In Xfce4.10 on the panel I put the Indicator Applet. It always showed me the volume control and network icons. I updated to 13.10, cleaned some stuff, removed some orphaned package, and I notice that now the volume control applet is showing mute and if I click on it there is an empty dropdown menu like 10x5 px. It has become completely useless. So what should I reinstall or change to get the controls to work?
Now it's SOLVED: The path to the indicator-sound-service is wrong.
In my case this is in
So we have to modify
If you look in the file, there is another path so the emptiness is normal.. Change the path (use root access) to gain write permission to the file.
sudo nano /usr/share/dbus-1/services/indicator-sound.service
and change the
Exec path to