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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PlexAmp, Notifications, wingpanel [duplicate]

Is anyone using Plexamp with Juno? Are you able to access its App Menu? Under Unity the app makes an icon in the notification area and you can right click to get a menu for switching libraries and ...
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Maximized windows hide behind wingpanel [closed]

Everytime I maximize a windows, a bit of the top hides behind the top bar on eOS Juno. Screenshots: Normal behavior (Not maximized, on Files) Bug (Files) Normal behavior (Firefox) Bug (Firefox)
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Screenshot Quality

Is there a way to increase the quality of the screenshots that are taken by the default Screenshot application, the pictures have a very low quality especially when they are zoomed. I have a screen ...
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No system tray icon for Ibus in Elementary OS Juno

I have install Ibus and Ibus-Unikey to type my native language in Elementary OS Juno. Everything works very well, except the case that there is no system tray icon for Ibus, just a band of three ...
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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 add the weather of one or multiple locations to the top panel?

How can I display the weather of one or possibly multiple locations in the wingpanel? Searching the net brings up some indicators for Unity, but I don't think that's what I'm looking for.
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How can I get applications to display a system tray icon?

Many 3rd party applications like Java, NodeWebkit, and Gtk2 applications don't seem to be able to display a system tray icon. Why is that? Is there a workaround?
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VPN Unlimited- minimise to Wingpanel?

I have paid for a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited, so would like to use it on my Elementary notebook computer. Unfortunately, while it does appear to run correctly, I can't get it to do so in ...
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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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How to Show Caps lock, Number Lock in right corner?

I'm new to Elementary OS. I was running Debian with Gnome2. My laptop does not have LED indicators for caps lock or any lock for that matter. Is there an applet for Elementary OS to display this? "...
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How to stop wingpanel starting up?

I want to try either no top panel or maybe something else. I assume I can do this by putting a .desktop in an autostart directory, but how to stop Wingpanel loading at start?
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How to replace wingpanel's “Applications” text with a icon in Freya

I was previously wondering how I go about replacing the text at the top left of the wingpanel from 'Applications' to the official Elementary OS logo. I found a solution to this question posted on ...
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Bluetooth Tray Icon Missing [closed]

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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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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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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Wine System Tray inside Wingpanel [closed]

I've made a port of awesome Windows application to make fast translations of text (QTranslate). Unfortunately that application uses system tray. After start of that application I see that awfully ...
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Reduce the height of the top panel on Elementary OS Freya

I want to know how i can reduce the height of the top panel, i've search on google but i cant`t find an answer. Thanks!
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How do I decrease the gap between icons in the status tray? [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial to show the tray icons again and it worked properly. https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/16503/16719 However, there's a huge gap between the icons. How can I adjust it?
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How to display kazam in tray [duplicate]

When I'm starting to record in kazam it's hidden. When I was on Ubuntu i had it in the tray, but now it's hidden in an unknown (for me) place. How can I display it in the tray? I tried the answers ...
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Can I get bluetooth devices to remain after suspend/resume and/or reboot

I have recently installed Elementary OS, Loki on a Mac Mini (mid 2010). I successfully configure a bluetooth keyboard and trackpad (both apple) using the 'System Settings::Bluetooth' panel. Pairing ...
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Customising the wingpanel in juno? like adding blur?

I have dconf editor but everything is changed in juno. so we cant edit the wingpanels opacity there. if we can, how? i have recently arrived at linux environment so please help me out a bit. thanks
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How to get application menus in elementary OS?

I just downloaded elementary OS and did a fresh install and noticed that apps have no menus (File, View, Edit, etc.). So I searched on Google and found something to add a "Global Menu" similar to OS ...
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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 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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Customize (to decrease the height of the wingpanel) in Freya

I'm looking to see if I can reduce the height of the wingpanel in elementary OS Freya. I mean make the wingpanel smaller like normal wingpanel in elementary OS Luna.
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Is there any way to auto hide or customize the top panel? (Freya) [closed]

I want to auto hide or change the position of the top panel,How can I do it? Install some things or change some settings?
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Can not see Insync Icon/App in Panel or Task Bar

I am using Insync for Gdrive syncronization. I can execute the service but I can not see the Icon anywhere. Is there any option to see that in the panel or task bar the same as you can see in other ...
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How do I uninstall stock music indicator?

I've uninstalled the stock music player (noise, I believe), however the controls above the volume slider remain. How do I uninstall them? I've tried dconf-editor but couldn't find anything relevant.
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Wingpanel icon visible in Plank

A fey days ago the Wingpanel icon showed up in my dock, and it have been there ever since. It does not go away with reboots or anything. Does someone have a way to hide i from the dock again?
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Wingpanel Clock Has Disappeared

I installed Freya recently and shortly thereafter the clock disappeared. Sometimes I can access the calendar pop-up by randomly clicking around where the clock used to be, but this doesn't always work....
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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
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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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How can I change the order of icons in Wingpanel?

I installed a weather applet and a system monitoring applet yesterday, and I was wondering if it was possible to change the order of the icons on Wingpanel. I.e. I would like to place the weather ...
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Dropbox icon missing in Loki

I got a red circle with a crossed red line instead of Dropbox icon.
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How can I fix this strange icon in wingpanel?

The top left icon. No idea what can it be. I havent installed anything new, just when i started my computer it was there. Any ideas?
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Can I change the date format in the panel?

Elementary OS, 0.3.1, 64-bit. The top bar has the date, but I would love to expand the date to read in full, for example, today, "Saturday, September 12, 2015 9:15 AM". I can't see a way to do that....
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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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How to limit the number of wireless networks listed in the wingpanel

When cliking on the "network" icon in the top bar / wingpanel, 3 sections are displayed: Wired Wireless VPN My problem is that I see so many wireless networks that I can't actually see the VPN ...
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Wingpanel, adapt third party icons to background color

When the background wallpaper is white, native wingpanel icons are black and when a window is maximized the icons are white because the background becomes black except with third party icons like ...
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Owncloud client makes Loki unresponsive

Is anyone else using owncloud and having trouble with Loki? I installed the Ubuntu 16.04 version and as soon as I start the application (and syncing is activated), elementary gradually begins to ...
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How to remove third-party icons from wingpanel in Elementary OS Loki?

I'm new to elementary os loki, i cant find the way to remove the red dash icon from wingpanel. alt+right click is not working. any suggestions? I have uninstalled Mega.nz app, but the icon place ...
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Possible to combine top panel bar and dock?

Is is possible to combine top panel bar and dock? My best option would be that combined bar to show on the top, always visible.
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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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Problems with bluetooth

For over a month I have a problem with bluetooth. I couldn't turn it on from wingpanel icon, but it was possible to do that from System Settings. However, after bluetooth was turned on, I couldn't ...
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gconf-editor not showing apps

Have installed gconf-editor in loki but the only app showing is gconf-editor. How can I access the other folders? (I would like to hide the clock from the wingpanel)
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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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Wrong links on wingpanel for network settings [solved]

When I press: Network (top panel) -> "Network settings" then, it opens "System Settings" instead of "Network settings". Same thing was with "Date & Time Settings...", but now works properly. So ...
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How can I edit the wingpanel calendar applet?

I want to edit the wingpanel calendar applet to make it similar to Gnome calendar. I do not want to change the color, rather want to have some spaces between the days and make the current date ...