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Questions about wingpanel, the bar that appears at the top of the screen. This includes both regular usage, and customization.

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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.
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Open notification center with key combo

I would like to open notifications with key combo(sorta like gnome3 and windows do),but i dont know how to trigger it. If anyone has idea,Id be more then happy to hear it!
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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 turn off bluetooth while being able to turn it on from the indicator later?

When I switch bluetooth off, bluetoothctl says that it's powered off but powertop says that btusb is consuming 2.5W of power, so it isn't off.. If I execute rfkill block bluetooth it does power it ...
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loki - missing wingpanel after messing with dconf

I recently installed elementary OS on my Desktop computer, and after customizing a little bit with dconf settings my wingpanel (topbar) dissapeared. Maximizing an application doesn't cover the space ...
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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 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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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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Wingpanel crashing after upgrade

After my recent upgrade (apt-get dist-upgrade && apt-get upgrade -y), my wing panel disappeared after crashing and reappearing several times. Calling to the command line gives : [ERROR 14:00:...
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How do I remove Blutooth Indicator?

Before Loki I used to do- apt-get remove-indicator-Bluetooth and it used to work fine but now if I do this whole wing panel get displayed. For my purpose, I don't use Bluetooth at all and I think if I ...
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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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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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Can I change the battery displayed by wingpanel-indicator-power? [closed]

My Thinkpad T460 has both an internal and external battery. Wingpanel is showing the internal battery on the top dock as 100% , but actually I want the other one showing, as the system shuts down ...
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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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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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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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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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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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elementary OS Icons Disappeared

cunning folks. I think this occured after doing an 'apt-get update' and then 'apt-get upgrade' which I thought would keep elementary OS among other applications, up to date. After a restart, I was ...
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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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elmenetary os. loki 0.4.1. stable 64 bit isnt running

for the past 10 years i am using Linux privat and busines on different PC (Ubuntu,Mint,Bodhi, open suse etc.) but with elementary there is a new situation. I am unable to keep this distro running. ...
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Resize third party icon in wingpanel?

Is it possible to resize third party icons in wingpanel?
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How can I reduce the space between icons on wingpanel?

It is possible to remove this wasted space?
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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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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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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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Desktop takes forever to load after restart

When I restart my OS, I log in. The desktop does not load for a full 2 minutes after typing my password. I can move my mouse and see my desktop background. No apps. Happens pretty much every time 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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to show both percentage and remaining battery life on wingpanel?

In Freya it is possible to show either remaining battery life (in hours:minutes) or percentage. How to do the same thing (show both percentage and remaining time) in Loki?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?