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How can I restart the cinnamon panel keyboard layout selector?

Somehow, the language indicator / keyboard layout switcher on my cinnamon panel has disappeared. This happens to me once in a while, and I'm used to having to logout and start a new session. But - can ...
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Is there any tool out there for Linux to view open windows like Gnome and windows?

I want a button in xfce to show me open windows (minimized and maximized) like Exposé (later Mission Control) in Mac OS Activites in Gnome or Task View in Windows 10. I found some tools like ...
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Linux Manjaro Cinnamon Slack Panel Text not Rendering

Hi there I installed Slack on my Linux machine some days ago and I noticed that the Text on the slack applet is not rendered does anybody might know what the issue could be there? I am using Linux ...
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KDE plasma 5 application menu is not working on multi screen

I have a fresh installation of Arch Linux with KDE plasma. KDE version: 5.23.2 Kernel: 5.10.76-1-lts Graphics server: X11 Graphics driver: nvidia I have 1 external monitor connected to my laptop. ...
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How to make xfce panel plugin with vala?

Is it possible to make to make an xfce panel plug-in using vala? They are vala bindings for xfce but they haven’t been updated in a while and I don’t know if xfce still supports them. Any help would ...
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Is it possible to "marry" two Gnome extensions?

I have the Dash to panel extension activated with Panel screen position: ◉ Bottom. If I activate the Window list extension too it looks like: Ist it possible to move the Window list extension into an ...
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How to temporarily hide an icon on XFce4's panel?

I have an icon on the panel that I'd like to hide, but only temporarily, i.e. my mail check icon. There are times I'd like to hide it, so I can focus on work, ignoring E-mails until later. Removing ...
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Is it possible to get the contents of the system tray via command line command?

After seeing how many custom status bar implementations like Polybar seem to use some existing widget for displaying system tray icons I'm not too hopeful with this but would it be possible to get the ...
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How do I update the panel launcher icon?

I have a .desktop file in a launcher on the panel. I want to be able to update the icon used for it from a script. I run Zorin OS 15.3 education lite (sorry about the Zorin specific terms) My panel ...
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Deepin panel jumps to extended desktop

I am currently using Deepin 20.1 and the problem i have is, that my panel jumps from one screen to another depending on the amount of time i spend working on a particular screen. In my opinion that's ...
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Definition and usage of Kernel/Linux DTS file with more than one MIPI DSI Display panel

I actually need some help of defining the kernel/linux DTS file and use it together with the uboot videoargs. In use is the 5.4.47 uboot and kernel/linux from a NXP imx8m YOCTO project. In uboot I ...
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How is it possible to insert a system tray artifact in a secondary lxde-panel?

I need a second lxpanel to be shown on my second monitor, I've created one, but I'm not able to insert a System Tray artifact on it. I suppose that System Tray is the panel-item that shows items such ...
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(How to) customize the active window/program icons shown in the desktop panel

Driving me nuts! For quite a while I'm searching for a possibility to customize the active/opened program icons shown in my horizontal panel. I'm using xfce4. Most of the program icons using my ...
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xfce - Show text along launcher icon in xfce panel

I created a custom launcher file to launch a program and show progress percentage using notify-send. But I want to show that percentage along my launcher icon. One way I can do this is by creating ...
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Finding/replacing NetworkManager applet icons (In Cinnamon DE)?

tl;dr - How do I determine which icons the NetworkManager applet uses so I can replace them with custom ones? Summary I have the NetworkManager applet in my main panel/taskbar/systray area (was there ...
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"Window Buttons" panel item on Xfce isn't showing anything at all

I recently installed the Xfce desktop environment on my Fedora 32 Linux system to try out if it's any better than Cinnamon. Everything else seems to work straight out of the box, but there is one ...
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My xfce panel is not at top after a debian upgrade, how can I solve this?

I have upgraded my debian from jessie to buster, and my XFCE panel is not anymore at the top of the screen. Here is a screenshot of the top left corner: As my upgrade broke many things, I have ...
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Plasma Task Manager won't display windows on current screen (dual head)

I have a dual screen setup on my Arch box with Plasma 5.19.5 and have realized that on my second screen, the task manager setting "Show only tasks: From current screen" doesn't seem to work ...
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KDE Plasma Panel Changes not Saving

I install KDE Plasma and when I change something in panel like adding new widgets or removing widgets, all changes that I made dissappears when I reboot my computer.
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ZoneMinder shows code instead of its control panel

Today I installed ZoneMinder (see GitHub and home page) by following some instructions (if you need to look at them, let me know).  Well, when I try to open the site, the panel doesn't open.  Some PHP ...
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Program tabs on taskbar/panel were accidently removed (Cinnamon)

I'm using Debian 10 with Cinnamon, and I accidentally deleted the open program tabs that are normally on the panel. I did this by right clicking the panel>Modify panel>Remove panel. The panel/...
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Opening multiple application instances from panel shortcuts

In Linux Mint Debian Edition 4, is it possible to open multiple instances of an application by clicking multiple times on its panel shortcut? Currently, I can only open one instance and clicking on ...
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Add a new taskbar (panel) to second monitor in Linux Mint 18.1 (Serena)

I'm using Linux Mint 18.1 (Serena) and I would like to add a new taskbar/panel, to use and track the windows in the second monitor. All of the solutions I have read say to Right click the existing ...
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How to display the KDE system tray icons on LXDE panel?

