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Questions tagged [indicator]

Indicators are the icons that are located in the upper panel, doing things like estimating the battery level, displaying the current time, letting you adjust your volume, etc.

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move key lock indicator to left side

I have installed indicator-keylock in Ubuntu 16.04. It works well. However, I want to make a small change. The indicator appears usually in upper right corner of display, but I want to move it into ...
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Caps lock indicator for Ubuntu 18.04 lock screen and login screen?

My laptop does not have a led or anything to show whether the caps lock is on or not, and while Kubuntu warns you on the lockscreen about whether your caps lock is on or not, Ubuntu seems to lack it. ...
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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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Where is the dropox icon hiding?

Dropbox is running, and syncing, but it is complaining that I need to move the sync location. I set up a suitable folder but I have to get my little mouse arrow on the tray icon to tell dropbox where ...
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panel problem and power manager problem

I installed new operating system on my pc and it is xubuntu. After the installation the power manager don't work perfectly and my main panel is gone. I tried to make another panel. But panel option ...
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18.04 LTS System Load Indicator [duplicate]

When I run System Load Indicator, I only see a single bit of the graphic in the upper right corner of the new GNOME shell. Image: That little white line to the left of the network icon is all the the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Unable to run indicator-cpufreq

1-2 min after every logon the indicator-cpufreq was starting to crash. I reinstalled it and now I can't even start it. Here's the message: indicator-cpufreq /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/...
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gnome app indicator /org/ayatana/NotificationItem/

where is /org/ayatana/NotificationItem/ located. I thought it would be in dconf but I couldn't find it.
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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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Topbar appindicators glitching out

For a few months I have had this problem that my topbar appindicator icons are glitching out. A few days ago I had 3 slack icons where only one worked. And most of the time some icons overlap. I am ...
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App-indicator work flow

I wanted to learn how app-indicator works in Ubuntu. I will be really thankful if anyone can help me in understanding the workflow of App-indicator. Thank you.
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Ubuntu 18.04 lost the battery icon

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 since it was released. I installed GNOME Tweak Tool to show the battery icon. Today the icon was lost. But in GNOME Tweak Tool the battery percentage configuration is "ON". ...
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Customizing the Date format in the top bar in 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is showing only day month and date. I wanted to show Date like wed Oct 24, 12:57:50 PM. How to modify Date settings?
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pCloud indicator doesn't show up in Vanilla GNOME but exists in Ubuntu's customized session [18.10]

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.10. I like pure GNOME, so I've installed vanilla GNOME session using this guide: https://itsfoss.com/vanilla-gnome-ubuntu/ . I am using pCloud app (which is provided by ...
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Why isn't the date visible on the top bar? [duplicate]

The day of the week time is displayed on the top bar... Why isn't the date displayed there, like it was in previous versions??? Why on earth would this capability have been removed???
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18.04 headphone jack no sound after installing remotemouse

So recently I was able to plug in my headphones to my Ubuntu 18.04 laptop, but now I am not getting any sound. I think it may because I did an apt install of "mono-complete", "xdotool" and "...
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Power indicator delay Ubuntu 18.04

When I plug in the AC adapter, it takes a few seconds to minutes for the power indicator to sync. This wasn't always the case (previous versions of Ubuntu 17.10 and 17.04). While this issue has been ...
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Missing applets 18.04 Gnome

I was messing about with Gnome Fallback/Flashback, it's fun but not what I wanted so I swapped back to Default Ubuntu Gnome Desktop. The stuff I have running no longer appears up in the top panel. I ...
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How can I change the default language icon to a flag on Ubuntu 18.04.1? [duplicate]

When I change languages, I have this type of icon. But I need the icon of the languages to be the country's flag. Is there a way to do that in Ubuntu 18.04.1?
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Insync 1.5 two tray icons conflicting

Ubuntu 18.04 Latest Insync version (insync_1.5.2.37346-artful_amd64.deb) installed. PROBLEM: top right I now see two Insync icons, one a bit thicker that never changes appearance, the other a ...
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Visual indication for special keys [duplicate]

Is there some command, or app, to show a visual indication about the state of special keys (Caps Lock, Num Lock, etc)? It is intended to be used with some keyboards without the "standard" indicator ...
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KDE Connect Indicator Icon Issue

I'm using KDE Connect (which, by the way, is fantastic open source program) to sync things up with my phone. However, the indicator icon is conveniently placed right in front of my system clock. I don'...
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Ubuntu (likely) reporting incorrect battery level

A few days ago, Ubuntu (18.04 Bionic Beaver, kernel 4.15.7-041507-generic) started displaying an incorrect power level for my battery. How do I know? I don't, but my Dell XPS13 has a little button ...
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VLC PVR question

This is in regards to the link below: Recording a video podcast at a certain time / using vlc or another program like a DVR / PVR How do I insert the current date in the output file name?
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Missing indicator/tray icons (Steam, Chrome, Dropbox, etc)

On my installations of Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10 all the indicator icons from Chrome, Dropbox, Ulauncher, InSync and Steam are missing. These are the indicator currently installed: And these are the ...
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Installing Lxqt on top of Kubuntu 18.04 I have no wifi indicator in panel

This is a QnA ~ Posted in order to provide an answer. Installing LXQT on top of Kubuntu 18 I have internet connection but I cannot see details about it nor can I see a list of available networks. I ...
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Indicator to enable / disable Webcam

I recently bought a Webcam to be used for making Youtube videos, and connected it to my Ubuntu Bionic PC. I'd like to have an indicator to disable the Webcam when it is not in use, similar to the ...
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External harddrive unmounted during transmission and now it can't be seen / simultaneously, power indicator disappeared

First - I will try to provide as much info as possible, but I received my computer as a gift, so I am not the most computer savvy... I am running Ubuntu on a partitioned Chromebook, for the last...2+ ...
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App indicators in Gnome are disappearing

App indicators of gnome are disappearing after lock screen. When I unlock the screen, indicators are not there anymore. If I restart gnome using ALT+F2+r, indicator appear again. To be clear, ...
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How can one have a little music track listing that can drop down from an indicator applet?

