Questions tagged [applet]

Any small application that performs one specific task that runs within the scope of a larger program, often as a plug-in.

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Losing indicator applet complete from my panel

Sometimes I lose the indicator applet complete from my panel. I looked in syslog, but there is no entry showing it closing down. I need help diagnosing how to fix that problem.
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Ubuntu Budgie: How to get rid of date on clock?

I just wanna get rid of the date option for the desktop clock called show time applet any ideas on how to? I cannot seem to find an option to remove the date from the clock
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Problem with indicator applet after start

I have ubuntu mate 18.04 -32bit. my problem is in crashed applet /panel/ in mate tweak after every start system."indicator panel crashed" I try to change in mate tweak panel to other ...
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Mate-weather applet stopped working

My mate-weather applet suddenly stopped working. Have tried other locations, none work. Has anyone else encountered this and do you know of a fix? Seen on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, MATE 1.18 and on Ubuntu 20....
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ubuntu 20.04 cinnamon font problem

I just upgraded ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 with cinnamon desktop environment. Then, it seems that fonts do not display properly in applets. Basically, I just see white boxes instead of letters, as in the ...
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How to overcome serialversion uid warnings in java?

as i run this command : javac -Xlint Helloworld.java Helloworld.java:8: warning: [deprecation] Applet in java.applet has been deprecated public class Helloworld extends Applet ...
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How can I remove the ugly applet icon background? [Lubuntu]

I've recently changed the icons on my Lubuntu machine, but puzzlingly, the panel applets for volume control and wifi have a bizarre grey background which I cannot seem to remove. This isn't happening ...
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Ubuntun 18.04 Bluetooth active but applet display inactive

I am facing an issue pretty annoying concerning bluetooth. I cannot connect any device by bluetooth because in the applet it is always shown as disabled as you can see here But the fun part is that ...
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How can I add only Skype to the Indicator applet in Ubuntu Mate?

If I add the Indicator Applet to my panel I get Skype and some other notification icons but is there way to only get Skype? Is there a different applet I should be using? Pidgin doesn't seem to ...
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Change icon on MATE main menu

How can I change the default logo icon to a custom icon by the applications menu in Ubuntu MATE without changing the theme?
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Plank dock applet

Can anyone explain simply what is a dock applet? I installed Ubuntu Budgie on my laptop and realized that I have this app installed. It says that it is dock applet. But unfortunately I don't know what ...
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Is it possible to show Evolution Calendar Events in applet or indicator using MATE Panel?

As long time Ubuntu user I remembered how this was realized in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It had indicator-datetime and showed calendar events from GNOME Evolution (connected to some CalDav server or used ...
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“Indicator Applet Complete" has quit unexpectedly

I have been repeatedly getting an error upon logging into Ubuntu MATE saying that my "indicator applet complete" has quit unexpectedly. I can choose to reload it which fixes it, but when I reboot the ...
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Plasma Networks applet: hide networks

Is there a way to hide wifi networks from the applet? Where I work we have 3 different wifi networks. Also, there are other offices with their networks and I would like to hide them so I can see only ...
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GNOME - How do you remove the power, sound, and internet panel indicator?

I am in the process of customizing my GNOME Desktop for a new Ubuntu derivative I am working on. On the panel, there is a little indicator or applet, I don't know what it's called, but I need to ...
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How can I hide bluetooth icon in status drop-down menu in Gnome panel?

The icon in the drop-down menu was invisible untill I turned on bluetooth and when I turned it off again the icon doesn't become invisible again! How can I hide this bluetooth icon? I also searched ...
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Too many clocks on the Budgie Panel

I have 3 clocks on my Budgie Panel. One clock is on the left side of the top Panel and the other two are in the center. How to remove the two extra clocks, and keep the default clock in the center of ...
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Creating a python “applet” for ubuntu (gnome) utility panel

I'm interested in creating an applet for the gnome "utility panel" in python. I really don't even need any interactivity. I just want to display some text and have it change occasionally based on ...
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The pixel saver applet for Budgie is not working. What might I be doing wrong?

I am currently running Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 LTS in a VirtualBox VM. I installed the "pixel saver" Budgie applet v 4.0 and verified in the applet menu and command line that it is installed. I've ...
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MATE Dock Applet does not show all program windows

I am using MATE Dock Applet v.80 (GTK2) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with the Mate desktop. It works fine, but some programs do not get listed in the applet. Mostly, portable apps are affected, but others as ...
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MATE Dock Applet shows wrong application icons

I am using MATE Dock Applet v.80 (GTK2) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with the Mate desktop. It works fine, but for some programs the wrong application icons appear, which is quite confusing. For example, the ...
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Can’t get network applet back in Ubuntu MATE 18.04

After upgrading from Ubuntu MATE 16.04 to 18.04, I can no longer get the network applet in the notification area. This answer shows how I solved this in 15.04, and this solution survived the upgrades ...
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Is there an applet like Haste but for images?

For quick simple image hosting to post on forums and such?
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I just installed some applets but how do I use them?

After reading this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Applets it says to enable an applet right click on an empty part of a panel and choose "add to panel". I am unable to find anywhere that I can ...
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Why does my budgie applet not display in the budgie-panel?

I am writing an applet for Ubuntu Budgie in python.I wrote some code,debugged with no errors, saved it and put the folder with the files in ~/.local/share/budgie-desktop/plugin directory so I can add ...
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Is there a Budgie applet list?