With KDE, I sometime need to close/kill KDE (plasmashell) to have more available system resources, while doing so I run lxpanel on its own to have a minimal panel while KDE Plasma is closed. This does ...
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How do you make the Xfce Sensors Plugin fit in the Panel

I want to display two temperatures on top of each other in my panel, but even with the text set to be x-small they won't fit. There is an option to 'Small Horizontal Spacing' which reduces the gab ...
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tint2: add "systemmenu" to panel

I am trying to customize tint2 panel using the tint2 settings (panel configurator). This is how it looks at the moment: I can add application icons to the launcher, etc. But I cannot find how to add "...
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how to select files and folders on both Midnight Commander panels with the same name?

So we have Midnight Commander and 2 different folders - first on the left panel(folder1) and second on the right panel (folder2) panel. There's a need to select ("highlight", like by pressing Ins key)...
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LINUX MINT 19.3: Apps don't appear as opened in the panel if I take them to another workspace

That's the problem. If I take an app to another workspace, it doesn't appear as opened in the panel bar. I have enabled the Windows quick list applet and now I can reach them, but the icon on the ...
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Failed to show the preferences dialog GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown

I'm encountering issue with USB Live persistence Kali linux. I've installed it correctly and everything works fine initially. But after running it, the upper panel sometimes disappears. When opening ...
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tmux not splitting panes with desired percentage size

I am trying to create a script that launches tmux with a specific pane layout and size. I am following the tutorial in the following link: https://leanpub.com/the-tao-of-tmux/read#pane-resizing ...
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Proxmox web interface is not accessible

I have a PC with Proxmox. I have been using it half year ago. It was 5.4 version. I've started it yesterday, but couldn't connect to it using webinterface: 192.168.1.21:8006. Chrome said: ...
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Budgie application menu applet scroll problem

I am new to Linux. I am using the Kali-Linux with budgie desktop environment. In this environment, if I click on the application menu applet, it doesn't show the top part of the menu. If i move the ...
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How to get panel transparency in Xfce version 4.14 and newer

My experience is this: Linux Mint Xfce 19.3 came with a Xfce panel version (4.14.1) in which transparency cannot be set anymore. The same in Mint 20 (also Xfce 4.14). In previous versions (e.g. in ...
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Multiple Instances of applets in panel

After upgrading to Linux Mint 19.3, I'm getting multiple instances of applets in my panel. The ones I've noticed so far are the update manager and bluetooth applets. When I close one of them, they ...
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Linux mint - panel settings automatically reset after cloning ssd

I have cloned a linux mint 19.2 ssd, and now when I open the panel settings, I can't save any change and any change immediately resets on the ui, too. Installation details (GPT disk) efi partition ...
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panel is covering windows

I'm currently running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS and sometimes the panel covers the bottom of windows where I need to access the buttons on the bottom. I'm trying to do a restore using timeshift because of ...
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How to add a hide button to XFce panels?

In older versions of GNOME, one could create a panel with arrows at the end, that when clicked, would make the panel disappear. Is there a way to add a hide button to XFce panels?
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All menu & panel applications are missing in Mint 18.3 Cinnamon after adding a launcher

My 18.3 Cinnamon install ran flawlessly for two years until now. I'm running it on i7-7700 with 32GB of RAM. I have an application, Ultimaker_Cura_4.1.appimage, that sits on my desktop and runs fine, ...
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Add Wine app to Cinnamon task bar

I want to add cmd.exe (a wine app) to the cinammon task bar. If I right click on the app it not has this option and if I right click on the running app and "pin to Panel" the app is pinned but when I ...
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Xfce system tray tool to connect/disconnect bluetooth devices

I am using Xfce desktop on Ubuntu 18.04-based system. I can easily switch connected audio output devices between them (including bluetooth ones) with a Xfce panel plugin, but when bluetooth speakers ...
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Fedora Widgets disappear on panel

I am running Fedora 30 with the following configuration: OS: Fedora release 30 (Thirty) x86_64 Host: Latitude 5580 Kernel: 5.1.6-300.fc30.x86_64 Uptime: 23 mins Packages: 3468 (rpm) Shell: zsh 5.7.1 ...
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How to remove this icon(update manager)? [closed]

this icon, i mean. It is not beautiful. I have to remove it.
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How to stop KDE "THE PANEL ONLY"?

I'm trying to stop the KDE Panel, for use my own panel for example Gnome Panel, Lxpanel or other, then i need stop it or disable permanent before run my gnome panel or lxpanel, to prevent errors, how ...
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Polybar doesn't appear in x2go sessions

When I run polybar example -l trace on the remote side (in both Qtile and MATE), nothing appears and the output is: * Loading config: /home/cyber/.config/polybar/config - config: Copying missing ...
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How to list system tray icons and their processes?

I am writting a BASH script to monitor a program's status. That program is close source and I have no control over it. It can create an icon in system tray. What I need is knowing if currently there ...
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Cinnamon: specific css style for each panel

In file ~/.themes/.../cinnamon.css one can edit the style for all panels in cinnamon. But every panel will have the same style setting. Now let's say (for example) I have 2 panels, one should have ...
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Unable to edit panels in Mint 19.1 (Tessa)

I have recently upgraded from Mint 18.3 to 19.1 Cinnamon, by a two-stage process. I had to install 19.0 first. Since upgrading, I cannot edit panels. The following commands on the panel context menu ...
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Change colour of Okular task-bar-icon in desktop-panel for specific document?

I use Linux Mint 18 and often have a lot of PDFs open in Okular at the same time. One of these documents is more important than the others, and I want to change the color of its tab, in the panel, so ...
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How to hide program names on KDE panel

In KDE or Plasma or whatever they're calling it now, programs on the panel show the name as well as the icon. I would like to hide the name so it just shows the icon but I couldn't find how to ...
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Remove XFCE4 bottom panel through terminal?

Is there any way to remove XFCE4 bottom panel through terminal command only?
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