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How to get Workrave indicator to show in Ubuntu 17.10?

How can I get the Workrave indicator to show in Ubuntu 17.10? Version 1.10 supposedly has GNOME Shell support.
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How can I detect Workrave windows?

I have some scripts using xmacro. The problem is the thing that Workrave blocks the input from a keyboard for Micro-breaks. So I would like to pause my xmacro script at the moment when Micro-break ...
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Workrave applet blank in Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Workrave, the RSI prevention application, on a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 (apt-get install workrave) and the applet that shows up in the system tray is blank. In Ubuntu 15.10 I saw ...
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Can't get workrave window to display under Ubuntu Gnome

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 which is using gnome shell 3.10.4. I installed workrave through the terminal and the first time it launched the small window with the countdown timer displayed and it ...
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install the latest version from PPA

If I add this PPA for a newer workrave version by rob caelers to my sources.list.d on Ubuntu 14.10 (utopic) and install workrave, I only get the version 10.4 How can I install version 1.10.5.0-ppa1~...
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Get Workrave to treat video watching as "work", not rest

I use workrave not just to avoid RSI, but also as a tool to save my eyes. I only have the rest break set up every 70 minutes. The problem is that it treats events like video-watching as inactivity ...
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How can I force Workrave to start in Normal mode?

I use Workrave for RSI prevention and rest breaks. [*] Sometimes I need to put it in Quiet or Suspended mode, for example when giving a presentation. However, it remembers this setting the next time I ...
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Is there any alternative to Workrave in 11.10?

Workrave package had removed from Oneiric, and setting for blocking screen removed from Gnome 3 (it was in keyboard settings in Gnome 2). Is there any alternative to control working time on computer ...