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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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Didn't show the clock and slowness

This was noticed today, My system doesn't show the clock(I took a Screen-shot), I run it on an HP Laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo and 3 GB of ram(DDR2). How I fix to show the clock ?
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GTK theme inspector for Desktop Enviroment elements [duplicate]

Ever used firebug or google chrome inspector? Is there any similar way to inspect elements in the desktop environment to get their "element name" or "class" or "id"? Actually I've installed the os x ...
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How to fix broken/wrong wingpanel icon

I installed Hipchat on my ElementaryOS system. I am on 0.3 Freya. In the status bar is this icon: Can I fix this myself or do I have to write the developer of hipchat? I would be okay if the icon ...
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Left and right click on panel icons shows the same context-menu that works only if clicked with the same mouse button that triggered the menu

Unlike in panels that look similar from other desktops (Ubuntu Unity, Cinnamon, etc), left and right clicking the panel icons shows the same menu options. This is true for 'systray' icons of all ...
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Can not see Insync Icon/App in Panel or Task Bar

I am using Insync for Gdrive syncronization. I can execute the service but I can not see the Icon anywhere. Is there any option to see that in the panel or task bar the same as you can see in other ...
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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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Problem with Wingpanel in External Monitor setup

I currently have an external monitor connected to my laptop via VGA. I am using Freya. My external monitor is configured to be the primary display and my laptop screen is switched off. Plank works ...
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elementary OS: Wingpanel and plank load very slowly at boot [duplicate]

My hardware specifications include a 256 GB HDD SSD and 8 GB of RAM. Recently, eOS has started taking around 30 seconds to load wingpanel and plank after login screen. I referred to this question ...
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Strange (wrong) update error icon on the top panel

it's quite some time now that a strange icon on the top panel keep saying that: I don't get any error with sudo apt-get update and I can't pick up what is the cause of this message (if there is one). ...
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How to show Google Chrome in the wingpanel?

Anyone know how to show Google Chrome in the wingpanel? I know it's open, but just not showing up there.
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How do I clear notifications from the notifications indicator?

When clicking the notifications icon in Wingpanel I see: The clear button is gray and I cannot click it. I would like to clear notifications so that the bell icon doesn't show. I have tried clicking ...
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WiFi icon on wing panel disappeared

Since WiFi icon disappear on wingpanel I'm unable to connect to the new WiFi networks. the connect button on the Network settings also not working, can anyone tell me how to fix the network icon or ...
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Can I install mate-panel following the procedure in the description?

I stumbled onto this thread on Reddit, but while the question is really interesting none of the answers is of much help. Has anybody tried installing it in Freya?
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Is this panel area a system tray? [duplicate]

Before being edited this answer was suggesting that elementary OS does not have a system tray. I would like to know more about this. What is the difference between this and what I see in other ...
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Can I get a panel icon (similar to a systray icon) for Deadbeef - like Clementine and many other programs have?

Edited after flag and comment to close as duplicate: This was marked as a duplicate for asking for a system tray icon while it looks elementary OS does not have a system tray. If that is the case, ...
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What's this new indicator? [duplicate]

Recently, the following indicator appeared in the top bar (see screenshot below, I'm running Freya). I can't get any option or other information by clicking on it, the menu bubble is empty. Thanks for ...
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Spotify icon tray

With the new Spotify update, the icon tray is gone does anyone know how to put it back? I know that elementary OS doesn't have a system tray icon, but I'm used to have the spotify icon on the top ...
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Elementary OS and Tray Icons [duplicate]

I have been a long time Ubuntu user. 3 weeks ago, I decided to give Elementary OS a try. My initial experience was pretty good, but after the following changes, I was very happy. Elementary Tweaks ...
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Context menu of toolbar icon doesn't work [closed]

I have Elementary OS Freya on my desktop computer. I installed some applications, which appear in toolbar (dropbox, steam, xneur, ...). But when I open an context menu from toolbar icon and select any ...
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How can I fix this strange icon in wingpanel?

The top left icon. No idea what can it be. I havent installed anything new, just when i started my computer it was there. Any ideas?
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Persistent question mark icon in Wingpanel

first post ... A few days ago, a Question Mark icon appeared in my Wingpanel.. Why is it there, and how can I make it go away?! If I click it, I get a tiny dialogue box with no dialogue in it..
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Show a name of the current application on wingpanel like in OS X

Is there a way to see a name of the current application on wingpanel? I know that is possible to launch applications on Freya and see "global menu" on wingpanel, but I didn't found any wingpanel's ...
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My Wingpanel bar is suddenly black with and without fullscreen app

Yesterday, I decide to change my icon set to Numix. I didn't like the look with numix inherit icons, so I change to elementary. Then I notice that the WingPanel was always black. When there is not a ...
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Impossible to change time

Here lies the issue : when I try to change the hour displayed by the wingpanel via the parameters, it does not take into account.
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Unknown icon in wingpanel [duplicate]

I have an icon in wingpanel which I cannot assign to any app. Probably I uninstalled an app - but I do not know wich one it was. Is there any way to find out which indicator is not loading here? When ...
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How to edit the list of multimedia players that appear when clicking the volume icon?

