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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Battery Tray Icon on XFCE

I installed XFCE because I wanted to eliminate the horizontal taskbar. The problem now is that I can not add a battery indicator. Does anyone know how?
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Hera 5.1.3 Doesn't shut down or reboot

A couple Days ago my fresh eOS install stopped reacting at all when pressing power-off or reboot. Shutting down works when not logged in or being logged into the guest account. I cannot figure out ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Issue with wingpanel : becomes invisible

I've been having this issue for a while now and don't seem to find any solution or even what's even causing the problem. The top panel (wingpanel) works as it should except when I interact with it : ...
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how to send wingpanel to bottom layer

I want to stick the wingpanel to the bottom layer (desktop layer) . I tried using xdo in this way xdo lower -N Wingpanel also I tried using the PID . none of them seem to work . here is inxi -Fxz ...
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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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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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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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VPN Connections & Tray Icons in Juno

I installed Juno yesterday. VPN Connections in Network setting do not affect on the browsers and in Chrome proxy settings is written: "When running Google Chrome under a supported desktop ...
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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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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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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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Bluetooth Tray Icon Disappears and Reappears Intermittently

My bluetooth tray icon will intermittently disappear and reappear, usually after returning from suspend. At the login screen I can see the icon fine; when I log in though, it will (seemingly at random)...
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Wingpanel adds shadow and defaults to white font after restart on light background

There's a feature in elementary that depending on your background being light, switches the font to dark and removes the text-shadow, this seems to reset upon (re-)boot and you have to apply the same ...
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wingpanel doesn't work properly when i change wallpaper

i decided to change the wallpaper to a light wallpaper but as you can see the taskbar at the top is not all the way transparent and from using elementary os on other devices i didn't encounter this ...
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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, were the keyboard layout, sound, connection, bell ...
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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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Keep topbar transparent on maximized windows

The auto transparent/solid topbar (wingpanel) in elementary OS Freya is awesome! But I'd like to keep it always transparent if the wallpaper allows it. Currently if the wallpaper allows topbar ...
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Change wingpanel color

Is there a way to keep the wingpanel color minimized and maximized as the same? Because when any app is maximized, the wingpanel color changes to black background and doesn't keep as when wasn't ...
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How to remove the Bluetooth icon from the topbar?

first Elementary OS user here! I don't use Bluetooth, so how can I remove it from the top bar. I know that I can disable it, but I want to remove it.
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elmenetary os. loki 0.4.1. stable 64 bit isnt running

for the past 10 years i am using Linux privat and busines on different PC (Ubuntu,Mint,Bodhi, open suse etc.) but with elementary there is a new situation. I am unable to keep this distro running. ...
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How to hide date in elementary top bar?

I just want to display the hour, because It looks more clean, this option was removed and I can't find a way to just hide the day/date from the options, even elemetary-tweaks cant do that, do you guys ...
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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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How can I get Plank and Wingpanel on both monitors without Mirroring Screens

I would like to get Plank and Wingpanel on both screens of my dual monitor set up without mirroring my screens. How can I do this?
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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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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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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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How can I reduce the space between icons on wingpanel?

It is possible to remove this wasted space?
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Opened applicaitons icons on system tray

Is there a possibility to enable opened applications icons to display on wingpanel tray? Now not even one application is being showed. I have elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera. And my system tray with opened ...
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My top bar hover become blurry after changing theme

Whenever I'm hovering to the topbar application menu or the notification tray it all shows blurry.
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Skype notification tray icon is not showing on the topbar [duplicate]

No tray icon for skype is visible. I mean on ubuntu it used to show a green icon whenever I'm online, yellow for away and red for busy.
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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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VM Installed-Love What I see, But Have Some Questions Before Native Install

I've been running Kubuntu Linux for some time(years). I check www.DistroWatch.com occasionally to see if any super new distro's are released. I see that Elementary OS Linux version 5 was recently ...
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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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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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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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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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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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