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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No indicators showing up on 14.04

I can't seem to get any indicators on my new installation of Ubuntu, I'm on a laptop so seeing the battery is pretty important, along with it just being a nuisance. I've tried installing the ...
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apt-get remove indicator-bluetooth removes lot of packages

I want to remove indicator-bluetooth, but it shows me, that all will be removed? indicator-bluetooth ubuntu-desktop unity-control-center unity-control-center-signon webaccounts-extension-common ...
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Is there a wake-on-lan indicator?

I'm using gWakeOnLAN, but what I'd really like is an indicator that will list my remote machines and let me send packets with a quick click. Surely one exists?
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What is the gnome command for the battery applet?

It used to be gnome-power-manager or something of that sort, but now I can't seem to find it. When I run gnome-session from within awesome, it loads all the applets, i.e. nm-applet and the keyboard ...
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Whow to integrate kmail with unity mail indicator applet?

I am using kmail in Ubuntu 15.04. I want to integrate the kamil in email indicator applet as we do for thunderbird. Is there a way to do that? If I activate the system tray icon in kmail some broken ...
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Xubuntu indicator plugin background

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 and my indicator plugin has white background in most themes. It looks like this (Numix). But in Adwaita and High Constrast themes it works properly. Screenshot here. ...
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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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DropBox icon not appearing in AppIndicator section top right in GNOME 3.16

I have followed what @A.B. said here, and it worked for Shutter, Skype, and Steam, however it seems to have no affect on the DropBox icon, how come? And is there any fix for this? OS Information: ...
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Unable to add any indicator to panel in Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to add this indicator. At first it worked well. I was changing some stuff in dconf-editor and now I have only the date, time, sound and power indicators. All the other indicators have ...
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How to change the ugly chrome/chromuim tray icon

I'm writing a script to fix hardcoded indicator icons, and i'm having a problem fixing the google chrome/chromium indicator icon. There's two icons that are shown in the tray; i managed to fix the ...
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How to get AppIndicator icons on the top right hand corner again on Gnome 3.16?

Ever since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04 I have found that my icons that would go in the top-right-hand corner go in the bottom-left-hand corner, is there any way to change ...
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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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Sports score tracking software?

I am looking for a software to track result or live stats of sporting events like Football, Hockey and Cricket ( if possible more sports ). Reason: Like weather-indicator and typhoon widget on ubuntu ...
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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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Battery percentage jumps down to 6% from 50% or 60%?

So, as the title says, I have checked Power Stats in Ubuntu and Energy when Full and Energy (design) are the same which is 37.2 Wh but the percentage is funny with actual battery life left in my ...
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Why does nm-applet icon still animated after connection?

I am running Ubuntu 15.04. From time to time, the nm-applet icon (in the upper right part of the screen) keeps animated, even after the wifi network is connected and working fine. It does not seem to ...
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How do I change Clementine's play/pause indicator icons?

This is how the Clementine indicator displays play/pause: It's a minor detail, but I feel that the play and pause icons just don't go with the monochrome design of the panel. In order to change ...
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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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Missing date & time from top panel of Unity Desktop - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 an my machine and since the last upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 the date&time is missing in the top panel of Unity. This machine was originally installed with Ubuntu 12.10. I ...
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Hide text on system load indicator

I am running system load indicator and I really like the functionality it provides. My version (0.4) shows a few graphs and to the right of that is some text that shows some statistics that are ...
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How to get rid of panel indicator in Lubuntu 14.04?

The indicated icon, when right-clicked, presents a menu that is completely redundant to the right-click menu of the battery icon right beside it. In addition, hovering over the battery icon gives a ...
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Gnome shell in Ubuntu displays very blurry and small battery icon

I want to use gnome shell on ubuntu 15.04. However, the battery icon is displayed as a very small blurry image in the panel which does not look well. Can it be fixed? Is it a known polish issue with ...
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Why does indicator-sound-service use so much memory?

What can it possibly be doing to require that much memory? Thanks. -Erik charm /etc/xdg/xfce4 282# cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=vivid STAT ...
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skype and thunderbird indicators missing after 14.04 updates

I recently (max 5 days ago) installed few updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 and now both thunderbird and skype indicators are missing from my top bar. I was using dconf editor and I inserted 'All' (lowcase ...
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Autostart script to notify me on connection issues

My network connection is sometimes not very stable and starts to drop packages or entirely break every now and then, which requires me to restart the network connection or sometimes temporarily unplug ...
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14.04 Can I create a sound indicator item for a script?

I have made a script to interact with MPC on the command line and would like to add to it so that I can control it in the Ubuntu sound menu. I have added my .desktop file (Below) to the sound menu. ...
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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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Why do I have 2 Bluetooth Icons on my panel?

