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.

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How to use notification area (system tray) over indicators in Xubuntu?

Xubuntu has both notification area (system tray) and indicators. I prefer the first one, as it allows me to hide items. Is there any way to force the apps that support both (e.g. Tomboy, Dropbox etc) ...
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What network manager to use for the Xfce4 Panel to see my current conection state? [closed]

I have installed Xubuntu desktop on top of initial Lubuntu 12.04 installation. How can I select between the wireless networks and how to see the app in the panel? I used Xfce in the past but I do ...
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Pidgin icon not showing up in system tray

I uninstalled indicator-messages because I'd rather have separate icons for my programs. The problem I have now is that pidgin icon won't show up (while others do, like empathy, skype and so on). Or ...
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KDE System Tray locks UI while redrawing

KDE 4.8.2 Whenever a notification is displayed or the KDE panel attempts to change the contents of the system tray my system's UI locks up because X is using 100% CPU. This occurs both when Desktop ...
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Xubuntu start up screen…but I'm running normal Ubuntu

I was interested in playing around with XFCE. I made a liveCD and played around with it a bit and really liked it. I thought that instead of installing Xubuntu itself I would just install the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome Classic: white background for systray icons

All systray icons (not indicators) are with white background. How can I change it to panel's color?
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How do I start skype in the system tray?

I have skype version 4 is set as one of my startup programs. Whenever skype starts, it pops up in it's full window mode. I would preferably like it to start as just an icon in the system tray.
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How can I move the panel from the top to the bottom?

I am coming from Windows 8 and want to test new Ubuntu 12.xx. How can i change the position of the panel from top to bottom?
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systray disappeared

running ubuntu 12.04 - all well after installation - looking for some options in compiz do organize expo and other desktop stuff, now systray-panel (= program-menus cant be shown and icons unvisible ...
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Calibre icon missing from system tray

After installing Calibre, I immediately changed the preferences particularly by enabling system tray icon. The program restarted, as required, but the icon didn't appear on my sys tray. So I tried ...
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Is there a way to find out what is the name of an icon that is on the bottom bar, on Gnome 3?

Is there a way to find out what is the name of an icon that is on the bottom bar, on Gnome 3? For example, the name of the icon of Audacious is audacious, for Dropbox it's dropbox... I need their ...
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How to fix wine apps that have a white background in unity tray

Many Wine apps and also some Java apps like Evernote or JDownloader appears in Unity tray with an annoying white background. Is there a way to solve this issue? Here is a screenshot about it:
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Missing some tray icons in 12.04 Unity [duplicate]

I did a partial upgrade yesterday, and noticed that some of my tray icons (Pidgin, Artha so far) had disappeared. I followed the instructions basde on this post but it didn't work. Is there another ...
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I see a dialog box “I can't find a system tray” when launching MediaFire Express

On start up I see a dialog box saying "I can't find a system tray" on startup although there is a system tray displayed. I have tried deleting the compiz folder. What's the fix? I am using Ubuntu ...
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Missing panel icons at top right

I have been using 11.10 for a month or two, and I always had these icons at the top right (mail/messenger, battery state, volume control): After upgrading to 12.04, I lost all of these tray entries ...
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Some system tray icons invisible in Gnome Classic 12.04

Tried all possible ways to give visibility to tray icons in Ubuntu 12.04 but no luck :( Dconf-editor -> Navigate to Desktop -> Unity -> Panel -> change the value of systray-whitelist to "all" ...
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Network icon disappears from tray

I got 12.04 LTS but it happened in 11.10 too. The thing is that the network icon disappears from tray without any warning. I've noticed it happens when the connection is weak and unstable, but I know ...
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Eclipse is invisible in system tray

I just installed Eclipse, but I got a problem, after I minimize the Eclipse than it's not visible on system tray. I also check the ALT+Tab but there also isn't visible. I had to kill the process and ...
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How to add audio controls in the tray? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Volume icon disappeared in the classic desktop After upgrading to 12.04, I lost the audio controls from the system tray. How to add it back? I am using gnome ...
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Lost the system tray-bar and side panel dockbar disappears when touched

I have complete confidence that this problem will be resolved by restarting, however, it seems very odd that it should disappear randomly during my session. To put it simply, I've lost the top ...
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Gnome 3 change system notification to be as unity?

the notification area in the bottom of screen is annoying, can i change the place and look of it to be as in unity? "at the right top and disappears when hover over it"? and also is there an ...
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autostart thunderbird on the tray in Lubuntu

I want to have thunerbird minimized when I turn on the laptops. when I do this: vi /etc/xdg/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart and added @thunderbird every time I turned it on a popup apear say that ...
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“no system tray detected on this system.”

"no system tray detected on this system." Appears starting Gnome and Cinnamon in Oneiric 11.10; starting with Gnome Classic and Unity no problem at all. How to solve?
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How do I use cdemu with Unity?

There is this great application that can mount various CD images and thus emulate a CD drive. However, it is based on tray so it does not play nice with Unity. How can it be run in Unity?
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Wicd tray icon fails to appear in system notification area even though in dconf>desktop>unity>panel/whitelist

I'm trying to get the Wicd (replacement for non-functional Network Manager) icon to show up in my laptop's systray/notification area. The solution that worked for 11.04 Ubuntu/Unity does not work for ...
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Changes made by dconf-tools are lost when logging off

I'm trying to get the Wicd tray icon to show up in 11.10 Unity desktop. When I use dconf editor to add 'Wicd' to the whitelist in Unity>panel, it shows the change but after I log off and then log ...
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XChat disappearing after minimize to tray

When I click to close the XChat window, it asks whether to "Quit", "Cancel" or "Minimize to Tray". If I select "Minimize to tray" then the XChat disappears and I am not able to see the application ...