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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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Minimal Desktop Indicator in Kubuntu is not showing

I recently installed Minimal Desktop Indicator in my Kubuntu for instant desktop switching, but somehow It is not showing & taken an empty space in the Latte Panel. Also, I have tried to add it ...
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Status indicator on the status-bar based on the return value of a periodic execution of a command

I want to execute a command periodically and based on its output to have a visual indication of its last return value (0: green, non-zero: red). e.g. by using the command below I can check whether my ...
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Add an Icon to the Top Bar using AppIndicator3

I want to create a time counter that gets added to the top bar in Ubuntu (GNOME Shell 42.9). I am trying to add an icon first, but it doesn't get added. I also installed all necessary dependencies and ...
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laptop gets power off when unplugged and not charging

Some days ago i just turn the Lid down on my hp laptop after work and after two days i tried to power on my laptop, then i saw laptop was completely discharged. After that i just plugged in the AC ...
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indicator-datetime-service stopped working

I use Ubuntu 20.04 with GNOME Flashback. Just recently I noticed that my computer suddenly had a very high CPU load, I was hearing fans running very loud and the GUI noticeably slowed down and was ...
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Round Robin Query Reply

Hi Dear i set multipe ips on ubuntu 18 in netplan i want send any network dns qury on ubuntu by round robin protocol multiple ip first query by ip 1 second query by ip 2 third query by ip 3 How do ...
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How to disable "S" keyboard indicator light for alternate keyboard layout in Kubuntu 23.04?

I have English (US) as my primary keyboard layout, and Hebrew as my secondary keyboard layout. When I switch to Hebrew, using the keyboard shortcut of Win + Space, the "S" indicator light on ...
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Wrong battery percentage on ubuntu causes shutdowns when cable is unplugged

Ubuntu version 22.04 My battery indicator shows that my laptop battery charged only for 4% and it happens very often, I have dual boot with windows 11 and in my opinion it happens when I'm restarting ...
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Battery indicator icon showing charging even though not plugged in

Battery indicator showing as plugged in, although it is not. When I plug it in, it shows correctly. When I unplug it goes back to showing as plugged in but discharging. See screen shots This happens ...
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How can I reset and manually uninstall touchpad-indicator gnome extension?

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 20.04, Gnome shell 3.36.8, that has the touchpad-indicator by askmrsinh gnome extension. It worked great initially but perhaps with some recent update, has an error. I can ...
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Indicator to show online / offline in 22.04

I have this Python code that sends a notification when we are offline. I was wondering whether it is possible to have a visible indicator based on this code in Ubuntu 22.04. Green when the connection ...
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Wrong Battery levels getting shown in Ubuntu 22.10

I have recently shifted from Zorin OS to Ubuntu 22.10. I tend to dual boot Windows and Ubuntu. Since I have started using Ubuntu, I have noticed that the battery seems to be not discharging (according ...
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Kinetic often shows a '?' over the network icon

I have two computers on Ubuntu 22.10 and they often show a question mark over the WIFI icon or NETWORK icon. Even though the network works just fine, and it has perfectly good connections. The icon ...
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Show app as indicator

I want to see an app as an app indicator (eg. like discord indicator) instead of a full app in the dock. Is there anyway to do so? There might be an extention but I can't find any.
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Battery indicator/upower not working since 22.10 upgrade

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 22.04 to 22.10 a few days ago, the battery indicator doesn't work any more. It's stuck in whatever state it had at startup. Also, there's no warning message any more when ...
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MATE Indicator Applet Complete No Indicators failure

I fully understand that this general list is not the MATE list. However, I am NOT running MATE Ubuntu, I am running stock Ubuntu 22.04 LTS current using a MATE desktop GUI. I have done this in 18....
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How to remove "Update required" (red triangle) from top panel

running ubuntu 20.04 fully updated Lately as part of the "Indicator applet complete" I see a red triangle icon, when clicke on advises me to run "sudo apt update" I don't need the ...
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Baterry Indicator Not Updating

all! For some reason my battery indicator won't change. It won't go up/down nor change from charging/not charging. The only way I can get it to update is by rebooting the machine. I've tried using the ...
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Internet Speed Indicator for Lubuntu

I'm a new Lubuntu user. All I need is a numeric internet speed indicator to be added on the bottom bar. While using Ubuntu, I used to install an extension to do this task, but what I know is Gnome ...
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Is it possible to display a tray icon with appindicator and a bash script?

If I understand correctly, the Gnome shell extension appindicator, is used to display tray icons in the activities bar, on the top right of the screen. Is it possible to display a tray icon with a ...
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app indicator top bar flickering 22.04

I have installed indicator-multiload, but the bars does not display correctly and flickers in a weird way (width expands and contracts quickly). I have reduced the number of desktops to 1 in the hope ...
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How can I fix garbled text and icons in gnome-shell title bar, task bar, and prompts without reseting the session?

gnome-shell crashed at some point and, upon reloading, all the text and almost all icons in the title bar, task bar, menus, and prompts are garbled. I have a process that's been running for a week now;...
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Ubuntu Budgie: Why is my system tray / app indicator empty?

