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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 can I recover the Wingpanel? [duplicate]

I have a problem that makes elementary OS unable to start pantheon; it just stays showing the wallpaper in the lockscreen after I write my password. It all started when the Wingpanel became a little ...
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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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Pantheon misbehaves after boot

I installed elementary Freya yesterday and I encountered a weird bug after rebooting. I'll try to explain it as best as I can. When I log into my session, the windows do not behave properly : I can'...
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How to combine the icons of different icon sets into a new one? [duplicate]

I would like combine two icon sets into one new icon set. Meaning I want the wingpanel icons (sound,battery,wifi,etc) and the application toolbar icons (geary,scratch,etc) from the default elementary ...
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elementary OS Freya Wingpanel is flickering/blinking when window is in fullscreen

I have searched a long time but couldn't find a bug or a problem like mine. So when I start elementary OS and I open any program and make the window fullscreen my wingpanel goes crazy. It starts to ...
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Slack icon on wingpanel [duplicate]

I've installed the official slack app (https://slack.com/downloads) but when I closed (not quitting the app) there's no icon on wingpanel.. Is there some way to have it?
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How to add icon Keyboard layout to System Tray

I have two languages are Vietnamese and English. My Shortcut is Alt+Space for change language layout. How can i add icon which language i'm using to System Tray?
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Copying status panel icon for diodon

I've installed the clipboard manager diodon, a status panel applet I've used before with Ubuntu that works very well. The only annoyance is that in elementary it doesn't use a monochrome icon, but ...
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Repair the elementary OS Login

I'm very noob and 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/...
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Uninstall parental control plugin in system settings

Im using Elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya. After a recent update, i got these new settings in my system settings. A parental control, new network, new universal access, new mouse & touchpad plugins were ...
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Indicators and icons not appearing in WingPanel

I'm having a weird problem with WingPanel. The network indicator isn't present at all and used to be, and I'm not seeing my other tray items as I should be. I should be seeing the network dropdown ...
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How to change the default hotkey for indicator-synapse?

I have the default key combination of Super + Alt + Space to activate the indicator-synapse. How can I change it to Super + Space?
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Will the new indicators be released for freya?

Will the new indicators contained in the staging ppa (and shown on G+) make it in freya? Or will we have to wait for the next release? I'm not interested in testing it, I want to know if it'll be ...
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Freya Wingpanel taking a long time to load after update

After a system update the indicators and the clock (wing panel) is taking a long time to appear, has anyone experienced something similar? Or know how to fix it? Thank you
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Freya menu bar (Wingpanel) is missing

I am using elementary OS Freya and the wingpanel is missing. Only the dock is showing. No other option for application, shutdown, volume control, is displayed. The whole wingpanel is missing. Please ...
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Network icon missing in Freya wingpanel

I have tried everything in this thread and I have asked on Reddit but I am unable to get the network icon back. Please help.
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Wingpanel alarm or timer indicator

I am unable to find an alarm or timer indicator for Wingpanel. Hourglass and Tomato work well, but neither integrate with Wingpanel. Is this currently available?
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Problem with Transparency in menu

When i have the Chrome not full on my monitor the Transparency in the bar where i see the "Aplications", the hours, and the icons is transparent but when I expand the chrome for see totally in my ...
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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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Changing specific icons

I love the elementary default theme so I do not want to change it. Therefore, the Elementary tweaks is worthless for what I am looking forward to do... I wanted to change some specific icons and I ...
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How can I access “legacy” indicators in Elementary? [duplicate]

First time elementary OS user, long time Ubuntu (Gnome) user. Installed Freya today and I have a couple of issues with indicators. First, Dropbox indicator isn't showing (found a post that should ...
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Can I change the date format in the panel?

Elementary OS, 0.3.1, 64-bit. The top bar has the date, but I would love to expand the date to read in full, for example, today, "Saturday, September 12, 2015 9:15 AM". I can't see a way to do that....
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System tray icons for Java and nodewebkit applications [duplicate]

System tray icons do not appear in Wingpanel for either nodewebkit applications that use the built in NW.js trayicon library, or Java applications that use java.awt.SystemTray. In Java, SystemTray....
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How to change the first day of week on wingpanel calendar?

