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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How rebind keys on which Elementary OS special keys functions by default are bound to?

How are called / where from the code are send notifications via notify-send? I am specially interested in notifications associated with special keys. When special key does not work i tried fix it and ...
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Wingpanel missing and causing High CPU/IO usage.(once again)

Im here once again,I have previously posted the same problem while running Elementary OS 5.I got 0 reponses.So I just upgraded to Elementary OS 6.1 and it was all good,until the same bug came up.I'm ...
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How to add systemtray icons on dock

Is there a way to make tray icons appear on the dock instead of adding PPAs and stuff? thanks
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Wingpanel Network Manager (WPA-3) Bug elementary OS 6.1 Jólnir

since WPA-3 is supported, the Connection Manager in Wingpanel looks like below in the attached screenshot: one is unable to select the shown networks and needs to manually connect, as otherwise it ...
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Wingpanel disappearing-High Disk Usage

I am currently running Elementary 5.1.7 (old installation.I have been trying to find a solution for wingpanel that has been missing,and utilizing(80%)of my SSD.I have been running the system for like ...
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My top panel isn't adjusting the color. How can I fix this?

My laptop uses Mesa Intel® HD Graphics 620. The panel has this bug even on usb demo mode.
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Wingpanel terminates when selecting a indicator and moving mouse to edge

“wingpanel” terminated by signal SIGSEGV (Address boundary error) (in fish shell)
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!!! NEED TO display my device's total network usage in the status bar?

NEED TO display my device's total network usage in the status bar
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My panel bar is gone

Hello My panel bat is gone how do I fix this. I been looking everywhere. I tired looking on Google nothing works
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Wingpanel disappeared, and can't install

I just wanted to bring back my apps indicatiors, but when I used one of tutorials found on internet my Wingpanel just disappeared. I tried killall wingpanel and and wingpanel but terminal says process ...
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Not using wingpanel, any widget for time and reboot on Odin's desktop?

I deactivated the wingpanel which was buggy on the old PC, but I would like to show the date/time and logout buttons on the desktop. (I kept Plank and what I beleive is Gala). 1 - After looking a bit ...
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Is there a way to have wingpanel change to a different color when dark mode is enabled?

I'd like wingpanel to be a light blue when light mode is enabled and a dark blue when dark mode is enabled. I tried using different colors in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css and ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk-dark....
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Wingpanel icons are not showing up despite installing ayatana and namarupa

Third party app icons (Discord, Steam, etc.) are not showing up in the tray portion of the top panel on Elementary OS 6 (Odin). Native icons like network, microphone, etc. work, just not third party ...
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Dropbox icon missing in Elementary OS Odin

The dropbox icon is missing from the wing panel (system tray) in Elementary OS Odin. I got it working barely in Hera using solutions on this website but with glitchy UI. Has anyone successfully found ...
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Hibernate option in Odin

Question is similar to Hibernate option in Juno but for the Odin. Does anybody have an instruction how to setting up hibernate mode?
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System tray not showing synergy icon

I installed the synergy on my eOS: 5.1.7 Hera x86_64. Theme/Icons: Elementary [GTK3]. And I did all guides, I found on the google, to bring the icon of synergy into system tray. But no luck. I am ...
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Maximized windows always go behind wingpanel when using multiple displays

Whenever I maximize any application, it goes behind the top panel (I think this is called wingpanel?). This makes it impossible to use because none of the tabs or buttons are available, see images ...
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New to eOS, couple cutomization questions

I really like the OS, but there are a couple things I am missing from other distros. How can I get icons in the top tray? I like having my VPN and Syncthing visible and accessible at a glance at the ...
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Update broke my power icon

I installed an update for power settings today via App Center and broke my battery/remaining power icon, now I only get a sun icon for screen brightness, was working perfectly fine before this update. ...
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Wingpanel taking a very long time to load in Hera 5.1.7

It takes about 10-15 minutes to load and show on desktop. I did all workarounds that I found, but nothing is change. I am thiking in 2 options: 1 - Remove Elementary and install another Linux, or; 2 - ...
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Wingpanel Disappeared

My wingpanel has just disappeared and despite searching the internet for answers, I cannot get it back. It disappeared while I was working on configuring the networking to run a specific DNS setting. ...
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Wingpanel applications menu does not respond

I am running eOS 5.1.7 and after login my applications menu never open. I tried with reinstall and restarting the process, but usually it just start working after some 10-15 minutes after booting, for ...
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Switching between audio devices on EOS.. Hotkeys? Wingpanel?

Im looking for an easy and quick way to switch between my audio devices, since i swap them daily. Headphones are conected to laptop, and speakers to monitor/hdmi. Every time i need to open sound ...
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Synology Drive Client integration

Is there a way to correctly integrate synology drive client in Eos? I can install .deb package from synology website, but unfortunately without folder/files status overlays and app indicator on system ...
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ERROR: Dependency "wingpanel" not found

I'm trying to build the sound indicator, but I'm running into dependencies issues. I'm on elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. I've cloned the wingpanel-indicator-sound repo. When building I'm getting this error:...
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Slimbookbattery status icon

I installed Slimbook battery so I could manage my laptop's battery better than with the tools provided in the system settings, but I am unable to add the icon to the tray for better access (rather ...
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Application menu consistency

I'm a longtime macOS user and I discovered recently eOS. I like it for its minimalism and resemblance to macOS, and also because the eOS team seems dedicated to usability a lot. But when I look at the ...
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How to get Wingpanel/Plank onto second monitor?

