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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Freya menu bar (Wingpanel) is missing

I am using elementary OS Freya and the wingpanel is missing. Only the dock is showing. No other option for application, shutdown, volume control, is displayed. The whole wingpanel is missing. Please ...
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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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Can't activate wireless from WingPanel

I am facing a problem in that after turning off wireless I can not reactivate from the wingpanel! When I click on the wireless switch in the network nothing happens and I have to enter network ...
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Sound icon is too wide Wingpanel

Clicking on the space between keyboard language icon and sound icon there is showing sound widget. This indicates that the icon is too long. I was trying to reinstall wingpanel.
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Wingpanel clock is out of sync with system time

I recently noticed that the time displayed in the wingpanel is roughly one minute behind the system time, as shown in the screenshot below: The system time is NTP synchronized, and my OS is ...
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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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Login slow even though booting is fast

I'm on elementaryOS 0.4.1 Loki with an SSD as my boot drive, so I have very fast booting. However, whenever I log in, it takes an agonizing 60 seconds for wingpanel to appear. Here is my Xorg log. ...
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Is it possible to re-arrange the indicators in the panel?

Is there a way to customize my taskbar? I don't want to see the date, I want to have the clock on the right side, instead of the middle, etc ... Mostly reorganizing, adding and removing stuff.
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Missing the top panel. how to return the panel?

when entering commands "wingpanel" here is a log appears.
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How do I dynamically populate slingshot/plank

eOS by default do not allow shortcuts or files to be added on desktop. That's nice. I know there is a workaround to fix this. And I did and ended up with an ugly desktop. Now, I have a better idea ...
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elementary OS: Wingpanel and plank load very slowly at boot [duplicate]

My hardware specifications include a 256 GB HDD SSD and 8 GB of RAM. Recently, eOS has started taking around 30 seconds to load wingpanel and plank after login screen. I referred to this question ...
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How can I remove the keyboard layout icon from the wingpanel?

I want to remove the keyboard layout icon from the wingpanel, a white block which is useless for me in there. I have already tried DConf-Tools following the instructions given in this answer, yet I ...
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Problem to shutdown from wingpanel

When I click over shutdown on wingpanel nothing happens. It started two days ago after updating. The only way to shutdown is opening a terminal and runsudo shutdown -h now Any advise? Translated ...
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Pantheon doesn't load [duplicate]

Well my problem is that, lately it happens a lot. When i turn on, nothing appears(wingpanel,dock) but only my wallpaper. It's tiring to restart all the time the pc, and sometimes it doesn't even ...
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Empty desktop after installing 4.1 version [duplicate]

After install 4.1 new version, I rebooted and logged in. The login interface disappeared as usual but nothing else happened there was just the background image. No way to shutdown also. How to fix ...
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Wingpanel crashing with string_contains: assertion 'self != NULL' failed [closed]

since last Friday, my wingpanel (and settings) are crashing. I didn't change OS in any way except some OS updates. I tried several fixes found on stackexchange, reddit and bug reports including: ...
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Searching in Slingshot causes Wingpanel Crash [closed]

Whenever I type anything into Slingshot, both Slingshot and Wingpanel freeze, crash, and reload. Noticed this after uninstalling Epiphany, am I not supposed to uninstall it? I have reinstalled ...
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Wingpanel Disappeared — And Won't Come Back!

This seems to be a recurring question on this forum, but I haven't seen an answer (other than rebooting) that solves the problem. In my case, the wingpanel shows for a second, looks like it is ...
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How to reinstall plank and wingpanel from terminal?

I was impatiently changing docks from plank to cairo-dock to docky. Eventually plank kept turning up so I purged it; the impatience bit meant that I didn't scan what else would be uninstalled or ...
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Wingpanel suddenly shaded dark instead of changing fonts & icons to dark

I discovered a weird little problem, from which I think that other people had it too, but it was never resolved. Before, when I switched the background image from a darker one to a light one, the ...
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Something's up with the network indicator

The network indicator in the wingpanel has been behaving strangely lately. Every now and then it would just display the icon stating that I'm not connected to the Internet (as seen in the screenshot ...
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I just installed Loki and “The Panel” has disappeared.

