since a few days the sound indicator icon is gone. I still have the network indicator icon, the time/calender and the user icon. But the main one with the volume controls is gone. How to activate it? ...
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How to remove indicator from gnome-shell panel

How to remove the keyboard indicator from gnome-shell in Ubuntu 14.04? I hate everything about it
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How to re-enable the systray (indicator panel) after latest updates

After Suttleworth's bizarre decision to hard-code the whitelist for the systray, a developer created a patch to allow people to continue to use applications that use the systray with Ubuntu. ...
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network connection indicator fails after suspend and resume on ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS. Network manager indicator on panel stop listing available connections after resuming from sleep. I tried restarting network manager, however not the right ...
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Indicator Applet: How to get rid of the clock?

There are currently 2 clocks on my panel: one in the "Indicator Applet" and one in the "Clock". The one in the "Indicator Applet" is redundant and isn't as good as the "Clock". Does anyone know ...
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How do I write a Unity sytem indicator in python?

Background: This is NOT for application-indicators but system-indicators. Picture: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DesktopExperienceTeam/ApplicationIndicators The objective is to find a final solution ...
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IP Messenger not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Do anybody got success using IP Messenger in ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? I'm getting error while launching ip-messenger. FileName:ipmsg.c Function:create_lock_file Line:157 Can not setup lock file:/tmp/...
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How to suppress or disable the shutdown option from indicator menu or shutdown dialog?

My goal is to allow user only to restart the system, and deny any shutdown (suspend, hibernate). I am running unity-2d. I 've managed to deny suspend and hibernate with polkit policy files like ...
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Battery icon is fuzzy in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit Gnome

My battery icon is fuzzy in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit Gnome 3, but at the same time, if I click it, it can present battery life in percentages. So what would be the problem with it?
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How do I get KMail system tray icon into XFCE4 panel?

I'm trying to use KMail from KDE4, but with XFCE4 panel instead of Plasma panel. So far I get most of the icons from other applications, but no icon from KMail. It seems it's because KMail uses ...
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How to troubleshoot install of Hardware Sensors

Attempted to install 'Hardware Sensors' app per instructions sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexmurray/indicator-sensors sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install indicator-sensors user@hostname:~$ ...
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Wired conncetion icon is displayed instead of Wifi icon - Ubuntu 16.04

I am connected to a WiFi network but wired connection icon is shown: Screen-shot of the problem: I also can't see other available WiFi networks in order to connect to them. Output for lspci -knn |...
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How to make Dropbox indicator working in Ubuntu 15.10?

the Dropbox indicator doesn't work anymore in Ubuntu 15.10. Tried installing appindicator1 and restarting dropbox, but still no indicator appears. How to get it working?
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Synapse Application search bar indicator?

I would like to synapse search bar indicator on ubuntu 16.04. I am using the following command, but its not working: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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indicator-power status change delay

I recently migrated to 64 Bit 16.04 LTS from 32 Bit 14.04 LTS on my Toshiba L645 laptop. I am facing an issue with power indicator on the unity panel. When I change the power source to battery from AC,...
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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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Thunderbird indicator in 16.04 LTS Unity?

I recently started using Thunderbird again, but I cannot seem to get that indicator icon, i.e. minimize it to tray so that I could receive new message updates. d.conf editor shows it should be OK: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Network Indicator shows wrong status

After fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 I am facing issues like Network indicator showing wrong status even though I have connected to dongle. Sometimes it shows connected to LAN icon. What could be the ...
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Looking for a light weight website monitoring tool

I am looking for a tool that can help me monitor the availability of my website. Basically, I should input my website URL to the tool and it should monitor whether the site is up and send the ...
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Unable to install and run App/Panel Indicator in Ubuntu 14.04

I have developed an app indicator for Ubuntu 14.04 using Python. I followed this tutorial and I was able to push my app indicator to my PPA successfully. When I run the following commands - sudo add-...
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Clock disappeared from top panel. Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460. After installing the kernel from http://linuxdaddy.com/blog/install-kernel-4-4-on-ubuntu/ (that should have solved another problem), the clock ...
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Show Wine (Windows) System Tray in Ubuntu 16.04

I cannot figure out how to see and access Wine apps minimised to the windows system tray. Any ideas? I have a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a windows application running on Wine and ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - Move icons around the indicator

I installed Xubntu 16.04 on my laptop and started customizing it to make it blend into environment. Anyways I ran into one issue. How do I move the app indicator icons. I tried the ordering-...
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Viber indicator not working

So I installed Viber on my Ubuntu 14.04 and had the realisation that the notification icon was at the wrong place (top left instead of with the other icons on the tray). I followed the instructions ...
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Change order of electron tray icons

A few questions regarding ordering of the tray icons already have been asked (see here for example). This usually works great, electron apps behave somehow differently. When running an electron app (e....
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Insanely high battery discharge rate while charging

Having a strange issue with my battery meter in Ubuntu 16.04. I had the same issue in Debian, so it's possibly an issue with the battery itself, but let's see what you think. These are screenshots ...
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How to display KDE lock screen time in 24-hour format

Running Kubuntu with the Plasma desktop, 16.04. I have my desktop configured to 24-hour time, which is what I vastly prefer. But when the lock screen comes on, it shows me the detested AM/PM ...
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How to customize the date format on the desktop (16.04)?

Short statement of the problem: short-format date shows as 6/5/16 on my desktop under the clock. I want it to say 2016-06-05. (Or maybe something else.) I'd like to find the place I tell it "Use %...
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Download/upload speed indicator applet for 14.04

I need a net speed indicator applet for Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 I installed it as shown in: How to display network upload / download speed on the panel in Ubuntu, but this is not working in ...
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Is there an easy way to view the print queue?

With the (apparent) loss of the print indicator in Natty, I'm having a little trouble keeping track of my print queue easily. At the moment to bring up a print queue, I bring up the "Printing" ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Indicator Synapse

I am in love with the synapse spotlight indicator and I noticed that none of the PPA's offer a working version for 16.04. I have tried the following: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gotwig/weekly sudo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen without login after switching GPU to NVIDIA using prime-indicator

After installation of prime-indicator for NVIDIA, I tried to switch from Intel to NVIDIA. (I also have nvidia-prime installed.) System rebooted, started to load, but never got to login screen. It just ...
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Set system clock to local sidereal time (the time needed for astronomy)

Basically if you don't already know, the world is round, so we have timezones as an agreement. I want my system time to be set to LST. I want to know what the local (determined from gps coords) time ...
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How to change bug status on launchpad?

There is this bluetooth bug present in 16.04, that has been fixed for 14.04, so on launchpad its status is "Fix released". What should I do in such situation to notify people of regression? Here is ...
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How to develop a System Indicator for Unity?

This is not a duplicate of How to create Unity indicators?. I'm looking for system indicator not application indicator. Backgound: From these two questions: How do I add or manipulate Application/...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - indicator applet area of the LXPanel won't work

The icons of the indicators and applications (e.g. nm-applet or Telegram) disappeared from the LXPanel's indicator applet area (but the area is still there but doesn't show anything). How can I ...