I have Ubuntu 14.04 with the Xubuntu (Xfce) desktop. When I print something, the printer icon appears in the notification area in the panel. But the printer icon does not respond to anything. I try to left-click or right-click: nothing.

I remember a similar bug one or two Ubuntu versions ago with the volume control, and I even installed a patch, which made the volume control icon responsive again.

So, how to get the printer icon to respond to clicking?

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    The same here in Linux Light2 (Xubuntu light version). Paper out indication. Did nothing R and L clickmouse and stayd. So I put paper in the printer. Deleted the printertask. And restarted until it was gone. It's a bug I'm afraid. – user301379 Jul 7 '14 at 22:40
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    Likewise, Xubuntu 14.04 (w/ 3.13.0-46), the printer icon appears in the XFCE panel and is unresponsive to L/R clicks, seems like a bug to me. – sharky Mar 3 '15 at 23:53

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