I just installed Loki and the "The Panel" at the top of the screen disappeared. All I've done since I install Loki and before it disappeared is run: sudo apt-get udpate sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-...
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My Wingpanel bar is suddenly black with and without fullscreen app

Yesterday, I decide to change my icon set to Numix. I didn't like the look with numix inherit icons, so I change to elementary. Then I notice that the WingPanel was always black. When there is not a ...
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Wingpanel not responding (Loki)

On a new loki installation I have the problem that the wingpanel stops responding after some time. I can then not open the applications menu, clock or indicators. After a few minutes it sometimes ...
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Reporting bugs where? [duplicate]

I want to ask you where the bugs can be reported? Most annoying, what I found in the Loki release: after update & restart every time the wingpanel and plank stops loading. I had just an empty ...
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How to build an indicator from source?

I already tried as described here: https://elementary.io/de/docs/code/getting-started#building-and-installing-with-cmake it simply does not show up. I tried to use this hello world example https://...
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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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What do the three dots on the network icon mean?

Trying to diagnose my sudden lack of wifi, but I have no idea what this icon means.
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Hangout/WhatsApp/Slack in notifications

On Mac, when I recive a message in Google Hangout, WhatsApp or Slack, an notify pop is shown, is this also possible in elementary?
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F.lux indicator on wingpanel

Is there anyway to have the f.lux indicator look native to elementary OS? Maybe just black and white?
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How can I add wingpanel to startup

I accidentally removed it - it is as simple as adding 'wingpanel' custom command to the startup from inside the applications system setting menu? Seems to work,but not sure if that is the 'right way'...
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Pidgin indicator missing

I am not able to see the notification in the notification area for Pidgin chat. Not sure why. When all Pidgin windows are closed it stays open I think but I am not always sure. I used Kadu and it ...
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How to auto-hide wingpanel when window is maximized? [duplicate]

How do I make the wingpanel dodge maximized windows? So when I maximize a window, the wingpanel should hide itself.
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What are the original settings for Ayatana blacklist in Loki? 2 wifi icons

I wanted to make steam icon visible on system tray, so I edited /etc/wingpanel.d/ayatana.blacklist and I accidentally deleted all of the blacklist names instead of only steam. So the outcome is that ...
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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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How to enable Shutter systray icon in wingpanel?

Just installed Loki and Shutter app. I know that in Loki the old systray integration does not work anymore but is there a workaround...? Thanks!
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How to display CPU-Temperature in Wingpanel?

Or other sensor values. An iMac has also an Ambient Temperature Sensor for example. (what sensor is what?)
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Too long to power up [duplicate]

I guess this may be a repost, but I'm using a very good pc(i7-4720HQ, 8gb ram, gtx 950m 4gb) and after I enter my password is taking like 1-2 min for dock and wingpanel to show up. Does anyone know ...
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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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Dock and wing panel missing after update

I installed Graphics drivers support.amd.com and it worked fine, after reboot elementary OS automatically installed some updates related to openGL and after that desktop seems to be broken, there is ...
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Significant lag loading panel and dock after login (Loki) [duplicate]

I am generally happy with my installation of Loki but I have ran into a few bugs. The most confusing one is that, sometimes (not always, although I cannot predict when it will and will not happen), ...
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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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Indicators running but not showing on bar

I've been looking everywhere but I can't find a solution to my problem: Somehow I did something that dissabled the indicators on the wingpanel of my ElementaryOS 0.4 Loki (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS). I've ...
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How can I make wingpanel look right with a 3rd-party stylesheet?

I have installed the XGTK theme and the wingpanel has become white in fullscreen mode with white text. And the colors of pop-up menus like "turn off" or "wi-fi" are wrong and unreadable. I've managed ...
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Didn't show the clock and slowness

This was noticed today, My system doesn't show the clock(I took a Screen-shot), I run it on an HP Laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo and 3 GB of ram(DDR2). How I fix to show the clock ?
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How to make OpenPGP Applet appear on Wingpanel?

I try to use the "OpenPGP Applet" from the Elementary OS Software Center. But the Applet doesnt start when i try to start it via Doubleclick on the Icon. The little OpenPGP Applet Icon comes to Plank, ...
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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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Wingpanel Error

There is a strange wingpanel behaviour. When I want to select an option above in any application I can't. Options disappear!! and I don't know how to solve it. Please I need help.
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Network icon missing in Freya wingpanel

I have tried everything in this thread and I have asked on Reddit but I am unable to get the network icon back. Please help.
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Need help with changing the wingpanel icon of MegaSync Linux client

I love the app, it gives me 50GB free space, but the icon sucks. I have paper icons installed. And I want to change it to something that goes along with it. Can I manually change the icon to something ...