I recently switched from Kubuntu to Ubuntu Budgie. First I installed Ubuntu Mate (ubuntu-mate-sektop), and a couple of weeks later Ubuntu Budgie (ubuntu-budgie-desktop) on top of that. All installs ...
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Why do I have 2 Viber appicons on my tray

If I restart extension Ubuntu Appindicators, then only one icon stays. Ubuntu is 21.10 and Viber is 16.1.0.37 If I grep Viber in processes, situation is same, before and after restarting ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS Battery Indicator

For the past week I have noticed that when I bring my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T420) out of sleep mode I am missing the battery indicator. I have used the following command to try to alleviate the ...
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Blank status bar icons appearing on top after suspend/resume in Ubuntu 21.10

After I suspend and resume my laptop (ThinkPad P52s) running Ubuntu 21.10, blank spots appear next to the AppIndicators on the left side of the screen. These blank spots grow in number every time I ...
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Dash to Panel not showing running indicator for Nautilus

I use the extension Dash to Panel to combine the top bar and the dock, because I have a small 768p screen and both things takes a lot of space. Since I upgraded to 21.10 the bottom bar doesn't show ...
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20.04 MATE desktop - clock in panel occasionally shows UTC

Testing a newly upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 system with the MATE desktop installed. The panel clock normally shows the desired US Central Time. But every now and then it sneakily reverts to UTC - This ...
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Terminal command or keyboard shortcut for opening the indicator applet

I wanna configure my top right corner as a hot corner that opens the indicator applet, but I can't find the command to execute that action. Does anybody know which one it is?
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Estimated battery stuck in 100% while discharging

So, my estimated battery charge remains since yesterday at 100% while the remaining time reads 135 hours and 19 minutes. I wish it was true, but I'm pretty sure it wont last that long. I've been ...
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Opening a piece of software from anywhere [duplicate]

I have a compiled program in a certain folder that I would like to access from anywhere without needing the write ./path/to/file/each/time/app_name. For example, the app executable is installed in ...
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What does this indicate in 18.04?

Often I have this screen while doing things on my laptop: What is this and what does it indicate? The brightness of the screen automatically dims when this appears and can't be restored to normal, ...
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Wrong battery percentage when using ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 21.04 dual boot with windows 10. When I use Ubuntu the battery percentage which is shown is not consistent. sometimes when I connect the charge, I hear the sound that comes from my ...
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Duplicate panel items after upgrade to 21.04

Hi folks. I just upgraded from Xubuntu 20.10 to 21.04 and seem to have loads of dupes in my panel icons. Including 2 copies of redshift twice. Is this because I had indicator plugin and the upgrade ...
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What is this Icon Network Connection?

This Icon Appear In My Pc (Ubuntu 20.04) And Now My Wifi Connection Doesn't Work,Someone Know How Fix it?
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Ubuntu 18.04 chrome appindicator

does someone know how to make the chrome tray icon appear in the top bar just like this ? I can't get it to work, the only icons that appear there for me, are Teams and OBS . Here are my extensions I ...
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Ubuntu MATE 20.04 - How to remove Reminders indicator from panel [duplicate]

I tried out evolution and decided I didn't care for it. During the process this Reminders indicator appeared on the panel. I've now uninstalled and purged evolution but I still have this, now non-...
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Add custom indicator to lightdm-slick-greeter

I'm trying to add a custom indicator to the lightdm-slick-greeter I'm using. I have 2 batteries in my laptop and would like to be able to see both batteries on my loginscreen. I looked through a few ...
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Flatpak app indicators not showing in top panel

Under the GNOME desktop, app indicators for applications installed as Flatpaks are not showing up in the top panel. App indicators for applications installed as Snaps, as well as through APT, show ...
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Time in top bar with applications in Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

In my desktop, the top bar has the file through help menus for the current application, but I have to click the windows key to show the time etc on top. Is there a way to show that top bar with the ...
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Top Menu Battery indicator not showing correctly

I have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04.2 on my new laptop. Everything is working fine but there is problem with indicator on top menu. Whenever I plugin my laptop the sound alert for charging is heard ...
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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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Bluetooth Indicator Disappears after Turning off

I've checked the threads Bluetooth indicator disappears (...) and Bluetooth Settings Missing from Upper Right Corner (...) , but thus far the solutions didn't quite solve my problem. The issue I'm ...
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Laptop battery charges only on low or medium battery percent and automatically stops at 100%

So basically, I have an "Asus E402S" Model Laptop. I installed "Ubuntu 20.04 LTS" on it about a week ago. After installation and using it for some time, I noticed a problem that i ...
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How do I disable touchpad while typying in Ubuntu 18.04 with LXDE?

I installed Touchpad indicator recently. At the beginning it did disable the touchpad for 2 seconds after typing, even though the delay was supposed to be only 300 miliseconds. Anyway,something unkown ...
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Power indicator randomly drops to 0% when turned on

I'm using a System76 laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 and haven't had issues in two years of usage. However, shortly after I updated to 20.04, my PC suddenly started to turn on with 0% battery, no matter how ...
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How to stop "cable snake" symbol from appearing in taskbar?

Ever since a recent update of Ubuntu (through the standard update prompt - not a major version update), the "cable snake" symbol keeps appearing in the taskbar every few seconds. i.e. the ...
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How to get a unread messages counter on the Evolution app icon on Ubuntu Dock?

How I can get unread messages counter on the Evolution app icon on Ubuntu Dock? I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and its not working. Previously I used 20.10 and there it worked correct, but I decited to stick ...
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Is there a replacement for python-appindicator?

AppIndicator allowed your app to create menus in GNOME, like this: Specifically, with python-appindicator, you could do it in Python. However, it looks like python-appindicator is gone in the latest ...
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How to configure access to Yandex Disk with GUI?

I'm using Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS and want to set Yandex.Disk (cloud storage web-service like Google Drive) here to be accessed from GUI. How should I do this?
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