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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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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I broke system tray and Ubuntu dock

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. Yesterday while looking for a package, I found that Evolution was due for an update. Since I never use it, I thought I would uninstall it. Being I was not aware that gnome is ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 how to start viber-mtd minimized at tray?

Ubuntu 20.04 installing viber-mtd via Ubuntu Software and add to "Startup Aplications" for autorun on booting system. Viber start at open window. How to start viber-mtd at system tray (...
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GitLab CI build indicator in system tray possible?

My problem is, I work on several lengthy but urgent builds which randomly fail after some time. During this time (sometimes up to one hour!), I could focus on other work if not distracted by the need ...
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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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How to kill/remove tray icons (KDE)

KDE, Ubuntu 20.04. In this case, they are from some Wine/Proton (via Steam) app. I killed the app (the game itself ran fine, but it did not quit properly). However, the icon still seem to be there. I ...
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How to customize system tray icons in Lubuntu 20.04?

The system tray in Lubuntu 20.04 includes the icons for Qlipper and Notification. I'd like to keep them running but hidden from the system tray. I believe there is a config file somewhere to control ...
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System tray tweaking - restrict to single monitor, change font, multiple lines?

This is for an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system. I know you can change the launcher to be restricted to one monitor, instead of a second or third monitor. The issue is that if a monitor is in portrait mode, ...
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Collect notifications in a submenu such as Windows

windows notification area Hello I am trying to make application icons appear in sub menu like Windows (with Dash-To-Panel extension) How can I do this? There is any extension can do That? Edit: ...
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Disable Kubuntu System Tray notifications for email, but still get pop-ups

When I get an incoming Gmail message, I see a pop-up notification about it on the desktop. If the pop-up times out, and then I unminimize my browser and open the unread message, the Notifications icon ...
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Telegram system tray icon appears black in Kubuntu 20.04

As the title says telegram system tray icon is hardly visible. All appearance settings are on default. But when I change Colors from Breeze to Breeze Dark it gets fixed. The problem is that I like ...
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How can I hide volume control in Gnome-shell?

This is my system-tray. I'm looking to hide the volume control. What do you suggest then? Should I use the terminal?
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Can't get keepassXC to launch on startup

Ubuntu 18.04. KeepassXC installed via flatpak. I added it to the startup list, using filepath /var/lib/flatpak/exports/share/applications/org.keepassxc.KeePassXC.desktop but it will not startup on ...
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Distance between icons

Anybody knows how to change distance between icons in top panel ubuntu 18.04? I need to do it smaller
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I can't add System Tray into the panel in kubuntu

I've tried to add the System Tray widget into the panel bar, but when I double click it nothing happens. $ uname -vrpmios Linux 5.3.0-42-generic #34~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Feb 28 13:42:26 UTC 2020 ...
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How to turn on vlc background play?

I want to play song in background. But when I click cross button on window title-bar vlc stop. I already tried systray icon and run as daemon process. Not working. Maybe I am doing wrong. But is there ...
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GNOME shell Ubuntu 16.04 - How to disable notification area [duplicate]

I have just Installed GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 16.04. There a area in layout I don't know what is it name exactly. This area in below picture (Area 1): I think some Icon in area 1 should be in area 2 (...
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Plasma system tray “Updates” widget incorrect

Kubuntu 18.04, KDE Plasma 5.12.9 For several weeks now, the "Updates" widget in my system tray is off by one. When I see the blue ball on the icon in the system tray and click on it, if it claims ...
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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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KDE notification not clickable in tray

Under KDE 5.17 (on Kubuntu 19.10) the notifications on the desktop are interactive as expected. I can click them to reach the destination (e.g. weblink or a new email). After the notifications are ...
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XFCE Desktop - Rocketchat Doesn't Show In Notification Tray

I recently installed the XFCE desktop environment and switched to it from my Ubuntu 18.04 Mate Desktop installation. I have the Rocketchat application installed which will "close to tray" as it were. ...
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An system tray app without logo suddenly appears from time to time. how do I remove this?

what is this? this appears suddenly out of nowhere never installed anything so idk what this is :/
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How to give system icons more space in bar on KDE

Right now, my bar is hiding most system tray icons and the space is used for minimized windows. Can I give the system tray more space to display more icons?
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Shouldn't Blueman manager tray applet list paired bluetooth devices (with option to connect)?

Using Bluetooth Manager to administer bluetooth devices (run as blueman-manager, from blueman package), all works fine, only I want a panel applet/plugin in order to connect/disconnect more easily ...
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Merge Clock With System Tray

I was wondering if it was possible to merge the clock into the system tray in Ubuntu 18.04 to make look like Chrome OS's system tray:
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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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Geary notification icon?