I'd like to change the first day of week on the little calendar that shows up at the wingpanel. At the current state it shows Sunday as the first day of the week, but I'd like it to be Monday. How can ...
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problems with wingpanel apps indicator [closed]

I'm using elementary OS Freya and I'm having problems when I want to quit apps from the indicator in wingpanel (right click over the icon, quit skype for example), the app doent close and I have to ...
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Possible to combine top panel bar and dock?

Is is possible to combine top panel bar and dock? My best option would be that combined bar to show on the top, always visible.
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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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wingpanel crashing after update

Right now my UI is without wingpanel. I using stable ppa. Log:- $ wingpanel [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 23:17:05.546919] Application.vala:155: Wingpanel version: 0.3.0.2 [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 23:17:05.546998] ...
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what happens to tweaks after upgrade from luna to freya

I recently upgraded from Luna to Freya. I formatted my 20GB root partition, but I kept my 80GB /home partition. I had elementary tweaks installed and I was running super-wingpanel instead of the ...
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Time in wingpanel disappeared [duplicate]

Since the latest update my clock disappeared. (I guess through the latest language-plug update) The workaround from here don't work. How can I get the clock back to wingpanel?
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Wingpanel Clock Has Disappeared

I installed Freya recently and shortly thereafter the clock disappeared. Sometimes I can access the calendar pop-up by randomly clicking around where the clock used to be, but this doesn't always work....
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Volume icon not showing in Wingpanel

I had a sound problem after switching volume from internal speakers to HDMI output, so I reset PulseAudio. After which the volume control on the top of the desktop bar (Wingpanel) disappeared. I have ...
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Wingpanel on Debian Jessie

Some months I use gala from elementary OS stable repositories on Debian Jessie + xfce. Working perfect. Recently I installed new wingpanel from ppa:elementary-os/staging. It installs without problems, ...
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Is there any way to auto hide or customize the top panel? (Freya)

I want to auto hide or change the position of the top panel,How can I do it? Install some things or change some settings?
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How to install wingpanel-slim or super-wingpanel on elementary 0.3 Freya (amd64)?

I want to tweak the top panel of the window,and I founded two kits named "wingpanel-slim" and "super-wingpanel" can do what I want to (auto hide and ...) I tried to install the from several PPA but ...
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Is it possible to show network type in wingpanel? [closed]

I found some network type icons (4G, 3G, H, E, G): Is it somehow possible to display the current network type in wingpanel?
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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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How can I hide some indicator icons?

I don't need all of the default shown indicator icons. How can I hide some of them, such as the icon for Geary email client (shown by the bell)?
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Blank desktop background after purging wingpanel

After purging wingpanel and then installing it again, I rebooted and logged in. The login interface disappeared as usual but nothing else happened there was just the background image. I had this ...
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Wingpanel icon menu items no effect upon clicking [closed]

For some reason clicking of the wingpanel icon's menu items has only once worked for a small amount of time. They seemed to work for a few minutes so I presumed the problem had been resolved, without ...
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How can I test the new indicators?

I saw the screenshots of new indicators in Daniel's Google+, how can I install them? Screenshots:
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How to display CPU-Temperature in Wingpanel?

Or other sensor values. An iMac has also an Ambient Temperature Sensor for example. (what sensor is what?)
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How can I get rid of “The update information is outdated.” warning?

I've been seeing this triangle-shaped indicator: Telling me the following information: "The update information is outdated. This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is no ...
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How can I change the order of icons in Wingpanel?

I installed a weather applet and a system monitoring applet yesterday, and I was wondering if it was possible to change the order of the icons on Wingpanel. I.e. I would like to place the weather ...
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Can I put Wingpanel at the bottom of the screen?

Plank can be moved around with elementary Tweaks, so I was wondering, can Wingpanel also be moved?
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How can I integrate Spotify client with Wingpanel?

I installed Spotify using the official repository but the icon does not appear in Wingpanel. Someone with the same issue?
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Network icon gone missing in wingpanel

Wireless network icon suddenly missing from wingpanel. Cannot find option in dconf-editor to enable network icon. I tried killall wingpanel but there was no change. How can I get the network icon ...
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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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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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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.