Panel Indicators always comes in handy when you have to do some productive work on your desktop computer, to access quick functions of different applications these indicators saves you a lot of time, some indicator give you information you want to receive, it all depends on your needs. Today presenting you some useful indicators which may help you and makes your desktop experience much better. Following all the indicators are developed by just one guy and available through his PPA.

Ayatana Indicator:

This indicator displays detailed information about opened applications and windows on your desktop, when you open the indicator hovering over any app/window it displays information: XID, PID, Viewport, Monitor, Geometry (window size), Active or not. Other two options in the indicator are 'recent apps' and 'statistics'.

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 18.1/17/13/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Ayatana indicator in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:


The indicator doesn't have option to start indicator automatically, so you can do it manually. First command will create directory (if not exist) and second command will create file then copy the following highlighted code in the Nano editor. (Press Ctrl+O to save and Ctrl+X to exit editor).
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Exec=/usr/bin/ayatana-indicator
Hidden=false
NoDisplay=false
X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true
Name[en_US]=Ayatana-indicator
Name=Ayatana-indicator
Comment[en_US]=
Comment=


Clipboard Autoedit Indicator:

The Clipboard Autoedit indicator allows user to make automatic edits of clipboard contents based on a regex expression. It uses Gtk's clipboard module and minimum dependencies, thus no need for installing additional tools such as xclip or xsel. It will come handy if you are a developer/programmer.
The "Set regex pattern" menu item calls zenity forms dialog. When user edits regex rule, it is remembered and stored in ~/.clipboard-autoedit-config.json file. The dynamic editing will be enabled automatically when user clicks OK button, but users can disable it via "Replacement Enabled" check menu item. The regex type defaults to python's re module.

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18.1/17/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Clipboard-Autoedit indicator in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:


The indicator doesn't have option to start indicator automatically, so you can do it manually. First command will create directory (if not exist) and second command will create file then copy the following highlighted code in the Nano editor. (Press Ctrl+O to save and Ctrl+X to exit editor).
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Exec=/usr/bin/clipboard-autoedit-indicator
Hidden=false
NoDisplay=false
X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true
Name[en_US]=Clipboard Autoedit
Name=Clipboard Autoedit
Comment[en_US]=
Comment=


Diskstat Indicator:

Diskstat indicator simply displays system Hard-drives read and writes, by default it displays stats on the panel but you can enable/disable these stats option.

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18.1/17/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Diskstat indicator in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:


The indicator doesn't have option to start indicator automatically, so you can do it manually. First command will create directory (if not exist) and second command will create file then copy the following highlighted code in the Nano editor. (Press Ctrl+O to save and Ctrl+X to exit editor).
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Exec=/usr/bin/diskstat_indicator
Hidden=false
NoDisplay=false
X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true
Name[en_US]=Diskstat-indicator
Name=Diskstat-indicator
Comment[en_US]=
Comment=


Files Indicator:

Files indicator allows you to view recently opened files and clear them as well. Pin files to the indicator so you can access them easily, Places option shows Home directory and directories can be pinned.

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 18.1/17/13/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Files indicator in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:


The indicator doesn't have option to start indicator automatically, so you can do it manually. First command will create directory (if not exist) and second command will create file then copy the following highlighted code in the Nano editor. (Press Ctrl+O to save and Ctrl+X to exit editor).
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Exec=/usr/bin/files-indicator
Hidden=false
NoDisplay=false
X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true
Name[en_US]=files-indicator
Name=files-indicator
Comment[en_US]=
Comment=


Indicator Bulletin:

There are plenty of clipboard managers available for Linux and you might have your favorite one installed on your system. It is always a good idea to try something new who knows you may like it and make it favorite. Indicator Bulletin is an advanced searchable clipboard manager written in Python to use in Linux, it is designed to handle the code snippets and texts, basically it comes handy if you are a programmer.
Search functionality, in particular, makes use of Python’s re module, which means you can use regex expressions for more fine-grained search. Each text entry has 4 options in its submenu: insert text into clipboard, append text to the end of what’s currently in cliboard, prepend text to the beginning of current contents, and remove it from history.

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18.1/17/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Bulletin indicator in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:


The indicator doesn't have option to start indicator automatically, so you can do it manually. First command will create directory (if not exist) and second command will create file then copy the following highlighted code in the Nano editor. (Press Ctrl+O to save and Ctrl+X to exit editor).
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Exec=/usr/bin/indicator-bulletin
Hidden=false
NoDisplay=false
X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true
Name[en_US]=indicator-bulletin
Name=indicator-bulletin
Comment[en_US]=
Comment=


Udisks Indicator:

This indicator display disks information right on the panel in the indicator. You can see Drive name, Partitions, MountPoint, Filesystem, and Usage. Also you can access unmounted partitions to mount them. Further more it offers you options to make Alias, open disk utility, and access indicator preferences.

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/Linux Mint 18.1/17/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Udisks indicator in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the terminal:


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