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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wingpanel freeze when volume-control button is clicked

today I installed elementary OS (Hera) on my physical hard drive after weeks of tinkering around in a virtual machine:) Unfortunately I ran into a problem after setting up everything: Every time I ...
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Elementary OS 5 wingpanel does not show standard icons

Hi apart from sound network etc (standard) wingpanel is refusing to show apps icons like dropbox, shutter, copyq
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Cannot run KDEconnect on 5.1 Hera stuck in dbus problem

I’ve tried to run kdeconnect on elementary but first installing both apps from appcenter didn’t work neither from flathub, obviously I tried one by one not installing all at the same time, without ...
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the top bar (wingpanel) it's looking like sliced [duplicate]

In the latest actualization of elementary occoring a bug with wingpanel. Now it's looking like this: How can I fix this? Look my system info, maybe helpfull... [sudo] senha para santos: System:...
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Wingpanel icons and apps name showing sort of fractured [duplicate]

I've been using elementary OS Juno/Hera the last 3 months in my laptop. Until January 16 every was working fine, but after updating the system the icons in wingpanel started to show this way: Like ...
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Something wrong with my panel and dock popover

I believe its become like this after an update that i did on 16 jan. Didn't install any application or something that can cause for this. Anyone has the same problem? I restarted or shutdown few times....
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How can I set a keyboard shortcut to expand a wingpanel icon (ie the sound/music one)?

As stated in title. I'd like to use a key combination or a macro key to open/close the sound icon in wingpanel, rather than clicking it each time. It seems like it should be trivial, but I can't find ...
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I'm using hplip and every time i login to elementary os i get a message that there is no tray, how can i stop loading the hplip applet?

I'm using hplip and every time i login to my computer a message showup that says there's no tray ! Can i disable loading the hplip applet ? Also is it possible to have a system tray ?
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I have no transparency on top bar wingpanel

scrolling through some themes I saw people have transparency on the top bar while I dont. is there anything I have to enable? tried all the default themes but none seems to have transparency. I’m ...
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2 Network Tray Icons

is there a way to hide one of the network icons in my wingpanel? I don't know why, since I didn't install anything else. The only thing I did was enable the Pantheon icons using the commands bellow: ...
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No sound icon in parameters or topbar

My sound works fine (I can control it with the keyboard and hear the music), but there is no longer an icon in the topbar or in the settings. I'm pretty sure it's related to the fact that I ...
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Set wingpanel transparency

I would like to keep wingpanel transparency on maximized windows (in order to display my current wallpaper). Is it possible? Regards
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how can i customize wing panel?

I'm still new to linux and elementary OS but I really wanted to change the top panel or the wingpanel. I tried changing values in apps.css and did pkill wingpanel but it didn't work. Is there a ...
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Wingpanel not showing

I've just installed Elementary OS, but wingpanel isn't showing up. I've reinstalled a few times, and for the most part it never shows. It did show up on my latest install so I installed a few things (...
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Double Wi-Fi icon after installing wingpanel-indicator-ayatana

After installing wingpanel-indicator-ayatana (available via some answer here) and rebooting, I've got two wi-fi indicators (ss below) How can I get rid of one of them? Is there any way possible? I don'...
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How to hide wingpanel or move to the side?

I'm running elementary (Hera) on a small 11" widescreen laptop. I'd like to have wingpanel either hidden or on the side of the screen so I don't lose any vertical space for working. Is that something ...
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Wingpanel - Wifi indicator always show turned on

Does anyone experience wifi indicator always show turned on in the wingpanel even though you have disabled it?
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Wing panel crashes after elementary os updates

it takes to nearly about 2 mins for the wing panel to load this is occured after update only. Kindly provide a fix for wing panel in the next update
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How do I reduce the gap between the icons on the system tray?

I'd like to reduce the spacing between the icons in the system tray on the top right, the spacing seems out of place with the rest of the design and it's melting my brain a little. I've hunted on ...
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Wingpanel locale styling

After the last update of the wingpanel yesterday the locale became a white colored text over a white background, and I don't find it "super sexy" like this. Is it possible to style it somehow, for ...
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Top bar is gone

Top bar is gone. when trying to launch it alone I get: $ wingpanel Failed to register: Timeout was reached
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How to get a macos theme for the login?

I have been trying to make my computer look like MacOS Mojave and this is what I have so far: I have everything as I want it except I wanted to know if there was a more Mac-esque wingpanel theme and ...
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Desktop title bar has disappeared on Juno

The desktop title bar has disappeared on Juno. Does anyone have a clue how to restore that? Thanks.
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Enable “Always show Universal Access Menu” in ElementaryOS 5.0 Juno taskbar

Based on this answer Sync GNOME Calendar on elementary OS XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME gnome-control-center I was able to enable accessibility settings like Zoom, mouse keyboard, large text, and many ...
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Can't move window to screen above main display through panel

I have a secondary display above my main monitor. The configuration appears fine, and some windows give me no problem, however, certain applications will not move passed the panel. Can I set the ...
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mysterious network applet

I have a mysterious network manager applet in wingpanel: Any idea how to remove it? PD Already tried apt remove nm-applet Thank you
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Battery Indicator not working

I am having problems with the battery indicator. If i have no moes plugged i, it does not even appear on the top bar. When i connect a mouse, it appears, but the icon never changes, and the percentage ...
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Is it possible to edit the number of Wifi networks shown in wingpanel dropdown list?

