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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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 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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Muon update manager icon in system tray not updating

Kubuntu 15.10. Muon update manager system tray icon indicating updates available. Click on icon, click on update, manager downloads and installs updates successfully and indicates that system is up to ...
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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 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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Change Audio Output via Speaker Symbol

Is there a way to change the Audio Output (and for the sake of completeness the Audio Input) conveniently via the Speaker Symbol of the Top-Bar of Ubuntu? Just like I can change between Wifi ...
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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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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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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, ...
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Wine application in system tray

Using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. Somehow I managed to minimize one Wine application into system tray from where it cannot be restored - it does not respond neither to double-click nor to right-click nor ...
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How do I get a list of the active icons present in the system tray?

How can I get a list of Active Icons that are in the system Tray programmatically?
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Wine Systray Not working on Unity Ubutnu 14.04

The problem is that the wine systray is not working in my unity desktop on ubuntu 14.04, any other apps for ubuntu (Skype, Steam-ubuntu version-, transmission) they work fine, just the Wine systray is ...
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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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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 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 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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Customize system tray icons in KDE

Is there anyway to use customized icons for notification center? Some programs like Skype has very different icons. Maybe using another notification center manager can be solution, but I didn't find ...
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System menu and wifi unusable after switching from another user on Wily

I'm using the standard Unity without any custom tweaks. When I switch from another user and log in, the menu bar or panel and the Launcher appear to be frozen (but the Dash can still be controlled via ...
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Tray icons dissapeared ubuntu 15.10

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 and I'm experiencing some issues related to tray icons not appearing in the top right corner. For example, programs such as Skype or Dropbox initiate on startup, as i ...
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Add an item in the top bar ubuntu 15.10

How can I add an item in the top bar in ubuntu 15.10 (where there are the network-manager icon and the battery status) with some sub menù like the spotify one, and when I'll click on one of that ...
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Enable WICD System-Tray Icon - Unity 15.04

I've installed wicd and wicd-gtk in Unity - Ubuntu 15.04. The icon for the application does not show up in the system tray. I've looked over the following questions, which do not solve my issue: ...
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Wifi icon not showing signal strength Ubuntu 14.04?

The wifi icon in my system tray is just an outline. It doesn't actually show any bars/signal strength. I've tried using... sudo apt-get install indicator-applet indicator-network But that ...
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How To Enable Google Now in Ubuntu?

My Google chrome/chromium version is 44 and Ubuntu version is 15.04. I have the Google Chrome icon in the notifications area and Google App Launcher on my Ubuntu Unity launcher but the Google Now and ...
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How can I disable Viber icon from tray

I need to disable Viber indicator from tray. How can I do it?
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15.04 GUI icons (Buttons) not responding to mouse over

I've recently installed updates and they broke my GUI... :( problem is that I don't know what did it.. Here is what is happening: When I mouse over an icon in the tray, it doesn't light up like it ...
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systemtray icon from eclipse's SWT not visible

I try to add an icon to systemtray using eclipse's SWT, however I can't make it visible. What could be a problem? I googled some posts telling to whitelist 'all' usingdconf-editor so I added 'all' ...
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Trigger for displaying tray icon

I am currently using cinnamon on ubuntu 14.04. I have an email client that is showing a little icon in the notification tray every time I receive an email. I want to know if there is a way of ...
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Xtreme Download Manager notification icon

Instead of the notification icon being in the tray, it now floats on the screen. This is really annoying because it blocks other items on the screen. I've already tried completely removing and ...
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Thunderbird/E-Mail icon not showing on Systems-Tray

I just set up Thunderbird on my 14.04 system and I remember seeing an E-Mail icon in the Systems-Tray around a year ago. As I didn't need it, I somehow made it go away. How do I get an E-Mail ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 systray icons open menu on left click

In Ubuntu 14.04, when left clicking systray icons like Google Hangouts or Chromium, the context menu opens. This also happens when right clicking. For some icons this is logical (volume, time, etc... ...
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How I can resize icons from system tray?

My system tray now : Zeal, Spotify, google notifications, skype and many more apps that they have a app indicator by default, has a horror icons with over size. I searched on google, ask ubuntu ...
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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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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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How do i find all clipboards on ubuntu and kUbuntu

I posted the following security concern in the security.stackexchange: kde system tray clipboard Note: This post is asking a different question. In response to finding that when I use the program ...
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Need help with strange operation when switching between VMWare workstation client and Ubuntu 14:04 desktop

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (august 2013) on an ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX with AMD FX(tm)-4130 Quad-Core Processor and 4Gb memory. and have since upgraded to 14.04 LTS. Hosting VMWare Player ...
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Skype and Wi-Fi icons are missing from the system tray

Why are my Skype and Wi-Fi icons constantly missing from the system tray? Now I opened up the Transmission program, the application used for downloading torrents that ships natively with Ubuntu, and I ...
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Two keyboard icons in Tray

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that for some reason I now have two keyboard indicators in the system tray, see a screenshot here: Screenshot of system tray. The keyboard icon shows ...
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workrave shows no tray symbol in Kubuntu 15.10

Problem: No tray symbol so I have no clue whether the program is running and when my next break is suggested. However, the app is running in the background without any window and casts a window when a ...
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double brightness indicator ubuntu

I have double brightness indicator in ubuntu system tray. How can I fix it? I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with KDE
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Remove icons from system tray on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10

I have installed the extension Topicons and I want to remove the icons that I don't need like the orange skype icon because I have an extension for skype as you can see in this image I have ...
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Cannot get Cryptkeeper systray icon to appear in Ubuntu 14.04.3 (Lubuntu)

I am using Ubuntu 14.02.3 (Lubuntu) and have been using Cryptkeeper for some time now with no problem, recently however I had to re-install OS from scratch and now cannot get systray icon up for ...
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12.04 - No System Tray Detected

I have tried all the solutions to this problem and nothing seems to work for my Ubuntu 12.04 . I do not have this problem on my other laptop which is running Zorin (Ubuntu 14.04). The answer that ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: bluedevil installed and working, but Bluetooth icons missing from System Settings and system tray

When I manually launch bluedevil-monolithic, the system tray icon appears and works well to configure and connect to bluetooth devices. However, the bluetooth icon does not appear in the system tray ...
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bitdefender icon in system tray missing ubuntu 14.04

I have been using bitdefender as virus scanner on my ubuntu 14.04(unity) but after one update installation few months ago the icon in sys tray started missing, so now I cannot open bitdefender because ...
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System tray groups

Does anyone know of a plugin for Gnome 3 where I can place system tay icons into a drop down like windows has. Please don't hate but it is kinda nice on windows to have only three or four system try ...
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Removed input method icon still in system tray

Well, as ibus-pinyin didn't work well in my ubuntu14.04 system, so I uninstalled it and install ibus-libpinyin instead(later I replace it with Google pinyin method). Everything goes well except the ...
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Prevent Missing Clock from System Tray

Is there a way to prevent the occasionally disappearance of the clock from the Unity system tray bar after Ubuntu has started? The clock never disappeared during runtime, but right from the start of ...
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Windows don't come to front when app started from system tray on Ubuntu 14.10

When I start some apps from system tray, like tomboy, the app starts minimized on the launcher. How do I make apps start normally?
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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 make thunderbird run in the background?

I want to make the thunderbird to run in the background in order to get the notification without using any Add-ons. Somebody please help.