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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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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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Ubuntu 18.04 Battery Icon not showing - HP Spectre x360

I have a dual booting system with Windows 10 Home and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on an HP Spectre x360. When on Ubuntu, the battery icon does not show up. When trying to troubleshoot, I used the command ...
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Indicator-sysmonitor does not work in Ubuntu 18.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 18.04. I like to use Indicator-sysmonitor as it shows CPU and memory usage. However, it freezes after some time, not reflecting the actual values. What can I do to fix ...
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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

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 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop does not have tray icon for qz-tray - why?

I'm using qz-tray application installed/downloaded from GitHub: qzind/tray. It does not show tray icon in Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop. What should I do to show it?
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Duplication of indicator applets on panel after suspend on LXDE

I am using Lubuntu 16.04 and after every suspend some of my indicator applets are duplicated, so that for example after seven suspends my panel looks like this: How can I avoid this or repair it?
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How to restart indicator-notifications from command line?

I have indicator-notifications installed on ubuntu 16.04. How can I restart indicator-notifications from command line? I'm hoping the list will reset. Thanks.
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How to remove Windows List form Ubuntu-MATE Top Panel

I managed to delete my top panel on an Ubuntu-MATE (14.04) desktop. Then I restored it, but by mistake I also added the Windows List indicator. How can I remove it? It's already in the bottom panel ...
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Indicator icons on Ubuntu 18.04

Hi. I want ask about app indicator on ubuntu 18.04. I have installed topicon plus extension, but only one my application icon appears to this extension (pidgin). Others applications like viber, ...
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Shutdown and User button missing in panel Ubuntu 18.04

Not really sure why, but System menu buttons (including shutdown, suspend) and User (including log out) are missing. Does anyone have a solution for it? By the way they are missing only on some Gnome ...
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Clock Settings freeze, Top Panel datetime freeze

At first, the datetime in top panel disappeared. Also the clock option in System Settings > Time & Date got disabled like below: Then I tried fixing it following this and running sudo killall ...
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How can I remove the workspace switcher indicator in GNOME shell on Ubuntu 18.04?

I want to remove this annoying workspace switch indicator: I usually use the multiple workspaces to switch quickly and work more efficiently, but this icon doesn't even fade after a few good annoying ...
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WiFi icon is hidden in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows for the first time. My WiFi is hidden. I can't connect the WiFi, and there's no WiFi icon in the notification area of the Panel. Results of sudo lshw -c ...
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Keyboard layout chromatic visual indicator

I touch type using a keyboard with a German layout but other than German I switch the layout with Alt+Shift to US and Greek layout. When using a large monitor its a pain having to steer my view to ...
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Wrong Knotes indicator in indicator-applet-complete on BB 18.04

After installing Knotes, I'm getting the wrong indicator on the taskbar (the 'delete note' icon). Everything works, but the Knotes indicator icon is wrong. Other apps (Veracrypt, Xpad, both appearing ...
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Can't start Goldendict to system tray on Kubuntu

I've just tried out Kubuntu 18.04 and somehow I cannot start Goldendict to system tray on start up. It's so weird because when I run goldendict in terminal or from dash, it starts to system tray ...
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System Load Indicator only shows as a line unless hovered

I installed the System Load Indicator GNOME extension on my Ubuntu 18.04, but for some reason, instead of showing a proper graph for CPU usage, it only shows a very thin line that seems to be a small ...
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Change Date Format, no “indicator menu on” canonical in dconf Editor [duplicate]

When I want to change date format, no "indicator menu on" canonical in dconf Editor. So, how do I change date format on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic? No indicator menu on GUI:
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Uninstalling netspeed indicator

I have ubuntu 18.04 and I installed netspeed indicator. after change width size of this indicator. I cant lunch Ubuntu. Now I use this code for uninstalling netspeed indicator from Shell: sudo apt-...
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How to install qbirthday?

