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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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 ...
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Screencloud Tray Icon Disappeared, Already Installed libqt4-svg

I was messing around with a lot of programs and files last night trying to get some things to work. Then, when I turned my computer on this morning, I noticed that my screencloud tray icon had ...
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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. ...
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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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Tray icon out of place in 14.04

The tray icon for Truecrypt is out of place: All my other icons are where they should be. How can I fix this?
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WiFi keeps trying to reconnect all by itself. The tray icon animation is almost runnying nonstop

The WiFi on my ubuntu 14.04 installation is very unreliable. wireless re-connections out of the blue sometimes it takes up to 15 min until a connection is established Hardware hardware is a ...
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Edit “System Tray” in LDXE taskbar

Using Lubuntu here and I would love to remove icons from my system tray. Will dconf-editor work on LDXE as well as Unity (Ubuntu)? Or are there any other solutions to modify the taskbar? When I go to ...
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How would you access a remote system tray with X11 Forwarding via SSH?

X11 Forwarding is fantastic to remotely launch new programs. Some popular programs open themselves into the system tray (Dropbox, for example). I know you can use VNC or RDP for this, but is there a ...
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How to scale indicator icons

Anyone knows if Unity has a way to scale down all indicator icons to have the same height? This big icons are very annoying. EXAMPLE:
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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 ...
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How to get copy.com notification icon on Unity on Trusty to work?

Do you guys know how to get Copy's systray icon to work? That's an old question and the old fix doesn't work no more.. I've already tried: sudo apt-get install libappindicator1 and the other: ...
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unity and the tray are not displayed after login

When I'm Log in the Tray bar works. After the correct login it disappear , also the unity bar doesn't appear. so I can not even start a terminal session for making changes, since it does not work the ...
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Systray not showing

I have an application called foo that runs as root. The foo calls system function to execute the other application which show tray icon using Qt. The Systray Icon Example in Qt is working properly ...
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System tray icons and dconf-editor in 14.04

In 12.04 I could use dconf-editor to edit the icons that were visible in the system tray as well as whitelist any applications that I wanted to be up there (such as XChat, Bomgar, Shutter). This ...
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Start applications in Systemtray

I'm using Cinnamon as my DE. I inserted the Seafile Sync Client (seafile-applet) to start synchonisation automatically. But it is really annoying, that the application-window starts, too. So is ...
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Reinstalling network manager & icon issues

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTE and network manager is giving me a question mark in my system tray even though I can connect to the internet. This really irritates me. I tried hiding network ...
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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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Real Time Message Notification App for AskUbuntu and/or StackExchange

I was wondering if there is any way to get notified in real time when someone replies to my posts/comments that I write in here, on AskUbuntu.com, other than via email notifications. What I have in ...
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Why do I have two bluetooth icons after the Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade?

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ("Trusty Tahr") this afternoon, I now have two bluetooth icons shown in my system tray... Why do I have two bluetooth icons now shown, and how can I remove one ...
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How can I show all non-minimized windows?

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 with Unity. It has some great keyboard combos for navigating about my various windows. Super + W shows all open windows. Alt + Tab lets me scroll through ...
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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 ...
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Vlc icon in tray not coloured but white in Ubuntu 14.04

How can I set Vlc icon tray in the same white colour as the other icons? I'm running Ubuntu 14.04
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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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System Tray icons not showing [closed]

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' ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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.
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...