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Questions tagged [system-tray]

The space where individual program icons or system icons are used as status indicators, notifying the user of changes and allowing quick access to key functions of the program/system tool.

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How can I hide the KDE Connect system tray icon?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. I've installed the KDE Connect application. (FWIW I do not have KDE Connect Indicator installed as the application seems to be working okay without it.) But it ...
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How can I tell where specific items in the message tray are coming from?

Using Ubuntu 18.04. I linked some Google calendars to my computer, and it does show me messages and notifications for upcoming events, but the strangest thing is that the message tray is also showing ...
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Missing system tray with Thunderbird after upgrading to 18.04

In 16.04 I used to have Thunderbird sit in the background and have an icon in the system tray. However in 18.04 the sys tray icon is gone, and as soon as I close Thunderbird it shuts down and I don't ...
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System tray isn't showing in Dash to Panel

I have a ubuntu 18.04 and configured dash to panel in it, also I've added the Applications Menu extension, to show me some categories. It's beautiful and it's working smoothly, but I don't have a ...
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Running wicd and nm-applet together in Ubuntu 18.04

Since upgrading to 18.04 I've been having a lot of trouble with nm-applet using an fvwm desktop manager. Sometimes it works, mostly the nm-applet icon doesn't appear. While I much prefer nm-...
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ubuntu 18.04 systray doesn't exists

running gsettings list-recursively net.launchpad.indicator.systemtray i got: No existe el esquema «net.launchpad.indicator.systemtray» I noticed because some applications, like jdownloader have ...
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How to recover “basic” indicators in Plasma SystemTray?

I recently installed Kubuntu 18.04 (was using Xubuntu 16.04 earlier). The overall impression is good but I was not satisfied with the functionality of some plasmoid widget that shows a menu of ...
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Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 LTS System Tray Icons not all showing

I don't know if this has been solved or not, and I didn't see it. I'm a complete noob to Ubuntu Budgie and I have 18.04 LTS with the latest updates. I have Dropbox, Mega, and a few other things ...
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Systray applets disappeared in Gnome (flashback) classic desktop

All my systray indicator applets have suddenly disappeared from my classic Gnome desktop. Because I'm "old school" (or, depending on your point of view, a fossil) I simply can't get used to the more ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop does not have tray icon for qz-tray - why?

I'm using qz-tray application installed/downloaded from GitHub: qzind/tray. It does not show tray icon in Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop. What should I do to show it?
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How to disable skype icon on system tray Ubuntu 16.04?

I've Skype version 8.24.0.2 and Ubuntu 16.04. I do not like icon skype on the system tray. How to disable skype icon on system tray?
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Is there a dropdown notepad for the top bar (systray?) in ubuntu?

Is there a basic dropdown notepad for the top bar in ubuntu 16.04 ? unity. like 1 pad dropping down like for example the calendar.
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Can't start Goldendict to system tray on Kubuntu

I've just tried out Kubuntu 18.04 and somehow I cannot start Goldendict to system tray on start up. It's so weird because when I run goldendict in terminal or from dash, it starts to system tray ...
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Either system tray icons or unity-control-center icons disappear - how can I have both?

Note: I'm using Unity desktop on 18.04. First, most of the icons in unity-control-center are missing after I installed then uninstalled mate-desktop and caja. I tried reinstalling all of the ...
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Time and date is missing on top bar of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Time and date is not available any more on top bar after I upgraded Ubuntu from 17.10 to 18.04 LTS. Time&Date settings is not available in "Settings", and it's not available in gnome-tweak-tool ...
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missing VLC icon in Ubuntu 18.04 tray

I recently moved to Ubuntu 18.04 from 14.04, I have a problem with VLC since I installed it, and have tried solutions from the net but didn't work out. My problem is when I open the VC, its icon ...
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Slack misses tray indicator

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04, I installed Slack but it doesn't show any icon in the tray indicator: ▶ snap info slack name: slack summary: Team communication for the 21st ...
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Why applications cannot show their tray icons on the taskbar?

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04. I do not know what have I done, but all the application tray icons can not show on the taskbar, including input method, uGet, and all applications that have the tray icon ...
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Make systray battery icon turn red when battery low

April 14, 2018 update Seemingly the problem went away on it's own: power -d relevant snippet: Device: /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/keyboard_0003o046Do2010x0009 native-path: /sys/...
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Bring application that has been closed (hidden) to front

As Electron based apps have trouble using the "systray"/tray icons in Gnome, closing (pressing X) on such applications lead effectively to them being hidden, as they also disappear from the ...
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Ubuntu Budgie system tray icon overlap

I have installed Ubuntu Budgie recently and I'm facing this problem every time I turn system on and some times It can solve by restarting system (Not always). Can any body help to fix this issue?
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Any 'tray' for cloud indicator in Ubuntu 17.10?

New to 17.10 and its iteration of Gnome. I use Zoho suite, and when I run the cloud sync app, it doesn't show anywhere in my tray. Any elegant solution for enabling this?
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Sending teamviewer directly to the stalonetray using alltray

I'd like my various machines to all open teamviewer at login time, but I don't want the teamviewer window to pop up whenever I login. I was hoping that alltray would be the solution to my problem,...
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Remove Bell Icon From System Tray [duplicate]

For whatever reason since a few days I have this "bell" icon (third from right) in my system tray. Clicking on it let's me open Thunderbird Mail or my Contacts. Any ideas how to get rid of that icon ...
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Indicators in system tray are grey?

