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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Ubuntu 20.04 keeps showing a power plug icon [duplicate]

Why does Ubuntu keep showing this icon? Info: Ubuntu 20.04 GNOME dash-to-panel used
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Ubuntu 18.04: run a shell script from the indicator tray

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04. Is there a program I can install which will allow me to run a script from the indicator tray? I'm not sure if that's the correct name, so here's a picture: Thank you for ...
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Customising date time format | Ubuntu 20.04

I recently started using Ubuntu 20.04, and I want to customise date & time format (in Windows I could write it down using a "formatted string" like %YYYY-%MM-%day). I am referring to the clock at ...
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No Wifi Connection on Ubuntu 18.04 in WSL1

I install Ubuntu 18.04 running from Windows 10 (not Dual-boot). However, there is no Wifi option (on Desktop top right, or bottom right corner). Also, when I click on Network Connections, it does ...
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MATE Indicator Applet 1.24 - How do I change spacing of icons?

Does anyone know how I can modify the spacing between the icons on MATE indicator applet (1.24)? It's spaced a little too far apart for my liking and wish to reduce it. Running on Ubuntu MATE 20.04
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Well the workspace panel suddenly disappeared and workspace indicator came on top bar

So basically there was an update and when I restarted after the update, the workspace panel on the right side of activities panel was gone and I had to enable the workspace indicator in the top bar to ...
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Hide right icons in Dash to Panel [duplicate]

I was wondering if it's possible to hide the icons in the right (between the headphones and hour): I'm using Ubuntu 19.10 with GNOME Shell 3.34.3.
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How to set XFCE indicator plugin clock format? the plugin not work properly

I like the clock show as HH:MM:SS. But I can't find a way to set XFCE indicator plug's clock as I wanted. Does somebody have an idea? I try to uninstall and reinstall the plugin. But there are no "...
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Why does this sticky-note icon appears on the top bar with bluetooth and battery icons?

Top bar screenshot I'm using Indicator Stickynotes on my ubuntu. But unlike other desktop apps, when I run it, its icon is placed near the Bluetooth and battery icons. Also, the icon stays even when ...
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An indicator is blinking when plug in headset

When I plugged in my headset to my ThinkPad X1 Carbon with Ubuntu 19.10, an indicator like in the following screenshot (I marked with the red) is blinking constantly. But When I play music or video ...
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What does the indicator icon with three dots over a power plug mean in Ubuntu 20.04?

I have a Dell XPS 15 9570 with a Dell WD19 Dock and on this Dock I have 2 Monitors. The internal Monitor of the Notebook is off but the Lid is open. I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Everything is ...
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App indicator icons too small after update to Ubuntu 20.04

After updating to Ubuntu 20.04, app indicators became very small, and now when an app like Telegram has notifications, they are just overlapping the whole icon. Is there a way to adjust this manually?
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How can i increase the width of the indicator panel in Gnome 3?

Is it possible to increase the width of the indicator panel in Gnome 3? It seems like the panel, or at least the available space for indicators is only half the width of the display. I have added the ...
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appindicator not working after fresh install of 20.04

I can't get the appindicator extension to work after a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04. I'm using gnome-tweaks and trying to enable the extension. It appear in the Extensions pane but when I change the ...
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Why does my battery icon display in red, even though I've got hours of charge left

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 on my laptop, and in the taskbar I see this battery icon. When my battery is running low it becomes red to attract attention that I need to attach the charger to my laptop. ...
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Power Off button is gone on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop and I noticed that I no longer have the Power Off button but rather a menu that I need to click on and then I need to click on Power Off... and then ...
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folder and app page dot indicator bug on ubuntu 20.04

this is happened when i open the folder, and sometime i got freeze on my system, and the page app indicator turn into many as this video : folder and app page dot indicator bug on ubuntu 20.04
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How Do I Change My Systemwide Date and Time Format to ISO 8601 YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss Format on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS with GNOME DE and I want to change my systemwide date and time format to ISO 8601 format, specifically YYYY-MM-DD for dates and hh:mm:ss for times. How can I do this?
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What does Ubuntu use for app status/tray icons?

I noticed that Ubuntu 19.10 shows app status, a.k.a. tray icons, in the top right corner, which I don't see in a regular GNOME desktop. What does Ubuntu use for those?
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Problem with FnLock indicator LED

I have an E495 thinkpad and I have installed ubuntu 18.04LTS on it. As the title states the FnLock key LED does not work, the caps lock and mute indicator LEDs work fine. The FnLock function also ...
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Install Google calendar on Ubuntu 18.04.04

I would like to install a Google calendar indicator on my Ubuntu. I found different tutorial but basically they say the same so I followed and that's what I did. moki@moki-Spectre:~$ sudo add-apt-...
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Unknown app indicator

Can someone tell me what the far left icon means and how to remove it? I've disabled network-manager, and use WICD on ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I'm also experiencing wifi drop outs, so I want to understand my ...
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How to display different information on polybar by clicking on one module?