Trying to figure out how to have my secondary monitor include both wingpanel/plank. I tried this solution but no go: https://heathpaddock.com/2015/11/12/multi-planking-in-elementary-os/ - this is what ...
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wingpanel disapeared after updating

After updating system today my top menu disapeared. The update acted wierd and had issues loading when i tried to run it from app center. I restarted the machine and it resulted in the top menu ...
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Topbar disappeared in elementary os 5.1.7

Topbar disappeared in elementary os 5.1.7. When I type "wingpanel" in terminal, it gives me the following error: **(wingpanel:4691): GLib-GIO-ERROR : 22:15:40.645: Settings schema 'io....
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Keyboard layout wingpanel icon is missing

On a fresh 5.1 installation I don't see input method indicator on a wingpanel. Aside of it everything is working – ibus-daemon is added to the startup applications, I can change the layout with the ...
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Elemenntary OS Wingpanel not loading

I was just browsing on Chrome when I decided to change my volume through the wingpanel. It wasn't responding and it disappeared. I decided to restart my laptop to see if that would fix my problem but ...
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Wingpanel and system app not repsondong

Using for several months. Now wingpanel got stuck after a min from loading and during that a notification will appear network not connected. After that most of the system app will not respond and sudo ...
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Configuring the wing panel [duplicate]

I lost the keyboard layout indicator from the wing panel. I reinstalled the system language settings and keyboard settings, but it didn't help. Any ideas how to fix this?
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Cannot control music apps from dockbar

I'm having some problems to control the music app (but also other, like spotify), from the dock bar. In fact, more than once I wasn't able to stop the music by closing the app, because it was simply ...
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Shutdown from panel does not work

If I leave the computed idle for a long amount of time when I try to shutdown using the options from the top bar nothing happens. As a work-around, I can log out first and then use the shutdown in the ...
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Wingpanel changed from eOS to Ubuntu

I was having an issue where my wingpanel had disappeared, and in trying to solve it I did the following: killall wingpanel sudo apt-get purge wingpanel sudo apt-get install wingpanel and sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to logout with network account (LDAP)

running elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera the logout doesn't work anymore after replacing the local account login by LDAP account login. journalctl reports Jul 17 15:35:01 eos wingpanel[4311]: EndSessionDialog....
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Wireless internet missing. No icon or settings

I just installed Hera. As you can see, there is no wifi in settings. as you can also see, the wifi icon seems to have been replaced by the "wired" symbol on the top bar. I cant turn on any ...
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Removing or disabling the wingpanel in 5.1 Hera without breaking the system

I'm somebody who personally likes switching up the UI of my devices every few months, so I recently decided to ditch plank and wingpanel in favor of xfce4-panel. Ditching plank turned out to remove ...
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Hera: wingpanel-indicator-session freezes for a long time the first time I click on it

After I login to my elementary Hera install, I'm able to do most tasks normally, including using indicator panels on wingpanel. However, as soon as I try to click on the session indicator to logout/...
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Wingpanel use high CPU but late show

When the computer turns on, the menu comes too late. It crashes when I click on notifications when it arrives. Can you help me? The kernel and elementary version I use: OS: elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera ...
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wingpanel in elementary os [hera] become large after i apply icons

wingpanel icons problem.strong text im having a problem when i try to apply flattery icons to my elementary os my wingpanel icons become so large i want to know if there is a tutorial how to make it ...
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Putting Telegram in background

big noob here I recently installed Telegram via Flathub to have the updates because the version of the app center is old. However, when i close the app, it can't have the notifications when I recive ...
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Wingpanel remains black after clicking on the Desktop icon

Usually the Wingpanel goes transparent when there is no window maximized. But when I have a windows maximized and then click on the Desktop icon (placed from the Docklets by Ctrl + right click on the ...
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How to solve black screen issue on polychromatic

Recently I ran into a black screen issue while setting up polychromatic. There was a small note on the page that said: *Desktop environment needs to support AppIndicator. Some distributions (...
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How to change the date format across the entire system

It seems that similar questions are being buried for what ever reason. I want to change the date format across the entire system (Files, Wingpanel, etc...) to a format of my own choice (YYYY.MM.DD hh:...
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Wingpanel guest session disappears

Wingpanel on guest session disappears when clicked. It seems that the issue has something to do with apps installed through snap even though the target file has chmod 755 permission. Any clue on how ...
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How to replace wingpanel's “Applications” text with a icon in Elementary OS 5.1 Hera

I was wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from Applications to the official Elementary OS logo. Can anyone please help me there is a similar question posted ...
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No colored dots under event dates in the Calendar indicator

I see no colored dots under the dates with events in the Calendar indicator. Is this a feature yet to come or am I missing a setting? Here is a screenshot with the colored dots, which I don't have on ...
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