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 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 ...
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Slingshot (wingpanel) command - LOKI

Does anyone know how to launch Slingshot (wingpanel) from the terminal?
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Wingpanel disappears after few seconds of starting up!

The wingpanel disappears after few seconds of starting up. I have tried many methods, trying to remove indicator-synapse and also reseting settings to default. When I typed wingpanel in terminal it ...
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Spotify crashing the wingpanel (loki)

Everything was working perfectly until some days ago, but now every time I open the spotify app the wingpanel crashes. I'm not sure if it was an update on spotify itself or something within Elementary....
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Top menu bar like OS X or Ubuntu?

As the title said, is there a way to tweak this feature in elementary OS? Menu bar of every application should show on the top bar like OS X.
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How to change the default hotkey for indicator-synapse?

I have the default key combination of Super + Alt + Space to activate the indicator-synapse. How can I change it to Super + Space?
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How to customize wingpanel in elementary OS 0.4 Loki?

It is possible to do that 0.4 Loki? In previous versions of elementary OS (Luna and Freya) I remember it was possible; in the current version it seems not. At least in the elementary update PPA there ...
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Skype for Linux Alpha Wingpanel Indicator

Is there any way I can change the Skype for Linux Alpha wingpanel indicator to match the default theme? Currently it's green: GTK: Arc Icon theme: ElementaryPlus elementary OS Loki Thank you!
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Top menu bar is disapearing

I've a strange issue. After restarting my laptop, top menu bar is blinking and disappearing. I'm getting the below error If I run the command wingpanel --toggle-indicator app-launcher: [15:24:33....
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Is it possible to change the date format shown in Loki's menu bar?

Is it possible to change the date format shown in the panel? The menu (wingpanel) currently shows "Sat, Sep 10" and I'd like it to show "Sat, 10 Sep". I'm using the newly released Loki. I've tried ...
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Spotify opens a new window when you click on the sound tray menu [Loki]

When you use new Loki's Menu to control Spotify, and click on the spotify song, a new window opens each time you click instead of bringing the existing window to the foreground. see here: http://i....
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Wingpanel Keeps Resetting on click

Wingpanel keeps resetting whenever I click an application in slingshot, lock, logout, Alt+F2, Next Song, Etc. However it's doesn't reset if I click "Applications" then type the app I want then press ...
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Is there a way to reorder systray indicator icons? [duplicate]

I have a hard disk free space indicator icon in the notification area that I would like to move. Is there a way to do that in elementary? THANKS!!
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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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How to show Google Chrome in the wingpanel?

Anyone know how to show Google Chrome in the wingpanel? I know it's open, but just not showing up there.
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How to edit the list of multimedia players that appear when clicking the volume icon?

When clicking the volume tray button a list of media players is displayed. Can some be removed and other added?
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Freya Wingpanel taking a long time to load after update

After a system update the indicators and the clock (wing panel) is taking a long time to appear, has anyone experienced something similar? Or know how to fix it? Thank you
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Loki WingPanel Takes a Long Time to Load and Stops Responding [duplicate]

After a fresh install of Loki without making any modifications the wingpanel takes a really long time to load and often stops responding. Sometimes when it doesn't stop responding the OS ceases to ...
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Loki - no VPN connections in network-manager tray applet [closed]

In network-manager i can only select wireless and wired networks as well as hidden but not VPN. To connect to VPN I have to go to system settings and connect from there. How do I add VPN menu option ...
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Desktop desn't loads after reboot [closed]

I am using Elementary OS Loki and sometimes when I reboot or turn on the laptop, after login screen, wingpanel and Plank doesn't show up. How can I debug this? where I can find log files or something?
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Left and right click on panel icons shows the same context-menu that works only if clicked with the same mouse button that triggered the menu

Unlike in panels that look similar from other desktops (Ubuntu Unity, Cinnamon, etc), left and right clicking the panel icons shows the same menu options. This is true for 'systray' icons of all ...
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System Load Indicator (indicator-multiload) doesn't work correctly on Loki

The menu content never changes https://youtu.be/N0d60i3j-AA It also happens to Psensor, too.
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Synapse on Loki

I tried to install Synapse on Loki editing the ppa, installed the required libgee2 and libgranite, but all I get was to broke the wingpanel. Any solution to have a nice search engine on Elementary ...
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Determine if Notebook or Desktop in Vala

I'm developing extension for wingpanel-indicator-power which allows you to change the screen brightness directory from the indicator. The the moment this is only possible by accessing the power ...
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Viber Wingpanel icon broken [duplicate]

I'm getting error in viber icon which is as shown. Can anyone give me solution to this problem?
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How can I change the Skype icon in the wingpanel to match the default style?