Im not sure I should be reporting this as a bug as it may have been something I have have done to cause this. I have duplicate icons on my Panel for bluetooth and would like to remove them both. ...
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How to get skype window/indicator back

On Ubuntu 12.04 Older version of skype, I used to get indicator on top right and I could activate skype by clicking appropriate items. With newer skype version (4.3.0.37), I don't get ...
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how to program a dynamic effect icon of the indicator?

i stack imgur com ZDCXz png i want to use Indicate-0.7 Python to make a indicator icon just like the **power icon which could change **,seeming like dynamic. thanks for your kind help :)
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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: ...
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What Application Indicators are available?

This question exists because it has historical significance, but it is not considered a good, on-topic question for this site, so please do not use it as evidence that you can ask similar questions ...
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A simple timer app, similar to timer-applet

I'm looking for a simple countdown timer application, something similar to timer-applet, which appears to be deprecated. (It's in the repositories but when I tried to install it there were dependency ...
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Terminal commands for pomodoro-indicator

I found pomodoro-indicator is very useful. However it could be better if I want to find terminal command to control this app. It is because it does not repeat after one round. I have to move my ...
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Configure and run indicator-sysmonitor on boot at login prompt

I want to use indicator-sysmonitor to display an indicator showing that the network connection is up amongst other things immediately at boot on the lightdm login screen. I followed these steps to ...
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Chrome indicator not being displayed in the system tray anymore

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity front end. Last time I checked, google chrome stable used to have an indicator icon on the system tray. If chrome was closed using the cross button, it would minimize ...
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100% CPU usage bugs

I am affected by a series of bugs in which some program starts to run using the 100% of the cpu. Among these programs, compiz indicator-bluetooth cups udisks update-apt-xapi This started a couple ...
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Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible using Libra theme

I have applied Libra theme to my Ubuntu 14.4 and it looks very neat but it has an annoying bug : Audio indicator menu buttons are not visible so it's hard to use audio players control buttons from ...
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Does not shown the network manager indicator and does not get DHCP IP from server? [duplicate]

I was working in Ubuntu 12.04. In that the network manager does not get IP address from server also the network manager icon missing. The nm-applet also missing. Can anyone suggest me how to solve ...
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Need battery applet for Awesome WM and Ubuntu 14.04

Today I made a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was using Ubuntu 10.04 previously. So far I have restored everything except for I cannot find an applet for Awesome WM that shows the battery ...
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I tried installing biodigital human, a webgl app on google chrome and it logged me out of my computer and uninstalled some apps

I was logged out. Tried logging in again but waz logged out immediately. Had to reboot. It messed my system up in the following ways: -Uninstalled wallch and classic menu indicator -System load ...
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How to disable bluebooth mouse battery on Power Indicator

I use Ubuntu 14.04v on my HP ENVY 14 (14-k030TX) Power Indicator contains my Bluetooth mouse's battery but it's wrong , and it will an average of the battery level on my Power Indicator, so the ...
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Printing indicator does not appear in Ubuntu 14.04.2

After some update printing indicator does not appear when I print. To view and stop printing tasks I have to go to System Settings -> Printers. How to return it?
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Annoyances with appindicator icon positions (Ubuntu 14.04.2)

I have a niggling problems with appindicator icons. The first problem is with the positioning of one particular icon, I've managed to change the order of all but one of my user indicators using the ...
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missing indicator-datetime in Ubuntu 14.04.2

[Running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2 x86_64 -- 3.16.0-41-generic -- on an Intel DuoCore T9300] My Unity bar indicator-datetime disappeared suddenly about a week ago. No warning and no other problem apart ...
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How do I use strftime to customize the default date-time format?

The date on my computer currently displays as "Fri Feb 24" and the System Settings give no options for changing the date format. I need the date to display as "Fri 24 Feb" followed by 24-hour-time. ...
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How can I get Gmail notification in my indicator applet (without leaving Evolution open)?

I'd like to have a Gmail notification service in my Epiphany indicator applet, without leaving Evolution open in the background all the time. Right now I only get notifications if Evolution is open. ...
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Why are Thunderbird-Lightning events not showing in Unity panel calendar?

This is very annoying as Evolution events were not only visible, but also clickable in the unity panel calendar. Isn't this possible with Thunderbird in Oneiric?
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How to hide the Bluetooth icon in the panel?

There was an option under Bluetooth preferences in 11.04 to easily hide the icon, but in 11.10, there's a little bar near the top right corner called Visibility. I'm assuming that's what hides or ...
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Ubuntu's appindicator using QML

Is it possible to create a Unity indicator for my app which is written in QML?