The space where individual program icons or system icons are used as status indicators, notifying the user of changes and allowing quick access to key functions of the program/system tool.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
56 views

System Tray icons not showing [on hold]

After installing a fresh 14.04 install and then installing google-chrome-unstable (Version 36.0.1933.0 dev aura) from the google repository, neither the google chrome icon nor the 'Google Now' ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Hide app from tray in LXDE (Lubuntu)

In XFCE it is possible to hide app from tray, using tray settings (for example set steam not to appear in tray, using xfce settings). I need such a feature in Lubuntu, however LXPanel doesn't seem to ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Ban icons from systray

I have an application, which has a systray-icon. I want to make the icon disappear, without uninstalling the app. It should still keep on running in the background. Thanks for your help. kl
4
votes
0answers
68 views
+50

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

No System Tray found after this mornings software update

12.04.4 64 bit Did an update this morning and now when I boot I'm getting "No System Tray found quitting" It brings me to the log in screen, and I can log in, but I can't get anywhere else Any ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Ether top bar icons ether layout change does not work in ubuntu 13.10

There are bunch of different versions of unity packages in ppa's for 13.10, some of them fix bug with changing layout by Alt+Shift and some fix another bug - when you do not see icon of xchat in your ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Clickable notifications that allow to interact with programs which have spawned them?

There are Notifications in KDE's System Tray. The problem is that Notifications don't provide access to the apps that spawn those notifications. The only available action is to dismiss the ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Wireless icon missing in 12.04

My system is running on 12.04.4, 64 bit and the wireless icon is missing. There are no connectivity issues, but it becomes tedious to choose a different network from the Network menu than the tray.
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Hack to get system tray applets into the app indicator (without sni-qt)

According to many the system tray is legacy software that these many do not wish to further support. At the same time many useful applets do not work with the application indicator and there are no ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Systray on Ubuntu Unity 12.04 64bits disappeared

From time to time, it flashes showing some icons (sound, the time, etc) just to disappear once again. I have tried unity --reset with a result of many "failed", "error" or "warn" messages. Whatever ...
3
votes
1answer
29 views

Window resize area, Firefox automaximizes and Giant Ubuntu Bar

everybody Yesterday (Feb 07, 2014) I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 and now I'm feeling I'm going postal! The ubuntu bar changed its size for the comfortable 24px I had set to 20457px or something ...
2
votes
2answers
177 views

network icon problem in lxpanel in lubuntu

I have recently installed lubuntu-desktop in Ubuntu 12.04. In the lxpanel I have a network icon which shows my current network connection status. I have a wired connection [ethernet] which connects ...
5
votes
0answers
134 views

Remove arrows on system tray menus in gnome

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 with Gnome and have found the behaviour of the context menus on icons in the system tray behaves differently. For applets which normally have a large number of ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Ububtu 12.4 Unity Tray

I have working Ubuntu 10.4 and installed 12.4 on a different PC. I try Unity. In 10.4 it was comfortable to have Firefox icon on the system try and I tried to put it on that of 12.4. Using Alltray and ...
0
votes
0answers
252 views

Problem with Xtreme Download Manager notification icon

XDM had been working fine for, but I think the problem arose once I updated it. Instead of the notification icon being in the tray, it now floats on the screen. This is really annoying because it ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

Dropbox & Thunar - Recently changed files not opened

I'm running Ubuntu with Thunar and dropbox. Thunar dropbox integration works fine. Buuut: when I click on one of the "Recently changed files" in Dropbox indicator, it opens Dropbox main folder, not ...
0
votes
0answers
89 views

Strange icon for Skype in system tray

When I start Skype the following icon appears in the system tray . Skype works fine and also if I click on the icon in the system tray, it is expanded to the full menu as usual. At some random time ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

How do I show missing icons in the system tray?

I have two programs; Retroshare and cameramonitor (which are both great programs) that will not show in the system tray. It's frustrating.
0
votes
1answer
305 views

Ubuntu Unity 13.04/13.10 systray no longer present

From what I can tell, a decision was made to remove the systray from 13.04/13.10. I managed to get it re-enabled on my upgrade for now. What I am not able to find, is the replacement solution for ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Facilitate access to system tray under gksudo -u user

I would like to run ownCloud client as a different user, with something like: gksudo -u owncloud owncloud However, it is specifying: ownCloud requires a working system tray. Please install a system ...
1
vote
4answers
568 views

Uget tray icon not showing

Since I upgraded to Saucy, Uget is not showing in the system tray, although the Always show tray icon option in Uget settings is checked. P.S. this happens only with Uget, all the other Softwares have ...
3
votes
3answers
552 views

Dropbox indicator icon dissapears right after login

Even though Dropbox's app indicator dissapearing from the tray area seems like a recurrent enough problem, my issue is a litte different. When I login, I can see the app panel populating, and the ...
0
votes
2answers
745 views

nm-applett and sound-indicator in systray gone and sound not working after update 13.10

After upgrading my Xubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 I have some problems: the NetworkManager is not in the taskbar, I think that is the notifications-applet (german: "Nachrichtenanzeige") the ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

After upgrade: what's this envelope systray icon, and how do I get rid of it?

I've just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and everything seems to be running fine. I have a couple new icons in my systray, though, and one of them -- the envelope icon -- is a mystery to me: It looks ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Alarm Clock for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm looking for a good alarm clock for Ubuntu (13.10). I currently use alarm-clock-applet, but that doesn't have a nice tray icon. I've also tried alarm-clock, which has no tray icon. I would either ...
17
votes
6answers
18k views

How to re-enable tray icons for applications in ubuntu 13.10?