When clicking on the Wifi icon in the wingpanel, a dropdown list (with a scrollbar) of all wifi networks available is shown. But list window is too long making the options for VPNs I connect to shown ...
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Can´t access the default switchboard sound settings

Basically, I’m unable to use switchboard-plug-sound despite showing up in the switchboard, despite being installed, despite still working and having it's indicators. Once I click on it from the ...
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Wingpanel Setting to Hide When Windows are Maximized

I think Wingpanel having the ability to dodge maximized, or to integrate maximized window borders the way Unity used to. Plank has done this for years, as does Xfce, KDE, etc. It doesn't seem like a ...
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Wingpanel Segfault when i want to connect my ethernet

My wingpanel crash when i want to activate an ethernet connection. I tryed to uninstall and install it again but it still crash. I really need to connect my ethernet so pls help me !!
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Custom Date and Time format in top panel (wingpanel) [duplicate]

is customizing the date and time format in the wingpanel a viable option as of May 2019?
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How to replace “Applications” with the eOS logo?

I would like to replace the top left wingpanel "Applications" text with an .svg icon. I saw a post from 2016 but it's not revelant for eOS 5.0 Juno (How to replace wingpanel's "Applications&...
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Menubar/wingpanel transparency behavior [duplicate]

I'm writing about some confusion on my end regarding how Wingpanel transparency works with respect to different backgrounds. What I want: The effect I am going for on my desktop is reflected by the ...
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caffeine wingpanel on github

I compiled the app in the github.. https://github.com/PlugaruT/wingpanel-caffeine It does not seem to work.. or at least the icon does not change.. and is a generic icon for eos. I hope I did not ...
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PlexAmp, Notifications, wingpanel [duplicate]

Is anyone using Plexamp with Juno? Are you able to access its App Menu? Under Unity the app makes an icon in the notification area and you can right click to get a menu for switching libraries and ...
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How to fix broken icons in elementary os?

Actually, don't have any idea how these icons were broken. Just after restarting my pc I found all these broken icons. Anyone know how to solve this issue [not a critical problem I must say, just ...
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Adding and deleting entries from wingpanel

I had installed programs under WINE Tricks, which I removed again. Unfortunately the icons are still in the wingpanel. Where can I find the wingpanel menu file, so that i can delete the corresponding ...
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How to hide top panel in elementary os?

How to hide top panel in elementary os? This is boring when I maximize a browser and see top black panel over browser.
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Screenshot Quality

Is there a way to increase the quality of the screenshots that are taken by the default Screenshot application, the pictures have a very low quality especially when they are zoomed. I have a screen ...
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Maximized windows hide behind wingpanel [closed]

Everytime I maximize a windows, a bit of the top hides behind the top bar on eOS Juno. Screenshots: Normal behavior (Not maximized, on Files) Bug (Files) Normal behavior (Firefox) Bug (Firefox)
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No system tray icon for Ibus in Elementary OS Juno

I have install Ibus and Ibus-Unikey to type my native language in Elementary OS Juno. Everything works very well, except the case that there is no system tray icon for Ibus, just a band of three ...
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Wingpanel static colour

I want my wingpanel to have the colour black all the time. When an application is open in full screen, then it is black. When my wallpaper is visible, it goes white. Where can I change this? I ...
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wing panel broken icon app installed via snapd

I have installed an app via snapd and have changed both .desktop files to point to the svg icon (snap and applications folder) but there's still no icon linking in the wingpanel. any suggestions? ...
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Is it possible to implement a `Wingpanel.Indicator` instance in Python?

I'm looking to write a quick indicator applet for international timezones, since Elementary doesn't have any kind of world clock functionality. Being familiar with Python, I'd rather do it in that, ...
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Panel transparency?

Anytime I change the desktop background the panel transparency changes to full transparent for any range of colors other than the default background it ships with.. this leads to hard to read text. ...
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Wingpanel translates with touches

Just repetitively touching a menu e.g. the power button on the wingpanel and touching somewhere else on the screen causes translation of the wingpanel. I can reset the position by running killall ...
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The wingpanel date and applications has different background

This problem is due to the theme I installled, I have already opened css file and edited but I can't manage to find the css classes to edit these parts and make the background of them transparent.
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VPN Unlimited- minimise to Wingpanel?

I have paid for a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited, so would like to use it on my Elementary notebook computer. Unfortunately, while it does appear to run correctly, I can't get it to do so in ...
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How do I decrease the gap between icons in the status tray? [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial to show the tray icons again and it worked properly. https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/16503/16719 However, there's a huge gap between the icons. How can I adjust it?