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Questions about wingpanel, the bar that appears at the top of the screen. This includes both regular usage, and customization.

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Wingpanel icons are not showing up despite installing ayatana and namarupa

Third party app icons (Discord, Steam, etc.) are not showing up in the tray portion of the top panel on Elementary OS 6 (Odin). Native icons like network, microphone, etc. work, just not third party ...
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Dropbox icon missing in Elementary OS Odin

The dropbox icon is missing from the wing panel (system tray) in Elementary OS Odin. I got it working barely in Hera using solutions on this website but with glitchy UI. Has anyone successfully found ...
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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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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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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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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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Wingpanel terminates when selecting a indicator and moving mouse to edge

“wingpanel” terminated by signal SIGSEGV (Address boundary error) (in fish shell)
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!!! NEED TO display my device's total network usage in the status bar?

NEED TO display my device's total network usage in the status bar
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Is there a way to have wingpanel change to a different color when dark mode is enabled?

I'd like wingpanel to be a light blue when light mode is enabled and a dark blue when dark mode is enabled. I tried using different colors in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css and ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk-dark....
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New to eOS, couple cutomization questions

I really like the OS, but there are a couple things I am missing from other distros. How can I get icons in the top tray? I like having my VPN and Syncthing visible and accessible at a glance at the ...
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Application menu consistency

I'm a longtime macOS user and I discovered recently eOS. I like it for its minimalism and resemblance to macOS, and also because the eOS team seems dedicated to usability a lot. But when I look at the ...
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How to get Wingpanel/Plank onto second monitor?

Trying to figure out how to have my secondary monitor include both wingpanel/plank. I tried this solution but no go: https://heathpaddock.com/2015/11/12/multi-planking-in-elementary-os/ - this is what ...
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Elemenntary OS Wingpanel not loading

I was just browsing on Chrome when I decided to change my volume through the wingpanel. It wasn't responding and it disappeared. I decided to restart my laptop to see if that would fix my problem but ...
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Unable to logout with network account (LDAP)

running elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera the logout doesn't work anymore after replacing the local account login by LDAP account login. journalctl reports Jul 17 15:35:01 eos wingpanel[4311]: EndSessionDialog....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to reduce RAM used by wingpanel?

wingpanel uses 1.5 gigabyte of RAM on my computer see the first row on the top of this screenshot: I have only a few software running (browser, e-mail software, small calculation sheet) and the ...
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Wingpanel takes up 100% of the CPU

I'm not sure if I'm the only one with this problem, but since a few days Wingpanel has started to occupy the CPU to 100%. That definitely can't be intentional, or am I wrong?
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Themes no longer applied to Wingpanel menus and certain default apps

I recently installed some OS updates through AppCenter and both my OS (GTK) theme and icon theme aren't applied to the Wingpanel and its menus anymore. Some (not all) default apps are also showing the ...
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wingpanel lost it's dynamic transparency

okay so i am actually using endeavour os BUT since i use pantheon de i was hoping/praying someone on the elementary forum maybe able to help me. my issue is regarding wingpanel. it is no longer ...
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How to add systemtray icons on dock

Is there a way to make tray icons appear on the dock instead of adding PPAs and stuff? thanks
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Wingpanel Network Manager (WPA-3) Bug elementary OS 6.1 Jólnir

since WPA-3 is supported, the Connection Manager in Wingpanel looks like below in the attached screenshot: one is unable to select the shown networks and needs to manually connect, as otherwise it ...
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My panel bar is gone

Hello My panel bat is gone how do I fix this. I been looking everywhere. I tired looking on Google nothing works
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Wingpanel disappeared, and can't install

I just wanted to bring back my apps indicatiors, but when I used one of tutorials found on internet my Wingpanel just disappeared. I tried killall wingpanel and and wingpanel but terminal says process ...
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Not using wingpanel, any widget for time and reboot on Odin's desktop?

I deactivated the wingpanel which was buggy on the old PC, but I would like to show the date/time and logout buttons on the desktop. (I kept Plank and what I beleive is Gala). 1 - After looking a bit ...
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Hibernate option in Odin

Question is similar to Hibernate option in Juno but for the Odin. Does anybody have an instruction how to setting up hibernate mode?
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Switching between audio devices on EOS.. Hotkeys? Wingpanel?

Im looking for an easy and quick way to switch between my audio devices, since i swap them daily. Headphones are conected to laptop, and speakers to monitor/hdmi. Every time i need to open sound ...
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Synology Drive Client integration

Is there a way to correctly integrate synology drive client in Eos? I can install .deb package from synology website, but unfortunately without folder/files status overlays and app indicator on system ...
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