I'm using polybar on Ubuntu 18.04 with i3. I like my polybar to display a lot of information but it takes too much space. When I use too much workspaces at the same time, the information on my bar ...
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Lost Sparkleshare icon in indicator bar

A few days ago, the Sparkleshare icon in the top bar has disapeared. I know Sparkleshare still runs because the logs show activity. But the icon is no longer visible, unless Sparkleshare tries to ...
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Just curious: wifi-icon-disappear-turned-off

Already posted a question about 19.04 (which was an end of life Ubuntu release so it's "closed") but I still wonder how to do that on 19.10 It's not really a problem but is there any chance to keep ...
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System tray app that toggles between two icons

The system tray application I want is simple, yet I've had no success finding one. It should alternate between two (or, optionally, more) icons depending on input it received (maybe by piping 0, 1, 2,...
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Can't find doc package for libappindicator

I am trying to make a simple indicator (a simple bar to show current brightness of screen) for my system tray with appindicator3. The problem is that none of the two tutorials that I found on the ...
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Prevent psensor indicator shift thanks to digit gain/loose

Apologies in advance for this type of concern :), but is it possible to prevent the shift of psensor's indicator when one of the sensor labels' gain/lose a digit? These screenshots are not precise, ...
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Focused Window Indicators

I know this looks like Pop!OS, but it is, in fact, Ubuntu. It has themes and extensions installed. I was just wondering if it was possible to remove the little white current window indicator in the ...
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GNOME3: Remove Power Off button for all users from the GUI [duplicate]

I couldn't find any solution to this. I need to remove the power off menu button (not the entire panel but just button highlighted in yellow hexagon) from the UI. How can it be done?
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Xubuntu brightness keeps resetting if too low

For health reasons I have to set brightness to a very low value. However, after restart the value always resets - not to a full brightness, but to some preset minimal value. This seems like a good ...
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KDE Plasma5 battery not detected, but acpi detects it… help?

Dell Xps 13 running Kubuntu Plasma. Had this same issue on GNOME, and it transferred over to KDE while I was installing it. Battery management in settings only shows it has AC Input (which is when I'm ...
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yad notification in Gnome Shell 3

yad notifications (https://sourceforge.net/p/yad-dialog/wiki/NotificationIcon/) like in this example are not displayed: yad --notification --image="gtk-help" --command="echo 'Hello World'" --text="...
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indicator-cpufreq, set up from command line

Issue I have indicator-cpufreq applet installed. It work well, but I changed only for once this value. echo 'GOVERNOR="performance"' | sudo tee /etc/default/cpufrequtils After reboot indicator-...
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How do I remove the network manager applet from my GNOME Flashback session?

The title says it all. I don't want that applet because when I'm in an environment where wifi is of poor quality, it has the very annoying tendency to popup windows that interrupt other activities, ...
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Battery indicator has gone and power related settings

I restarted my Ubuntu 19.10 and for some reason, there’s no battery indicator, nor is there any settings to do with battery, the only options in the “power” settings are the brightness, etc. The power ...
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Kubuntu network connection information

In Kubuntu 18.04, I could not find any connection information utility more than the up/down rates: I need more data such as current IP address like found in the Gnome connection manager.
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Battery indicator icon missing in Ubuntu 19.04

After upgrading my Dell XPS 15 from 18.04 to 19.04, my battery indicator does not show up with the other indicators nor in the dropdown menu. Instead, there is just an empty space in the dropdown: ...
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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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byobu upload-speed indicator value: How to prevent that First digit is cut off

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 system. Yesterday I ran byobu version 5.125, based on tmux 2.6 and I've noticed that the first column of the upload speed indicator was cut off. How can I prevent that? I don't ...
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indicator-multiload shows only graphs but not text

I used indicator-multiload on my Ubuntu Studio 19.04 to check my cpu and memory in text style. But after update to 19.10 indicator-multiload shows only graphs but not text. The string in the ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 Top GNOME bar [duplicate]

I've been browsing but haven't been able to find anything related to this, I want to know if it's possible to make changes to the size and spacing between icons.
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Custom keystroke button on Ubuntu dock or panel

With a touchy laptop in mind, and also a physical keyboard with some missing buttons (like, delete, caps lock, etc.), is it possible to create custom launchers, or panel indicators that can perform ...
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Is it possible to show input source in top bar with single keyboard layout in GNOME Shell?

When we have multiple keyboard layouts, the topbar in GNOME shows indicator like this: Is there a way to show the indicator even there is single input source/language? Running Ubuntu 18.04, 19.04 ...
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Battery indicator shows “not charging” when the battery is full, and a battery percentage when charging

Since my upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10, the battery indicator shows "not charging" when the charger is plugged in while the battery is full. This could be correct but confusing. When the battery is not ...
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Customize pop-up indicator position and size for power and volume

When changing the volume (by pressing the keyboard keys) this icon pop ups, right in the middle of the screen: I would like to change both the position and the icon, ideally to a more discreet ...
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laptop disconnects from power then reconnects on 18.04

I am experiencing a new problem after finally getting Ubuntu 18.04 to install on my laptop (could NOT get another OS besides Windows on it), but that is for another question. The problem is, at ...
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VPN Indicator for Xubuntu

I use NordVPN and Cyberghost VPN services and I have setup my own OpenVPN server in my pfSense. So most of my time I use a VPN service. Is there a way to have an indicator that I'm connected to a VPN ...
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Hide Wallch icon from the top bar

I was wondering if I could hide the Wallch icon from the top bar on my Ubuntu 18.04. It is for student use in my high school. Have any ideas?
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Toggle caps lock LED on ThinkPad T43 - Ubuntu Server 16.04

I have installed the above mentioned OS on a 15-year old IBM Thinkbad (t-43 / 1871 series). I only care about the CAPS lock LED. Don't care about the others. Have reviewed some basic topics ...

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