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statusbar contains the status menus like Network Menu, Sound Menu, Messaging Menu, Clock, Session Menu and more.

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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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Custimize status bar the ubuntu GUI

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I want my status bar menu to show the connected Bluetooth devices without opening the settings, similar to what it shows for Wi-Fi. Is there a way to program it? Any example starter ...
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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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what is the solution to connect with mongoDB?

● mongodb.service - LSB: An object/document-oriented database Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/mongodb; generated) Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Sat 2022-06-18 10:38:30 +0545; 49s ago ...
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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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Window control buttons appearing on the status bar

I have the icons appear in the status bar. They appear even when there is no window open and do nothing when clicked. It started happening after upgrading to 20.04. How can I remove these icons?
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Logo disappear in ubuntu

This is a picture of my status bar. I am using Ubuntu 20.04. This happens quite often. How can I resolve this? This is what it should have been looked like.
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How do I expand a notification bubble using the keyboard without Super + N shortcut?

Assuming my desktop environment is different than GNOME and that I do not have the predefined Super + N keyboard shortcut that comes with it, how may I expand a prompted notification bubble using the ...
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how to make the status bar to show both georgian date and persian(shamsi) date?

Is there a way to make the status bar on the top the screen to show both georgian and persian date? It would be really handy
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Adding a custom menu to the status bar

I would like to add a custom menu to the status bar, containing arbitrary items of my own choosing, such as scripts etc. There is an extension to add the full Applications menu; that's NOT what I want....
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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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Can I move the GNOME top bar (and status icons) to the side?

I would like to have as much vertical screen space as possible, but I like having the status icons and time visible. Is there an extension to move the "top bar" to the left or right side, perhaps as ...
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How to keep GNOME panel transparent even when app is maximized in Ubuntu 18.04?

I am using GNOME's "Dash-to-panel" extension for shifting status bar to the top and same for the transparency. In Desktop mode, the transparency is there on status bar However, Status Bar ...
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Why is there no hint/hover info about Status Menu icons?

There are some icons on the Ubuntu 18.04.1 Status Menu (e.g. between Power and Settings) whose purpose isn't clear, as there is no hover/hint information if you move the mouse over them (which you do ...
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Hibernation in Status Menu Not Working

First of all hibernation via the command sudo pm-hibernate works fine from command line on my newly installed Ubuntu 18.04. I've a fine gnome extension called Hibernate status button which displays ...
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Weird iPhone entry in Connections

In Ubuntu 17.10, from some time to now I see a new weird iPhone entry in my top bar's status menu (see screenshot) My questions are: 1) Why did this show up? I don't own an iPhone nor have ever used ...
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What did you guys just DO! Updates to both my 16.04 environs killed the desktops! [duplicate]

I just had updates run automatically in my 16.04 test and 16.04 live environments and they killed the desktops after I rebooted them! No launcher, no status bar at top. I know they are running, I can ...
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Additional time zones in status bar [duplicate]

Is it possible to have one or more extra TZs in the status bar, as I'd asked here (that was for Unity, though, so it's not a dupe).
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Display multiple time zones in status bar

What I'm looking to do is add a second clock (specifically UTC) to the status bar, ideally adjacent to the local time. I do much work across time zones, so naturally having a second clock would be ...
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How do I replace the battery icon with just a percentage, not both?

How do I replace the battery icon with just the percentage of the battery, not both? I am using Ubuntu 17.04.
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Polybar on Ubuntu 14.04

Is there a way to install polybar on Ubuntu 14.04. I checked the package on UbuntuUpdates and it only has packages for xenial and yakkety. Is there a way to run it on trusty?
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Why is Skype a `top` process after the application was closed?

If the Skype application has been exited via closing the window, why is it visible in top with usage sometimes at 2%? Note also that it is absent from the Status Bar at the top of the screen. The ...
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How do I get the current power consumption in the status bar? (Developing a status icon)

I wanted to ask how can I develop a simple script/app and put it in the status bar near the time (top right). Let's say I have a laptop and the script gets the battery current usage in watts every 10 ...
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libre office 5.2 menu not integrated to ubuntu status bar on top

I have updated libre office through Ubuntu software centre to 5.2 on Xenial. The menu of libre office is not integrated in the Ubuntu status bar on top. How can I fix this?
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Status bar not chancing text

So when I am working on firefox, everytime I switch tab, the text on the top left status bar changes to the page title. How do I change it that the text is static, and displays the application name? ...
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How to copy and paste files with CLI and have a status [duplicate]

I am trying to copy large amounts of data using SSH so all I have is the CLI. I am using the cp -a /source/* /dest/ method but I can't tell how fast it is copying or what the progress is. Is there ...
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My top bar is broken [duplicate]

After drag & dropping by accident a .xpm file on the top bar, the right-hand side is now totally missing (see attached example of missing pieces) :( How can I get this back, please? Update: It ...
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How to display the status icon of skype

How do I get the Skype status icon on the main bar of ubuntu? I've tried to follow this answer, but it wouldn't work. I don't have the panel menus. So, I'm here looking for another way to proceed. ...
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There is a way to change Google Chrome icon on status bar?

I'm running Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 and I noticed that there is a Google Chrome icon on my status bar - I think is because of the background apps. There is a way to change the icon to monochrome?...
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How to enable the menu bar and the status bar in Ubuntu 13.04?

I have just installed 13.04. However, the global menu when I select the files folder does not show the options like : Edit, View etc. Is there a way to enable this? How can I enable the status-bar ...
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How do I focus on the status bar with keyboard in Ubuntu 11.10?

Connecting to internet is only the time when I really need to use my mouse. I give priority to my keyboard. I only use mouse when I'm tired of using keyboard or in the condition I listed above. ...
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How do I get the Skype status icon back? (on panel/tray) [duplicate]

I installed Skype 4.0 following this guide. However my little Skype icon in the unity status bar (in the top right corner with clock, volume, etc.) is gone. How do I get it back?
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How to skip to create Ubuntu Menu in status bar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get global menu for gvim? When I type gvim in the terminal, I wait for ~20 seconds, then I get this error message: ** (gvim:30499): WARNING **: Unable to create Ubuntu ...
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Firefox status bar not showing

I'm using Firefox 10.0.2 and the Status-4-Evar add-on. The status bar isn't showing, however. I've recently installed Moonlight, but I've disabled it and still no status. Now, when hovering over a ...
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How can I adjust the transparency of the Status Bar (top panel)?

The status bar (by default) at the top of your screen with the icons OFF to the right, date, user name and other computer options. How can I make that bar transparent, like it is when dash activated (...
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Empathy Chat Status Timeout

When I have my Empathy chat status set to "available", I'd like it to get set to "away" when I lock my computer of the screensaver kicks in. It seems that it stays set to "available" as I frequently ...
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Can I remove "Free space" text from the Nautilus status bar?

I want to remove the part in Nautilus that shows free disk space. In theory it may useful but it's so badly designed, every time I select some files my eye gets drawn to "15 GB" instead of the actual ...
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