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Questions tagged [wingpanel]

Questions about wingpanel, the bar that appears at the top of the screen. This includes both regular usage, and customization.

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Juno: NightLight stopped working

I installed Juno yesterday. Tested nightlight, it was working, but today it is not. I can see the indicator in the wingpanel, can turn it on/off, use the slider, but nothing happens.
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Issues with Chrome video playback and Wingpanel after updating to Juno

I just updated to Juno today and everything is running great apart from 2 separate issues. When I watch videos on google chrome eg. youtube or twitch the video often pauses while the sound continues ...
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Bluetooth Tray Icon Missing

Today I have installed Juno. Because it is important for me to have tray icons for programs, I used the answer in this thread to get that functionality back. However, after logging out & in, the ...
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Missing icons in the wingpanel

I made a fresh install of ElementaryOS 5.0 Juno (used to be running 0.4.1 Loki) and everything but one thing seems to work just fine. On the top bar, where there is the keyboard layout, sound, ...
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Bluetooth indicator disappeared or appears cut in half

The Bluetooth indicator disappeared or appears cut in half. I only have a picture of it being there but not being seen. EDIT: Here it is in half
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Gtk inspector cant inspect menus

I am trying to find the css classes for certain components like context menus, menus from wingpanel, slingshot, etc. I cant use GtkInspector because as soon as I select the Object Selector icon, ...
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Notify-send Notification Centre

If I do for example notify-send "hello" It will then popup in my wingpanel notification indicator. How can I send a notification using notify-send without ending up in the notification centre? I ...
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Maximize screen space in elementary os

I have a laptop with only 11 inches display. I'd like to know how could I maximize screen space. In gnome shell I use extensions like hide top bar to, well, hide the top bar, and pixel-saver to ...
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High Contrast Notifications symbol not showing

I have poor eyesight and like to use the High Contrast settings. I have noticed that the 'bell' notification icon does not appear in the sys tray. Other icons(power, wifi etc.), do. Thank you for ...
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“New” tag for freshly installed apps or at least options for different order options for wingpanel

Any way to add that kind of stuff? It's a bit hard to find that new installed app (without searching for it)
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Any way to add a Remove option to wingpanel for easier uninstallation of apps?

Since the right click menu is severely underutilized.
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Slow PrivateInternetAccess menu

Opening PIA's menu from wingpanel is super slow after a while. It takes several seconds. Wingpanel's CPU usage spikes when opening it as well. Is there something I can do to figure out what's causing ...
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How to use wingpanel as menu for applications like mac os x

How to use wingpanel as menu for applications like mac os x
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Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki desktop late opening?

I am input my pass and login then elementary desktop is slow loading wingpanel and dock not showing like 1 minute My system: 4GB DDR2 RAM INTEL Q6600 PROCESSOR INTEL DP965LT MOTHERBOARD And 75MB ...
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Dropbox icon missing in Juno

Dropbox icon is missing in Juno beta, and the Loki workarounds ( Dropbox icon missing in Loki ) doesn't work anymore.
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Open notification center with key combo

I would like to open notifications with key combo(sorta like gnome3 and windows do),but i dont know how to trigger it. If anyone has idea,Id be more then happy to hear it!
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wingpanel is using almost 100GB of virtual memory

Just randomly noticed that wingpanel is using 98GB of virtual memory. Restarted it with "kill -HUP", it used 97GB upon restart. OS version is 0.4.1. I'm relatively new to this so any input is ...
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How can I turn off bluetooth while being able to turn it on from the indicator later?

When I switch bluetooth off, bluetoothctl says that it's powered off but powertop says that btusb is consuming 2.5W of power, so it isn't off.. If I execute rfkill block bluetooth it does power it ...
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Laggy panel animations

Just installed eOS. So far everything seems to be functioning, but for some reason the animations when opening things in the panel are rather jerky. I've noticed that it only occurs when a window is ...
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wingpanel customization

I have recently moved to Elementary os Loki from manjaro,Deepin,Nitrux and so many. What the only thing I found irritating sometimes with the eOS is the wingpanel. It take a lot of space (for me ...
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elementaryOS : wingpanel is using too much memory

I see in my install that wingpanel is using way too much memori (100G !!) and I did found a similar issue noted here: Wingpanel Using too much memory I do not have any OwnCloud plugin installed but ...
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loki - missing wingpanel after messing with dconf

I recently installed elementary OS on my Desktop computer, and after customizing a little bit with dconf settings my wingpanel (topbar) dissapeared. Maximizing an application doesn't cover the space ...
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How to Show Caps lock, Number Lock in right corner?

I'm new to Elementary OS. I was running Debian with Gnome2. My laptop does not have LED indicators for caps lock or any lock for that matter. Is there an applet for Elementary OS to display this? "...
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Slingcold instead of Slingshot on Elementary OS Freya?

