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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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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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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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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Can the elementary clock display seconds?

I would like the lock-screen clock and the wingpanel clock to show seconds. Is this possible?
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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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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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How to adjust wingpanel transparency in loki?

I'm not able to adjust the transparency of wingpanel using gsettings/tweaks. Can someone help me out. Thanks in advance.
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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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problem with wingpannel

Love the oprating system just bought a t-shirt (I know) will give more money when i can. I am running: Linux 4.15.0-54-generic #58~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jun 24 13:21:41 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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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 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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Wingpanel crashes on search

Installed alacarte menu editor, deleted "Install Elementary OS" icon, now when I try to search for an application, it crashes. I also did an update & upgrade, so that may have caused it too ...
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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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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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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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Repair the elementary OS Login

I try to install global menu on my elementary OS from this tutorial This tutorial from Reddit and due to unmet dependencies I run: INSTALL: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:varlesh-l/test sudo apt-get ...
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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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Alternative to Pixel Saver (remove title bar and place buttons in top bar)

I've moved from Fedora with gnome-shell 3.16. I'm seeking a plugin that works like Pixel Saver, which generally removes the title bar and places its buttons in the top bar.
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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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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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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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Display currently running applications that would normally be seeing in the taskbar [duplicate]

I have many small programs that display their instance inside the taskboard of gnome like teamviewer or insync. Normally they are shown in the taskbar. So now I have noway of opening these programs.
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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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elementary OS 5.0 and Hardware Sensors Indicator

I have a problem with Hardware Sensors Indicator (https://launchpad.net/indicator-sensors) after upgrading to juno from loki through clean install. As I click on the indicator-sensors icon after ...
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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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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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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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Dropbox icon missing in Juno [duplicate]

Dropbox icon is missing in Juno, and the Loki workarounds (Dropbox icon missing in Loki) doesn't work anymore.
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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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How can I show performance graphs in Wingpanel?

I'd like to be able to see graphs for CPU, RAM, network activity, etc. at a glance, without having to open a dedicated task monitor application.
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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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Wingpanel and Plank have disappeared.

All of a sudden my wingpanel and plank in elementary os loki have disappeared. I am not even able to find errors because none of the system apps are opening except for chrome, vlc, spotify, etc. Can ...
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Resize third party icon in wingpanel?

Is it possible to resize third party icons in wingpanel?
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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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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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Can I change the battery displayed by wingpanel-indicator-power? [closed]

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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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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Is it possible to show both percentage and remaining battery life on wingpanel?

In Freya it is possible to show either remaining battery life (in hours:minutes) or percentage. How to do the same thing (show both percentage and remaining time) in Loki?
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elementary OS Icons Disappeared

cunning folks. I think this occured after doing an 'apt-get update' and then 'apt-get upgrade' which I thought would keep elementary OS among other applications, up to date. After a restart, I was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I reduce the space between icons on wingpanel?

It is possible to remove this wasted space?
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How to add the weather of one or multiple locations to the top panel?

How can I display the weather of one or possibly multiple locations in the wingpanel? Searching the net brings up some indicators for Unity, but I don't think that's what I'm looking for.
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How can I get applications to display a system tray icon?

Many 3rd party applications like Java, NodeWebkit, and Gtk2 applications don't seem to be able to display a system tray icon. Why is that? Is there a workaround?
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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 ...