I just upgraded from Ubuntu MATE 14.10 to 15.04. After the upgrade, the network manager icon, which I had in the notification area until then, was gone. How can I restore it?
The applet which manages this icon is called
In my case, I had an autostart entry for it in
~/.config/autostart/nm-applet.desktop, which I had created on Ubuntu MATE 14.10. (If you don't, copy
nm-applet.desktop over from
After commenting out the following two lines:
#AutostartCondition=GNOME3 unless-session gnome #Hidden=true
and logging out and back in, the applet was there again.
Note: if you use other desktop environments aside from MATE, you may need to re-enable
AutostartCondition and tweak it according to your needs.
Note 2: this no longer seems to work on 18.04.