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First of all a clarification : the first screenshot in your question shows the datetime indicator. The second screenshot in your question shows the GNOME Calendar application. To add a new event open the Calendar application and click on Calendar -> Add event... in the app menu bar. As there is no official possibility to add a new event by using the ...


Be sure to have sni-qt installed for i386 : apt-get install sni-qt:i386


To use a path to the icon is best illustrated with an example. In the example below, I keep the icons in the same directory as the script (indicator), which seems a convenient solution in your case. The bottom line is that once you initiated your indicator: class Indicator(): def __init__(self): = "<indicator_name>" ...


You're importing from gi.repository. The file for this module is: $ python3 -c 'import gi.repository, sys; print (sys.modules["gi.repository"].__file__)' /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/gi/repository/ And that file comes from: $ dpkg -S $(python3 -c 'import gi.repository, sys; print (sys.modules["gi.repository"].__file__)') python3-gi: ...


I had the same problem and this solved the issue for me : dropbox stop && DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS="" dropbox start I found the answer at : Dropbox icon is not working Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 EDIT : This solution seems working only for the active session. And this one works after a reboot too :


There is unfortunately no settings option provided for that. There's only option to show and hide the name $ gsettings list-recursively com.canonical.indicator.session com.canonical.indicator.session show-real-name-on-panel true com.canonical.indicator.session suppress-logout-menuitem false com.canonical.indicator.session suppress-restart-menuitem true ...

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