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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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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Hot to minimize to tray Thunderbird in plasma 5.2?

I just tried Kubuntu 15.04. I installed Thunderbird with minimizetotray addon. But window disappears instead of minimize to tray. How can I fix it?
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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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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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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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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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Lost system tray on Kubuntu

I am new on this platform. Yesterday I have installed Kubuntu 14.04 on my Laptop throwing Windows 8.1. All are well. But suddenly I cut system tray icon. Now I can not see volume icon, internet icon ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 add and remove icons from the system tray

I have been looking for a solution to remove the Spotify icon form the system tray, running Ubuntu 14.10 with a Unity desktop. I have done my reasearch and found that canonical has removed the ...
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System tray not being displayed correctly Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit

I have Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit and I have a Tox client installed. When I minimize the client to the system tray the icon isn't displayed in the correct place. Here is a screen-shot to help describe ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu Studio 14.04.01 input method app missing in notification area

I just installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04.1 on a machine but I don't see the input method app in tray like in the normal ubuntu distro. How do I enable it? There is no such option to display it in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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skype and thunderbird indicators missing after 14.04 updates

I recently (max 5 days ago) installed few updates on my Ubuntu 14.04 and now both thunderbird and skype indicators are missing from my top bar. I were using dconf editor and I inserted 'All' (lowcase ...
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How start Xpad and viber minimised in the system tray when OS start. 14.04

after this Code: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gurqn/systray-trusty sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade i have system tray in 14.04 LTS. Skype have menu item - "Start Skype minimised in the ...
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KMail tray icon broken ubuntu 14.04

I don't know if this is a bug, or just a matter of configuration. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed KMail 4.13.3. I wish to put it in the system tray, but every time there is unread ...
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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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Invisible and Movable Icon in System Tray creates a gap in System Tray

Recently I just uninstalled Skype 4.3 on Ubuntu 14.04. As I did so, where Skype used to sit in my Unity Tray there is just an empty space, but I can move it around and it acts as a normal icon. It is ...
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Ubuntu SDK - application with indicator

I would like to create an application for Ubuntu desktop and I need to have an icon of the application in the system tray (with menu after click on the icon). Is it possible to do it in HTML5 API? ...
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System Tray icons (Skype, Wifi) and Double Displays

After upgrade no notebook to Ubuntu 14.04, I noticed the missing of my System Tray icons, such as Skype, Dropbox and others. After this, my system tray has back to show my apps: sudo apt-get ...
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Systray icons missing ubuntu 14.04

We use Druva inSync for backups at the office. However after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 , we have been struggling to get the tray icons working. We have followed all steps we used in previous ...
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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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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 ...