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Re-Add Functionality To Ubuntu’s Tray With Indicator Applets

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http://www.makeuseof.com – Add new functionality to your Ubuntu panel. Whether you want to see the weather at a glance, disable your touchpad or manage your clipboard, indicator applets are what you’re looking for. As of Ubuntu 11.04, they have replaced the old system tray completely, so it’s worth knowing how to find more.Among the many changes in Ubuntu’s new Unity interface is the replacement of the system tray with indicator applets instead of assorted application icons. The rationale for the switch makes sense, but the default 11.04 experience can leave you feeling like you’re stuck in an od (General)