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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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 as you can also see, the wifi icon seems to have been replaced by the "wired" symbol on the top bar.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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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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Hera: wingpanel-indicator-session freezes for a long time the first time I click on it

After I login to my elementary Hera install, I'm able to do most tasks normally, including using indicator panels on wingpanel. However, as soon as I try to click on the session indicator to logout/...
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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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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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How to detect that indicator icon needs to be inverted?

I am trying to patch Google Play Music Desktop Player to use the correct icon colors in the wingpanel indicator. More specifically I need to know if it should use dark icon on a light background or ...
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Locking the volume control

My computer is with version 5.1.5 Hera well updated, and I realize for a long time that every time I press the volume button on my Logitech MK320 keyboard during a video on Youtube, the system icon ...
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Wingpanel remains black after clicking on the Desktop icon

Usually the Wingpanel goes transparent when there is no window maximized. But when I have a windows maximized and then click on the Desktop icon (placed from the Docklets by Ctrl + right click on the ...
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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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Battery Tray Icon on XFCE

I installed XFCE because I wanted to eliminate the horizontal taskbar. The problem now is that I can not add a battery indicator. Does anyone know how?
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How to change the date format across the entire system

It seems that similar questions are being buried for what ever reason. I want to change the date format across the entire system (Files, Wingpanel, etc...) to a format of my own choice (YYYY.MM.DD hh:...
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Wingpanel guest session disappears

Wingpanel on guest session disappears when clicked. It seems that the issue has something to do with apps installed through snap even though the target file has chmod 755 permission. Any clue on how ...
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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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No colored dots under event dates in the Calendar indicator

I see no colored dots under the dates with events in the Calendar indicator. Is this a feature yet to come or am I missing a setting? Here is a screenshot with the colored dots, which I don't have on ...
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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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Issue with wingpanel : becomes invisible

I've been having this issue for a while now and don't seem to find any solution or even what's even causing the problem. The top panel (wingpanel) works as it should except when I interact with it : ...
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how to send wingpanel to bottom layer

I want to stick the wingpanel to the bottom layer (desktop layer) . I tried using xdo in this way xdo lower -N Wingpanel also I tried using the PID . none of them seem to work . here is inxi -Fxz ...
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How to adjust wingpanel's height

is there a way to decrease the wingpanel's height? I have tried looking into /usr/share/themes/elementary/gtk-3.0/gtk-widgets.css and /usr/share/themes/elementary/gtk-3.0/apps.css but i cant really ...
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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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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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indicators on wingpanel

I am still in my customization process within this great distro and I am wondering if there is a way to get an better control of the indicators. I reactivated the indicators, now I am getting two ...
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Wingpanel adds shadow and defaults to white font after restart on light background

There's a feature in elementary that depending on your background being light, switches the font to dark and removes the text-shadow, this seems to reset upon (re-)boot and you have to apply the same ...
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wingpanel doesn't work properly when i change wallpaper

i decided to change the wallpaper to a light wallpaper but as you can see the taskbar at the top is not all the way transparent and from using elementary os on other devices i didn't encounter this ...
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Hera 5.1.3 Doesn't shut down or reboot [closed]

A couple Days ago my fresh eOS install stopped reacting at all when pressing power-off or reboot. Shutting down works when not logged in or being logged into the guest account. I cannot figure out why ...
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How to remove the Bluetooth icon from the topbar?

first Elementary OS user here! I don't use Bluetooth, so how can I remove it from the top bar. I know that I can disable it, but I want to remove it.
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Change wingpanel color

Is there a way to keep the wingpanel color minimized and maximized as the same? Because when any app is maximized, the wingpanel color changes to black background and doesn't keep as when wasn't ...
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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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My top bar hover become blurry after changing theme

Whenever I'm hovering to the topbar application menu or the notification tray it all shows blurry.
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Skype notification tray icon is not showing on the topbar [duplicate]

No tray icon for skype is visible. I mean on ubuntu it used to show a green icon whenever I'm online, yellow for away and red for busy.
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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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Elementary OS 5 wingpanel does not show standard icons

Hi apart from sound network etc (standard) wingpanel is refusing to show apps icons like dropbox, shutter, copyq
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Cannot run KDEconnect on 5.1 Hera stuck in dbus problem

I’ve tried to run kdeconnect on elementary but first installing both apps from appcenter didn’t work neither from flathub, obviously I tried one by one not installing all at the same time, without ...
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the top bar (wingpanel) it's looking like sliced [duplicate]

In the latest actualization of elementary occoring a bug with wingpanel. Now it's looking like this: How can I fix this? Look my system info, maybe helpfull... [sudo] senha para santos: System:...
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Wingpanel icons and apps name showing sort of fractured [duplicate]

I've been using elementary OS Juno/Hera the last 3 months in my laptop. Until January 16 every was working fine, but after updating the system the icons in wingpanel started to show this way: Like ...
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Something wrong with my panel and dock popover

I believe its become like this after an update that i did on 16 jan. Didn't install any application or something that can cause for this. Anyone has the same problem? I restarted or shutdown few times....
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How can I set a keyboard shortcut to expand a wingpanel icon (ie the sound/music one)?

As stated in title. I'd like to use a key combination or a macro key to open/close the sound icon in wingpanel, rather than clicking it each time. It seems like it should be trivial, but I can't find ...
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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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I have no transparency on top bar wingpanel

scrolling through some themes I saw people have transparency on the top bar while I dont. is there anything I have to enable? tried all the default themes but none seems to have transparency. I’m ...
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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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No sound icon in parameters or topbar

My sound works fine (I can control it with the keyboard and hear the music), but there is no longer an icon in the topbar or in the settings. I'm pretty sure it's related to the fact that I ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I reduce the gap between the icons on the system tray?

I'd like to reduce the spacing between the icons in the system tray on the top right, the spacing seems out of place with the rest of the design and it's melting my brain a little. I've hunted on ...
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Wingpanel locale styling

After the last update of the wingpanel yesterday the locale became a white colored text over a white background, and I don't find it "super sexy" like this. Is it possible to style it somehow, for ...

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