Call for quick testing on 14.04: xfce4-indicator-plugin
shuhao at shuhaowu.com
Sat Apr 5 02:08:56 UTC 2014
Can anyone confirm that the bluetooth indicator will always be white
regardless if it is on or off.
On 04/04/2014 03:06 PM, Dave wrote:
> Just done the smae on my Lenovo Thinkpad E530.
> can confirm what Richard has done.. same here..
> one additionall bit of info.. this was done on a clean install that had been
> updated with all latest updates from the software updater.
>> On 04 April 2014 at 1
>> 1:47 Richard Elkins <richard.elkins at gmail.com> wrote:s
>> Thanks, Simon, for the quick response and action.
>> 4 indicators under the indicator plug-in:
>> 1. Application Indicators
>> 2. Power Management
>> 3. Sound Menu
>> 4. Messaging Menu.
>> Much better. My observations in the last 1/2 hour:
>> 1. The Audio Menu which was not visible before is now visible.
>> 2. Still missing: Power Management indicator.
>> 3. Setting the overall "hide indicators by default" function now works.
>> The change is visible immediately and Logout-login shows "No Indicators" on
>> Panel 0.
>> 4. Clearing the "hide indicators by default" function now works. The
>> change is visible immediately and Logout-login shows the indicators restored
>> on Panel 0.
>> 5. Setting the "hidden" switch on an individual indicator works. The
>> change is visible immediately and Logout-login shows the indicator to be
>> missing as expected on Panel 0.
>> 6. Clearing a "hidden" switch appears to be like a dead action because no
>> change is immediately visible. However, after logout-login, the reset did
>> actually take even though it was not visible before logout. Clearing the box
>> should be immediately visible even though logout-login is needed for the clear
>> to be in effect.
>> What can I do to assist? Further information needed? More testing?
>> On 04/04/2014 05:12 AM, Simon Steinbeiß wrote:
>> > >
>>> Dear all,
>>> as Richard Elkins recently noted there have been problems with the
>>> indicators in 14.04, however we've prepared a fix meanwhile.
>>> You can install the updated package that should hopefully fix things
>>> from this PPA (there are a bunch of other packages there too, just upgrade
>>> the xfce4-indicator-plugin package).
>>> (as always, you can follow these steps to add the PPA from the
>>> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thad-fisch/test
>>> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xfce4-indicator-plugin)
>>> Then restart your session and all your indicators that were missing
>>> before (most likely -sound and -datetime, if you have it installed) should
>>> be back.
>>> Then please report your results here by replying to this thread.
>>> Ideally you'll have a system that hasn't been tempered with config-wise. (To
>>> make sure, you can add a new user. Unless you've tempered with system-wide
>>> Thanks in advance!
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