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I am running KeePass2 under Debian and Xfce (via mono), which basically works fine. I know there is KeePassX for Linux, but I would rather stick to KeePass2. The only bug (?) I have found so far is that no system tray icon is shown.

Is there any way to fix this in Xfce?

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KeePass uses the NotifyIcon class provided by the framework, thus this issue must be fixed in Mono (not KeePass). So plz wait. You can see more here bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=590093 bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=14976 –  Narga Mar 19 at 1:38

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I knew this is an old question but here is the solution:

You can install a plugin for KeePass2 to make it runs with the indicator icon. First you need to add this ppa:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:dlech/keepass2-plugins

Then you need to update with the new ppa:

sudo apt-get update

And finally install the plugin:

sudo apt-get install keepass2-plugin-application-indicator

From now on, when you start KeePass2, it will load this plugin and show the KeePass icon at the tray bar. I tested it on Xubuntu 14 and it works flawlessly. All credit goes to this guy: http://sourceforge.net/u/dlech27/profile/

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Thanks for pointing this out. However, I have switched to LastPass in the meantime ;) –  Matthias Sep 21 at 10:50

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