It'd be nicer if the Skype icon was smaller and white. Here's how it looks right now:
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Can I install mate-panel following the procedure in the description?

I stumbled onto this thread on Reddit, but while the question is really interesting none of the answers is of much help. Has anybody tried installing it in Freya?
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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? [closed]

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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How to fix broken/wrong wingpanel icon

I installed Hipchat on my ElementaryOS system. I am on 0.3 Freya. In the status bar is this icon: Can I fix this myself or do I have to write the developer of hipchat? I would be okay if the icon ...
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GTK theme inspector for Desktop Enviroment elements [duplicate]

Ever used firebug or google chrome inspector? Is there any similar way to inspect elements in the desktop environment to get their "element name" or "class" or "id"? Actually I've installed the os x ...
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Problem with Wingpanel in External Monitor setup [closed]

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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elementary OS freya Panel Disappear [duplicate]

Just now i got an Notification Update. so i installed it after that i reboot my PC then the panel disappear you can see at this picture. Any idea Please??? and here output of apt-cache policy ...
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What's this new indicator? [duplicate]

Recently, the following indicator appeared in the top bar (see screenshot below, I'm running Freya). I can't get any option or other information by clicking on it, the menu bubble is empty. Thanks for ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to work with the messaging menu?

I have installed elementary OS Freya and I replaced Geary with Mozilla Thunderbird. Is there a way to get notifications in the top panel when a new email arrives like it does by default with Geary?
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problems with wingpanel apps indicator [closed]

I'm using elementary OS Freya and I'm having problems when I want to quit apps from the indicator in wingpanel (right click over the icon, quit skype for example), the app doent close and I have to ...
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How do I clear notifications from the notifications indicator?

When clicking the notifications icon in Wingpanel I see: The clear button is gray and I cannot click it. I would like to clear notifications so that the bell icon doesn't show. I have tried clicking ...
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Is this panel area a system tray? [duplicate]

Before being edited this answer was suggesting that elementary OS does not have a system tray. I would like to know more about this. What is the difference between this and what I see in other ...
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Can I get a panel icon (similar to a systray icon) for Deadbeef - like Clementine and many other programs have?

Edited after flag and comment to close as duplicate: This was marked as a duplicate for asking for a system tray icon while it looks elementary OS does not have a system tray. If that is the case, ...
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WiFi icon on wing panel disappeared

Since WiFi icon disappear on wingpanel I'm unable to connect to the new WiFi networks. the connect button on the Network settings also not working, can anyone tell me how to fix the network icon or ...
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How can I make the panel display a battery estimate for both batteries?

Is there a way to detect whether the internal battery or the external battery is being used first? How do I force elementary OS to use external battery first? I don't want the internal battery to be ...
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Changing specific icons

I love the elementary default theme so I do not want to change it. Therefore, the Elementary tweaks is worthless for what I am looking forward to do... I wanted to change some specific icons and I ...
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Spotify icon tray

With the new Spotify update, the icon tray is gone does anyone know how to put it back? I know that elementary OS doesn't have a system tray icon, but I'm used to have the spotify icon on the top ...
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My top panel moved up about half of its height, how pull it down?

I can only see the bottom half of my top panel now. How can I move it down to its original location?
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Elementary OS and Tray Icons [duplicate]

I have been a long time Ubuntu user. 3 weeks ago, I decided to give Elementary OS a try. My initial experience was pretty good, but after the following changes, I was very happy. Elementary Tweaks ...
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Show a name of the current application on wingpanel like in OS X

Is there a way to see a name of the current application on wingpanel? I know that is possible to launch applications on Freya and see "global menu" on wingpanel, but I didn't found any wingpanel's ...