Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

80

There's a bug report for that in Launchpad. Quick fix: Open terminal (ctrl + alt + T) and type killall unity-panel-service


51

In versions of Ubuntu prior to 13.04 you have to whitelist the applications if you want to allow them to access the system tray. Firstly install dconf-tools from the software center ( or by clicking here) Then Press Alt+F2 and enter dconf-editor and run it. Now navigate to Desktop -> Unity -> Panel. Now change the value of systray-whitelist to ...


23

In Terminal, copy and paste this command gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist "['all']" The tip comes from this website; http://www.webupd8.org/2011/04/how-to-re-enable-notification-area.html


21

You can get skype tray in 11.10 and 12.04 installing package sni-qt:i386 sudo apt-get install sni-qt:i386 OR You can whitelist systray as well How do I access and enable more icons to be in the system tray? OR If you like how empathy and messaging tray work you can install a third party skype-wrapper package from ppa which enables skype to ...


18

You can add the notification applet to the gnome-panel as shown in the picture. To add, ALT+Win and right-click the gnome-panel to add the notification applet. However, banshee is fully integrated in the sound-indicator, to perhaps the use of the notification icon is not required.


14

Install dconf-tools / sudo apt-get install dconf-tools. Then run the conf editor by typing: dconf-editor at the command line. There under: desktop ->unity ->panel change the line that says: ['JavaEmbeddedFrame', 'Mumble', 'Wine', 'hp-systray', 'scp-dbus-service']` into this here: ['JavaEmbeddedFrame', 'Mumble', 'Wine', ...


13

Whitelist 'Truecrypt' instead, log out, log in again and it should show up:


9

With both Gnome 3 and Unity interfaces the current & possibly future directions of the newer linux distros, my advise would be not to look backwards, but to consider alternative desktop interfaces. XFCE is such an example, with many of the application indicators you previously have used. You can either try a brand new install of Xubuntu - or just ...


7

Click on En Select Text Entry Settings Uncheck Show Current Input Source in Menu Bar in the lower-left section.


7

Right click on the panel and choose 'Panel' -> 'Panel Preferences'. Then go to 'Items' and add a seperator that you move with the arrows to the desired place. Close that window and do another right click now to the area where the seperator is located, enter the 'Properties' and choose 'Expand'.


7

You can upgrade Dropbox, as in the latest builds it has an indicator on Ubuntu. For other applications, if the developers do not add indicator support for them, you can simply white-list them as Alaukik says, and also notify the developer that they need to fix the application.


6

To show the current systray whitelist: gsettings get com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist To whitelist all systray indicators: gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist "['all']" To append an application to the whitelist, substitute MYAPP at the end of this line: gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist ...


6

Sure, you can use alltray for that :) Look it up in Applications -> Ubuntu Software Center, or use this command: sudo apt-get install alltray EDIT To minimize the program, run alltray and point to the Window of it. It will hide in the tray. To hide/unhide to/from Tray, click the Tray icon of the program :)


6

ALLTRAY AllTray is a program written for Unix-like systems to enable a user to dock any program (such as Evolution, Thunderbird, or a terminal program) into the system tray. This is mostly useful when one wants to have a program always running, but easy to put out of the way. with AllTray, you can minimize any app to the system tray.


6

If you know the command for it, install dconf-tools , then open dconf-editor (alt+f2 dconf-editor) add an exception to the whitelist. You can also replace the whitelist with "all" to allow all applications. You need to run alt+f2 unity --replace afterwords.


6

The key icon is to symbolise that one or more of the applications are running with sudo permissions. This is normal if you are installing anything new, or you were system updating.


6

The problem is related to notify-send, it ignores the timeout parameter: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/notify-osd/+bug/390508 Jupiter uses notify-send to create the desktop notifications. As a workaround the Jupiter's notify script can be edited and all -t parameters removed: sudo sed -i 's/-t [0-9]\+//g' /usr/lib/jupiter/scripts/notify The ...


6

shell extension Shell OSD can place notifications in the upper right hand corner. See https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/243/shell-osd/


5

In a nutshell, what you are trying to achieve is not possible. This is caused by a bug, which will be a bit difficult to solve, due to some changes in GNOME3. There is not longer a separate gnome-power-manager process. It's now a plugin of gnome-settings-daemon. If you disable the plugin, you will lose power management. If you use another power manager, ...


5

The Old desktop configuration is already in Natty : Ubuntu Classic Desktop You can easily switch to it.


5

Yes, the notification area is going to be removed in 11.04. From the Canonical Design blog: Our roadmap is that in Ubuntu 11.04, one year from now, there will be no notification area. And in Ubuntu Netbook Edition, we’ll remove it even earlier, in 10.10. So if you develop an application that uses the notification area, and you want the millions of Ubuntu ...


4

The tray icon (it is not an application indicator) is supposed to be transparent. There is a bug report on this: https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/listen/+bug/562621.


4

This is a bug that should be fixed in the next release, in the meantime there is a workaround: Included in the tarball are the 246 iso country coded "flag" icons for the keyboard indicator in 22px size for a dark panel background. Each of these flags consists of a box with the two letters of the iso code inside. By untarring this archive into ...


4

If you start deluge from command line it will start in the tray.


4

You can't find desktop -> unity -> panel in ubuntu 12.10 in dconf-editor, To add pidgin chat menu: Open dconf-editor from terminal. Goto com -> canonical -> indicator -> messages In applications append the value 'pidgin.desktop', please don't replace the older values. By doing above actions, pidgin will be added to chat menu, but it won't started ...


4

Pidgin won't hook to the messaging tray icon in 12.10 due to this bug. As a workaround until that's fixed, something similar to what the OP describes as “the suggested solution” will work; the path you want is com.canonical.Unity.Panel.systray-whitelist. The problem is this uses Pidgin's normal tray icons, which don't fit the Ubuntu colour standard... but I ...


4

The solution is to change the mount point to /mnt/"something". Modify your fstab and it shouldn't show the unmount option any longer. Then you may bind mount it to the directory you want: UUID=your_uuid_here /mnt/DATA ext4 defaults 0 2 /mnt/DATA /home/yrogirg/DATA none bind 0 0


3

You can get notified via Unity Launcher. Open your Dash (press Super) and query for Software Sources to open it. In the Updates tab, modify the settings for Automatically check for updates:, When there are security updates: and When there are other updates:as per your wish. Now when there would be any updates available, you would be notified via ...


3

The option is still there in the preferences, and works perfectly (tested with Ubuntu 11.04 classic gnome): Interface page, System Tray section: Start in tray.



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible