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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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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Battery Status not showing in ubuntu 20.04

My laptop was on and suddenly battery status icon from the top right corner became invisible and a power icon started appearing, but that was not there previously. I have installed a battery indicator,...
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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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Microphone On-Off Indicator Pop-up

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 LTS. On my laptop (ASUS TUF FX705DU), I have a keyboard combination to on-off the microphone, which is Fn+F4. I tested it, and it works. However, when I change the ...
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Running applications indicator in Ubuntu Dock disappears

Sometimes the indicator in Ubuntu Dock (little red dot), which shows up when a program is running, disappear. The program ist still running, but the dot is not there. Most often it happens with VSCode ...
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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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Badge/Indicator in dash-to-dock?

Is there a extension or solution to show a badge or indicator of new messages for specific apps on icons in dash-to-dock Ubuntu Dock? I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
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Battery Icon sporadically freezes and does not update on Lubuntu 18-20.04

I've asked about this question before but to no avail. For some reason starting with Lubuntu 18 and now continuing onto 20.04, the battery icon is simply not working. Either when the laptop enters ...
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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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resizing python made indicator icon size

Hi I made a battery life indicator using python, AppIndicator3 I wanted to show battery status by number of hearts like legend of Zelda. It kinda worked but my icon seems squeezed. Battery Life ...
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Mate nm-applet won't prompt password in indicator tray

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 Mate Desktop. If I use nm-applet via mate-indicator-applet-complete it works well. I want to use only notification area applet instead of mate-indicator-applet-complete but if I ...
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App indicators are missing since upgrade to 20.10 groovy

App indicators (for apps like slack and telegram-desktop) no longer show since system upgrade from 20.04 to 20.10. Restarting gnome-shell (Alt+F2, then r) temporarily fix the problem and the app ...
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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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Slack tray indicator stuck

My Slack tray indicator is stuck with the "new message" red dot. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 and using the Slack app from Ubuntu Software. I only have one workspace in that app. The problem occurred ...
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Date and Time display at the top bar does not display

Having online account Google calendar and unity-control-center datetime at the same time does not display Date and Time at the top bar. Anyone has any solutions to this issue apart from deactivating ...
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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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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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How can I show time in extended monitor on Ubuntu 18.04?

Previously, I have followed this issue, but my it already setup <primary>yes</primary> by default and nothing happend. My second monitor (extended monitor) doesn't have time widget. <...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 charging starts and stops randomly

I recently started using Ubuntu 20.04 and I'm very new to this Linux distribution. I installed it on my HP laptop. Everything was great. The problem is that when I charge the laptop while using it, ...
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How can I remove icon covering clock in GNOME Shell top bar?

Zoom icon is covering the clock. Other icons do the same. This is on Ubuntu 18.04 using GNOME on Xorg. How do I make sure this does not happen?
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How to Install Cricket score indicator on Ubuntu 20.04?

I am pretty new to Ubuntu, while exploring some tweaks I have found a cricket score indicator video on Youtube where it shows how this can be installed on Ubuntu on 14.04 version but it was Unity and ...
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Can i move status icons of gnome top bar to center of the bar?

Is there any way to move icons of installed extensions from right most of the panel to center along with weather and date. Is there any way to do it with the help of dash to panel? I tried to do so ...
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What is this circular orange spot in GNOME's top bar menu?

My cat walked through the keyboard and now there is this weird orange dot/spot/circle alongside the network, Bluetooth, sound and battery icons: What is this?
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Battery indication shows two different status

Status of my battery in right corner is 100%, in setting 94%. It's about acpi or any solutions ? Thanks. Images below.
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Network icon is not displayed in tray, and no WiFi networks displayed

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.4 XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX:~$ lsb_release -a LSB Version: core-9.20170808ubuntu1-noarch:printing-9.20170808ubuntu1-noarch:security-9.20170808ubuntu1-noarch Distributor ID: ...
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Applications menu indicator keeps showing when deactivated

This morning I went to the Gnome extensions website to update my extensions. However, when I upgraded the "Applications Menu" extensions I got an error message and it automatically ...
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How to add system tray in new panel?

Linux noob here. I was customizing my desktop panels. I don't know how to add the 'system tray' panel applet(that is the one with the battery indicator which looks like this ;I'm not referring tothe ...
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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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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