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 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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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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How to get a macos theme for the login?

I have been trying to make my computer look like MacOS Mojave and this is what I have so far: I have everything as I want it except I wanted to know if there was a more Mac-esque wingpanel theme and ...
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Enable “Always show Universal Access Menu” in ElementaryOS 5.0 Juno taskbar

Based on this answer Sync GNOME Calendar on elementary OS XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME gnome-control-center I was able to enable accessibility settings like Zoom, mouse keyboard, large text, and many ...
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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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wing panel broken icon app installed via snapd

I have installed an app via snapd and have changed both .desktop files to point to the svg icon (snap and applications folder) but there's still no icon linking in the wingpanel. any suggestions? ...
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Is it possible to implement a `Wingpanel.Indicator` instance in Python?

I'm looking to write a quick indicator applet for international timezones, since Elementary doesn't have any kind of world clock functionality. Being familiar with Python, I'd rather do it in that, ...
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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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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 to use wingpanel as menu for applications like mac os x

How to use wingpanel as menu for applications like mac os x
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wingpanel is using almost 100GB of virtual memory

Just randomly noticed that wingpanel is using 98GB of virtual memory. Restarted it with "kill -HUP", it used 97GB upon restart. OS version is 0.4.1. I'm relatively new to this so any input is ...
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Loki: cannot clear all notifications because menu is covered … by notifications!

once in a while I might get 200 email messages -- which leads to 200 notifications which must be closed one at a time. This is because the "Clear all notifications" menu item is always covered by ...
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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 to increase wingpanel icon size

I have a 15.6 inch display, which has default resolution of 1920x1080, and the wingpanel indicator icons looks a bit small to me. This is a known issue for displays that have a non-standard DPI value,...
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Change volume icon in panel

I have uninstalled pulseaudio and for this place I installed gnome-alsamixer. But icon from pulse audio still is in top panel. I want to replace it for gnome-alsamixer volume changer. How to do it?
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Slingshot crashes when I type to search

This question has been asked before, but went unanswered once, and was closed once for being apparently off-topic. So opening this again. I installed alacarte and deleted a duplicate entry for ...
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Logitech k750 Keyboard crashes Wing panel

So I recently purchase my Logitech k750 and I see that now when I boot into the latest Loki version, it doesn't boot into the os and when I decide to hook the keyboard bac after signing in, it makes ...
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Bluetooth device duplicates (wingpannel)

I am trying to connect my bluetooth headphones to my computer running elementary os loki. Aside from some other connection problems its been going fine. Except the bluetooth control in the wingpannel....
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Wired Network indicator while disconnected

I recently installed elementary loki on one of my computers. I connect to the internet through a network cable. I have an unreliable Internet and it disconnects sometimes. If it happens on Windows 7, ...
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Slingscold wingpanel integration

Slingshot is the only aspect of the pantheon DE that bugs me a little. In the left-top corner you can see the "Applications" button, it opens slingshot. I would want that this wingpanel button opens ...
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Wingpanel going transparent on its own

I prefer wingpanel not being transparent, and have set org.pantheon.desktop.wingpanel.use-transparency to false. Several times recently, and just after running updates today, my wingpanel became ...
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Replacing “Applications” in the panel button with an icon

In freya it was possible to do this by editing apps.css in your theme of choice per How to replace wingpanel's "Applications" text with a icon in Freya . So far as I can tell there's no ...
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blank notification appeared in top bar. How can I delete?

I think this is from a recent install of DesktopNova (from App Center), which I have since deleted, but that notification is still there, even after restart. I checked the startup applications, but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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how can i customize wing panel?

I'm still new to linux and elementary OS but I really wanted to change the top panel or the wingpanel. I tried changing values in apps.css and did pkill wingpanel but it didn't work. Is there a ...
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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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Wingpanel - Wifi indicator always show turned on

Does anyone experience wifi indicator always show turned on in the wingpanel even though you have disabled it?
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Wing panel crashes after elementary os updates

it takes to nearly about 2 mins for the wing panel to load this is occured after update only. Kindly provide a fix for wing panel in the next update
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Top bar is gone

Top bar is gone. when trying to launch it alone I get: $ wingpanel Failed to register: Timeout was reached
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Desktop title bar has disappeared on Juno

The desktop title bar has disappeared on Juno. Does anyone have a clue how to restore that? Thanks.
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Can't move window to screen above main display through panel

I have a secondary display above my main monitor. The configuration appears fine, and some windows give me no problem, however, certain applications will not move passed the panel. Can I set the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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Editing (customization) wingpanel elementary OS 0.4 Loki

The latest updates missing some settings from app.css for wingpanel as well as from dconf. In what direction to go to change the panel since the screenshots? sorry for my English