I use Ubuntu Studio and this is 100% me being very nitpicky about having a pretty desktop. I installed DropBox onto my laptop, and the indicator icon on my system tray was a strange grey box with a ...
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Missing System Tray Icons in the Cinnamon Desktop Environment

I am currently using the Cinnamon Desktop Environment in which I have applications which uses the System Tray but when these applications are opened, the icons are not shown in the system tray but ...
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Error: Invalid interface to SNW_SERVICE

I am attempting to run Rescuetime on ubuntu 16.04 and getting the following error: "sni-qt/17399" WARN 17:25:14.323 void StatusNotifierItemFactory::connectToSnw() Invalid interface to SNW_SERVICE ...
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Encoding Problem with Taskbar

I recently installed the PIA app on my Xubuntu machine. the install went through well, but after trying to use the tray icon to connect in i3 I could only see boxes (possibly unknown characters). I ...
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Two power icons in Xubuntu

In Xubuntu 16.04.3 (and several previous versions aswell) it is not possible to have no power icon in the notification area. A power icon is displayed even though 'Show system tray icon' is unchecked ...
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Cannot modify Gnome 3 panel, app tray icon not showing

I've been using Gnome 3 and while I like the simple panel design, I have not been able to edit it. I run a VPN client and I cannot access it because it uses a tray icon to change the settings. In ...
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Missing system tray on lxde after removing a monitor

At some point I had 2 monitors. I moved the system tray to the second one. Now I only have 1, but there is no system tray on it. I don't have access to the launch button, or the equivalent of the ...
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How to add taskbar and system tray to top panel in Gnome Shell in Ubuntu 17.10

I find the taskbar useful and since there is empty space in the Gnome top panel, I'd like to insert the taskbar there. And the system tray too. Is this possible for a terminal-simpleton and config-...
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Can't adjust the size of the system tray display area in Kubuntu 16.04(Plasma 5.9.5)

I have wanted to adjust the size of the following area(I don't know what you people call it) ever since I started customizing Plasma 5(since a week, to be frank). I have managed to make it something ...
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Tray icons disappears sometimes in Ubuntu 17.10

I upgraded system from 17.04 to 17.10. Sometimes after login to Gnome3 I dont see tray icons. And it looks like this: Only standard Gnome applets are visible. After logout and login again it back to ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 Fresh Install - Very few tray icons

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 17.10. I have installed apps such as: Slack Wire Telegram Self-developed Electron App that has a tray icon Telegram's tray icon shows, but is quite small. Slack, ...
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Add an application to notification tray in GNOME

I am developing a Linux application and I want an icon for the application to show up in the notification tray which is at bottom-left in GNOME. Image of notification tray in GNOME: How can I ...
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Clementine / Show Tray Icon

Just moved from Unity to Gnome with the update to 17.10. How does one make the Clementine Tray Icon reappear ? I've been through Clem' and the correct tick box is ticked. 17.10 seems not to want to ...
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Customizing tray/taskbar date display in Ubuntu beginning with 17.10

On previous versions I had the date displayed. Now it just shows the current day but not the day's number or the month. Is there a way to customize the clock or tray/taskbar more in Ubuntu 17.10?
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how to make `alltray` work on ubuntu 16.04?

alltray has an excellent option that gives us great customizability: --menu; -m: "menu text:command": add entry to popdown menu just to run test it I am using tho ex.: alltray xev it is installable ...
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Can I disable GNOME legacy tray in 17.04?

The legacy tray will be removed in GNOME 3.26. I want to wean myself off it before the change arrives in Ubuntu (17.10 or 18.04). Can I disable the legacy tray in Ubuntu GNOME 17.04?
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I Can't Access System Tray Icons in GNOME

I am using Ubuntu Unity on the most current lts edition. I installed the GNOME desktop session and am currently using it. I have a problem with my GNOME setup however. I use OBS Studio for ...
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Using alltray in Kubuntu 16.04: “ERROR get class hints”

I'm trying to use alltray in Kubuntu 16.04, mainly to get Spotify into the tray. But however I start alltray, it only exits with the message "ERROR get classhints". I have tried both alltray, alltray ...
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Change system tray icons [duplicate]

My laptop's system tray currently looks like this: The icons of Mega and Telegram don't follow the style of the others – they aren't white. Where are these icons stored so I can change them? I use ...
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Enable systray icons in Ubuntu 16.04

Does anyone know how to get systray icons working again in Ubuntu 16.04? (the app I have in mind is a 3rd party one, UpWork, but I guess this applies to many different apps that use old style sys tray ...
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Annoying red triangle with an exclamation mark in system tray

I had a read through some similar topics to this problem but none of them actually figured out how to solve this. The topics are still open without "niked" answers. Does anyone know what can I do ...
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Unknown Tray Icon Ubuntu 17.04

Okay so I have searched everything I can think of but I cannot figure out what this icon/app is: As you can see I've right clicked on the icon and all I receive is that empty grey box. Any insight ...
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Missing icons in top panel after 17.04 upgrade

The Google Chrome and another app icons disappeared from the top panel after I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 17.04. Tried reinstalling them but to no avail. They are still working, just that the ...
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How to run Spotify in background?

Like other music players (e.g. Rhythmbox) I want to run Spotify(Spotify version 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853) in background. But when I close the spotify window, it terminates the program. I have gone ...
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System tray support is missing on Ubuntu 17.04 aka Zesty (Final Beta) [closed]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 17.04 on one of my computers and I noticed that differently from Debian 8.x with XFCE and LMDE 2 Betsy (Linux Mint based on Debian) with Cinnamon there is no system ...
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Can I remove appindicator from systemtray?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.10, and every time I start up I get an app-indicator in systemtray that I don't know what is. It appears in guestsession as well. It's the one right left of the wifi symbol: ...