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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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 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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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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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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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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How to get a macos theme for the login?

I have been trying to make my computer look like MacOS Mojave and this is what I have so far: I have everything as I want it except I wanted to know if there was a more Mac-esque wingpanel theme and ...
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Desktop title bar has disappeared on Juno

The desktop title bar has disappeared on Juno. Does anyone have a clue how to restore that? Thanks.
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Enable “Always show Universal Access Menu” in ElementaryOS 5.0 Juno taskbar

Based on this answer Sync GNOME Calendar on elementary OS XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME gnome-control-center I was able to enable accessibility settings like Zoom, mouse keyboard, large text, and many ...
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mysterious network applet

I have a mysterious network manager applet in wingpanel: Any idea how to remove it? PD Already tried apt remove nm-applet Thank you
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Battery Indicator not working

I am having problems with the battery indicator. If i have no moes plugged i, it does not even appear on the top bar. When i connect a mouse, it appears, but the icon never changes, and the percentage ...
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Can´t access the default switchboard sound settings

Basically, I’m unable to use switchboard-plug-sound despite showing up in the switchboard, despite being installed, despite still working and having it's indicators. Once I click on it from the ...
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Wingpanel Setting to Hide When Windows are Maximized

I think Wingpanel having the ability to dodge maximized, or to integrate maximized window borders the way Unity used to. Plank has done this for years, as does Xfce, KDE, etc. It doesn't seem like a ...
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How to replace “Applications” with the eOS logo?

I would like to replace the top left wingpanel "Applications" text with an .svg icon. I saw a post from 2016 but it's not revelant for eOS 5.0 Juno (How to replace wingpanel's "Applications&...
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Menubar/wingpanel transparency behavior [duplicate]

I'm writing about some confusion on my end regarding how Wingpanel transparency works with respect to different backgrounds. What I want: The effect I am going for on my desktop is reflected by the ...
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caffeine wingpanel on github

I compiled the app in the github.. https://github.com/PlugaruT/wingpanel-caffeine It does not seem to work.. or at least the icon does not change.. and is a generic icon for eos. I hope I did not ...
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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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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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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 hide top panel in elementary os?

How to hide top panel in elementary os? This is boring when I maximize a browser and see top black panel over browser.
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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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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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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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Wingpanel static colour

I want my wingpanel to have the colour black all the time. When an application is open in full screen, then it is black. When my wallpaper is visible, it goes white. Where can I change this? I ...
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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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Panel transparency?

Anytime I change the desktop background the panel transparency changes to full transparent for any range of colors other than the default background it ships with.. this leads to hard to read text. ...
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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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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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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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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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Display currently running applications that would normally be seeing in the taskbar [duplicate]

I have many small programs that display their instance inside the taskboard of gnome like teamviewer or insync. Normally they are shown in the taskbar. So now I have noway of opening these programs.
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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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elementary OS 5.0 and Hardware Sensors Indicator

I have a problem with Hardware Sensors Indicator (https://launchpad.net/indicator-sensors) after upgrading to juno from loki through clean install. As I click on the indicator-sensors icon after ...
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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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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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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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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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Lock screen not working

When i use the shortcut keys Win+L, click the Lock option in wingpanel-session menu, or when i suspend, lock doesn't work. dm-tool lock works. light-locker-command --lock shows: Received error ...
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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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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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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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Missing icons in the wingpanel

I made a fresh install of ElementaryOS 5.0 Juno (used to be running 0.4.1 Loki) and everything but one thing seems to work just fine. On the top bar, were the keyboard layout, sound, connection, bell ...
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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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Dropbox icon missing in Juno [duplicate]

Dropbox icon is missing in Juno, and the Loki workarounds (Dropbox icon missing in Loki) doesn't work anymore.