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ibus not appearing in StatusNotifierItem spec-compliant system tray

This one is tricky as I have heavily customized my setup, but it has been bothering me a lot so I decided to ask a question. Recently, ibus stopped appearing on the system tray. While my system tray ...
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KDE: how to get rid of IBus sys tray icon and keep Zoom

This is a variant of this question. But the provided answers either don't seem to work or would entail not being able to have Zoom (cf below). Situation: I run Kubuntu 21.04 with KDE Plasma 5.21.4 ...
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What's the right way to monitor systemd services status

I'm trying to figure what's the right way for me to be notified when some systemd service is having problems. Manually checking systemctl status isn't a sustainable option; at the very least I want to ...
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How to minimize Thunderbird to tray in GNU/Linux/Debian?

How can one minimize Thunderbird to the tray bar in Debian 10/KDE? Using bintray didn't work when trying to install it (sudo apt-get install birdtray) I get: The following packages have unmet ...
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applets in system tray in arch linux gnome desktop

Apps don't display applets in the system tray, as they do on Ubuntu. I am using gnome with Arch Linux. Apps such as telegram, OBS, VLC, etc should show a small applet in the top bar, to easily access ...
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Set the order of non-builtin tray applications in Icewm

I have several applications in my system tray which are not the default monitoring gadgets of Icewm. For example, below you can see, from left to right, [1] pnmixer, [2] nm-applet, a keyboard leds ...
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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 to change icons and tray icons in Gnome?

Even though I like using Gnome, this issues drives me crazy and even makes me consider switching to KDE. I think the tray icons are quite useful for some application, and for others they are even ...
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Increase System Tray Icon Size in KDE

How can I increase the size of these System Tray Icons? : Update: In Debian 11, KDE Plasma 5.20.5, there is now an option to scale system-tray icons to the panel's height. Here's is a short video ...
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Why doesn't X11 set the only monitor as primary by default?

I need this for i3 to get myself the system tray icons. Wouldn't it make sense to have my only laptop display as the primary one instead of none? Is the standard approach to fixing this just running ...
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wmctrl showing and hiding tray programs

Hello there im trying to make my onboard hide/show with a keyboard shortcut (i know ironic, please don't ask why) however i couldn't find a way to do it in their manual, it only shows programs that ...
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System tray icons won't pop out

My KDE system tray icons is quite standard (time, network connection, sound, etc). Usually, clicking on one of those icons makes a pop-up appears, and allows e.g. to select the media to mount, to ...
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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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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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Thunderbird 60 Manjaro (arch) tray

I use Manjaro (arch) and Thunderbird 60.4.0. Are there any add-ons or apps to show Thunderbird in tray (and unread message count)?
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Volume control and network notification icons are invisible and mutually exclusive after upgrading to Mint 19

On Linux Mint 18.3 (x64) MATE, I had the standard volume and networking tray icons. After upgrading in-place to Linux Mint 19, it apparently decided XFCE is what I wanted (but I can choose between ...
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Doubled system tray icons in Xfce

I have Red Hat based system with Xfce DE and installed Skype last version from official site. When I running it (only once, with one user account) in system tray I seeing doubled Skype icon, and not ...
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"New messages" count for Thunderbird on Taskbar

I would like to see the "new messages" count number on my taskbar, like Google Mail, for example something like: Inbox(2) - Mozilla Thunderbird I found FireTray, but it doesn't quite work, the ...
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Thunderbird tray icon for mail notifications

I was trying to write a script which would add a new mail icon to my system tray, but apparently Thunderbird does not support checking for new mail from the command line. I've tried a number of ...
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How to define a certain order for tray icons in i3

I'm using the i3 window manager and I want to define some rules for tray icons order. By default, they are arranged in order of their application launch times. Is there are any way to configure an ...
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I cannot remove two programs from Gnome tray

I started two programs: Glipper 2.4 and ClipIt 1.4.2 in my Gnome 3.12.0 desktop on Debian Linux 8. They are in Gnome tray. Now I click ClipIt menu and choose "Quit". I also kill Python process ...
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Ratpoison under Xfce4

I want to use Ratpoison as WM but I want the DE goodies from Xfce4. That includes keyboard layout switching while holding a modifier key, switching back on release * tray icon support * notifications ...
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How to autohide stalonetray?

I'm using stalonetray to hold nm-applet. Is there a way to hide it after a wifi network is selected? Or maybe with key bindings? (ubuntu + xmonad)
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Applications' tray icons aren't displayed in Linux Mint 17 on Cinnamon

I've installed Linux Mint 17 with Cinnamon. I tried to make GNote, Thunderbird and Skype autorun on system startup minimized to tray. I made them autoruned with Startup application program. Then I ...
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LXPanel time is wrong?

I just upgraded from Lubuntu 12.10 to 13.10, and it was a nightmare. When I logged in I had nothing but a background, no tray or anything. I finally just got the tray back, but it displays the wrong ...
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google chrome tray icon broken in gnome 3.6

Google Chrome starts up with the correct tray icon but when restarted it has the broken tray icon. Has anyone filed a bug report about this? And is there any workaround at present?
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Start Akregator in system tray

I have added Akregator to the list of startup applications, but it opens up window every time I boot into my system. Is there a way to make it not open the window and start silently in the system tray?...
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gajim blinking trayicon notification

Gajim has a (nasty) trayicon notification option that blinks the Gajim icon when you have new messages. You can cancel this behaviour via the ACE's trayicon_notification_on_events option. But what I ...
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