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6 best Indicator Applets for Ubuntu’s Unity Desktop

Hey Guys, I am back again with an Interesting post for Ubuntu’s Unity Desktop, Well there are many types of Indicator Applets for most of them are not be there in Ubuntu’s default software repositories. So i mentioned few Applets for which I had mentioned everything like commands for installing the applet and like that which I had personally tested on my Ubuntu with version 12. So Juts after installing any of the below applet, you just need to search for that particular applet and so activate that from your dashboard, using commands launch it and enjoy.

Ubuntu One:
Now Guys, If you are Ubuntu’s One Users then you should get this Applet which shows your current account status like status of your remaining space with the current file transfers, which you would have to look upon the configuration window but now its easy to check with this great applet. Well, Let me tell you that this is an Unoffical Applet for Ubuntu and you can install it with the below commands

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rye/ubuntuone-extras
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install indicator-ubuntuone

Now Just Logout from the system and Log in , then the Indicator would automatically get start.

System Load Indicator:
The System load indicator helps show you the graphs for your system performance on the panel and also from preferences you can set it enable graphs for memory, network and other activitites.
Install it by the command below:
sudo apt-get install indicator-multiload

Recent Notifications:
This is yet another Indicator Applet for Ubuntu where it helps you getting a list of all recent notifications which ubuntu has, like anything like notifications that show there at the daemon will show onto this applet and you don’t need to keep an eye on the notification daemon all the time. You can even be able to get your notifications when you would be away from your PC.
Install it from the below given commands :

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jconti/recent-notifications
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install indicator-notifications

Now Logout and come back logging in and see this Indicator working live.

CPU Frequency:
Another Great Applet is CPU Frequency which is an indicator which helps showing up your on going speed of your computer system and so  allow you on controlling its CPU performance level, its speed, enabling or disabling many core features like that power saving mode and a lot more.
So install it by using this command:

 sudo apt-get install indicator-cpufreq

Now Launch the Indicator after succussfully installing this applet by simply by running the below command:


This Weather Indicator Applet helps you getting updated weather details , every minute details onto your panel. So If you wanna install it then just do it with the command below.

    sudo apt-get install indicator-weather 

Classic Menu:
This Classic Menu indicator helps you getting a cool GNOME 2 style menu onto your panel. So go and install it with these commands:

    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:diesch/testing
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install classicmenu-indicator

So guys, Here Are the List of Some Cool Indicator Applets for Ubuntu Operating System!

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