When clicking the volume tray button a list of media players is displayed. Can some be removed and other added?
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My top panel moved up about half of its height, how pull it down?

I can only see the bottom half of my top panel now. How can I move it down to its original location?
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How can I edit the wingpanel calendar applet?

I want to edit the wingpanel calendar applet to make it similar to Gnome calendar. I do not want to change the color, rather want to have some spaces between the days and make the current date ...
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How to arrange icons on top panel manually [duplicate]

I want the synergy icon on the left of the download-monitor. Is that possible? I wish to have all the white icons on the right and the apps on left
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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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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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printer indicator on Freya

Can I put an indicator-printer-applet in notification area? Because the printer manager not stopped the works when I try stop the print que. Excuse my english.
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After unkown update: lost all menus (dock, slingshot, upper bar, except for desktop files)

I screwed up after an update (probably from a ppa of another distribution from which I wanted the internet browser...) so when I log in to the account, I only have the background image and the desktop ...
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menu bar is display with fullscreen app and non fullscreen app on top

If I have an app in full screen and another which is not in full screen, then focus on the non full screen app, wingpanel is displayed. Is this normal behaviour or a bug?
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Top menu bar like OS X or Ubuntu?

As the title said, is there a way to tweak this feature in elementary OS? Menu bar of every application should show on the top bar like OS X.
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Top panel in vertical dual-monitor layout [closed]

I want to have the following layout. Secondary monitor on top of the primary (laptop) monitor. However the top panel moves to the upper one (secondary-monitor). Is there any way to fix the position ...
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Cannot see system tray on Elementary OS Freyja 0.3.2 [duplicate]

I am using Slack amongst other software on Elementary. When I hit the 'x' it is supposed to minimize to the tray. When I try to do this, I cannot see any icon in the system tray. But I still get ...
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How can I make the panel display a battery estimate for both batteries?

Is there a way to detect whether the internal battery or the external battery is being used first? How do I force elementary OS to use external battery first? I don't want the internal battery to be ...
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My panel icons get more than 3 minutes to load [duplicate]

I'm using Fyeya 0.3.2 (I guess this is the most up to date version) However recently I'm facing a issue with the panel icons. Including network client. Panel icons get more than 3 minutes to load. I ...
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Dock and wing panel missing after update

I installed Graphics drivers support.amd.com and it worked fine, after reboot elementary OS automatically installed some updates related to openGL and after that desktop seems to be broken, there is ...
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elementary OS freya Panel Disappear [duplicate]

Just now i got an Notification Update. so i installed it after that i reboot my PC then the panel disappear you can see at this picture. Any idea Please??? and here output of apt-cache policy ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to work with the messaging menu?

I have installed elementary OS Freya and I replaced Geary with Mozilla Thunderbird. Is there a way to get notifications in the top panel when a new email arrives like it does by default with Geary?
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No wingpanel after installing indicator-synapse

I have installed indicator-synapse using the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install indicator-synapse After reboot, wing panel ...
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Missing volume icon

Since a couple of days ago my volume icon has disappeared from Wingpanel. I know this issue has surfaced before, but the go-to solution (install indicator-sound) is of no use (indicator-sound ...
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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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Is it possible to decrease the vertical size of wingpanel? [duplicate]

I want to decrease few vertical pixels from wingpanel on Freya. Is it possible? if so, how?
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How to use IPA Keyboard layouts in Freya

I've been trying to install the SIL IPA Unicode Keyboard to no avail. Steps taken: Added the packages.sil.org ubuntu trusty repo (they don't have one for elementary or freya) sudo apt-get install ...
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Top menu bar (WingPanel) is missing after reboot [duplicate]

After installing elementary OS the system ran fine at first, but after I restarted my computer today the top menu bar called WingPanel has gone. Is there any way to get it back?
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Is there a CPU/memory indicator for Pantheon? [duplicate]

I used the System Monitor spice for cinnamon when I was using Linux Mint. Is there some thing similar for Pantheon that I can use with elementary OS?
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Pannel doesn't show thunderbird tray icon/indicator [duplicate]

Pannel doesn't show thunderbird tray icon/indicator even using minimize to tray or firefray add-ons. How can i fix it? Thanks