I used Thunderbird a while back, but I thought I'd switch to an email client that had a newer template and was easier to manipulate. I chose to use geary, but how do I activate the tray icon to ...
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Skype, ICQ, Telegram icons are no longer displayed on Top Panel for Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

It looks like some Ubuntu 18.04 update disable all non-system apps Tray Icons. Now those apps that should be minimized by clicking close (x) title bar's button. In this list all my apps with system ...
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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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Where is the Gnome 3 Skype tray icon?

I installed Skype using Flatpak and I would like to change my Skype tray icon with a monochrome one but I can't find it on disk. I changed all the *.png files in /var/lib/flatpak/app/com.Skype.Client ...
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How to Retrieve an Iconized Program from the Tray with a Keyboard shortcut

I know that many here don't love Electron, but it's here to stay, as many commercial solution providers are using to package the web applications and make them act/feel like desktop apps and have them ...
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Chrome indicator icon multiplies randomly

Everyone is complaining how icons are missing and here I am with 10 of them. It's happening over a span of few hours, so I can't catch the exact moment over what's triggering it. But this is my tray ...
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System tray icons disappeared

I have Ubuntu 18.04 on my system and recently I started using lightdm instead of the default gdm. Every thing works well except that my tray icons are not showing now. Rarely do they show (once in 7 ...
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How minimize Signal messenger to system tray (top-right corner)?

This is standard behaviour of all desktop messengers (Skype, Viber, Telegram, ..). All of them minimizes itself in system tray when Alt+F4 or close button is activated and they are running in ...
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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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Discord (Electron Application) Make GNOME freeze for 1 second when the tray icon change

Discord recently moved to new GNOME tray icon system (I don't know what they call it technically in GNOME). so when you click on tray icon it has shell theme style menu instead of GTK 2 theme. When ...
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Why does Slack not have a tray icon any more?

I've installed the Slack snap; recently, its tray icon stopped displaying. Instead there's just a blank space – though if I right-click it, the Slack menu still opens. All my other tray icons are ...
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Script to watch an application status icon

I am looking for a bash/python script to watch an application status icon in notification area and change it whene active/inactive/idle/busy.. (like dropbox status icons). im running Ubuntu 16.04 Xfce ...
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How to autostart the Wire desktop client minimized?

I sucessfully installed the Wire messenger desktop client. How can I start it minimized every time I log in to my account?
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Application System Tray - GNOME 18.04

I have the problem that system trays in Ubuntu 18.04.1 (using GNOME) are not visible. I found a similar topic (Missing system tray icons Ubuntu Gnome 18.04) but the command sudo cpan -i Gtk2::...
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Some tray Icons look weird

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time, and noticed that some icons in tray (appindicator or whatever its called here) are ugly, some are nice: Any way to fix this? p.s. using hi-dpi screen, ...
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How to fix broken dropdown menu of HPLIP tray icon in Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS?

I have installed Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1 LTS with all updates. Here I have installed HPLIP GUI with sudo apt install hplip-gui Then I after reboot I have hp-systray in the tray (indicator applet), but ...
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No Chrome icon in system tray since update to 70

After update chrome-stable to latest version 70 there is no more Chrome icon in system tray on Ubuntu 16.04 and no convenient way to access installed Chrome Apps. Any ideas whether it is permanent ...
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I want to see the current track playing in Amarok from the system tray

Amarok sits in the system tray, and offers controls for the player. However, to see what song is playing, I have to open the player itself. I cannot find how to, or if it is possible at all, to show ...
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Dropbox disappeared from my tray, but I need the preferences dialog!

I spent some time this morning trying to designate an ext4 partition as my Dropbox sync location, but Dropbox kept rejecting my ext4 partition. This related question: Dropbox: ext4 isn't ext4 ...
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Start Whatsdesk minimized in system tray on startup ubuntu 18.10

I'm using kdocker (I'm using GNOME though) for thunderbird and that works great. Now I've found this really nice desktop client for whatsapp and would like to start it at startup. There are 2 problems ...
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Thunderbird 60 minimise to tray [duplicate]

Extensions like FireTray no longer work with the Thunderbird version 60+ . How can I run thunderbird version 60+ minimised to tray? I run awesome-wm v4.2.
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Overgrive tray icon is not displayed

I've been using Overgrive for a while and suddenly I realized that in some point the tray icon stopped being loaded. I don't know when and why. However, Overgrive is running and apparently working (...
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Missing system tray icons Ubuntu Gnome 18.04

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and I am using the default Gnome. I updated and all of the system tray icons were missing. Is this a bug? Can this be fixed? I cannot see any of the unread messages that I have ...
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How to show Wine System tray icons in the system top bar ? ( Ubuntu 18.04 )

I use a lot of windows applications on my Ubuntu and many of them have an icon in the system tray , which is shown as small window instead of being integrated with the system tray of Ubuntu where ...

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