Re: menu disappeared from ubuntu 12.04 system tray

On Thursday 14 of June 2012 16:59:24 pauriem gmail com wrote:
> network manager was pre-installed with ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and
> was accessible from my top panel system tray on the desktop until
> today when I rebooted after a failed install of a different package
> that was trying to add itself to the system tray area also
> now the network manager menu icon is gone from the tray though other
> icons such as battery and messaging are still there
> I can get nm-applet to show up but this is not the same
> the applet area is further left, the applet menu renders in a way that
> clashes with the user theme, and it is impossible to use the keyboard
> to navigate to the applet
> by contrast, the default network manager application was aware of the
> theme and had an appearance consistent with the other dropdowns, and
> it also could be entered via arrow keys from the other system tray
> menus
> I have spent several hours looking for documentation on what manager
> is responsible for displaying these system tray application entries
> (as opposed to the applets) and what resource governs the choice of
> which programs get included here, but I really think I have reached a
> dead end
> I am wondering if you can point me to the relevant install scripts in the
> netw ork manager package that might bear on this
> I have already tried uninstall and reinstall of network-manager,
> network-manager-gnome, gnome-panel, unity etc
> if I run network manager from command line it never becomes visible
> but apparently does something as a background process
> thanks for any help
> ________________________________

Is NetworkManager and nm-applet running?
We would need some logs to see if there's a problem with NM (/var/log/syslog, 
However,  it looks like you have issues with Ubuntu (Unity) icon stuff, and you 
can get better help in a Ubuntu forum. Or file a bug againt Ubuntu.


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