Netspeed Indicator Replacement in Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 Unity

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http://ubuntuguide.net – Netspeed is the gnome app indicator that displays network upload and download speed in panel. This tutorial will show you the replacement of netspeed indicator in Ubuntu 12.04 and 11.10 Unity panel. Replacement 1. indicator-netspeed is a network speed indicator for Unity, inspired by the old netspeed GNOME applet. To install this indicator, open terminal from the dash home and: 1. install the dependencies: sudo apt-get install build-essential libgtop2-dev libgtk-3-dev libappindicator3-dev git-core 2. create a folder for git_project and download the code. mkdir git_project && cd gi (HowTos)