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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 - ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Minimizing Evolution to the tray

How do I minimize Evolution to its tray icon? I've installed evolution-indicator, and it does show evolution under the messaging menu, but I have no idea how to minimize it. I've installed ...
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Source code for the tray on top right corner. Ubuntu 12.04

I am looking for source code for the top right corner tray icons. I want to know how they are being executed and wanted to make few modifications of my own if i can. I am on Ubuntu 12.04 The image ...
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How can I remove Opera's system tray icon in Lubuntu?

I installed Opera on Lubuntu 13.04, and Opera places an icon in the system tray. Really odd and unacceptable behaviour. Is there a setting in Opera which allows you to remove the system tray icon?
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Tray Icons in Unity in 13.04

In Ubuntu 13.04 there is no Tray Icon and Whiteliting is removed. I Installed Gnome 3.8 but there is no tray there too!! How can I get tray icons back (for applications that put icon in tray like ...
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lubuntu - command to use in .desktop file to launch application reduced to panel

I have a .desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Thunderbird Comment=mail manager Exec=thunderbird Terminal=false Type=Application NoDisplay=false Hidden=false Is there a command to use ...
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How can I get a messaging menu indicator with unread count of my new Gmail emails?

Back in Ubuntu 12.04, installing the gm-notify application allowed did these things: Shoe me the number of unread messages in my inbox Show me a blue envelope when an email was received Show me a ...
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Quod Libet tray icon missing in Ubuntu 13.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04, the tray icon for Quod Libet is missing. How can I get it back?
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How do I minimize stuff to the System Tray?

In 13.04, How do I make applications (specifically, pidgin, nicotine+, lifeograph, evolution etc..and more) to the indicator area as icons? I need them to be running but need to clear the space in the ...
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Why did I get two Ubuntu One cloud icons in the tray after the 13.04 upgrade?

I upgraded to 13.04, but now I have two Ubuntu One cloud icons in my tray. Can someone explain why and help me remove one of them? See what I mean? EDIT: The difference isn't so clear as "general ...
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Facebook icon not visible in envelope menu

On a clean 13.04 install, I have registered facebook in the online accounts, authorized facebook to allow ubuntu access, and installed the app. But still I am not getting the facebook shortcut icon ...
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How do I make Pidgin display its system tray icon on 13.04? [duplicate]

Pidgin's page in Software Center says I should install one of gnome-panel or kdebase-workspace-bin or docker to achieve this. I installed docker but nothing happened. Needless to say, I have "Show ...
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I have a launch command that works but only in the terminal - how can I get this command to work in Startup Applications?

Today, after much searching, I found the command XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP= keepassx which is supposed to work in "Startup Applications" on 12.04. So far, I've only managed to get it to work from the ...
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LXDE System Tray: Skype, Pidgin and other active applications not showing up

I'm running LXDE, and I've noticed that applications that normally minimize to the tray are not showing up in the try in LXDE. I don't have a specific system tray applet installed, and can't seem to ...
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rhythmbox tray icon

I don't know why, but Rhythmbox does not show up in tray. I have installed and activated an additional plugin from this site AND added 'all' to whitelist (dconf-editor -> com -> canonical -> desktop ...
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Some indicators are missing when unlocking the screen

It happened on my old PC and it still happens with the new one, with a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 installation (Unity). When returning from a screen lock (I couldn't say if it can be replicated in other ...
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Replacement for tray icons in 13.04? [closed]

According to this posting here, 13.04 will finally disable the support for tray icons by taking away the idea of whitelisting applications for tray icon usage. My problem is that I have to use ...
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How to make Ubuntu let me manage the Virus Security? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I need to have ‘antivirus software’ installed? Ubuntu 12.04. (Sorry if this is a duplicate) On my previous version of Windows (I've deleted that) I was able to ...
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So how can I check if a progam is running? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do we found running programs that are not visible? I have installed 64 bits Bitdefender on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. After updating the virusdefinitions I clicked on ...
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Gnome Mail Icon not showing up on system tray

I recently wiped my drive and re-installed 12.04 then upgraded back to 12.10. My mail icon that is supposed to be there is not. What do I do?
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Pidgin tray icon disappears after switching to full-screen application. Bug or…?

I'm not sure if anyone has the same problem. It can be a problem of my own system, as I didn't find any signs of it in Google, that's why I'm not sure if it's worth a bug report. Preconditions: ...
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Cannot take a screenshot when clicking on top-right system tray icon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to take screenshot of indicator menus? When I say top-right icon is the: wifi, volume, clock, system gear... When one of them showing the menu, I cannot take a ...
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wifi and the gwibber icons disappeared from the indicator applet

They have disappeared from the indicator applet in the gnome-panel without asking me anything nor notifying. How can I bring them back in 11.04? I have rebooted and the situation persists. The ...
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Bottom panel disappears when a new message arrives on Empathy in Gnome Shell Remix 12.10

Every time a contact sends a message (just when its window is closed), the bottom panel with message tray disappears. I have to press Alt+F2 and "r" and back to normal. Why it's happening?
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Cannot see user desktop (Applications, Places, System…) when I log in

I am very new to Ubuntu. I recently got a new laptop running Windows 7. I am using Virtual Box and just installed the Ubuntu 12.10 ISO as a new Virtual Machine within Virtual Box. Everything seemed to ...
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Cron script to detect degraded raid array?

To my surprise, my raid array entered degraded mode some time ago. How can I set up a cron job to warn me? I've tried from the mdadm man page: Running mdadm --monitor --scan -1 from a cron script ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome classic trayicon doesn't work (at least for Pidgin)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome classic. Pidgin's tray icon doesn't show up. The settings is ok ("Always"). For any case, I've also added it in dconf-editor as per How to enable notification area ...
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How do I add the messaging menu to the xfce-panel?

I am running a pretty peculiar setup right now with LXDE, plank and the XFCE4-panel. This works fine, but I can't seem to find the messaging menu under the system tray options: Is there any service ...
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Why does the network icons sometimes disappears from the systray?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 in a Samsung 305u notebook and sometimes the icon of the wifi or network disappears from the systray and I have to enter to system settings to enter or disconnect from a ...
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How to apply mono effect in my icon?

So my icon is the lizard ( the first one in the tray ) If i open the dash there is an automatic mono effect to all the icons in the tray So i am wondering how can i edit my icon ( with an image ...
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How can I configure BOINC to start at startup?

I can't get BOINC to start with the rest of the startup applications and the software itself doesn't have that option, I've been reading about it on Berkeley's forum but I can't get the answer, it ...
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How do I get BOINC's icon to show up in the system tray?

I installed Berkeley's BOINC software in Windows and I loved it, however I'm having some problems using it in Ubuntu 12.04: One of then is that the software doesn't appear in the systray, only in the ...
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How do I display the current local temp.? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a weather indicator? Before I updated to 12.04, right next to the clock it used to display my current local outdoor temp. Is there a way to get that back? I ...
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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 ...