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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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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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Xubuntu 18.04 - Whisker menu and xfce4-indicator-plugin in xfce4-panel, don't match Gtk theme Configuration

Xubuntu / XFCE4 panel has many items. 2 of these items are Whisker menu, and xfce4-indicator-plugin. These 2 items do not match the given Gtk theme background color I've selected, even though the rest ...
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HDD light pulsing every few seconds under Kubuntu 18.04.3 (re-post)

(Sorry to re-post this, I have lost access to my original account.) I've recently installed Kubuntu 18.04.3 on a new AMD Ryzen 3000-series-based system. The system is installed on a SATA SSD, ...
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HDD light pulsing every few seconds under Kubuntu 18.04.3 [duplicate]

I've recently installed Kubuntu 18.04.3 on a new AMD Ryzen 3000-series-based system. The system is installed on a SATA SSD, specifically on an Ext4 partition, with a SATA HDD formatted in NTFS mounted ...
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Hidden (missing) indicator-keylock icon

I am using indicator-keylock on Xubuntu 18.04 (both on my desktop and laptop). I accidentally hid the icon and now I can't find a way to bring it back. The pop up notifications still work, but I'd ...
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Ubuntu top panel app icons to open app window by double/click except app menu

How to setup Ubuntu desktop to open app window by clicking or double-clicking on Top Panel icons? When I click on them I see same menu like for right mouse click. Irrational use. Another strange ...
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No battery indicator on Ubuntu 18.04

I seem to have lost my battery indicator. Purging and reinstalling battery-indicator hasn't helped. I see suggestions of a UEFI update fixing this, but it seems highly unlikely that this can only be ...
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Brightness adjustment icon shows on the screen all the time on 18.04

I have an HP laptop and after installing 18.04, the brightness level indicator is showing on the screen all the time. Is there a way to remove this indicator?
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Where are the files for the language indicator in Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS stored?

Recently while I was working on the command line directly after booting I noticed that the language / keyboard layout has been changed. Instead of restarting lightdm I just rebooted and nothing has ...
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How do I know that I have missed notifications on Ubuntu 18.04?

When getting notifications while not on the computer, they show up and removed after a few seconds, but I didn't see them. They are then left in the notification list (super+v or click the clock). ...
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Battery always shows Estimating on Ubuntu 19.04

Been using Ubuntu for over a year now had no issues, Since a few days my battery status is bit weird. It always shows me 100% and when I plugin charging it shows Estimating and it remains like this ...
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Battery indicator is stuck at “Estimating” on Ubuntu 19.04

The title says it all. I took the battery out and then put it back. And, I tried using the machine without the battery. Nothing changed. I haven't found a solution. Does anyone have a idea about to ...
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No tray icons for OBS and Chrome

I am currently running Ubuntu 19.04 (Gnome 3.32) and experience that some programs (e.g. Chrome and OBS) don't show a tray icon. Rambox or Skype e.g. work perfectly. Does anybody have an idea?
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No battery indicator icon in Ubuntu 19.04 on Surface Pro 6

There is no battery indicator icon in Ubuntu 19.04 on my Surface Pro 6 and it's a serious issue. Does any one know how to solve this?
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indicator system monitor showing icon instead of text

My indicator system monitor showing a blank icon instead of a text on my panel: When I hover the icon it shown system info like CPU usage, memory usage, swap,etc. Is there some config I should tweak ...
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What's the purpose of Clipboard Indicator? why copy/paste doesn't work in a 'normal' way? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 18.04, quite often i copy (ctrl-c) something from gedit, close it, and only to find out that i can't paste (ctrl-v) my content anymore. I've installed Clipboard Indicator (as mentioned ...
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How to enable indicators in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using an Ubuntu 16.04 image provided by my company. I'm trying to setup "indicators" so I can see memory usage. I've searched through here and other resources for steps to enable indicators, but ...
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Ubuntu Mate battery icon turned red

I am using Ubuntu MATE 16.04.6 on Asus Vivobook M580VD Recently battery icon changed and become red and empty inside(look at the image) This happened after I restarted notebook. I didn't restarted ...
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How does the native apps display Tray Icons in Ubuntu 18+ (Gnome 3.32+)?