I wanna play my sweet sweet slow jams but I ain't got no track listing in my VLC indicator applet drop-down in Unity on 16.04! Friendos, in all of this green and blue planet, how might this me done? ...
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Ubuntu Mate battery charge indicator disappears after reboot

I've installed Ubuntu, installed Mate on it, customized placement of panels. Now every time I reboot, the battery indicator icon isn't shown on the panel until I right-click it, choose "Add to Panel.....
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Ubuntu 18.0.4.1, change date time format display on panel [duplicate]

How change date time format display on panel? I execute below for the following format "Thu 14:05 08/30/2018" gsettings set com.canonical.indicator.datetime custom-time-format "'%a %H:%M %m/%d/%Y'" ...
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Show flags instead of labels in the keyboard layout language indicator in GNOME shell

Is there a way to show flags instead of labels in the language indicator in the top panel, in gnome-shell (3.28)? I found this setting in dconf-editor: /org/gnome/libgnomekbd/indicator/show-flags But ...
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Discord Indicator on Startup

I'm wanting to add the discord indicator on startup. How do you set it up when logging in?
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Skype indicator missing on 18.04 - Skype bug or related to my particular config?

I installed Skype (using snap) on Bionic (18.04) and it works fine, but no indicator is visible in the top bar. Other applications (e.g. Amarok, Knotes, Veracrypt) don't have this problem. I have ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04, indicator-multiload doesn't work

I'm rather glad of the upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 (desktop). However there are a few things I find annoying, Among them is indicator-multiload indicator-multiload is an invaluable app, graphically ...
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Capslock Indicator for Ubuntu 18.04

I know there are many solutions to this problem like using indicator-keylock or using lks-indicator. I have tried them both. However since I am on Ubuntu 18.04, these are not working. Can someone ...
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How to get network, memory and CPU status on Bionic GNOME panel (system menu)? [duplicate]

I miss the old system monitor applet, which allowed me, at a glance, to see network activity, memory status and CPU activity. How do I get something like this back on Bionic Beaver (GNOME on Wayland) ...
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Notification area icons missing after removing indicator panel [Xubuntu 18.10]

I removed the Indicator Panel in order to restore the dropbox icon per this suggestion, which also needed me to then restore pulseaudio to get its own icon. However the only thing in the Notification ...
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How to disable color indicator for Hover Click?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and the Settings -> Universal Access -> Pointing & Clicking -> Click Assist -> Hover Click feature. When the mouse cursor comes to stop, the cursor appears in orange color. ...
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Detect when a scrolled window (or scrollbar) is present

I have written an appindicator in Python/GTK and when clicking on the indicator icon, a menu appears containing lots of text (really, it is a menu with multiple menu items). The number of menu items ...
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ayatana-indicator-power-service crashes on every boot with signal 5 (xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS)

I have xubuntu Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS kernel=4.15.0-29-generic. On every boot I get a popup reporting a crash, apparently from ayatana-indicator-power-service and offering to submit a report. in kern....
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Keyboard layout indicator in LXQt shows same the symbol for different variants

Running LXQt on Kubuntu 18.04. Had installed it using sudo apt-get install lxqt command. I am really liking it. Super fast. One problem, though, is about the keyboard layout indicator. I use US ...
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Running wicd and nm-applet together in Ubuntu 18.04

Since upgrading to 18.04 I've been having a lot of trouble with nm-applet using an fvwm desktop manager. Sometimes it works, mostly the nm-applet icon doesn't appear. While I much prefer nm-...
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Russian flag instead of “ru” in panel [duplicate]

How can I change inscription "RU" in Ubuntu 18.04 panel to Russian flag? I tried to change it through the dconf-editor, used indicator-keyboard-Ru.svg file coping into /usr/share/icons/ubuntu-mono-...
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Reduce size of application icons in Ubuntu 18.04 notification tray

Why is the top bar notification area icon size bigger than the system icon size? I tried to install topiconplus extension, but it doesn't help at all.
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Add a volume indicator to my panel WITHOUT adding an indicator applet

Is there a way to ONLY add a volume indicator to my panel WITHOUT adding an indicator applet. This is not a duplicate. The indicator applet includes a lot of other items which take up space on the ...
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“No batteries available” Kubuntu 18.04 - Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-573T)

I just made a fresh install of Kubuntu 18.04 (64 bits) on my Acer Aspire E 15 (E5-573T-POVK), but the battery isn't detected. The indicator shows "No batteries available", and upower --dump gives ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 how to move calendar indicator

I have problem with ubuntu 18.04. I installed extension unite and everything was ok, but the calendar indicator moved to the right side. Even if I deleted this extension, the calendar indicator stayes ...
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Systray applets disappeared in Gnome (flashback) classic desktop

All my systray indicator applets have suddenly disappeared from my classic Gnome desktop. Because I'm "old school" (or, depending on your point of view, a fossil) I simply can't get used to the more ...