I recently installed Budgie just for the hell of it. I really like gnome but it had some weird stuff going on. Budgie is very similar and seems to have the same thing going on as gnome with ...
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Command Output Applet Question

When using the stock Command Output Applet how can I display a command output plus a string. For example echo date -u +%R`" UTC" outputs 12:59 UTC as expected from terminal but does not work properly ...
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Is there a way to add GNOME Night Light to Ubuntu Unity 16.04?

Like the title. If it's possible, how to add GNOME Night Light to a standard Ubuntu Unity 16.04?
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Wireless icon disappeared on Lubuntu 17.04

Since I have been using the same wifi networks for the past few weeks its been no big deal that I dont have a wireless icon, but its odd that it suddenly disappeared out of nowhere. What could have ...
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Run Java Applet

I would like to use a JNLP file but it seems like I can't get Firefox (or Chrome) to use the Java Plugin (symbolic links to the libnpjp2.so file don't work). So how can I use JNLP files? Update Java ...
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Network icon disappears from panel 16.04

The network icon in top panel disappears for me. Mostly when I suspend and resume the PC after some time. I use 16.04 + Unity DE I am aware of the thread that exists for v 12.04. I tried using ...
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Missing bluetooth applet on 16.04

I once messed up with rfkill command, which cause my bluetooth applet to disappear. Re-enable from system setting doesn't seem to work, it will stay disappear. This question is similar to Bluetooth ...
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gnome-sound-applet no longer available in ubuntu 16.04

In 14.04 I had the gnome-sound-applet in my stalonetray but the applet is no longer available in 16.04. Is there a replacement? Thanks.
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Network icon in LXPanel

The network applet in LXPanel apparently isn't using a symbolic icon at <16px as it doesn't respect the color configuration of any system theme. Screenshot here. I'm on Lubuntu 16.04. How can I ...
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TopMenu Applet does not work on Ubuntu MATE 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and I installed mate-applet-topmenu. Then I added the applet to my panel. A separator appeared but it did not show global menu. I also tried to install libtopmenu ...
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Cairo-Dock weather applet not working

I have searched high and low for the config file to change the server for the weather applet. Anyone have the file location? A system search yielded no results. The applet stopped working for me and ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 - indicator applet area of the LXPanel won't work

The icons of the indicators and applications (e.g. nm-applet or Telegram) disappeared from the LXPanel's indicator applet area (but the area is still there but doesn't show anything). How can I ...
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Java Applet on Ubuntu Web Server

I have an java applet to sign documents digitally: http://www.pki.sanluis.gov.ar/PkiAsp/Paginas/Pagina.asp?PaginaId=54 I have a middleware to do this from a smart card. I can't export the private key ...
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Cannot activate Network Manager

Laptop sat cold for a day, and after a cold boot up I discovered no internet connection, no wireless or network icon in top right icon tray.. no access via ethernet.. nothing! Through terminal, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cinnamon DE battery applet broken

Has anyone noticed that the default battery applet in the cinnamon DE from the default Xenial repo will not consistently tell a correct percentage or time remaining? Anyone found a fix for this?
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Is it an applet or plugin or widget

I have installed Ubuntu recently, and I have a question about the applications on the side-panel. Are the programs that run in or on the panel (such as clock or volume) called applets or plugins or a ...
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Remove Mail Applet from Toolbar in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to find out how to remove the Thunderbird Mail Applet from the top right corner of the toolbar in Ubuntu 14.04 I have already tried going to Thunderbird-Add-ons manager - Extensions and ...
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Last upgrade crashes network manager (no internet connection, no applet)

While upgrading today, something caused my wireless network manager to disappear. Not even connecting via wired connection. This error is being shown by files: **(nm-applet:2716): WARNING **: Could ...
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Cant Download Deluge due to Application Indicator and Panel Indicator Applet

Cannot download Deluge due to the following problem, Ubuntu Software Center indicates these items must be removed: Application Indicator Panel Indicator applet
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Mate desktop: missing indicator icons

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with all the latest updates on 64bit machine. I prefer to use Mate since it so far was the only desktop manager that did everything I wanted and did none of the things I do not ...
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XFCE: Hiding an application from the taskbar

I am running Xubuntu 14.04.2 and running the standard window manager with the default window buttons applet through xfce4-panel. I need to hide an application from the taskbar so that it only appears ...
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How do you add applets in Gnome 3/Ubuntu 15.04?

I have installed Gnome Ubuntu 15.04 AMD64 on my Dell XPS 13. I would like to add an indicator next to the wifi and sound icons that shows network bandwidth usage. It appears that netspeed fits the ...
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Gmail notifications without browser open?

I have a straightforward question: Is there a piece of software I can install on Ubuntu 12.04 that will give me a little pop-up notification or show a little number on the Launcher icon whenever I ...
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How to give an applet shutdown privileges?

I'm using the Mate Sensor Applet (/usr/lib/mate-sensors-applet/mate-sensors-applet) and to prevent high temperatures I added this shutdown command: shutdown -h 1 But it doesn't has an effect... I ...
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Need battery applet for Awesome WM and Ubuntu 14.04

Today I made a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was using Ubuntu 10.04 previously. So far I have restored everything except for I cannot find an applet for Awesome WM that shows the battery ...