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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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 do I show daily computer usage (in minutes) in the indicator panel?

I've been searching for something that does this for a while, i.e. if you've used the computer for 2 hours today, it will show 120 minutes in the indicator panel. And then it would reset daily. If ...
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What is the tray sound indicator package called in 14..04?

I have installed i3 and obviously, I don't have the sound indicator. What is the package called? Also, what is the package which controls laptop function sound up/down keys?
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Network manager indicator missing

I recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. My first attempt failed, and I received an error stating that not all of the required packages were downloaded. Before (successfully) attempting again, I ...
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The indicator-netspeed is not displayed

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to install this indicator https://github.com/mgedmin/indicator-netspeed So, I pasted this into my Terminal sudo apt-get install build-essential ...
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indicator-applets(File Edit View etc) and window titlebar overlaps in gnome panel

i have installed the Gnome panel in ubuntu 12.04 lts along with indicator-applet and window titlebar and window controls(maximized and minimized buttons). after activating these applets both of these ...
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Wifi icon is not displayed

My networking status is on which is shown in first figure But the Networking icon i.e. the wifi icon is missing. How do I bring it back?
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Network Manager Icon disappeared 14.04

So a couple of weeks ago my network manager icon stopped appearing; I still get automatically connected to my saved networks and the internet works fine, etc. If I go into System Settings and look at ...
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Skype and network indicators missing from

Recently I lost network and Skype indicators from top panel. I still have language, and battery indicators and clock, but these two are gone. When I tried to run nm-applet i got this message using ...
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Battery indicator has disappeared from Gnome panel

I'm using Gnome Flashback (still the best!) on Ubuntu 14.04. In the Indicator app, it used to always show the battery level indicator. Now, it's missing entirely: I've looked in the power settings ...
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How can unity-panel-service be disabled?

From the unity-panel-service manpages: DESCRIPTION The unity-panel-service program is normally started automatically by the Unity shell (which gets started as a compiz module) and is ...
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How do I get my power indicator to reliably warn me before shutting off my laptop?

A while back I was having trouble because my power indicator for my laptop running Ubuntu never warned me when the power was about to go off. That was when using Ubuntu 14.04, and to be honest, I ...
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Blueman indicator missing

I have just fresh installed Ubuntu 14.10. I want to use blueman instead of bluez, so I have disabled bluez in upper bar, by using option in system settings. However, blueman icon does not appear in ...
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How to get the 'normal' Xubuntu/Xfce panel indicator?

I have used the method linked here to replace Unity with Xubuntu/Xfce and all went perfectly. The only problem is the way the indicator plugin looks in the Xfce panel. It is this version: But it ...
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Can't Connect To Wifi Network

I created a WiFi network using my wlan, as seen here but it never connects/runs i mean, it's just a local infrastructure network. Anyone have an answer?
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What are the icons on the top bar called?

What is that called? The reason I'm asking is that I'm creating a desktop application in Java (using the gnome java library - with GTK support) and I want my app to be visible there as well with a ...
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[solved]Ubuntu 14.04/Unity lost almost all indicators

Like my title said: I lost almost indicators on unity / ubuntu 14.04. I have tried restart indicator-sessions, desactivate praticaly all my software-indicators (maybe conflict).. but I have only ...
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Accessing message menu with my ubuntu phone click apps / Apps in background

in sdk's API documentation https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/apps/qml/api/ https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/apps/html-5/api/ I cannot find examples how to send notifications to central message menu. ...
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Dropbox icon in the wrong place

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Yesterday when I logged in, I found out that the Wi-Fi indicator disappeared. However the main problem is that Dropbox indicator is located on the left, above the Dash ...
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Language indicator doesn't show current language

I have chosen to write in 3 languages. I change them with the command Shift + Alt and it changes, but I cannot see in what language I write in the language indicator in my panel. Can you help?
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How can I add a custom python indicator to the unity-greeter login screen?

