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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 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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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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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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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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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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How to enable hibernation in panel on Luna?

I followed the steps in https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/ubuntu-help/power-hibernate.html I can hibernate from the command line, but there’s still no entry in the power menu for hibernation.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Maximize screen space in elementary os

I have a laptop with only 11 inches display. I'd like to know how could I maximize screen space. In gnome shell I use extensions like hide top bar to, well, hide the top bar, and pixel-saver to ...
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Any way to add a Remove option to wingpanel for easier uninstallation of apps?

Since the right click menu is severely underutilized.
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Slow PrivateInternetAccess menu

Opening PIA's menu from wingpanel is super slow after a while. It takes several seconds. Wingpanel's CPU usage spikes when opening it as well. Is there something I can do to figure out what's causing ...
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Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki desktop late opening?

I am input my pass and login then elementary desktop is slow loading wingpanel and dock not showing like 1 minute My system: 4GB DDR2 RAM INTEL Q6600 PROCESSOR INTEL DP965LT MOTHERBOARD And 75MB ...
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Laggy panel animations

Just installed eOS. So far everything seems to be functioning, but for some reason the animations when opening things in the panel are rather jerky. I've noticed that it only occurs when a window is ...
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wingpanel customization

I have recently moved to Elementary os Loki from manjaro,Deepin,Nitrux and so many. What the only thing I found irritating sometimes with the eOS is the wingpanel. It take a lot of space (for me ...
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elementaryOS : wingpanel is using too much memory

I see in my install that wingpanel is using way too much memori (100G !!) and I did found a similar issue noted here: Wingpanel Using too much memory I do not have any OwnCloud plugin installed but ...
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Slingcold instead of Slingshot on Elementary OS Freya?

How can I make "Slincold-launcher" the default launcher (integrated with "Wingpanel") on elementary OS Freya instead of Slingshot? Thanks!
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My battery icon auto toggles on Desktop

I just installed Elementary 0.1.4.1 on my DESKTOP. Here is what I have done. First of all why am I seeing battery icon on a desktop. Second it automatically appears and disappears and causes my ...
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Wingpanel extension building fails with make

I cloned the source code of https://github.com/elementary/wingpanel-indicator-network And followed the README. And configured the build directory with cmake However when try to build with make its ...
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Having Discord show on the system tray

everyone! This is a first question here, and I looked around before I asked and didn't quite find the answer. I have recently reinstalled Elementary OS after a short swap to a different OS. Before, ...
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How to hide/change chrome tray icon?

I am relatively new to Linux and Elementary OS, and I need your help. I recently installed PushBullet extension on Google Chrome and set Chrome to autostart and run in background. Everything works ...
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Keep the wingpanel transparency

How to keep wingpanel always transparent when the window is maximized? Have some app that can do that? I'm Elementary OS Loki
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Spaces in topbar

I have the following problem in the wingpanel: (first space before the volume icon, second space after the battery icon) How do I fix it?
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Wingpanel disappeared after renaming computer

The symptom may or may not be related to my renaming the /etc/hostname on my machine but I thought to mention it as it caused a few other issues. The important line from the wingpanel command results ...
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HiDPI issues with 1440p screen laptop

I have a laptop with a 14inch 1440p display, which causes me some problems when using elementary. If using it in HiDPI, which is the default, I find things tending to be quite large actually (like ...
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“Missing icon” icon in notification from my-weather-indicator

Did anyone experienced this cosmetic issue and managed to solve it somehow? Either a correct icon or complete lack of it will satisfy my eyeballs.
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Apps starts on backgroud

If I click on some app / icon on panel, app starts on background. I have to click twice to open app. Is any settings to repair this?
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Black wingpanel on maximized Windows

I am using elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki combined with the Arc-OSX Theme. Regardless which Theme I am using, my windpanel is always transparent. That looks bad with maximized windows. Is there any way to ...
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Application-menu not show icon when search apps

I added a new applications (.desktop) with icon to my launcher, but when I search for those the icon it not the same. This is a bug or I'm lacking something? Edit: trello.desktop [Desktop Entry] ...
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Process running in panel, no icon, no context menu showing

I've got this going on and I'm not quite sure how to figure out what process this is. Any ideas?
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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). ...