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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 to replace wingpanel's “Applications” text with a icon in Freya

I was previously wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from 'Applications' to the official Elementary OS logo. I found a solution to this question posted on ...
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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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Display currently running applications that would normally be seeing in the taskbar

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Super Key only for window overview - elementaryOS

Is there any way to configure SUPER (aka WINKEY) to launch window overview, like in Gnome? I already tried the commands below for app launcher and it works. settings set org.gnome.mutter overlay-key ...
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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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How to stop wingpanel starting up?

I want to try either no top panel or maybe something else. I assume I can do this by putting a .desktop in an autostart directory, but how to stop Wingpanel loading at start?
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Can I change the battery displayed by wingpanel-indicator-power?

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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Wingpanel Using too much memory

Any idea why wingpanel using too much memory ? When i restart the process its works normal like around 100mb usage, but as time goes it started to use more and more memory. Am experiencing this issue ...
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Skype missing icon in wingpanel

This only started this week and I'm not sure what caused this but my Skype icon is missing in wingpanel. I reinstalled Skype but icon still doesn't show up. Any one here experiencing same issue? And ...
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change time format in wingpanel to include seconds

Is there a way to change the time display in wingpanel so that it displays the time in seconds as well as hours and minutes?
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Loki - Wingpanel Sound Settings Link does not work

My wingpanel sounds icon works correctly however when I click it and then click the "sound settings" link at the bottom of the menu it just bounces and never works. This means I have to go in through ...
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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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Wine System Tray inside Wingpanel

I've made a port of awesome Windows application to make fast translations of text (QTranslate). Unfortunately that application uses system tray. After start of that application I see that awfully ...
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Reduce the height of the top panel on Elementary OS Freya

I want to know how i can reduce the height of the top panel, i've search on google but i cant`t find an answer. Thanks!
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“New” tag for freshly installed apps or at least options for different order options for wingpanel

Any way to add that kind of stuff? It's a bit hard to find that new installed app (without searching for it)
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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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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?
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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 display kazam in tray [duplicate]

When I'm starting to record in kazam it's hidden. When I was on Ubuntu i had it in the tray, but now it's hidden in an unknown (for me) place. How can I display it in the tray? I tried the answers ...
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Bluetooth Tray Icon Missing

Today I have installed Juno. Because it is important for me to have tray icons for programs, I used the answer in this thread to get that functionality back. However, after logging out & in, the ...
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Can I get bluetooth devices to remain after suspend/resume and/or reboot

I have recently installed Elementary OS, Loki on a Mac Mini (mid 2010). I successfully configure a bluetooth keyboard and trackpad (both apple) using the 'System Settings::Bluetooth' panel. Pairing ...
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How to integrate Dropbox with Wingpanel?

I would like to have an icon for Dropbox in Wingpanel (preferably one that matches the style of the default icons there) and have it display the current status (updated, synchronizing, offline). What'...
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Customising the wingpanel in juno? like adding blur?

I have dconf editor but everything is changed in juno. so we cant edit the wingpanels opacity there. if we can, how? i have recently arrived at linux environment so please help me out a bit. thanks
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Dropbox icon missing in Juno

Dropbox icon is missing in Juno, and the Loki workarounds (Dropbox icon missing in Loki) doesn't work anymore.
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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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How to get application menus in elementary OS?

I just downloaded elementary OS and did a fresh install and noticed that apps have no menus (File, View, Edit, etc.). So I searched on Google and found something to add a "Global Menu" similar to OS ...
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Battery icon is missing from top wingpanel

Just like what the title said. I dual booted elementary OS Loki and realized that the battery icon has gone missing... I've tried reinstalling everything, but it still does not show up. I'm using a ...
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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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How to fix bad drawing menu?

My menu appears whit like duplicated box in the background on different stiles. Why its this happening? how to fix it? Thanks
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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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Customize (to decrease the height of the wingpanel) in Freya

I'm looking to see if I can reduce the height of the wingpanel in elementary OS Freya. I mean make the wingpanel smaller like normal wingpanel in elementary OS Luna.
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Lock screen not working

When i use the shortcut keys Win+L, click the Lock option in wingpanel-session menu, or when i suspend, lock doesn't work. dm-tool lock works. light-locker-command --lock shows: Received error ...
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Wi-Fi Button doesn't work

I have a problem with the Wi-Fi button on elementaryOS 0.4.1 Loki. I'm able to open the Wi-Fi menu in the top-bar, but when I disable the wireless connection with the light-blue button I can't turn on ...
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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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Bluetooth indicator disappeared or appears cut in half

The Bluetooth indicator disappeared or appears cut in half. I only have a picture of it being there but not being seen. EDIT: Here it is in half
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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, where there is the keyboard layout, sound, ...
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Gtk inspector cant inspect menus

I am trying to find the css classes for certain components like context menus, menus from wingpanel, slingshot, etc. I cant use GtkInspector because as soon as I select the Object Selector icon, ...
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Notify-send Notification Centre

If I do for example notify-send "hello" It will then popup in my wingpanel notification indicator. How can I send a notification using notify-send without ending up in the notification centre? I ...