How can I make "Slincold-launcher" the default launcher (integrated with "Wingpanel") on elementary OS Freya instead of Slingshot? Thanks!
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My battery icon auto toggles on Desktop

I just installed Elementary 0.1.4.1 on my DESKTOP. Here is what I have done. First of all why am I seeing battery icon on a desktop. Second it automatically appears and disappears and causes my ...
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How do I uninstall stock music indicator?

I've uninstalled the stock music player (noise, I believe), however the controls above the volume slider remain. How do I uninstall them? I've tried dconf-editor but couldn't find anything relevant.
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change time format in wingpanel to include seconds

Is there a way to change the time display in wingpanel so that it displays the time in seconds as well as hours and minutes?
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Skype missing icon in wingpanel

This only started this week and I'm not sure what caused this but my Skype icon is missing in wingpanel. I reinstalled Skype but icon still doesn't show up. Any one here experiencing same issue? And ...
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Loki: cannot clear all notifications because menu is covered … by notifications!

once in a while I might get 200 email messages -- which leads to 200 notifications which must be closed one at a time. This is because the "Clear all notifications" menu item is always covered by ...
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Wingpanel extension building fails with make

I cloned the source code of https://github.com/elementary/wingpanel-indicator-network And followed the README. And configured the build directory with cmake However when try to build with make its ...
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Having Discord show on the system tray

everyone! This is a first question here, and I looked around before I asked and didn't quite find the answer. I have recently reinstalled Elementary OS after a short swap to a different OS. Before, ...
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How to hide/change chrome tray icon?

I am relatively new to Linux and Elementary OS, and I need your help. I recently installed PushBullet extension on Google Chrome and set Chrome to autostart and run in background. Everything works ...
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Keep the wingpanel transparency

How to keep wingpanel always transparent when the window is maximized? Have some app that can do that? I'm Elementary OS Loki
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Loki - Wingpanel Sound Settings Link does not work

My wingpanel sounds icon works correctly however when I click it and then click the "sound settings" link at the bottom of the menu it just bounces and never works. This means I have to go in through ...
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Wingpanel crashing after upgrade

After my recent upgrade (apt-get dist-upgrade && apt-get upgrade -y), my wing panel disappeared after crashing and reappearing several times. Calling to the command line gives : [ERROR 14:00:...
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Spaces in topbar

I have the following problem in the wingpanel: (first space before the volume icon, second space after the battery icon) How do I fix it?
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How do I remove Blutooth Indicator?

Before Loki I used to do- apt-get remove-indicator-Bluetooth and it used to work fine but now if I do this whole wing panel get displayed. For my purpose, I don't use Bluetooth at all and I think if I ...
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Wingpanel disappeared after renaming computer

The symptom may or may not be related to my renaming the /etc/hostname on my machine but I thought to mention it as it caused a few other issues. The important line from the wingpanel command results ...
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HiDPI issues with 1440p screen laptop

I have a laptop with a 14inch 1440p display, which causes me some problems when using elementary. If using it in HiDPI, which is the default, I find things tending to be quite large actually (like ...
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“Missing icon” icon in notification from my-weather-indicator

Did anyone experienced this cosmetic issue and managed to solve it somehow? Either a correct icon or complete lack of it will satisfy my eyeballs.
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Apps starts on backgroud

If I click on some app / icon on panel, app starts on background. I have to click twice to open app. Is any settings to repair this?
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Wingpanel, adapt third party icons to background color

When the background wallpaper is white, native wingpanel icons are black and when a window is maximized the icons are white because the background becomes black except with third party icons like ...
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Wingpanel is always transparent

I installed a gnome 3 theme and now wingpanel is always transparent, even if a window is maximised. I tried copying the panel section from the css in the elementary theme to the new theme, but with ...
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Can panel size be edited?

Can the panel length (left-right) be reduced somehow? I am now coming back to elementary after having used desktops where I didn't have two panel/docks; I am not used looking down to see the open ...
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Battery icon is missing from top wingpanel

Just like what the title said. I dual booted elementary OS Loki and realized that the battery icon has gone missing... I've tried reinstalling everything, but it still does not show up. I'm using a ...
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Black wingpanel on maximized Windows

I am using elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki combined with the Arc-OSX Theme. Regardless which Theme I am using, my windpanel is always transparent. That looks bad with maximized windows. Is there any way to ...
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Can I change the battery displayed by wingpanel-indicator-power?

My Thinkpad T460 has both an internal and external battery. Wingpanel is showing the internal battery on the top dock as 100% , but actually I want the other one showing, as the system shuts down ...
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Mouse battery percentage

I have a query, the battery indicator can show the battery percentage of a mouse or a wireless keyboard, if so, which brand of mouse are compatible?
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Make the steam indicator compatible with the icon theme

Good morning to all and thank you if you help me with this doubt. There is some way to put the black steam icon, and alternate with the white color when the wallpaper changes. If this is not possible,...
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How do I fix gala --replace errors?

I'm getting errors when I try issuing the command: gala --replace Here is an output of the errors: http://dpaste.com/2CJSH9W How can I resolve this?