I have been at a complete loss from past 2 days to get a simple java code to display Tray Icon on top. I have been all over the web and of course, Java's in-built SystemTray does not work anymore and ...
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Battery percentage/graph not indicated in top bar

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and tried everything to know the battery percentage but nothing is working. Even on Gnome Tweaks everything else works fine, but there is no response in top bar when I put the "...
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In Ubuntu 19.04, “Indicator Stickynotes” stopped working. Doesn't open. Doesn't show in taskbar

pranav@inspiron-5548:~$indicator-stickynotes Indicator stickynotes already running. That's the terminal approach. And below given gif is GUI approach of opening this app: As u can see in gif above, ...
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Reduce tray icon padding on Ubuntu with GNOME 3

All of my tray icons have a higher than normal amount of padding on Ubuntu 19.04. Is there any way to tweak this value?
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Hide livepatch indicator in top panel

After updating Ubuntu packages today, I see a new livepatch indicator in the top-panel: How can I hide it? I tried running sudo apt remove indicator-livepatch, but there's no such package. When I go ...
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Is it possible to show Evolution Calendar Events in applet or indicator using MATE Panel?

As long time Ubuntu user I remembered how this was realized in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It had indicator-datetime and showed calendar events from GNOME Evolution (connected to some CalDav server or used ...
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How does GNOME battery level display average two batteries?

I was confused by the following battery level display on my Ubuntu 18.10. How is this possible? How is the average of these two battery levels computed?
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Keyboard indicator doesn't show (after removing dock) [duplicate]

I wanted to get rid of dock, so I tried this: sudo apt remove gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-dock Now, @pomsky warned us, it is not at all recommended as it will also remove the ubuntu-desktop ...
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App Icon on system tray is large

I have fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 and I noticed my system tray icon all my application icons are large in size. Is this a bug or need some clever configurations.
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How do I fix / prevent text in GNOME toolbar to be truncated/shorten?

When I have many indicators in GNOME Shell 3.28.3 (Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS), the text shown by some indicators are getting truncated / shorten. Here is an example where the clock frequency of the CPU and ...
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Stop battery usage [Ubuntu 18]

My laptop's battery is broken, totally dead. It is also irreplaceable and I will not be able to replace it in the next 3 months at least. It is invoking notification messages almost every 3-5s,...
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How can I edit the top right indicator menu?

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 and I would like to customize the drop-down menu where there are information about the WiFi, the battery etc. I'm talking about this menu in upper right corner. For ...
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How to refresh networks and bluetooth in status menu (18.04)

On Ubuntu 18.04, the status menu (not sure of the name) on the top right does not refresh my network interfaces anymore, nor my bluetooth connections. On the attached image, there are: (1) 2 network ...
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Indicator Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed indicator-multiload but it doesn't show up. sudo apt-get install indicator-multiload I also tryed to remove it and reinstall it. sudo apt-get remove indicator-multiload
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Move all indicators to the left side so that window buttons can be placed in the corner

I'd like to move my indicators to the left side of the top bar as I'm using the 'Pixel saver' extension, which removes the titles from windows and moves the 'minimize-maximize-exit' buttons to the top ...
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Configuring appindicators

Assuming that the gnome extension "Ubuntu Appindicators" is the one that's putting the indicators in the top right corner, is there any way to configure it? Other, similar extensions allow ...
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touchpad-indicator seems out of sync with my typing

While i'm typing with touchpad indicator on I can initially use the touchpad. This is not expected since it' should be disabled. Then after a few seconds the touchpad is disabled and it's disabled for ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 lxde indicator applet and applications are not working

I am sort of new lubuntu, I have installed redshift and kde-connect which was perfectly indicated in indicator applet. After restarting my laptop indicator applet and application of it started not ...
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Ubunt 18.10 - Battery always full

since I installed Lubunt (Ubuntu 18.10) my battery indicator is always FULL. Previously I tried Ubuntu 32/64 bit, Lubuntu 32Bit, Puppy, and couple of more and battery indicator was always OK. I have "...
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what is the difference between “notification area” (systray), “indicator plugin” (indicator) and “status notifier plugin” (statusnotifier)

I got mildly annoyed that duplicate wi-fi and bluetooth icons were showing up in my panel, and tracked it down to the fact that they were showing up in both systray and statusnotifier plugins. Can ...
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How to disable 3rd party app tray icons/indicators in Ubuntu 18.10?

Would love to disable 3rd party app tray icons in Ubuntu 18.10, cause on HiDPi screen they look ugly - Heard that removing gnome-shell-extension-appindicator might take care of it, but it also wants ...
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Missing date and time from unity panel on 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

Ran an update, after which the date and time is missing from the unity panel. Tried installing and re installing the date time indicator too but nothing happened. Also tried killing the panel but ...
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Missing app-indicator icons in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

After unlocking my computer, I noticed that all of my usual indicator icons went missing this afternoon. I'm missing icons for Slack, Keybase, Chrome, Nextcloud Client, Dropbox, Deluge, Flameshot, and ...