I've installed a custom indicator called PRIME Indicator and it shows up in the top panel (next to date time etc) after I login. I would like to show the indicator before login on the unity-greeter ...
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Missing date & time applet from top Unity panel

I like Unity very much. Recently, I installed Compiz manager and Nautilus Elementary also then tried to Play. During some of my playing around, Unity's clock applet has vanished. I want to make it ...
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Dropbox icon in the middle of screen on Gnome Ubuntu 14.04 Extended screen [duplicate]

Its always on top and I have to kill dropbox process and start it again to fix the issue.
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How to 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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Persistent terminal in indicator panel

I'm looking for a plugin / applet that will run a persistent tiny terminal (even just one line) in the indicator panel (or below it, or at the bottom of my screen - somewhere out of the way) on Ubuntu ...
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Clock disappears after trying to add Weekday / Date

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and when I try to add "Weekday" or "Date and month" to my clock, the entire clock disappears (though, oddly this does not happen when I add "Seconds"). I tried to ...
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Dropbox Indicator position

Using Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Dropbox and the indicator icon went to the top far left position, just hiding the "x" close button of each maximized window. I tried to uninstall Dropbox and then ...
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what is this panel indicator/menu bar icon?

Had this panel indicator pop up on my menu bar...anyone know what it is? The icon is a Satellite dish with a computer monitor. I've been looking around online but haven't found any info. My computer ...
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cron job to run google-musicmanager and have its indicator showing up in the menu bar

For some reasons, I need to periodically run a script with cron in order to start Google Music Manager (and to perform some music folders/files and config management stuff, which pose no problem). ...
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indicator-multiload (System Load Indicator) don't show cpu usage correctly

I have accidentally deleted CPU usage percentage from indicator-multiload menu and now I can't remember what it syntax looks like and can't go back to how it was. Possibility 1 (simplest one). Can ...
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Workspace indicator that works with more than 4 workspaces?

I'm using ubuntu with more than the default 4 workspaces. The workspace indicator icon in the left sidebar only shows 4 workspaces. So i can't see in which workspace I'm currently are. Is there a ...
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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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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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XFCE Indicator Applet Completely Messed Up

I recently had to reinstall Xubuntu 14.04 after Windows wiped it out. After a mildly painful (mostly caused by the installer seeming a lot more confused than usual) installation process, I was up and ...
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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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How can I change the time zone of bandwidthd?

Is there any way to change the UTC offset for the graphs generated by bandwidthd?
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System tray icons disappeared after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have many applications with tray icons like davmail, hardware monitor. I miss this feature on Ubuntu 14.04. Does anyone have a solution? There are some tools like Skype indicator, but I need a ...
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Applets/Icon problems

So I have a problem my applets will not show up. Normally I have a psensor, spotify, and Ethernet indicator but now I have nothing. Here are some pictures: I'm running ubuntu 14.04 lts
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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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Xubuntu - multiple time zones displayed

As I switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu I missed the Date and Time indicator with the display of multiple time zones. This article suggested it can be done in Xubuntu, too, but how?
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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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Add Global Menu to MATE 1.8.1 (ubuntuMATE) [closed]

I just installed ubuntuMATE 14.04; honestly, I love it. However, I'm missing the global menu from Unity and older mate distros. Does anyone have any idea on how to get Indicator Applet Appmenu ...
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Dark Indicators Unity Panel 14.04

The indicators except clock suddenly became dark out of nowhere. Please help, I'm a newbie.
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Permanent email/chat indicator till click

I use gm-notify and Empathy in Ubuntu 14.04. When these applications generate a notification, the email indicator, which is an envelope icon, turns to blue for a short time and then it returns its ...
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indicator-application for Gnome fallback/flashback not working properly in ubuntu 14.10

The indicator-application for Gnome-Panel is not working in Ubuntu 14.10, it was working in 14.04 (GNOME 3.10) fine so I don't if it has something to do with the GNOME 3.12 base or not. Before I add ...
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Problem with battery indicator in 14.10

I've got a problem with battery indicator: Ubuntu keeps showing the charging icon although the laptop is not connected to an external power source. Is there any solution?
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“Enable Wireless” option is disabled in network settings

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (dual booted with Windows 7) but I'm unable to access Internet wireless even though I can do so on Windows 7. The output for rfkill list all is given below: rfkill list all ...
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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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File transfer indicator applet?

In gnome-shell when you do a file transfer you get a icon appear in the bar at the top, I know in unity it shows you the information in the unity Launcher, but I have that set to autohide, so I was ...
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Is there any way to be notified about system events in Ubuntu?

I want to write an application indicator for Unity to show a single number and a tooltip. I want to update this number when the date changes i.e. on 24:00 and I need to update it if computer wakes up ...