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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 takes up 100% of the CPU

I'm not sure if I'm the only one with this problem, but since a few days Wingpanel has started to occupy the CPU to 100%. That definitely can't be intentional, or am I wrong?
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Themes no longer applied to Wingpanel menus and certain default apps

I recently installed some OS updates through AppCenter and both my OS (GTK) theme and icon theme aren't applied to the Wingpanel and its menus anymore. Some (not all) default apps are also showing the ...
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wingpanel lost it's dynamic transparency

okay so i am actually using endeavour os BUT since i use pantheon de i was hoping/praying someone on the elementary forum maybe able to help me. my issue is regarding wingpanel. it is no longer ...
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Elementary OS 7 (Horus) compatibility with Ubuntu / Unity indicators on Pantheon's Wingpanel (top right menubar)?

How can we display the "old" (and frequently still needed / required) system tray / indicator icons for apps like TeamViewer and so forth? Without this, TeamViewer complains about it not ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Literally everything is gone from the wingpanel (top panel)

The activities button, time, icons, everything is gone on my wingpanel. I have tried restarting my computer and killing the wingpanel, but neither of those have helped. I would really appreciate some ...
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How to adjust wingpanel's height

is there a way to decrease the wingpanel's height? I have tried looking into /usr/share/themes/elementary/gtk-3.0/gtk-widgets.css and /usr/share/themes/elementary/gtk-3.0/apps.css but i cant really ...
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How to change text style of the top panel and app menu

After setting a new theme in elementary-tweaks I'm now looking for a .css or configuration file to change the style of the text in the top panel and app menu to fit the style of the theme. More ...
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Wingpanel doesn't changing color when change it wallpaper

I just installed elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera right and I notice that wingpanel font color isn't changing to black when I define a white wallpaper. As I remember, it this doesn't happened in other ...
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indicators on wingpanel

I am still in my customization process within this great distro and I am wondering if there is a way to get an better control of the indicators. I reactivated the indicators, now I am getting two ...
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