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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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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Wingpanel use high CPU but late show

When the computer turns on, the menu comes too late. It crashes when I click on notifications when it arrives. Can you help me? The kernel and elementary version I use: OS: elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera ...
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Shutdown from panel does not work

If I leave the computed idle for a long amount of time when I try to shutdown using the options from the top bar nothing happens. As a work-around, I can log out first and then use the shutdown in the ...
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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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ERROR: Dependency “wingpanel” not found

I'm trying to build the sound indicator, but I'm running into dependencies issues. I'm on elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. I've cloned the wingpanel-indicator-sound repo. When building I'm getting this error:...
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Slimbookbattery status icon

I installed Slimbook battery so I could manage my laptop's battery better than with the tools provided in the system settings, but I am unable to add the icon to the tray for better access (rather ...
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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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wingpanel in elementary os [hera] become large after i apply icons

wingpanel icons problem.strong text im having a problem when i try to apply flattery icons to my elementary os my wingpanel icons become so large i want to know if there is a tutorial how to make it ...
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Putting Telegram in background

big noob here I recently installed Telegram via Flathub to have the updates because the version of the app center is old. However, when i close the app, it can't have the notifications when I recive ...
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Keyboard layout wingpanel icon is missing

On a fresh 5.1 installation I dont see input method indicator on a wingpanel. Aside of it everything is working - ibus-daemon is added to the startup applications, I can change the layout with 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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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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Bluetooth - Bluetooth stops working after fresh install

Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera | Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS | Linux 5.4.0-54-generic | GTK 3.22.30 Just reinstalled elementary after a series of issues, got a few programs installed through flathub, but otherwise a ...
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How to solve black screen issue on polychromatic

Recently I ran into a black screen issue while setting up polychromatic. There was a small note on the page that said: *Desktop environment needs to support AppIndicator. Some distributions (...
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wingpanel freeze when volume-control button is clicked

today I installed elementary OS (Hera) on my physical hard drive after weeks of tinkering around in a virtual machine:) Unfortunately I ran into a problem after setting up everything: Every time I ...
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Cannot control music apps from dockbar

I'm having some problems to control the music app (but also other, like spotify), from the dock bar. In fact, more than once I wasn't able to stop the music by closing the app, because it was simply ...
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wingpanel disapeared after updating

After updating system today my top menu disapeared. The update acted wierd and had issues loading when i tried to run it from app center. I restarted the machine and it resulted in the top menu ...
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How to replace wingpanel's “Applications” text with a icon in Elementary OS 5.1 Hera

I was wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from Applications to the official Elementary OS logo. Can anyone please help me there is a similar question posted ...
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Topbar disappeared in elementary os 5.1.7

Topbar disappeared in elementary os 5.1.7. When I type "wingpanel" in terminal, it gives me the following error: **(wingpanel:4691): GLib-GIO-ERROR : 22:15:40.645: Settings schema 'io....
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Opened applicaitons icons on system tray

Is there a possibility to enable opened applications icons to display on wingpanel tray? Now not even one application is being showed. I have elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera. And my system tray with opened ...
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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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Literally everything is gone from the wingpanel (top panel)

The activities button, time, icons, everything is gone on my wingpanel. I have tried restarting my computer and killing the wingpanel, but neither of those have helped. I would really appreciate some ...
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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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Wingpanel doesn't changing color when change it wallpaper

I just installed elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera right and I notice that wingpanel font color isn't changing to black when I define a white wallpaper. As I remember, it this doesn't happened in other ...
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How to change text style of the top panel and app menu

After setting a new theme in elementary-tweaks I'm now looking for a .css or configuration file to change the style of the text in the top panel and app menu to fit the style of the theme. More ...
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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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Wingpanel changed from eOS to Ubuntu

I was having an issue where my wingpanel had disappeared, and in trying to solve it I did the following: killall wingpanel sudo apt-get purge wingpanel sudo apt-get install wingpanel and sudo apt-get ...
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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 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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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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Wingpanel and system app not repsondong

Using for several months. Now wingpanel got stuck after a min from loading and during that a notification will appear network not connected. After that most of the system app will not respond and sudo ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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issue on wingpanel

i'm using EOS for some months now and recently I'm getting an issue in wingpanel getting crashed as they dont respond on mouse event and after that sudo commands also will not works in terminal.. only ...
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Configuring the wing panel [duplicate]

I lost the keyboard layout indicator from the wing panel. I reinstalled the system language settings and keyboard settings, but it didn't help. Any ideas how to fix this?
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wingpanel duplicates with music see scrrengrab, help?

is there anyway to fix this there is always a music panel that says not currently playing? does not matter what is the default audio player always the same vlc for example. thanks
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Double Wi-Fi icon after installing wingpanel-indicator-ayatana

After installing wingpanel-indicator-ayatana (available via some answer here) and rebooting, I've got two wi-fi indicators (ss below) How can I get rid of one of them? Is there any way possible? I don'...
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Calendar Wingpanel > Create new event on specific date with a right click?

How do I "create a new event" from the Calendar flyout when I click the date / time in the top panel? If I double click, it'll open the calendar, and I can Ctrl + N to create a new event, ...
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Wingpanel Suddenly Disappeared

Since I'm a rookie, I don't know if it's because something I did but my top bar/wingpanel disappeared. When I type wingpanel on terminal, I get following text; (wingpanel:2526): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme ...
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Top Panel Disappears on Guest Session

When I enter Guest Session on elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera, the top panel disappears when clicked. It shows for like a milisecond when spamming Super Key + Space then disappears again. CTRL + Alt + Del ...
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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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How can I reduce the space between icons on wingpanel?

It is possible to remove this wasted space?
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Wireless internet missing. No icon or settings

I just installed Hera. As you can see, there is no wifi in settings. as you can also see, the wifi icon seems to have been replaced by the "wired" symbol on the top bar. I cant turn on any ...
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Super Key only for window overview - elementaryOS

Is there any way to configure SUPER (aka WINKEY) to launch window overview, like in Gnome? I already tried the commands below for app launcher and it works. settings set org.gnome.mutter overlay-key ...
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Removing or disabling the wingpanel in 5.1 Hera without breaking the system

I'm somebody who personally likes switching up the UI of my devices every few months, so I recently decided to ditch plank and wingpanel in favor of xfce4-panel. Ditching plank turned out to remove ...

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