My battery indicator in the menu bar is showing just a box for an icon in place of the battery icon - this is the case in the drop down menu too.

I have tried doing this:

sudo apt-get remove --purge indicator-power
sudo apt-get install indicator-power

This is the image of my battery indicator & the drop down menu

What else can I try?


tweak tool>appearance>change the icons

change it to other option you will get it right


I had this problem with the battery and bluetooth icons.

Changing Gnome Tweak Tool -> Fonts -> Scaling factor solved it for me. The whole range between 1.35 to 1.40 was broken for wifi and battery with the Paper icon theme, so I changed it to 1.41. Maybe the panel has some scaling bug or the icon set is suboptimal for this range.

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