19 votes

Dropbox icon missing in Loki

The correct instructions to run are : env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=Unity QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE='' dropbox start it worked for me ! The -i option is only necessary the first time to install the daemon, but ...
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16 votes

Missing icons in the wingpanel

Sadly, with Loki support for system tray icons based on Ayatana Indicators was obsoleted and definitively dropped in Juno. I found a nice article which gives a workaround (tested working on my PCs). ...
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13 votes

Desktop takes forever to load after restart

A solution (or at least temporary workaround) proposed in the bug discussion - https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementaryos/+bug/1596377 - is to rename the file: /etc/xdg/autostart/at-spi-dbus-bus....
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Dropbox icon missing in Loki

Dropbox does not recognize Elementary's desktop interface. Therefore, it does not know which icon set to use. This script has been designed for Elementary OS and I really can recommend it: https://...
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10 votes

How can I fix this strange icon in wingpanel?

How to find out which application indicator is broken You can end the process of each application you are used to see wing-panel step by step and see when the broken indicator hides. In my case it ...
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How to integrate Dropbox with Wingpanel?

There's no point of running that script (that downloads Dropbox again, plus another time for the executable). Just unset the dropbox application from the startup applications (Parameters=> ...
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8 votes

Wingpanel Clock Has Disappeared

I had uninstalled evolution* packages (I thought I didn't need them) and the time indicator dissapeared I reinstalled it with: sudo apt-get install --reinstall indicator-datetime logged out and ...
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8 votes

How to replace wingpanel's "Applications" text with a icon in Freya

According to elementaryosnewbie's answer on Reddit. Thought it'd be best to have this on the Elementary OS Stack Exchange. Big thanks to him for sharing it. If this has already been posted I apologies ...
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8 votes

Dropbox icon missing in Loki

sudo nano /usr/share/applications/dropbox.desktop then replace the exec line to Exec=env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=Unity QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE='' dropbox start dropbox stop dropbox start -i
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7 votes

Spotify icon tray

It seems the new update has removed the old icon tray, more info here Now I was used to use the icon tray to pause/play forward and rewind musics. Based on one of the comments on the forum I was ...
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7 votes

Login slow even though booting is fast

There is already a bug report for this problem, see Bug #1596377. As suggested in the comments, the following workaround seems to fix the problem for some users: sudo mv /etc/xdg/autostart/at-spi-...
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7 votes

How can I reduce the space between icons on wingpanel?

I was able to adjust mine. Not sure if an update will affect it but now that i know where it is at i can reset it back to my liking should an update change it. First, open files as an ...
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7 votes

Double Wi-Fi icon after installing wingpanel-indicator-ayatana

Found This on reddit Delete nm-applet from here: /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop I didn't delete it, just append .old at the end of the filename
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6 votes

How can I get Plank and Wingpanel on both monitors without Mirroring Screens

Heath Paddock has since release an application called multiplank that does the configuration automatically. To install the app from his PPA: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:heathbar/multiplank sudo apt-...
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6 votes

Can the elementary clock display seconds?

For elementary OS Juno, gsettings set io.elementary.desktop.wingpanel.datetime clock-show-seconds true
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6 votes

How can I get applications to display a system tray icon?

To get Slack and other apps to show a system tray-like icon in Wingpanel you have to update the apps .desktop file and add env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=Unity to the start of the Exec key. Using Slack as an ...
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5 votes

How can I fix this strange icon in wingpanel?

Also, you can know which applications are using indicators (other than the elementaryOS defaults) executing on terminal: dbus-send --type=method_call --print-reply --dest=com.canonical.indicator....
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5 votes

Keep topbar transparent on maximized windows

The key has been changed in Newer version of Wingpanel like version 2.0.1. Use this instead gsettings set org.pantheon.desktop.wingpanel use-transparency true If you want to reset, use gsettings ...
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elementary OS 5.0 and Hardware Sensors Indicator

Why doesn't it work? Elementary OS dropped support for GtkStatusIcon and Ayatana [source] (the two tray APIs most applications use). The reason is probably that they wanted to force developers to ...
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5 votes

Something wrong with my panel and dock popover

There seems to be a problem with the last update of xserver-xorg-core-hwe-18.04 or xserver-xorg-legacy-hwe-18.04 with Radeon graphics cards, which break the rendering of boxes and tooltips. They just ...
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4 votes

Can not see Insync Icon/App in Panel or Task Bar

For me installing sni-qt solve this problem: sudo apt-get install sni-qt More information: https://forums.insynchq.com/t/elementary-os-app-icon-in-status-bar-not-showing/1610/2
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Wingpanel not responding (Loki)

We narrowed the issue down to a single indicator, so the temporary fix is to remove it for now: sudo apt-get remove wingpanel-indicator-power I'll report back once the bug is resolved, but I otherwise ...
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4 votes

F.lux indicator on wingpanel

This worked for me... sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cybre/elementaryplus sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install elementaryplus
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4 votes

How to reinstall plank and wingpanel from terminal?

Try in a terminal window sudo apt install wingpanel plank
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3 votes

Can the elementary clock display seconds?

When I use that command it says: No such schema "com.canonical.indicator.datetime" Edit: the correct setting is: (under dconf Editor) io.elementary.desktop.wingpanel.datetime -> clock-show-...
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How can I show performance graphs in Wingpanel?

An option for Juno is the Monitor app. It has the ability to show CPU and memory usage in the wingpanel, although just that for the time being...
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3 votes

Repair the elementary OS Login

Try running sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge ppa:varlesh-l/test sudo apt-get install --reinstall elementary-desktop to remove the PPA and reinstall the desktop and remove any ...
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What's this new indicator?

Do you have Dropbox installed? In the last weeks there were several problems with its indicator. Have a look on How can I fix this strange icon in wingpanel? and mark this question as duplicate if ...
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