Unfortunately in Ubuntu 13.10 there is no tray icon and whitelisting is removed. The older solutions do not work for me, e.g. I get the message: No such schema 'com.canonical.Unity.Panel' when I try ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

gnome panel items

testing out gnome to see if it may be better for me. I am used to using Unity on 13.04 by now but I tried to install gnome and get used to that and see how it goes. I am trying to get notification ...
34
votes
4answers
17k views

Upgraded to 13.10 now clock settings are all disabled and clock does not display

I've upgraded to 13.10 and now I don't have the standard menu clock, which I need for work. I checked and 'indicator-datetime' is installed. I even uninstalled/reinstalled that applet with no luck. ...
0
votes
2answers
141 views

uGet not showing in System tray

I have Ubuntu 13.04 with uGet 1.10.3 the problem is simple : uGet AppIndicator not visible,uGet tray icon not visible And this key was not found in my system settings: ...
2
votes
0answers
242 views

Indicator synapse in tint2

I'm using Openbox with Tint2 in Ubuntu 13.04 Is there a way to make indicator synapse (indicator-synapse) to appear in the systray area? I don't know why it appears in Unity but here it doesn't, ...
0
votes
0answers
91 views

ScreenCloud Tray Icon Not Showing with Cinnamon

I already had this problem back on Unity, but it was fixed thanks to a fellow Asker. I just installed Cinnamon and it does good job for me - but there's not ScreenCloud icon in system tray. I need it ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Stop sign in system tray [duplicate]

When I start my Ubuntu, the system tray at the top of the screen will have a stop sign, which shows me messages like this: An error occurred, please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or ...
1
vote
0answers
513 views

How to manage tray icons in Gnome 3?

The short: In Gnome 3, is there a way to make specific legacy tray icons either not appear at all or be hidden? The longer: I use two programs that put icons in the legacy system tray: Spotify and ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

How to force the systray to be handled by XFCE instead Awesome, while using Awesome as WM?

I started using XFCE4 with Awesome as a windows manager. The systray is now handled by Awesome, and xfce's systray is now empty. Is there a way to force the systray to be handled by XFCE instead of ...
0
votes
2answers
301 views

Several indicator apps removed on 13.04 system tray

I recently upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and I know that during the upgrade Ubuntu removed some of my indicator apps (weather app, Xpad, Artha dictionary, Banshee). Can I still restore them on my ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Universal appindicator wrapper

Suffering from ditched system tray support in 13.04. :( Is it technically possible to create universal appindicator wrapper for arbitrary application which supports only system tray icon? Maybe there ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Can I change the contents of the SOUND icon in the tray?

I installed a number of music players to try them out. I noticed that several of them appear in the drop down menu when I click the sound icon in the tray. I would like to change which programs show ...
0
votes
1answer
190 views

Pidgin systray disappeared suddenly in 13.04 with Unity

About since a week only the pidgin systray disappeared (maybe after an ubuntu update). Pidgin works well, but it can be seen only in the message indicator. I tried restart Unity, I tried reboot, but ...
0
votes
0answers
123 views

Whitelist vidalia in systray

First of all, this seems to be no duplicate! On Ubuntu 13.04 whitelisting systray icons with dconfig-Editor and terminal commands seem to be no working. I marked "hide vidalia at startup", so the ...
1
vote
1answer
110 views

ScreenCloud Tray Icon Disappeared

Yesterday, after installing MythTV, I uninstalled it realizing that it's not what I was looking for. With it, MySQL server and a few other things installed, so I used Software Center's history to see ...
0
votes
1answer
715 views

System tray missing in Ubuntu 13.04 and notifications show only an icon

I just installed Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 13.04. Usually the system tray used to appear at the bottom when I moved my mouse there, but now nothing appears. Also instead of the notification box appearing at ...
0
votes
1answer
188 views

Alternative systray

13.04 has dropped support for old-style systray indicators. This may or may not be a step in the right direction in the long term, but it's extremely inconvenient in the short term. There are at ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Restored systray sometimes disappears from screen

I use Unity with restored systray from timekiller repository. I had no problems with it until there was an update in proposed repository. I realized my mistake and downgraded it because it was really ...
1
vote
0answers
207 views

Dropbox sys-tray functions broken

Some of the functions in the dropbox menu seem to be broken. I can open the dropbox folder, view recently changed files, access the preferences and quit. 'Launch Dropbox Website', 'Get More Space' ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

no Systray of hplib in Gnome3 - Ubuntu 12.04

I changed from Unity to Gnome3. Please no discussions, why not Unity ;) I am missing the HP-Systray - it is nowhere to find. If I run hp-systray in the terminal, I get the message, that it is ...
0
votes
2answers
684 views

Hangouts in systray on ubuntu 12.04

there's a way to have the hangouts icon in the systray? i'm trying to use the dconf editor, but i don't known the specific exeption that i have to put in the whitelist string for the hangouts icon. ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

How to minimize PyBitmessage to the system tray?

I recently installed PyBitMessage, and now I can't get it to minimize to the system tray. If I click the red X, it just exits (unlike Transmission, which can be configured to "survive" being closed - ...
0
votes
1answer
142 views

How to indicatorize a systray-only app?

I just realized that under 13.04 it isn't possible any more to add applications which are using the systray to a whitelist. I found the suggestion of downloading a patched version of Unity but I'd ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Taskbar and Tray on Lubuntu gone missing but not on guest account

I'm using Lubuntu 13.04, and something strange happened. I rebooted after installing some updates, and now when I choose "Lubuntu" on the login screen, I get something similar to "OpenBox"--no ...
0
votes
1answer
451 views

Change steam tray icon back to default

I have used this blog article http://www.webupd8.org/2013/02/get-ubuntu-mono-icons-for-steam-ubuntu.html to change the default tray steam icon to the one used in the article for Ubuntu-mono-dark. now ...