sound icon/network manager missing
pegngaryubuntu at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 15:43:26 UTC 2010
On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:37 AM, David Curtis <dave.c.curtis at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:14 AM, G. <pegngaryubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 9:23 AM, G. <pegngaryubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 8:09 PM, Mark <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 4:48 PM, G. <pegngaryubuntu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> That was the first thing I tried. By the way, if I use the Netbook
>> >>> interface it works fine, it's the Gnome interface that gives the
>> >>> problem.
>> >> I think I ran into this when I first installed Ubuntu on my laptop,
>> >> before I made myself sick staying up too late at night to put it on my
>> >> desktop.
>> >> There are two or three different Preferences and possibly
>> >> administrative settings that all have to agree on exactly what you
>> >> want where. on is having a notification area on the panel, which you
>> >> do, one is setting up the power settings for the right displays, and
>> >> there's a third one that actually controls what gets displayed in the
>> >> notification area when you want a power applet there, but that's as
>> >> far as I can make out four weeks later - it's all become fuzzy to me.
>> >> Sorry I can't be more specific - what I did was poke into every
>> >> setting that had anything to do with power, battery, etc. I can only
>> >> tell you that there _is_ a configuration that works. FTR, I installed
>> >> the standard Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop, so the Netbook was never even
>> >> a contender, I just went straight to GNOME.
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>> > So the desktop ubuntu is what you installed?
>> > To add to my mystery, I ran the latest updates and voila, in the Gnome
>> > version of the Desktop I now have the Network manager but not the
>> > sound. In my second user, I have sound but not the Network Manager,
>> > also using Gnome. Using the Netbook version I have everything. Too
>> > bad I am not too fond of the interface.
>> This problem may have something to do with switching users. I logged
>> off of both accounts and logged back into my Spanish language version,
>> I have both volume and sound icons.
> Re, your initial problem, the applet for sound/battery/mail together is
> indictator applet, different from notification area. Network manager icon is
> in notification area, I'm sure you can put separate icons/applets for all
> the other stuff in the panel but for indicators to work you need indicator
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Ok will check when I log back on as english user.
Thanks for your help! That is for everyone!
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