Qbirthday is great app (a Qt port of GBirthday, a GTK application), mainly a birthday reminder status icon or indicator in the top panel. It features several backends available (CSV file, Lightning, ...
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how do I restore the network applet to the mate panel in bionic?

how do I restore the network applet to the mate panel in bionic? I recently upgraded Ubuntu Mate to the bionic version, and at some point the default network applet as vanished from its top right ...
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Indicator icons not working/missing in Unity (18.04)

I remember this being an issue back in 17.10 but I can't seem to find the answer that worked that time. Basically the indicator that showed the amount of messages on top of the dock icons in Unity is ...
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Slack misses tray indicator

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04, I installed Slack but it doesn't show any icon in the tray indicator: ▶ snap info slack name: slack summary: Team communication for the 21st ...
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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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App Indicator not working on Ubuntu 18.04

This is with a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04 using the default Gnome Desktop. The "tray icons" simply don't appear in the top panel. "Ubuntu appindicators" shell extension is active, but doesn't ...
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Unknown image appearing on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having the following appear and disappear in the middle of my screen after a new installation of Ubuntu 18.04: It alternates with one whose bottom bar is "full". I don't know what this is, and ...
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How to fix broken nautilus-dropbox icon in ubuntu 18.04 GNOME-Flashback in top Panel?

How to fix broken nautilus-dropbox icon in ubuntu 18.04 GNOME-Flashback in top Panel? See screenshot below:
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No AppIndicators after upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04

I upgraded my Ubuntu 17.10 install to 18.04 yesterday, and I'm noticing that I don't have any AppIndicators anymore. Here's what I tried that didn't work: Enable Ubuntu AppIndicators in the gnome ...
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Where can I find working GNOME extensions for Ubuntu? [closed]

Since Ubuntu stick GNOME as the default DE I'm a bit confused. I used a bunch of indicators with Unity but most of them are broken or crashing on GNOME now. Not sure where and how can I seek for ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 ShutDown Screen red dots - what do they indicate?

Ubuntu 16.04, on shut down, 5 white dots, changes to red dots one by one. Sometimes the shutdown "hangs" at two red dots, sometimes at three red dots, sometimes goes all the way to five red dots.... ...
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What's up with Ubuntu Desktop API docs? Why are all the AppIndicator links dead?

I was going to make a quick tray monitoring script. Y'know, the classic CPU/mem/net usage example; I need a similar thing, but with my own code. 15 minutes later, trying to find any doc whatsoever ...
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Show gnome top menu on other monitors

How do I get this menu to appear on my other monitors? I have the multi-monitors extension installed but it doesn't appear there.
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Gnome 3 - How to open application from the notification area tray icon? [duplicate]

Due to a bug/glitch, I can't use Gnome Flashback for a while. I am forced to use the new Gnome 3 layout. There are a few apps (Slack, Skype, Steam, KTorrent, Krusader, ...) that used to be minimized ...
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How to remove the Telegram Indicator applet

Am scratching my head about whether there's a way to have my Telegram Desktop not display a blue "You've got mail" icon in the lower right corner...I believe this is called the "indicator applet." ...
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Widget or taskbar indicator to show my IP + IP Geo Location

Is there a widget or taskbar indicator that is always on top to show me my IP and Geo IP location? I need to know if I'm connected to my VPN at all time or not.
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Change the Keyboard Layout Handler item image indicator in the LXDE panel

I'm using an install of lubuntu on a macbook pro, french layout. When I pick the standard pc105 keyboard model in the Keyboard Layout Handler, everything works fine, I see the small "FR" image ...
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No Sound or Brightness indicator

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I usually use unity but I've been working on setting up an i3 config. All of a sudden there are no volume or brightness indicators when I change the volume/brightness with ...
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Help Removing Battery notification sound [16.04]

First, some relavent information: I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Microsoft Surface Book, using an awesome, reliable, custom kernel from this repository. The Surface Book has 2 batteries. One battery in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome battery indicator is showing just a box

My battery indicator in the menu bar is showing just a box for an icon in place of the battery icon - this is the case in the drop down menu too. I have tried doing this: sudo apt-get remove --...
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sound-How to customize the volume indication sound in ubuntu 16.0.4

When we increase or decrease the system output volume, it plays a "pop" sound that indicates the current volume. I am trying to use my own sound file instead of the default "pop". Is there a way of ...
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how to control Alienware 15 R2 Ubuntu 16.04 hard drive indicator light

I have an Alienware 15 R2 running LTS 16.04. Currently I use the alienware-kbl program to control my lights. It has decent support but the harddrive light doesn't really work at all. Is there a ...