[SOLVED] The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

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[SOLVED] The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:12 pm

I dont know how :?: but my sound and language icons from the taskbar have been deleted and i really need them for school so if u can help i will be very happy :roll:

And btw i have linux mint 17.1 64 bit
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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:14 pm

I mean:
Btw i have Linux Mint 17.1 64 bit

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by smurphos » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:17 pm

We need to know which desktop environment - Cinnamon, XFCE, MATE, or KDE.

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Moem » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:18 pm

Which desktop environment? Is it Cinnamon?
If so, you probably removed the applet named 'system tray' from your panel ( = what you are calling a task bar).
Rightclick on an empty place on the panel, choose 'Add applets to the panel', and a window should come up where you can see which applets you have, and have available. Re-add the applet from there.
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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:22 am

smurphos wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:17 pm
We need to know which desktop environment - Cinnamon, XFCE, MATE, or KDE.
what do u mean?

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:23 am

Moem wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:18 pm
Which desktop environment? Is it Cinnamon?
If so, you probably removed the applet named 'system tray' from your panel ( = what you are calling a task bar).
Rightclick on an empty place on the panel, choose 'Add applets to the panel', and a window should come up where you can see which applets you have, and have available. Re-add the applet from there.
i opened the system tray and there was nothing for the sound or the lauguage

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Moem » Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:27 am

Then you may not be using Cinnamon.
Linux Mint comes in different 'flavours' and they are not the same with regards to the interface, so we need to know what you are using. Please type 'system info' into the search box on your menu to open System Info (or open it from the menu) so you can tell us what you are using. This will be relevant for pretty much any question you ask here.
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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Sat Sep 22, 2018 12:20 pm

ok i just found it it is MATE


btw thank you so much for helping me !

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:54 am

can someone help me please

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by smurphos » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:33 am

Right click on your panel / taskbar. There should be an add item or similar option. I think in Mate the applet that holds the sound icon is the indicator applet.

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:05 pm

i already tried it but it has nothing

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:44 am

Any other ideas?
:?: :?:

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Moem » Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:54 am

What do you mean when you say 'it has nothing'?
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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by smurphos » Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:39 am

Icouldntfindaname wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:44 am
Any other ideas?
:?: :?:
Right click on a blank area of panel and choose the option to reset your panel - you'll lose any other customisation to the panel you've made.

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:41 am

when i am right clicking it has the options:
1.about the panel
2.help
3.new panel
4.add to panel...

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:43 am

Moem wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:54 am
What do you mean when you say 'it has nothing'?
i mean it has nothing about sound or language

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by N3wb » Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:52 am

I have a feeling you aren't able to follow text based instruction, try watching this small video, should be similar if you're using MATE desktop environment.
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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:20 pm

N3wb wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:52 am
I have a feeling you aren't able to follow text based instruction, try watching this small video, should be similar if you're using MATE desktop environment.
thx i will

you are right i am not so good i have so many things that i have no idea how to do them

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by Icouldntfindaname » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:25 pm

i saw that video
i know how to get to that page already so it wasnt as helpfull as i thought and i still cant found something there for sound
i found something for language but it is still more complicated than the previous

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Re: The sound and the language icon from my taskbar have been deleded

Post by smurphos » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:30 pm

You need to add one of the indicator applets - they provide the sound icon in Mate. The correct one was highlighted briefly in that video.
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